Trekking in Thailand
Thailand is blessed by having arguably some of the most beautiful scenery in the world and so trekking in Thailand is a fantastic way to experience the scenery first hand. Visitors can experience dense jungle, mountain vistas and stunning waterfalls as well as experience unique cultures by visiting the numerous hill tribes located throughout the kingdom.
Trekking in Thailand is well established and as a result there are many reputable operators offering trekking tours in Thailand. It is possible to go for a trek lasting from a couple of days to several weeks depending on your requirements, and you can also combine a number of other activities such as kayaking and ATV providing a unique travel experience.
Trekking in Northern Thailand is perhaps the most established region and deservedly so, many of the most visited and most beautiful national parks in Thailand are located near Chiang Mai, the heart of Northern Thailand. Doi Inthanon, the tallest mountain in Thailand is also in Northern Thailand is a popular destination. Check out our Chiang Mai trekking partner, Active Thailand for more information.
Other provinces popular for trekking in Thailand include Tak province, in the North West of Thailand. This is one of the largest and most untouched provinces in Thailand and offers trekkers some unique wildlife spotting opportunities as well as the chance to visit Ti Lor Su waterfall, perhaps the most stunning waterfall in Thailand.
Kanchanaburi province also in the North East has some of the largest tracts of forest which border Myanmar and so there are plenty of trekking opportunities here, as well as numerous hot springs which are popular for soothing aching muscles.
Kao Yai is the oldest national park in Thailand just 3 hours North East of Bangkok and again offers plenty of opportunities for trekking in Thailand. Home to some of the remaining wild tigers in Thailand, as well as numerous other wildlife such as wild elephants, gaur, deer, and a number of species of monkey’s, Kao Yai is popular for shorter treks and wildlife or bird spotting.
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