trekking

  • Krabi

    German tourist jumped suddenly from Krabi cliff

    A German tourist visiting the Hat Noppharat Thara – Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park in southern Thailand was found dead after jumping from a cliff on a nature trail. The man, identified as Loo Kevin Andre, was reported to be suffering from depressive disorder and was being accompanied by park officials at the time of the incident. According to the…

  • Phuket

    Gus, 7, youngest Thai person to reach Everest Base Camp

    At the same time as two Thai women died trekking in the Himalayas, a 7 and a half year old boy from Phuket became what is believed to be the youngest Thai person ever to reach Mount Everest Base Camp. Young Gus made the trek along with his parents earlier this month. The team reached Mount Everest Base Camp 5,340…

  • Phuket

    Phuket Soi Dog volunteer to brave Himalayas to raise money for foundation

    A volunteer from Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket plans to brave a trek through the rugged Himalayan mountains to raise money for the foundation. The volunteer, 51 year old Yanisa, wants to reach the summit of the 6,419-metre Mount Chulu West with her husband in 21 days. Yanisa and her husband, 65 year old Rohun, will start from Kathmandu in…

  • Best of

    A visitor’s guide to Khao Yai National Park

      Khao Yai National Park was established in 1962 as the country’s first national park. It was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and its wildlife is understandably impressive. From rare elephant sightings to bats and birds, visiting this beautiful park is a great place to see wildlife. Below, we have the best things to do and see…

  • Tourism

    The road less travelled – trekking to the Kalim Viewpoint

    There are two well known ways to get from Kathu to Kalim or Kamala – one is across the Patong Hill, and the other is much longer, through Srisoonthorn and along the coastal road from Surin the Kamala (very scenic too). But there’s also another way. Also very scenic but will take you about 2 hours through dense forest although…