Waterfalls in Chiang Mai

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Waterfalls in Chiang Mai

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  • John K
    Costa Mesa, CA
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Entry is 100 thb for foreigners plus 30 thb for a car. This waterfall is a series of 10 levels, some more dramatic than others. There are three parking areas. If you park at the top level, you can access level 3 to level 10. Some people have said that solid shoes are required, but I did not find that to be the case. The entire path is paved with concrete or stone, and there are no real steep stretches. Flip flops will work if you are used to walking in them. Crocs, probably not. If time is limited, rather than push all the way up to level 10, I would concentrate on levels 5, 6, and 7, the most dramatic falls. There is a checkpoint at level 6, with an attendant. Appears that the upper levels are sometimes closed. Toilets are available at each parking lot. Toilets at lots 2 and 3 are not too fancy. I didn't try the toilet at lot 1, but the building looked new, probably the place to stop if you need sit down. There are food sellers at lot 3. I ordered pork liver salad for 100 thb. Food was tasty and the ladies were eager to chat.
    Written 13 November 2023
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  • Dan K
    The Hague, The Netherlands
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Took a short hike to waterfall with our children. It was a very nice experience. Entrance fee was 100 baht for adults (I believe, my wife paid). Our children were free. Plenty of parking available, as well as a camping ground and other accommodation to stay overnight.
    Written 27 December 2023
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  • Beth
    Bristol, UK
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited to make a stop off on our moped journey to Doi Suthep. Very small but we enjoyed climbing over the flat rocks and paddling our feet in the streams. Free to visit.
    Written 17 January 2020
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  • Jocelyn C
    Canberra, Australia
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It's a 3km trip off the main Doi Suthep Road to this Waterfall. The road is narrow twists and turns, and has moss along the side.
    There's limited parking near the Falls. It's a short walk to the Waterfall. While not spectacular it is quite lovely and worth a visit. There is a walking trail through the jungle - we didn't go along it as it looked slippery.
    It was good to see something of the Thai jungle. There was only us and 2 other people there so it was peaceful.
    Entry fee is 100 baht per person plus a fee for the vehicle you are using - we paid 20 baht to ride our scooter to the Waterfall.
    Makes a change from the usual tourist activities in Chiang Mai
    Written 16 July 2018
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  • Michael
    Woking, UK
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    After seeing this waterfall was not listed on TripAdvisor I sought to add it so we could share our experience and hopefully provide others the same enjoyment!

    We decided to visit as we wanted to see some awesome waterfalls in Chaing Mai without having to drive far away from the city and Wang Bua Ban did not disappoint.
    We got a Grab to Chaing Mai Zoo and then walked to the waterfall. We visited Huay Keaw waterfall first (see other review) as it was on the way, but then walked about 15 minutes further up to reach Wang Bua Ban. If you dont fancy the walk you can drive to the top of the waterfall, but I recommend the scenic walk!
    Wang Bua Ban waterfall is huge and has a number of pools which are great for dipping your feet or a swim if you can brave the cold water! It's truly beautiful and conveniently located near the City. There is even a lookout point at the top which overlooks Chiang Mai (see the attached photo) and offers a nice resting spot.

    It's also not very touristy which means you get to enjoy the natural beauty, and it's free to visit which is a huge plus!
    Due to it being less touristy there aren't any amenities such as toilets or shops etc. but I think that adds to the natural beauty. I'd also recommend decent footwear if you want to get up close to the waterfall.

    If you want to see some of the beautiful nature Chaing Mai has to offer without travelling far away from the city then I thoroughly recommend this place!
    Written 14 December 2019
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