Best Places For Hiking & Trekking

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With its rolling hills, majestic mountains and lush jungles, Thailand is a haven for avid hikers and trekkers. Strap on your hiking boots or trekking shoes and head for these places which are not just great for walking, but boast amazing panoramic views from scenic lookouts.

Chiang Mai Province

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• Doi Ang Khang National Park (Fang District)

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• Doi Inthanon National Park – Kew Mae Pan Nature Trail (Chom Thong District)
There are several viewpoints at Doi Inthanon National Park, also known as “The Roof of Thailand”, where you can soak up breathtaking panoramic views. The Ang Ka Nature Trail in the National Park is a scenic 366m looped boardwalk trail through cloud forests and patches of swamp forest.

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• Doi Luang Chiang Dao

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• Doi Pha Hom Pok (Mae Fang)

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• Doi Suthep-Pui National Park

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• Huay Tung Tao Circular Hike

• Mae Sa Valley

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• Mae Wang National Park

Chiang Rai Province

• Ban Ruam Mit

• Mae Salong
A mountaintop town, Mae Salong has several tea plantations and is home to a large Yunnanese community, descendants of Chiang Kai-Shek’s Kuomintang army who fled there in the 1960s for refuge.

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• Phu Chi Fa

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Kamphaeng Phet Province

• Mae Wong National Park – Mokoju Mountain Hike

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Kanchanaburi Province

• Erawan National Park – Erawan Waterfall Hike

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Koh Samui

• Khao Pom

Krabi

• Tab Kak Hang Nak Nature Trail

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Loei Province

• Phu Kradueng National Park

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Mae Hong Son Province

• Mae Hong Son

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• Mae Sariang
• Pang Mapha
• Soppong (Pang Mapha District)

Nakhon Ratchasima Province

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• Khao Yai National Park

Nakhon Si Thammarat Province

• Khao Luang National Park

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Nan District

• Tham Pha Tup Forest Park

Phang-Nga Province

• Sri Phang-Nga National Park

Phayao Province

• Phu Lang Ka

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Phetchaburi & Prachuap Khiri Khan Provinces

• Kaeng Krachan National Park – Pranburi Waterfall

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Phrae Province

• Doi Chang Cliffs

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Prachuap Khiri Khan Province

• Khao Lom Muak

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Sangkhlaburi Province

Sangkhlaburi Forest

Satun Province

• Koh Tarutao – Lu Du Waterfall near Ao Son & 400m Tob-Bob cliff at Ao Talo Phante Malacca

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Surat Thani Province

• Khao Sok National Park

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Tak Province

• Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary

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Trang

• Khao Chong Wildlife Development and Conservation Park