There are many spectacular and majestic waterfalls in Thailand. Thousands of tourists throng to enjoy trekking, swimming, nibbling, and sightseeing of these waterfalls. Below is the list of some waterfalls in Thailand.
Top 20 Majestic Waterfalls in Thailand
Pha Dok Siew Waterfall
It is located at DoiInathon National Park in Chiang Mai. The DoiInathon National Park is placed on the highest mountain of Thailand famous for lush forests and majestic waterfalls.
When half of the trekking to PhaDokSiew is made, then a glimpse of the forested waterfall is seen. The beautiful viewpoint, Karen Village, rice fields are found during trekking. Swimming in the water bath would be loved.
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Mae Sa Waterfall
It is an eight-tier waterfall, located in Chiang Mai. The waterfall can be visited between sunrise and sunset. There is a campsite nearby so ideal for a day stay and explore Mae Sa Valley.
Swimming should be done in the fall. Trekking the waterfall would be an adventure. At every level of this scenic, a halt is enjoyed with snacks or lunch. The waterfall by step five is quite vacated and silent.
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Thi Lor Su Waterfall
It is said to be the highest waterfall in Thailand. The 250 m tall waterfall falling in Mae Klong River is situated in Tak Province. The waterfall passes from Umphong Wildlife Sanctuary. ThiLor Su is among the world’s six most beautiful waterfalls.
The main attraction is the waterfall itself apart from that Umphong Sanctuary where leopards, wild elephants, tapors are seen, and tour, rafting, and trekking are enjoyed.
Pha Charoen Waterfall
It is almost 100 stepped amazing waterfalls in the forest located in the Tak Province. The waterfall flowing from Thanon Thong Chai Mountains is forested. The fall is best visited in the winter and dry season.
The sound of water flowing from mountains to rocky steps creates a cascading and is good for a dip. Photography is also done. This looks so mesmerizing. Also, visit Sophian Waterfall and Paiwai village.
Koh Luang Waterfall, Lamphun
Due to the presence of limestone and stalactites, the water appears green and blue, which is so photogenic. It is located in Lamphun near Chiang Mai.
The waterfall is seven-tiered, the color of water keeps changing with the season. It would be a delight to have a plunge in the turquoise water. The other attractions are Mae Ping National Park, WatPhraThut, and Luang Pa Wuang cave. Hiking, camping, sunrise are all there.
It is one of the famous waterfalls in Thailand located in the Lan Saka district. The waterfall has 18 tiers, but trekking up to the 6th level is allowed.
One can relax and admire the scenic beauty of the waterfall while trekking. Samut Chun, ironwood, and many perennial plants are found at the seventh step of the waterfall. The other attraction is a nature trail that must be trekked to learn flora of the region.
Ai Khiao Waterfall
It is located in Khao Luang National Park of NakornsriThammasarat district. The origin of this waterfall is from Ai Khiao Mountains.
It is one of the safest waterfalls in Thailand for swimming due to less depth. The natural setting and myriad fishes in the swimming pond give coolness to the eyes. Nearby Wan Lung waterfall and PhromLok must be visited.
Mae Ya Waterfall
This 30 layered gorgeous waterfall is located in Doi Inathon National Park of Chiang Mai. The water falling from the cliffs looks like a white curtain, such as the height of nature’s bliss is here.
It is one of the biggest waterfalls in Thailand. Swimming, snapping, camping, trekking, and enjoying tinkling of water are the loved activities here. Also, there is a lush forest nearby that must be explored.
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It is the most beautiful waterfalls in Thailand located in Kanchanaburi Province. It is a seven-tiered waterfall originating from Tennaserium hills.
The lush greenery, fishes swimming in greenish water, and the best landscape beauty is to vow for. Although swimming is not allowed here, there are still many places to visit here like Erawan National Park, nearby caves as Khao Nom Nang.
Huay Mae Kamin Waterfall (Chatkaew Falls):
It is just at the 30 minutes from Erawan waterfalls. The waterfall in the mid of the jungle is a gem of Thailand. Ideally, it is located in Srinagarindra National Park.
The waterfall originates from Kala Mountain and falls in the KhwaeYai River. It is also called as Emerald River due to turquoise water of the fall. Camping at the site destined is best to explore the nearby places.
