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The Best Hiking Trails in Chiang Mai (Thailand)

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Photo of Doi Radar - Doi Langka Luang (Doi Mae Tho) - Doi Langka Noi - Baan Mae Dtoon Luang Photo of Ban Mae Ton Luang - Doi Langka Noi - Doi Langka Luang - Doi Radar Photo of Den Ya Kat - Doi Luang Chiang Dao - Kew Lom Tai - Pang Wua
  • near Ban Pang Nam Thu, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    11.66mi
    Elevation +
    5607f
    TrailRank
    68| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofDoi Radar - Doi Langka Luang (Doi Mae Tho) - Doi Langka Noi - Baan Mae Dtoon Luang Photo ofDoi Radar - Doi Langka Luang (Doi Mae Tho) - Doi Langka Noi - Baan Mae Dtoon Luang Photo ofDoi Radar - Doi Langka Luang (Doi Mae Tho) - Doi Langka Noi - Baan Mae Dtoon Luang

    Hike from "Doi Radar" near the Khun Chae national park headquarters over Doi Phaa Ngom to Doi Langka Luang (also known as Doi Mae Tho) to Doi Langka Noi, finishing down at Baan Mae Dtoon Luang. This is in north Thailand ...

    There is a sign at the entry (both side) saying that you need an authorisation to walk through and we walked the trail o...
    Killian Harpocrates
    Excellent trail. Not too hard to follow. Very steep last part after the Buddha statue. Cool adventure
    williwanderer
    Thanks for having tracked the trail. Very nice and wild. Couple of VERY steep parts but cool adventure. Not for beginne...
    William Kohler
  • near Ban Mae Ton Luang, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    19.88mi
    Elevation +
    4564f
    TrailRank
    63
    Photo ofBan Mae Ton Luang - Doi Langka Noi - Doi Langka Luang - Doi Radar Photo ofBan Mae Ton Luang - Doi Langka Noi - Doi Langka Luang - Doi Radar Photo ofBan Mae Ton Luang - Doi Langka Noi - Doi Langka Luang - Doi Radar

    This hike is based on Nick Hope‘s Wikiloc trail. We walked it the other way around in two days. Please compare with his excellent trail description and waypoints. Mine misses some of the essential waypoints such as the l...

  • near Ban Fa Suai, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    11.67mi
    Elevation +
    4469f
    TrailRank
    62
    Photo ofDen Ya Kat - Doi Luang Chiang Dao - Kew Lom Tai - Pang Wua Photo ofDen Ya Kat - Doi Luang Chiang Dao - Kew Lom Tai - Pang Wua Photo ofDen Ya Kat - Doi Luang Chiang Dao - Kew Lom Tai - Pang Wua

    Hike up Doi Luang Chiang Dao, Thailand's 3rd highest mountain, north of Chiang Mai. We stayed at the Chiang Dao national park headquarters, camping on the floor of their meeting room. We were driven to Den Ya Kat by 4...

  • near Ban Dong, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    3.54mi
    Elevation +
    876f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo ofThree waterfalls and three villages walk Photo ofThree waterfalls and three villages walk Photo ofThree waterfalls and three villages walk

    Easy and very nice walk through three traditional, pretty villages (Ban Wong, Ban Tat Meui, ???) passing three beautiful waterfalls (Tad Mok, Doi Tone, Tabsadet); if you don’t wanna walk that much you can go by motorcycl...

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  • near Ban Choeng Doi, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    2.39mi
    Elevation +
    2224f
    TrailRank
    52| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofMonk's Trail, Wat Pha Lat - Doi Suthep - Wat Phar That, Chiang Mai, Thailand Photo ofMonk's Trail, Wat Pha Lat - Doi Suthep - Wat Phar That, Chiang Mai, Thailand Photo ofMonk's Trail, Wat Pha Lat - Doi Suthep - Wat Phar That, Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Suggest to do this hike or any hike in this area when the natural path is not wet. There are natural stairs that could get muddy, messy, and dangerously slippery. Check the weather and air quality, especially between Feb...

