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“Beware the Monkeys!”

Chopsticks Hill (Khao Takiab)
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Reviewed January 14, 2014

Beautiful view, recommend going to the top of the temple steps to see the surrounding area. On the lower part of the Island beware the monkeys as they will get aggressive if you have food. We saw them jump on 3 different people searching for food.

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Reviewed January 13, 2014

Great place for a great view on Hua Hin ,very nice stupa with Bquddha relic (for good luck)'ask the tuk-tuk to take you directly to the stairs leading up to the temple,no need to see the thousands of monkeys arpund the spot where tourists buy them bananas,take one hour to vidit the temple and walk into shops then take the tuk-tuk and stop 10 minutes to take pictures in fishermańs village,all for 300 bahts from town,much better than the 2,000 bahts tours price tags!enjoy and please do not tease the monkeys they can get vengeful with good reason.and do not bring food since they might try to steal from you.

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Reviewed January 10, 2014

We walked along the beach from our hotel, an approx. 6 km walk. Before we got up to the mountain, we ate at the local restaurant. The manager told us the monkeys was on the other side of the mountain due to the heavy winds. He also asked us to contact him when we got back to order a tuk tuk. Later we found this to be ok, as the tuk tuks seemed to be different to locate.
When we got to the other side of the mountain we found the area where the monkeys currently stayed at. The shop owners had to scare the monkeys away all the time, to avoid them stealing. We got to see the monkeys be fed, and held on to our belongings. Even though you try to scare them away, they might jump at you anyway. An exotic and a little bit scary experience. Recommended!

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Reviewed December 26, 2013

The temple on the top of the hill looks nice. The monkeys are funny, and you can make some pretty pictures with them sitting in the most hilarious postures in the most unexpected places.
But the place itself is hardly worth a detour. If you go there be sure to combine the trip with something else, like a floating market. Or you can have a long walk back to Hua Hin along the beach if you're up to some adventure and 4-5 miles on foot, one third of the way knee-deep in the sea. And you get very nice views of the temple from the beach as well.
To get there from Hua Hin take a Rod-Song-Taew (a small bus/car for 10 - or whatever squeezes in - people) for 10 baht to the foot of the hill, or 40 baht to the entrance of the temple. The ride is a small adventure on itself, especially if you happen to be hanging on the back step.

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Reviewed December 14, 2013

Get yourself on the Thai bhat bus for 10Thb (green colored songteaw) get off at the last stop. It's a short walk to the beach then up towards the huge golden Buddha. The hill is very steep and there are a lot if steps up to the top. The view is nice and you will encounter monkeys. They are not interested in you unless you have food. Don't be surprised if you see them bumming, they are rampant. Which is hilarious to see and worth the steep hike up the stairs. (Would not advise feeding them, they are extremely wild)

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