This lesser-visited waterfall is located in Chaiayphum Province. The waterfall is not much crowded and easy for photography. Hiking trails are well defined.
The pool and the seated rocks are loved for swimming and exploring the waterfall. The treks are known for jungle walks. MorHinKhao or Stonehenge of Thailand is a must-visit when at Tat Ton Waterfall.
Haew Suwat Waterfall
This is among the popular Thailand waterfalls and is located in KhaoYai National Park. This waterfall is featured in the Hollywood movie ‘The Beach” starring Leonardo Di Caprio.
The fluttering butterflies, smooth boulders, and the falling water are so picturesque. Due to the large population of crocodiles, it is not safe for swimming. It takes a trek of 100 meters to reach the waterfall.
Hot Spring Waterfall
Krabi hot springs or Klong Thom is located in Krabi District. The natural mineral salt loaded hot water is between the temperatures 35 to 40 degrees. The dip in this water relaxes one and relieves of sciatica and rheumatism pain.
The hot water, lush green rainforest, and natural rocks itself create a relaxed mood. The other attractions are KhaoPhra Bang, Emerald pool, ThungTheo National reserve.
Khao soi Dao Waterfall
Originating from the KhaoSoi Dao Mountains, this waterfall is located in Chantaburi Province. The waterfall has 16 tiers, while trekking one must be careful of leeches. At each tier, surprisingly, scenic beauty is seen.
The fifteenth level is best for swimming. There is a famous cardamom garden near the fall. Spiny breasted frogs are only seen at the waterfall. Wildlife sanctuary nearby must be visited.
This three-tier waterfall is located in between the forests and mountains at Muang Ranong district. Even if one is not visiting it, a halt of some time while on the way is a must.
The peaceful ambiance is the best thing. The 300-meter nature trail is there for exploring the ecology of the Rachakrud forest.
Klong Plu Waterfall
It is a waterfall placed in dense forests on the west coast of Koh Chang Island. Sea can be seen from this waterfall and the best time to visit in the morning.
It is also called a natural fish spa. Nibbling and snorkeling must be enjoyed. There are mainly five waterfalls in the park, but KlongPlu is the most famous here. Flora and fauna of Koh Chang are the attractions.
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Khlong Lan Waterfall
It is one of the best waterfalls in Thailand located in Kamphaeng Phet province. It is a UNESCO heritage site. It is a 100-meter tall waterfall.
The water falling from the cliff is broken at some terraces giving a divine, misty view. The pond of the waterfall is enjoyed by tourists. It is one of the best waterfalls in Thailand to swim in. If one loves exploring, the nearby places are must to be traversed. Nearby Klong Wang Chao waterfall, Tham Sang Petoh, ChiwChiw swimming points are to be visited.
Huai Mae Khamin Waterfall
The beautiful seven-layered waterfall is located in Kanchanaburi District. 2 different trails would be followed to trek the waterfall. The water fell into the reservoir of the Srinakarin dam. The seven layers develop a cascade of flowing water, which is so splendid.
There is a campsite near this waterfall which gives a postcard view of lakes and mountains. The bamboo and banyan tree forest is magical to explore.
Saeng Chan Waterfall
One of Thailand’s best waterfall has moonlight flow of water, it is unique to this waterfall located in PhaeTaem National Park of Ubon Ratchathani Province.
The water falling from the cliffs passes from a hole in the rock when strikes sunlight gives a milky white magical moment. The other attractions are Pak Mun Dam and PhaThaem National Park.
The MaeSurin Waterfall is located in Mae Surin National Park. It is a single-tier beautiful and tall waterfall. The sight of water falling from a 100-meter tall cliff to Pai River is splendid. The rainy season is best to visit Mae Surin Waterfall to see that majestic falling water.
Other attractions are Nam Tok Ba Pang waterfall, Doi Pui, Huay Mae Sagert nature trail, Huai Fai Khor, and ToonBua Tong are some to be named.
The Mexican sunflower blooming in November and December are the frozen sights. On the way to Mae Surin Waterfalls, the Hmong hill tribe is passed by. Also, Karen strikes the way. Camping, trekking, hiking, and exploring the National Park is adventurous.