    Amazing👍
    Adam19
  • near Ban Musoe Khun Ngai, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    12.54mi
    Elevation +
    3022f
    TrailRank
    50
    Photo ofWiang Haeng Road - Doi San Kio Khom Phra - Muang Ngai Reservoir Photo ofWiang Haeng Road - Doi San Kio Khom Phra - Muang Ngai Reservoir Photo ofWiang Haeng Road - Doi San Kio Khom Phra - Muang Ngai Reservoir

    2-day hike from km24 on the Wiang Haeng Road (route 1322) up Doi San Kio Khom Phra (ดอยสันกิ่วคมพร้า) where we wild-camped at a perfect spot right on the summit. 2nd day onwards east along the ridge down to the Muang Nga...

  • near Ban Pha Luang, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    4.02mi
    Elevation +
    1325f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo ofKiew Lom - Doi Pha Hom Pok (Doi Pha Luang) - Kiew Lom Photo ofKiew Lom - Doi Pha Hom Pok (Doi Pha Luang) - Kiew Lom Photo ofKiew Lom - Doi Pha Hom Pok (Doi Pha Luang) - Kiew Lom

    A hike from national park campsite at Kiew Lom to the summit of Thailand's 2nd highest mountain, Doi Pha Hom Pok (2285m), and back. The trail is marked by 7 information boards. We walked up in the dark, starting at 5a...

  • near Ban Mae Nai, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    11.26mi
    Elevation +
    2913f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo ofBan Mae Nai Village to three view points Photo ofBan Mae Nai Village to three view points Photo ofBan Mae Nai Village to three view points

    Nice trail that is easy to walk and follow with options to shortcut; watch out when descending since it’s quite slippery due to sand, stones and leaves; if the descending part is too steep for you just return the rusty r...

  • near Ban Chang Phuak, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    15.05mi
    Elevation +
    4009f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo ofThailand - Chiang May - Monk Trail to Doi Suthep Photo ofThailand - Chiang May - Monk Trail to Doi Suthep Photo ofThailand - Chiang May - Monk Trail to Doi Suthep

    Overlooking the city of Chiang Mai from its mountain throne, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is one of northern Thailand's most sacred temples, and its founding legend is learned by every schoolkid in Chiang Mai. The wát is a ...

  • Doi Inthanon Summit Hike

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    near Ban Khun Klang, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    6.25mi
    Elevation +
    1335f
    TrailRank
    48
    Photo ofDoi Inthanon Summit Hike Photo ofDoi Inthanon Summit Hike Photo ofDoi Inthanon Summit Hike

    A hike up the road to reach the highest mountain of Thailand. We left our motorbike at the parking and started early in the morning. I wouldn’t recommend to do it. There is a beautiful 20 min walk through the forest up...

  • Gardens stopover

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    near Ban Mae Nai, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    6.47mi
    Elevation +
    997f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo ofGardens stopover Photo ofGardens stopover Photo ofGardens stopover

    Easy to follow but the GPS had a bit of a turn on the return leg so don't take too literally and follow the well defined trails.

  • near Ban Pong, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    4.40mi
    Elevation +
    1119f
    TrailRank
    44
    Photo ofBaanpong Lodge - Over the hill and up the mountain Photo ofBaanpong Lodge - Over the hill and up the mountain Photo ofBaanpong Lodge - Over the hill and up the mountain

    This is a lovely trail with a warm up climb over one hill followed by a steeper climb up the next mountain. At the top of the first hill you find what looks like a meditation site and later you come across a formation 10...

  • near Ban Mae Mae, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    3.77mi
    Elevation +
    797f
    TrailRank
    44
    Photo ofBan Mae Mae Village to the Waterfall Photo ofBan Mae Mae Village to the Waterfall Photo ofBan Mae Mae Village to the Waterfall

    Very beautiful and easy trek through the lush rain forest; you have to cross the river several times, so you should wear water shoes (hiking boots or flipflops are not recommended)

  • near Ban Choeng Doi, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    6.14mi
    Elevation +
    2723f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofMonk's trail + Sao yai waterfall + mon tha thon waterfall Photo ofMonk's trail + Sao yai waterfall + mon tha thon waterfall Photo ofMonk's trail + Sao yai waterfall + mon tha thon waterfall

    Start with classic monk's trail from chiang mai, than a moderate difficult trekking to sao yai waterfall (locals told us that it was close but we did anyway). End to mon tha than waterfall

  • near Ban Pratu Mueang, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    5.26mi
    Elevation +
    443f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofWaterfalls and snakes - Doi Inthanon Photo ofWaterfalls and snakes - Doi Inthanon Photo ofWaterfalls and snakes - Doi Inthanon

    Waterfalls & snakes Trek done with a guide. But the path is quite simple to follow with some few exceptions through the rice fields. Great views in rice fields, nice waterfalls where you'll be able to swim, you'll pass b...

