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The Best Photography in Thailand

Looking for the best photography 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 photography 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 Tha Kradan, Thailand

    Hike to Erawan Waterfall

    2 mi / 1772 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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  • Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand

    Explore Wat Yai Chaimongkhon

    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. The chedi was constructed in 1357 by King U-Thong for monks who had been studying Buddhism in Ceylon. Upon their return, th...
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  • Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand

    Explore Wat Mahathat

    Wat Mahathat means "Monastery of the Great Relic." This is because a relic of The Buddha was housed in the Chedi here. This temple was the largest and center of the religion in Ayutthaya being built around the mid to late 1300's. In 1767, the Burmese invaded Ayutthaya and burned Mahathat. They al...
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  • Tambon Na Hin Lat, Thailand

    Hike to Haew Narok Waterfall

    1 mi / 700 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 h...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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