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Old 07-01-2019, 09:02 PM   #136
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what car you driving for khao kho?
Nothing. This timing mostly got nothing to see. Haha.

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Old 07-01-2019, 09:13 PM   #137
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what car you driving for khao kho?
Honda City. Normal sedan no problem to go kk.

Some places I go, the road more narrow and some road not good.







Below one almost one lane sharing 2 way.







Last one not at kk. Road not good in certain section.
some place pot hole also. I skidded in one section lol cause didn't see the bad road during down slope so jam brake a bit.






see some of the "hairpin turn"








went up 1768 elevation



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Old 08-01-2019, 09:55 AM   #138
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Not in kk exactly but nearby. See sunrise and some cloud.
















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Old 08-01-2019, 10:01 PM   #139
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oic so it's not that steep afterall. i had impression that it was steep (like mae hong son) from some trip reports
Honda City. Normal sedan no problem to go kk.

Some places I go, the road more narrow and some road not good.
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oic ********* so it's not that steep afterall. i had impression that it was steep (like mae hong son) from some trip reports
I tot mhs is alot of bend? I'm not sure about steepness though.

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Old 09-01-2019, 11:13 AM   #141
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sure there lots of windy roads & i love it! but having underpower vehicle will make drive trip miserable

you drove to kent ridge park before? the small road leading to the park, steepness about there just much longer & windy at mhs

we did clockwise, fortunately only initial stretch more challenging to car (was driving manual). but, iirc, after climbing to certain evelation, it became less steep & more manageable

I tot mhs is alot of bend? I'm not sure about steepness though.

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sure there lots of windy roads & i love it!

but having underpower vehicle will make drive trip miserable

you drove to kent ridge park before? the small road leading to the park, steepness about there just much longer & windy at mhs

we did clockwise, fortunately only initial stretch more challenging to car (was driving manual). but, iirc, after climbing to certain evelation, it became less steep & more manageable
So far got some places Abit more steep but still manageable. U want to fast also hard when there are some car in front of you taking own sweet time.

Any sedan also can climb ba. Don't think make it any miserable. I think if u go more off road then get suv or sort then make your drive better. If normal road then any car is about the same.

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Old 09-01-2019, 07:23 PM   #143
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maybe for now since new cars are more powerful/cc & lighter as well

those days even got under 1L sedan car, these definitely can't make it. and i mention also we were driving manual car, lots of gear shifting to climb ~ very siong

anyway driving into mountains, sedan or not, power still matters.

4wd gives more grip & safety. certainly nice to have especially when driving up steep climbs wih no roadside barriers.
So far got some places Abit more steep but still manageable. U want to fast also hard when there are some car in front of you taking own sweet time.

Any sedan also can climb ba. Don't think make it any miserable. I think if u go more off road then get suv or sort then make your drive better. If normal road then any car is about the same.

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maybe for now since new cars are more powerful/cc & lighter as well *********

those days even got under 1L sedan car, these definitely can't make it. and i mention also we were driving manual car, lots of gear shifting to climb ~ very siong

anyway driving into mountains, sedan or not, power still matters.

4wd gives more grip & safety. certainly nice to have especially when driving up steep climbs wih no roadside barriers.
Yeah agreed.

Drive manual really will shag out.

Of course higher cc better lo, but nowadays sedan also ok liao. Rent car need to take cost into account lo. Suv expensive. Haha. If no need to, then avoid to rent suv.

If budget no problem then by all means take whatever car you like. Haha.

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Old 12-01-2019, 05:43 PM   #145
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Anyone been there before? Would like to check for the experience and how many days needed to spent over there? This place looks nice from this link..

泰国天空之城:19个考柯(Khao Kho)的绝美景点带你告别炎热的天气
https://thailand.tripcanvas.co/zh/ph...o-do-khao-kho/

Khao kho Itinerary:
https://thailand.tripcanvas.co/zh/ba...kho-itinerary/

5 viewpoints at Khao Kho that you should not miss!!!
https://readme.me/p/7353
1. Is February ok to visit Khao Kho for 5d4n? Following the itinerary posted here
2. Is solo trip ok?
3. If yea, recommended accomodation for 1 person? Following the itinerary posted here
4. Is having a driver and car a must to go to those places as per this posted itinerary?
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Sorry for driver and car, i mean can just get taxi along the way instead of having a private car and driver??
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I don't think there is any taxi or songthaew within kk. Very likely either hire or drive.

Feb most likely no sea cloud also lo. can go solo but will be difficult since they almost don't speak any English. some of the people ain't really Thai. like tribe people, speak Thai but like weird.

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Old 13-01-2019, 07:35 AM   #148
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I don't think there is any taxi or songthaew within kk. Very likely either hire or drive.

Feb most likely no sea cloud also lo. can go solo but will be difficult since they almost don't speak any English. some of the people ain't really Thai. like tribe people, speak Thai but like weird.

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Thanks for the info. In this case i dont want go kk liao
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Thanks for the info. In this case i dont want go kk liao
Do lookout for other people answer though in case I'm wrong.

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Old 14-01-2019, 10:00 AM   #150
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Thanks for the info. In this case i dont want go kk liao
For solo, going KK and Khao Yai is a big problem. Even couple like me going Khao Yai, have to spend a lot on booking driver.

You can try kanchanaburi, can take train there.
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