6 Best Trekking Trails In Thailand

From the North to the South of Thailand, there are hundreds of fascinating trekking trails, where you can enjoy spectacular views from above. To help you plan your next adventure in Thailand, we would recommend the list of 6 best trekking trails with incredible view in Thailand. Get ready to reach the peaks!

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From Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son

Time for you to trekking: 8 days

From Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son, the road is only about 236km, known as the most beautiful route in Northern Thailand. This is a route where visitors can admire the wild and majestic forests of the northern region of Thailand. Visitors will start the trekking trail in Chiang Mai and take about 6-8 hours a day to climb mountains and forests.

During trekking, you will visit Huay Hee village - the village of long neck women to learn about their culture and daily life. You will then continue to move and spend the night at Ban Huai Tong Kaw, where you will be entertained and relaxed thanks to the unique performances of local artists.

From Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai

Time for you to trekking: 10 days.

The best time to trekking this palace is from October to May.

An ideal way for visitors to learn about the culture in Northern Thailand with many interesting homestay experiences. Starting this route, visitors will depart from Baan Tha Sob Van in Chiang Kham district and end at Chiang Mai. During this journey, visitors will have a day to experience the life of the local people before leaving for Ban Dok Bua. From here, visitors will continue trekking from Doi Luang National Park to Ban Maena - home to the Lahu ethnic minority community in Chiang Dao. Here, visitors will stay in simple floors and learn about the lives of people before the end of the journey to Chiang Mai.

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Sri Phang Nga National Park, Khao Lak

Time for you to trekking: 3-4 hours

Trekking does not mean suffering from camping outdoors, but you can still enjoy the relaxation in luxurious resorts like The Sarojin, located in the national park on Khao Lak Island. Participating in this trekking road, visitors will have to cross 8km of terrain at Sri Phang Nga National Park - one of Thailand's largest national parks. You will be walking through the forest, wading streams with experience could not be more wonderful.

Khao Pom, Koh Samui

Time for you trekking: 4-5 hours

Join this road, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in nature while trekking under lush green forests and when you reach the destination you will see the breathtaking scenery of Koh Samui and the Gulf of Thailand which are probably very few visitors to Koh Samui can see.

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The rainforest in Kanchanaburi

Time for you to trekking: 2 days

The long neck tribe is one of the famous tribes of Thailand. When participating in this trekking tour, visitors will experience daily life in Karen village in Nong Bang when joining in preparing dinner, enjoying traditional dances and sleeping in stilt houses with locals.

The next days in the journey, you will continue visiting the famous Railway Death (Death Railway). There is a 415 km long railway connecting Bangkok, Thailand and Rangoon, Myanmar which was built during World War II. About 90,000 Asian labourers and 16,000 POWs died because of the construction of this railway, so it was called the railway of death.

Pang Mapha, Northern Thailand

Time for you to trekking: 5 days

Join this route you will explore the village life in Northern Thailand when homestay in many different villages. You will be staying in the houses of the Lahu tribe to experience their lives through daily activities such as farming, cooking or massage in the traditional style.

After that, you will visit the long-neck Karen villages in Ban Muang Pam, here you will be taught by the local people traditional methods of medicine. Before returning to Chiang Mai, you will visit Tham Lod cave with bamboo rafts. This is the oldest cave in Thailand with stalactite columns up to 62m.


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