Trang has opened a new trail to promote eco-tourism in the province. It is located in Palian district to the south of the town centre.
According to provincial chief Kit Leekpai, the route features whitewater rafting, elephant rides and a tribal community in the Banthat mountains, the Sakai, which is accessible via Khwan Mai Dam village in Palian district.
About 16 brand new kayaks manned by local officers are at the disposal of tourists, to take them on hour-long jaunts on a local stream, also named Pailin, over a 5km stretch which is also good for rafting. Visitors can also ride elephants to visit tribal people.
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