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Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si)

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All reviews walk up on the rocks chiang mai beautiful waterfall three levels bare feet fun climbing climb down take your time mineral deposits red taxi great fun picnic area green algae well worth the trip red truck google maps
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Reviewed yesterday

Our group debated going here during our trip. It was recommended by a local we met, but it is about an hour drive from Chiang Mai and we weren't exactly sure what it would be like. I have to say it was a huge highlight...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 367phile
Reviewed 5 days ago

Super weird formation that me and my friends had a blast climbing and monkeying around. Never experienced anything else quite like it. There's definitely slippery moss / algae spots on some around at the edges, but the white limestone formation is incredibly grippy and such...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ciciken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bua Tong waterfalls are definitely worth a visit! There's a nice trek you can do and climbing up and down the sticky waterfalls is great fun! If you're on a budget and don't mind a little walk you can get to Bua Tong by public...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sticky Falls is an unusual waterfall that's especially fun for young people. Many visitors miss the short trail to the water source, a beautiful clear spring with turquoise depths. We saw dragonflies, colourful butterflies, fish and a turtle, all the while serenaded by birdsong. To...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Zingle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two layers to the falls and it's a nice side stop between Chiang Mai and where we had a wonderful. ethical elephant adventure at Elephant Rescue Park. It took only an hour and the climb up the falls was very nice. Moderately difficult...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SoCalSchmed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hired a driver to take us here from Old Town Chiang Mai. One of our best decisions. Free entry, just sign a book with your name and nationality and car license plate number on arrival. You can rent a locker for your things for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BearsBeets17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like the outdoors, this is a cool spot to visit as the waterfalls really are sticky. The water is clear and not smelly, and you feel clean even though there is lots of limestone. Fun to play around and climb the falls. Bathrooms...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jill P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not to be missed if coming to chiang mai. Was indeed quite a lot of fun climbing up the waterfalls. One goes down by steps on the side of the waterfall and comes up walking against the flow. Quite safe and not difficult either. Can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kithu_dr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Chiang Mai and looking for this place. We had asked our driver to bring me there, my driver was very kind and friendly. This best place was perfected for adventure person like us. The view was really natural, also we really enjoyed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PeiPei-monirath
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to a guide (Mr Big) from an agency Joy Time Travel, I visited this place today. It is unique... It is magical, wonderful, epic. I recommend this agency, very professional. If I get back to Thailand, one of the reasons would be Chiang Mai...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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February 8, 2019|
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Response from Brianrcooke | Reviewed this property |
I spent a couple of hours there which was plenty for me. You can stay longer as it’s a park with hangout and picnic.
Craig B
January 12, 2019|
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Response from stuartw491 | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t wear any footwear and we were fine. I would think it’s fine to do either with or without footwear
December 11, 2018|
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Response from Brianrcooke | Reviewed this property |
It’s broken into 3 sections so you get a chance to have a breather but it is pretty easy, it’s called the sticky waterfall because the grip from the sandstone is incredible so it’s unlikely that you will slip. It’s an easy... More