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Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si)

Closes in 11 min: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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All reviews walk up on the rocks chiang mai beautiful waterfall three levels bare feet climb down mineral deposits red taxi take your time picnic area green algae great fun red truck worth the trip cool water well worth the visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No entry fee to the national park. We paid ฿1800 to go from Chiang Mai to wat ban den, to the sticky falls, to the Grand Canyon, and back to Chiang Mai. There are toilets but no toilet paper. The falls were beautiful and very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 567christyb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fantastic experience - 1 of the best places in whole Thailand. That feeling when you can climb up the whole waterfall and the water is falling down around you - really worth trying. If I traveled once again in Thailand, I would visit this place...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

An amazing experience to walk down and up the waterfall. Not at all crowded and we had plenty of time to be able to do it a few times. We used the company Takemetour.com.. and had a personal guide including food and drink and hotel...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

There and a million and one waterfalls to visit in south east Asia but this one is really different. You literally do stick to the waterfall so climbing up and down it is super easy, but goes against everything you’ve ever been told which is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

It has been taught since young that walking on rocks in a fast running river is dangerous. Don’t even say to climb up or down. However, in this waterfall, you can try it out with enough caution! This waterfall is as known as “sticky waterfall”,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ethel_Sha
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I left Chiang Mai at 8am and got there early. I recommend this because I was the only one climbing the waterfalls for a solid hour before anyone else turned up. There are three sections. I advise to take the ramp down and climb up....More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Yang Y
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This place was on my son's bucket list after seeing a YouTube video of people climbing the waterfall. And so far this has been a real highlight of our trip. Firstly, these falls are set inside a National Park and it is free to enter...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Eilleen E
Reviewed September 17, 2018

1.5 hour drive from Old City. Pretty quiet, stones are limescale and quite smooth so not too dangerous - was easy enough to climb up!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ashna K
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

I’m surprised, but pleased, that these falls are not on the regular tourist thing to do. What a interesting piece of nature and the falls are not that strenuous to climb! Recommend for those that love to experience unique things when travelling

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Paul_Seuren
Reviewed September 1, 2018

I can't believe this is not already listed as a top attraction for Chiang Mai, because it truly is remarkable. It is a bit of a drive (1 hour) from the city, but the drive is worth the magical experience: Bua Tong (aka Sticky Falls)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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762jacquir
November 26, 2018|
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Response from Debra G | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have any trouble on either road. The same car and driver took us to both Doi Ithanon National Park and to Bua Thong Waterfalls. I do not recall that it was hilly. I'm sure this answer is after the fact so I hope... More
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November 11, 2018|
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No , renting a moped/motorbike is very easy and there is plenty of parking at the waterfalls. It would be very easy to do it this way.
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October 31, 2018|
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Response from angela c | Reviewed this property |
Her name is Peung. Her whatsapp number is 66 89 854 9684
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