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The Best Chillin in Thailand

Looking for the best chillin in Thailand? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Thailand. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top chillin spots in and near Thailand

  • Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Backpack through the Jungles of Chiang Mai

    You can book this through pretty much any travel agency you find in Thailand, in Chiang Mai or Bangkok. The trek is done in the jungles of Chiang Mai which you can get to via 14 hour train ride for about $15 from Bangkok. The price of the trek varies between around $100-200 for the 3 day trek (wh...
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  • Tambon Thong Nian, Thailand

    Beach Camp in Khanom, Thailand

    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. From Surat Thani you can take a bus from the airport to Khanom, or a minibus from downtown to Khanom and...
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  • Ko Samui, Thailand

    Explore Khao Yai Waterfall, Koh Samui

    0.2 mi / 200 ft gain
    Khao Yai first waterfall is mesmerizing due to its surroundings. It’s in the middle of a tropical forest and surrounded by beautiful stone. You can access it so easily thanks the path carved out of it’s stone. In the middle of it, is a beautiful statue. You can walk behind where people usually gi...
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  • Tambon Ko Tao, Thailand

    Hike to the Top of Kho Nang Yuan Island

    0.9 mi / 560 ft gain
    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. The easiest way to book the boat is to visit any tour agency near Saree Beach. Most of these tour groups will book you a boat and a driver for the day. You can als...
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  • Tambon Pilok, Thailand

    Hike to Jok Ka Din Waterfall

    0.3 mi / 30 ft gain
    Even though the trail itself is not difficult to hike, the route before reaching the trailhead is a daunting task. On a sunny day, there could be only a narrow-edge road, so be cautious! But, on the raining day, there could be a whole different ball game. Even though the road is mostly paved, the...
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  • Tambon Tap Tao, Thailand

    Sunrise Hike at Phu Chi Fa

    2 mi / 800 ft gain
    This adventure makes a great pair with Doi Pha Tang. Having your own mode of transportation is the best option, but there are options for a van from Chiang Rai and then songthaews from the main town area.  As far as accommodations go, you can either get a guesthouse or stay in a tent.  Lots of op...
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  • San Sai, Thailand

    Photograph Wat Rong Khun - The White Temple

    Wat Rong Khun is better known as "The White Temple" and is one of the most recognizable temples in the world.  It state of the current temple is a modern rebuild of an older temple that was in disrepair.  The best time of day to photograph the temple is early morning, before other tourist arr...
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  • Tambon Khlong Sok, Thailand

    Stay on a Floating Bungalow in Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

    Khao Sok National Park can be reached through the city of Surat Thani by minibus. At the entrance, there are many guesthouses who organize overnight stays on the bungalows, starting as low as about 2000 baht (about 55 U.S. dollars), but it can cost more depending on what you are looking for. This...
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  • Krabi Noi, Thailand

    Explore the Tiger Cave Temple

    1 mi / 800 ft gain
    From Krabi Town, take a taxi (or motorbike) to the Tiger Cave Temple parking area.  We hired a taxi and for 100baht round trip he took us there, waited while we explored, and then drove us back. Make sure to wear appropriate clothing as well.  This entire area is a temple, which means you need to...
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  • Tambon Po, Thailand

    Catch the Sunset at Doi Pha Tang

    1 mi / 500 ft gain
    The best way to experience Doi Pha Tang (a great paired adventure with Phu Chi Fa) is with your own transportation (either a car or motorbike).  It allows you to experience the area on your own schedule leaving plenty of time for relaxing as you take in the beautiful landscapes. Doi Pha Tang is w...
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  • Tambon Mae Raem, Thailand

    Visit Karen Long Neck Village

    During my tour to Chiang Rai and north tea plantations, my guide also took me to a Karen Long Neck village.  This, for the most part is a tourist attraction/trap and set up strictly for tourists. The Karen people are a tribal group throughout northern Thailand and Myanmar.  The tribe is known fo...
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  • Tambon Ko Chang, Thailand

    Klong Plu Waterfall hike

    The entire island of Koh Chang is mountainous rainforest. The island is scattered with waterfalls all over. Some more popular than others and some coveted to locals. Klong Plu is the principal waterfall and swimming hole of the island.Follow the winding forest road at the northern end of Klong Pr...
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  • Tambon Mae Raem, Thailand

    Hike Mae Sa Waterfall

    1.9 mi
    To get there take the 107 north out of Chiang Mai until you get to the left turn onto 1096 (there are signs for Mae Sa Waterfall at the junction as well).  Continue on 1096 until you see the left hand turn into Doi Suthep National Park and the entrance for the waterfall. Because this waterfall is...
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  • Tambon Mae Hi, Thailand

    Hike to Mae Yen Waterfall

    9 mi
    The trail is best reached via Motorbike from downtown Pai.  The trailhead is located just 3km north east of downtown.  You will follow the road until it turns into dirt, and then continue on this dirt path until you reach a parking area right next to the river (and the first stream crossing you w...
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  • Tambon Ban Luang, Thailand

    Photograph the Royal Twin Pagodas

    The pagodas are located inside Doi Inthanon National Park and are a must see as part of your day in the national park.  You can combine them with Hike to Waterfalls in Doi Inthanon National Park for a perfect full day.  To get to them, drive south from Chiang Mai on the 108.  Continue on this roa...
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  • Tambon Ko Tao, Thailand

    Hike to John-Suwan Viewpoint

    0.6 mi
    This trail is located on the south of Koh Tao.  You will want to head to the Freedom Beach Resort parking area.  It is located down a hill with clear signs.  I parked my motorbike at the top of the hill and then walked down.  Across from the resort (opposite side of parking area) is a trail with ...
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