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Huai Krathing Reservoir

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Best Local Attraction and Food Experience

This is a must if your in Loei. You rent a bamboo raft and are towed to the middle of the lake... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
AdventureFood
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A "must" have lunch there!

If it happens to be visiting Loei take the time to have lunch on a "raft-hut" on the lake! It is a... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Greeky-Micky
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  • Average10%
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“great place” (3 reviews)
“bamboo raft” (3 reviews)
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Phu Ruea, Thailand
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a must if your in Loei. You rent a bamboo raft and are towed to the middle of the lake, where you can eat and relax and swim the whole day. Huge menu is available, but it is only in Thai. I went...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

If it happens to be visiting Loei take the time to have lunch on a "raft-hut" on the lake! It is a unique experience! Huai Kathing (water bull) is near Loei on the way to Chiang Khan. There, you can order your food on the...More

2  Thank Greeky-Micky
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The food was great. Staff were friendly, price was fair. There are a few places to pull off it appears and we went to the last row of floating houses. You can miss the sign easily but if you use your maps on your phone...More

Thank RobBernard
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This reservoir is situated about 12km from Loei city. What makes this place uniaye with locals is the fact you can rent a house Boat for an hour or more and have food served on the boat while enjoying the lake/ reservoir. You have aboutv5...More

1  Thank fabian4fabian
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

The reservoir can be seen from the famous view point Phu Pa Po overlooking the Thai mount Fuji, however it is not well sign posted and seems only to be know to the locals with no blue Tourist sign posts indicating the way to this...More

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were recommended to stop here by pretty much everyone. There are a bunch of restaurants by the water that lets you order food and then rent you a bamboo raft in which they will pull you out from the shore to the middle of...More

Thank AtittanSptns
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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

This was recommended to us and it lived up to expectations. On we understood what was going on, we ordered food and were taken out into the middle of the lake where we spent a leisurely few hours. When you're ready to leave you raise...More

Thank Stephen W
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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic day very cool how they have done this its relaxing and the food is fantastic takes aa bit of time getting there but the drive is worth it

Thank don o
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

The woman running our hotel recommended it because we had a car. It was a really nice place. Very relaxing to spend the afternoon on the lake. And the food was really good also. 520 baht for the boat/raft, food and a couple of beer...More

1  Thank LarsJohnsson
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Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

We were driving from Chiang Khan to Loei and to Phu Ruai area and came across this reservoir called Huai Krating. Its a lake surrounded by beautiful mountains . On the lake there are a few raft/boat operators we can rent the raft to ourselves...More

Thank peterpatterpot
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