Are you an adventure lover? Do you love hiking and exploring new places? If the answer is yes then this is for you! Chiang Mai is one of the best places for hiking and outdoor activities in Thailand for its beautiful landscapes and mountains. Its hiking trails is so unique as it’s built alongside waterfalls and spectacular nature. If you want to know more about the hikes, keep reading!
Wat Pha Lat to Wat Doi Suthep
If you love exploring new cultures and want to know more about Thai history, then this one is for you! This hike is one of the most beautiful and popular hikes in Chiang Mai. The trek of Wat Pha Lat is very easy while the second one, Wat Doi Suthep, could be a bit hard. But it is definitely worth the adventure and the spectacular view!
Doi Pui to Doi Suthep Hike
This hike is special for its beautiful forests, its starts at the top of Doi Pui mountain and ends near Doi Suthep temple. You will have one of the best hiking experiences walking in the lush green forests and exploring the Thai local villages that are inhabited by hill tribes. You will also have the chance to try their special coffee that is made there!
Huay Tung Tao Circular Hike
This hike will take you to the beautiful lake of Huay Tung Tao. You will have an unforgettable experience hiking along the slopes of the mountain of Doi Sethep and the spectacular Dtaat Mook waterfall. Not only that but also you will be able to stop and rest in the bamboo huts in the lake where you will be able to taste the delicious Thai food and experience the true spirit of the local life.
Doi Inthanon Nature Trail
This trek will take you to Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain in Thailand. The hike could be a bit hard but the view at the top is definitely worth the adventure! You may also need a local tourist guide that will help you with important information during your hike. You will be amazed by the spectacular landscapes with the lush forests, amazing valleys, and mountains!
Doi Luang Chiang Dao Hike
Doi Luang Chiang Dao city is just a 90-minute ride from Chiang Mai. This trek is one of the best treks in Thailand and especially for adventure lovers. Doi Luang Chiang Dao hike is one of the most breathtaking hikes that you will ever see as it is considered the 3rd highest peak in Thailand! Don’t forget to bring your camping gear as the trail has limited facilities and the adventure will require a minimum of two days. Once you are done with hiking you will be able to have a very delicious meal at one of the most famous restaurants which is Chiang Dao Nest. Not only that but also you will be able to relax and reward yourself in the hot springs and caves that are nearby. Also, don’t forget to explore the beautiful nearby jungle temple.