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    Looking for the best hiking 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.

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    • 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 Tha Kradan, Thailand

      Erawan Waterfall

      3.18 mi / 797 ft gain
      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. You can drive the car to the park directly. The park permit is about 200 Baht per person for a foreigner (as of...
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    • Tambon Thung Yao, Thailand

      Hike through Pai Canyon

      3 mi
      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. Beyond that you will see a horizon of elevated narrow canyon paths some no more than 1ft wide with 30 mete...
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    • Huay Maekamin Waterfall, Thailand

      Hike to Huay Mae Khamin Falls, Thailand

      2.8 mi / 300 ft gain
      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. Huay Mae Khamin Falls has 7 tiers. The trail system is separated into 2 sections: 1-4 tiers and 5-7 tiers. To start off, fro...
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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 Na Hin Lat, Thailand

      Haew Narok Waterfall

      1.24 mi / 115 ft gain
      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. To begin, the trail starts off at the parking lot at 4325 ft. It is flat, paved, and wide. For about 0.3 mile, you will reach the wooden bridge where you...
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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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    • Chiang Mai, Thailand

      Hike to Doi Kham

      2.5 mi / 500 ft gain
      Starting at the market parking lot across from Cup Fine Day (Mae Hia, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand), follow the marked trail through the woods. The trail is a well cleared and maintained, and primarily stairs carved out of the hill. It's steep and the stairs can be uneve...
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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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    • 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 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 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 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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    • Tambon Ban Luang, Thailand

      Hike to Waterfalls in Doi Inthanon National Park

      2 mi
      To get to Doi Inthanon National Park drive south from Chiang Mai on the 108.  I suggest leaving Chiang Mai around 6am because this will allow you to beat the crowds and finish off the day before dark.  Continue on this road for about 55km- until you see the sign to turn off to Doi Inthanon.  This...
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