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Cruising adventure in the jungle at The little Amazon
query_builder 1 October 2021

 

Anyone who wants an exotic and mysterious adventure full of charm, The little Amazon is a place for you.

The little Amazon, also known as Klong Sangne, is a small canal filled with the beauty of nature. The canal’s upstream starts from Khao Bang Tao and ends at Takua Pa River with a length of 2 kilometers, covered with evergreen forest making this place have an atmosphere similar to the Amazon forest. This place was made as a tourist attraction with the cooperation of the forest of the Khlong Sangne ​​Community Tourism Group. It is located in the district of Bang Nai Si Subdistrict, Takua Pa District, Phang Nga Province, which is about 68 kilometers from the city center.

Popular activity among tourists who visit here is cruising. Because this place is filled with an abundance of exotic plants and trees that sprawl along the way. There are a variety of trees you can find here such as Indian oak, nipa, mangrove fan palm, suicide tree and banyan tree. The trees spread out like a curtain covering across the forest making a beautiful sight.

In addition to plants, there are also wild large and small animals that live in the forest as well, such as insects, squirrels, chipmunks, fish, snakes and a preserved animal like hornbills can be found here too. Cruising can be done with a variety of boats, including rubber boats, pontoons, canoes, bamboo rafts, and small motorized wooden boats, which are provided for tourists to choose according to their satisfaction. It takes about 1 hour to cruise across the forest. The best time for cruising is around 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. in the morning. as there will be beautiful soft light streaming down through the trees. If anyone wants the atmosphere like being in the real Amazon forest, it is recommended to come in the early morning when the fog covers the forest.