  • Baanpong Lodge - Mountain Shrine

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    near Ban Pong, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    4.50mi
    Elevation +
    696f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofBaanpong Lodge - Mountain Shrine Photo ofBaanpong Lodge - Mountain Shrine Photo ofBaanpong Lodge - Mountain Shrine

    This is a roundabout walk starting and ending at Baanpong Lodge. A short walk to the hills and then a gradual climb to the top of the mountain where you find a shrine and a deep cave-like water well. The walk down is mos...

  • near Ban Choeng Doi, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    3.15mi
    Elevation +
    1486f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 3.67
    Photo ofWat Phrathat Doi Suthep from Chiang Mai Photo ofWat Phrathat Doi Suthep from Chiang Mai Photo ofWat Phrathat Doi Suthep from Chiang Mai

    Doi Suthep starting near of the Chiang Mai University. Orange robes are tied around trees, which lead to the way, and it goes past the bijou Wat Pha Lat temple before heading up further to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Wort...

    Los metros de elevación creo que estaban mal nedidos a mi me indicaba que se supersvan los 650m. Por esa razón cambio la...
    andresgarmar
  • near Ban Choeng Doi, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    10.28mi
    Elevation +
    3520f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofChiang mai - Wat Phra Lat - Doi Suthep Thailand jc110423 Photo ofChiang mai - Wat Phra Lat - Doi Suthep Thailand jc110423 Photo ofChiang mai - Wat Phra Lat - Doi Suthep Thailand jc110423

    Moderate hike with some quite steep parts but beautiful with very nice stops. Done in April, very hot, so take at least 3 litres of water. Start taking the Wat Pha Lat hike (monk's trails) that will ascend straight to...

  • near Ban Doi Suthep, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    2.25mi
    Elevation +
    325f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofWat Phrathat Doi Suthep to Mon Tha Than Waterfall Photo ofWat Phrathat Doi Suthep to Mon Tha Than Waterfall Photo ofWat Phrathat Doi Suthep to Mon Tha Than Waterfall

    Easy hike through a beautiful tropical forest; partially quite steep; unfortunately the Wikiloc app didn’t work well somehow and stopped recording the last 500 m, but it’s easy to find the way

  • near Ban Den, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    6.27mi
    Elevation +
    2103f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofUphill in the jungle - Doi Inthanon neighbourhood Photo ofUphill in the jungle - Doi Inthanon neighbourhood Photo ofUphill in the jungle - Doi Inthanon neighbourhood

    Uphill in the jungle - Doi Inthanon neighbourhood Done with a guide but the path is quite simple to follow. I missed the first 200m on the walk from the nearest road to the path but it's pretty simple to reach. Nice view...

  • near Ban Luang, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    1.27mi
    Elevation +
    702f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofMon Sone - Doi Ang Khang - Mon Sone Photo ofMon Sone - Doi Ang Khang - Mon Sone Photo ofMon Sone - Doi Ang Khang - Mon Sone

    A hike from the Doi Ang Khang (Mon Sone) Camp Ground and car park up to the summit of Doi Ang Khang and back. Includes a brief walk on to look at the onward trail northwards. It's a steep climb and descent but manageable...

  • Butterfly alley

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    near Ban Huai Siao, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    3.55mi
    Elevation +
    745f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofButterfly alley Photo ofButterfly alley Photo ofButterfly alley

    No road, some tracks. Some unchartered. Tricky assent from the streambed, could have probably been easier.

  • Ban Khun Wang

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    near Ban Khun Wang, เชียงใหม่ (ไทย)
    Distance
    4.73mi
    Elevation +
    2474f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofBan Khun Wang Photo ofBan Khun Wang Photo ofBan Khun Wang

    Ban Khun Wan is located on the East of Chiang Mai, and all the track goes by the area of Doi Ithanon National Park. In this track we started in Ban Khun Wan, pick the way up and continued to a way that crosses. Then too...

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