The Best Outdoor Activities in Thailand

Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.

Backpack through the Jungles of Chiang Mai

Thailand / Chiang Mai, Thailand

You can book this through pretty much any travel agency you find in Thailand, in Chiang Mai or Bangkok.

Eric Bennett
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Deepwater Soloing at Tonsai

Thailand / Tonsai Beach

There are a couple of outfits that do deepwater soloing tours in Krabi, but I went with Basecamp in Tonsai.

Kyle Frost
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Hike to Erawan Waterfall

Thailand / Erawan National Park Office

The hike to Erawan waterfall is one of my favorite hikes in Thailand. It is a part of Erawan National Park, Kanchanaburi Province where you can take a bus or a rental car from Bangkok.

Beach Camp in Khanom, Thailand

Thailand / Khanom

The easiest way to reach Khanom is through the town of Surat Thani, which is about one hour away. There are cheap flights from Bangkok, or Surat Thani can be reached via bus or train, as well.

Brittney Banning
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Hike through Pai Canyon

Thailand / Pai Canyon

Pai Canyon is located off highway 1095 just south of Pai, Thailand. When you first arrive you will ascend a 300 ft stairway to the first viewing area that includes a climbable lookout tower.

Kyle Wenzel
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Hike to Huay Mae Khamin Falls, Thailand

Thailand / Huay Mae Khamin

Huay Mae Khamin Falls is in Sri Nakharin National Park, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. It is approximately 4 hours away from Bangkok and 40 minutes away from Erawan National Park.

Explore Khao Yai Waterfall, Koh Samui

Thailand / Hike to Khao Yai Waterfall Na Mueang Surat Thani Thailand

Khao Yai first waterfall is mesmerizing due to its surroundings. It’s in the middle of a tropical forest and surrounded by beautiful stone.

Talia Touboul
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Hike to the Top of Kho Nang Yuan Island

Thailand / Kho Nang Island Viewpoint

In order to get to Koh Nang Yuan Island, you will need to take a 15 minute long tail boat trip starting from Sairee Beach on Koh Tao.

Tori Marsh
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Hike to Haew Narok Waterfall

Thailand / Haew Noarok Pull-off

Haew Narok Waterfall is in Khao Yai National Park, Thailand. It is located in the south side of the park in the area of Prachin Buri Province.

Explore Wat Mahathat

Thailand / Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya

Wat Mahathat means "Monastery of the Great Relic." This is because a relic of The Buddha was housed in the Chedi here.

John Maurizi
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Explore Wat Yai Chaimongkhon

Thailand / Wat Yai Chaimongkhon, Ayutthaya

This monastery is also known as Wat Phra Chao Phya-thai and Wat Yai Chai-mongkol. The main Chedi here stands 62 meters high and took over 28,000 tons of bricks to construct.

John Maurizi
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