Top 3 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Chiang Mai

July 15, 2020 - 1573 views

Visiting waterfalls in Thailand is a perfect way to relax in hot weather. The top 3 most beautiful waterfalls in Chiang Mai below will be your great choices when going to Thailand this summer.

Thailand is famous for the tourism industry and becomes one of the countries attracting the most tourists in the region. The terrain in this country contributes to creating beautiful waterfalls. If you go to Thailand especially Chiang Mai, visiting waterfalls here is the best choice to enjoy the beauty of creation. You can choose among three most beautiful waterfalls in Chiang Mai as below.

1. Huay Kaew Waterfall

It takes only five to seven minutes to walk from Chiang Mai Zoo to Huay Kaew Waterfall. This waterfall is located in Doi Suthep-Pui National Park, near Chiang Mai downtown. The scenery here is quite peaceful and natural. With the height of 10 meters, the water flows throughout the year. The amount of water differs depending on different times of each season. Especially, surrounding botanical system of waterfalls also creates a cool and relaxing space.

Normally, water here is cool, but it becomes colder in December and January. With suitable water temperature, a lot of tourists come here to dip in small pools of water to enjoy the most relaxing and refreshing moments. Huay Kaew Waterfall is also an ideal destination for a group of friends or family to spend all day. You can easily find a picnic blanket or mat with a very affordable price. Family members sit on the mat, have some chat and enjoy the fresh air of the forest. What a good way for a family to gather together and get away from busy life. 

Huay Kaew Waterfall - Top 3 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Chiang Mai

Huay Kaew Waterfall brings visitors refreshing atmosphere

2. Mae Sa Waterfall

Mae Sa Waterfall is one of the most beautiful and popular waterfalls in Chiang Mai. The destination is about 20 kilometers from the city, which helps local people and tourists easily reach the place. Located in Suthep-Doi Pui National Park, Mae Sa Waterfall has 10 tiers for travelers to visit. It takes visitors about one hour to walk from the first to the last tier.

You can spend all day, even overnight in the waterfall by setting up the tent here. If you forget to bring the tent, local people will rent you one at a very affordable price. In addition, the area also has some small shops which provide various choices of souvenirs. Do not forget to take some photos to record your memorable experiences here.

Mae Sa Waterfall - Top 3 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Chiang Mai

Let's dip in refreshing water is a great choice for summer in Mae Sa Waterfall

3. Bua Tong Waterfall

Bua Tong, also known as Sticky Waterfall, is located in the north of Chiang Mai City. This is one of the most beautiful waterfalls and the most popular destinations in Thailand.

There is a high amount of calcium carbonate in the water source here; therefore, the rocks are slippery. Visitors can easily climb to the top, then stop at a meadow to camp and organize fun parties with friends. Especially when you reach the top of the waterfall, there will be a “mini café” to serve visitors with drinks at cheap prices.

Bua Tong Waterfall - Top 3 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Chiang Mai

Bua Tong Waterfall with special rocks formation

Refer to Thailand travel, it is not just the trip to splendid golden temples. Instead, you can make it more interesting when trying to conquer waterfalls here. Top 3 most famous Thailand’s waterfalls above are definitely good suggestions for visitors to discover this beautiful country. Let's enjoy our tours and excursions to Chiang Mai and soak up the refreshing atmosphere here.

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