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  • eVe 🇸🇬🇸🇬🇸🇬
    Singapore, Singapore1,205 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Must visit in Pai, go for the sunset
    It is a short walk up to the viewpoint for the sunset. However, it was very crowded when we reached at 5.45pm. It was in time for the stunning sunset. Pai Canyon is a good photo spot if you are daring enough to stand at the cliff edge. A good pair of sneakers would be good as there are loose sands everywhere. No entrance fee.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 December 2023
  • Stephen N
    Hong Kong, China356 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning sunset view
    Have been in Pai Canyon for 2 times, first time in the morning and second time for the sunset view. The morning view of canyon was very clear and better to take some good photoes as the people there not so crowded. The sunset view here was stunning and beautiful.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 December 2023
  • kerry k
    11 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing views!
    Pai Canyon is amazing, especially at sunset. It is a tricky/slippy climb in some parts and also very dusty. We went both during the day, and at sunset. Huge crowds at sunset, so it was nice to see it quieter during the day!
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 March 2024
  • Lucas I
    Asia214 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful
    Visiting is a must when in Pai, renting a moped and driving here is part of the experience, and can cost as little as 150baht for the day (+gass). The walk can be easy or challenging, up to you! More crowded during sunset, but not to a point where it ruins the experience, AT ALL.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 14 April 2024
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Lucas I
Asia214 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
Visiting is a must when in Pai, renting a moped and driving here is part of the experience, and can cost as little as 150baht for the day (+gass). The walk can be easy or challenging, up to you! More crowded during sunset, but not to a point where it ruins the experience, AT ALL.
Written 14 April 2024
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kerry k
11 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Pai Canyon is amazing, especially at sunset. It is a tricky/slippy climb in some parts and also very dusty. We went both during the day, and at sunset. Huge crowds at sunset, so it was nice to see it quieter during the day!
Written 3 March 2024
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Suebeno
Liverpool, UK69 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
What a breathtaking experience . We had hired mopeds and made our own way to the canyon. Once there it didn’t disappoint. There’s quite a few steps to climb to get to the top of the canyon, so bare this in mind if your not to light on your feet, but the walk to the top was worth it. The view from the top was worth fabulous, got some amazing photos, great day.
Written 6 February 2024
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Jeep
1,425 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
After walking 200 m uphill from the parking lot, we reached a wonderful geographical formation shaped by wind and water forming steep, deep chasms. Some parts of the canyon are very narrow, flat ridge that can be traversed by just one person at a time (so be careful when you're walking because there is no fence!). This place also provides an incredible view of green forest, mountain and sunset.

Do not recommend for acrophobic.
Written 20 December 2023
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Stephen N
Hong Kong, China356 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Have been in Pai Canyon for 2 times, first time in the morning and second time for the sunset view. The morning view of canyon was very clear and better to take some good photoes as the people there not so crowded. The sunset view here was stunning and beautiful.
Written 17 December 2023
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eVe 🇸🇬🇸🇬🇸🇬
Singapore, Singapore1,205 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
It is a short walk up to the viewpoint for the sunset. However, it was very crowded when we reached at 5.45pm. It was in time for the stunning sunset. Pai Canyon is a good photo spot if you are daring enough to stand at the cliff edge. A good pair of sneakers would be good as there are loose sands everywhere.

No entrance fee.
Written 1 December 2023
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Kate
15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
The views are ok. You need maybe 20 mins in total to explore the whole place. Went there in the morning so I don't have experience with the sunset there.
Written 22 November 2023
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PF2UK
London, UK237 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
I truly don’t understand what all the fuss is about. There is nothing to it and it’s dangerous. Don’t bother going. It is literally a few ridges of dirt with steep drops on either side.
Written 22 November 2023
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mtb0xess
Syracuse, NY12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Was just a short ride out of town by scooter. Last part was on a somewhat busy road but not hazardous by any means. Canyons are an easy stroll with 360 degree views of the valley. Beautiful
Written 18 May 2023
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Raintree_Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand4,177 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Every day scores, if not hundreds, of people congregate at Pai Canyon to watch the sunset. The canyon is indeed beautiful and a magnet for adventure seekers. The area has eroded over thousands of years, leaving only a few towering razor-back spines extending in a web out over the area. In some places, the paths narrow to a half meter or less, with 50-meter vertical drops on both sides. The paths are not for the faint-hearted or those suffering from acrophobia. They perhaps should not be for anyone, as there is real danger here. While I don't think there have yet been any deaths resulting from falls at the canyon, there have been several serious injuries and people suffer minor scrapes virtually every day. I would not say the site should be closed, but I do think that many visitors take too many chances climbing about the site, and much more caution is warranted. But, all is not lost! Visitors can get some great views and perhaps the best photos of the sunset from the very first viewpoint that entails no real risks in reaching. Pai Canyon is one of the best free attractions around and well worth a (safe) visit to view the sunset or the landscape. Don't miss it! Just be careful!
Written 10 February 2023
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