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Sam Pan Boak: the Grand Canyon of Thailand Destination : Ubon Ratchathani Category : Nature & Wildlife
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Hi everyone! How are you doing? As you can see that the season changes from rainy to sunny in one blink, that couldn’t stop my journey in Thailand though.

 

 

Well, my destination is Sam Pan Boak as known as the Grand Canyon of Thailand. It has the biggest rock reef in the Mae Khong River It is a place to witness life on the Mae Khong River bank.

 

Sam Pan Boak is located in Ban Song Kone, Po Sai district, where the underwater islets were eroded by whirlpool in rainy season causing more than 3,000 basins or boak (in Thai). These islets are distinguished when it comes to dry season when the water reduces low enough for visitors to see Had Salueng, a sandbank on the Moon River. On the cruise trip, tourists will see Pak Bong, which is the point where the Mae Khong River flows pass the range of Phupan Mountain. Next to Pak Bong on to the north around 500 meters, visitors will see Hin Hua Paneang, which is a large island in the middle of the Mae Khong River, which separates the river into two.makes them This dramatically miracle can be seen during December – May.

 

 

There are two ways to travel to Sam Pan Boak. The first way is to take a boat cruise for around four kilometers to Sam Pan Boak. The second is to drive, which is suitable for those who have limited time. The first route is more popular among tourists. There is also another stop at Had Salueng where there are many restaurants and the starting place for the trip at Sam Pan Boak.

 

 

I believe you want to experience it by yourself now, right? Let’s go and I hope you have a good time. See you later!

  How to get there

Best time to go to SamPanBok is dry season during January to May.

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  Written by : Jazzie Panis 30-10-2014
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