Situated within of the largest national parks in Thailand, Pa La-U Waterfall remains one of the area's premier natural attractions. The 60 km (37 mi) drive from Hua Hin takes you through picturesque rolling hills and is an added bonus to visiting the waterfall. Climbing to the top of the cascade can be a challenge for older visitors or those with health issues, though visitors with some hiking experience usually have little trouble traversing the terrain. As you ascend, look for small pools teeming with marine wildlife and serving as ideal rest stops. Once at the top, take in the views sweeping across Thailand and neighboring Burma. Look out for gibbons in the surrounding forest, easily spotted with binoculars. Put Pa La-U Waterfall at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kaeng Krachan travel itinerary planner .
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Det var super flot, ikke mindst med de mange sommerfugle. Også fint det ikke er et sted, hvor der kommer store busser, er kun egnet til mindre selskaber. Ikke for gangbesværede. Det mest ægte Thailand... more »It was super nice, not least with the many butterflies. Also fine it not is a place where there comes a large bus, is suitable only for smaller companies. Not for the mobility-impaired. The most genuine Thailand we saw on our trip to Hua Hin.
Need to have two working legs and arms to go all the way up to the stage 5. All in all good outdoor experience and refreshing swim with the fish. more »
De Pala U waterval is gelegen in Kaeng Krachan natuurpark. Ga vroeg in de ochtend zodat je kan genieten van de stilte en de rust midden in het woud. De eerste 2 etage van de waterval zijn praktisch vo... more »The Pala U waterfall is located in Kaeng Krachan natural park. Go early in the morning so you can enjoy the silence and the rest in the middle of the forest. The first 2 floor of the waterfall are practical for everyone to do provided that appropriate footwear, after that it becomes a little more difficult, but you need to pick a dry day, otherwise too dangerous. One "only" climb up the 5 the plateau, further up to floor 12 let them not, and with good reason. Would you like a relaxing day, do so. Enjoy the sound of the flowing water, infinite many butterflies, many fish and take a refreshing doempeling in the cool water ... a zen day.
We only got as far as level 2. Being in our sixties we felt it unsafe to go any further, as it seemed to get more difficult as we looked up the falls. Big rocks, ropes to haul yourself up and over, no thanks. I would sincerely recommend sturdy walking boots to attempt this. But who brings their walking boots on a holiday to a tropical country, unless that is their intention.
The place is very beautiful. The water is clear and there's also lots of fish swimming around and you can feed them too. The waterfall is organized into floors depending on the distance and height. It's still ok to climb to floor 1 and 2 but from floor 3 onwards the path is quite difficult because you're entering into the forest and you might need to climb and injuries are possible. Still worth a visit though!
Pala-U Waterfall will be a great surprise. Enjoy the genuine beauty of both the sea and the forest here in Hua Hin. Distance from Hua Hin: about 63km. Entry price per person: 400 -600 baht.
I was lucky enough to come here when nobody was here. So i could swim in waterfall #5. Wonderful) And fish in the water is scareless, can feed from hands)
Pala-U Waterfall is a picturesque site, in thick jungle surrounds, approximately 65 kilometers due west of Hua Hin. It is a place which predominantly only locals go to for a picnic or a day’s outing and is well worth the effort of visiting. As mentioned it is in mountainous, jungle clad surroundings and only a few kilometers from the Thai/Burmese border. There is a 200 THB entry fee to pay at a checkpoint before entering the park area. The waterfall is actually a number of small falls, or steps, in a stream which descends from the mountains beyond. There is a developed trail which follows the stream to the fifth level. After that the trail is mostly non-existent. Lots of fish can be seen in many of the pools. A word of WARNING: at the beginning of the trail there is a foot bridge which crosses the stream. In the late afternoon a group of primates often gathers around this area, perhaps waiting for handouts from tourists. Be very careful as these are not monkeys, they are APES (smaller chimpanzees) and they can become hostile, or dangerous, if provoked.
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