Best Places For Hiking & Trekking


With its rolling hills, majestic mountains and lush jungles, Thailand is a haven for avid hikers and trekkers. Strap on your hiking 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

Scenic views from Doi Inthanon National Park which is also known as “The Roof of Thailand”
Photo: Thai National Parks

• Doi Ang Khang National Park (Fang District)
• Doi Inthanon National Park – Ang Ka Nature Trail, Kew Mae Pan Nature Trail (Chom Thong District)

Ang Ka Nature Trail in Doi Inthanon National Park is a scenic 366m looped boardwalk trail through cloud forests and patches of swamp forest
Photo: Tourism Authority of Thailand

• Doi Luang Chiang Dao
• Doi Pha Hom Pok (Mae Fang)
• Doi Suthep-Pui National Park
• Huay Tung Tao Circular Hike
• Mae Sa Valley
• Mae Wang National Park

Chiang Rai Province

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
Photo: Tourism Authority of Thailand

• Ban Ruam Mit
• Mae Salong
• Phu Chi Fa

Kamphaeng Phet Province

• Mae Wong National Park – Mokoju Mountain Hike

Kanchanaburi Province

• Erawan National Park – Erawan Waterfall Hike

Koh Samui

• Khao Pom


• Tab Kak Hang Nak Nature Trail

Loei Province

• Phu Kradueng National Park

Mae Hong Son Province

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

Nakhon Ratchasima Province

Photo: Tourism Authority of Thailand

• Khao Yai National Park

Nakhon Si Thammarat Province

• Khao Luang National Park

Nan District

• Tham Pha Tup Forest Park

Phang-Nga Province

• Sri Phang-Nga National Park

Phayao Province

• Phu Lang Ka

Phetchaburi & Prachuap Khiri Khan Provinces

• Kaeng Krachan National Park – Pranburi Waterfall

Phrae Province

• Doi Chang Cliffs

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province

• Khao Lom Muak

Sangkhlaburi Province

Sangkhlaburi Forest

Satun Province

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

Surat Thani Province

• Khao Sok National Park

Tak Province

• Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary


• Khao Chong Wildlife Development and Conservation Park