Top 10 Hikes Near Bangkok

We all know about the hiking in the northern region of Thailand with their tall peaks and beautiful rolling mountain landscapes but you can definitely get similar just as rewarding hikes only 2-3hrs drive from Bangkok. Below are a list of my favorite hikes.


Mt Khao Laem Medium


Height - Approximately 1110 metre's elevation


Entry to trail coordinates - 13°32'58.1"N 99°13'55.4"E


Trail length - Approximately 8-10 km


Time required - 1-3 hrs for ascent & 1-2 hrs for decent


Rope - There is rope in the most steepest section


Difficulty & Danger - Medium. One baby speckled coral snake seen.


Water intake - 2 litres per person & take a snack


Guide needed - No


4G - Very limited


Guide - https://www.goexplorethailand.com/post/mt-khao-laem


 

Krok E Dok hard


Height - Approximately 600 metre's elevation


Entry coordinates - 14°27'25.8"N 101°11'30.4"E


Trail length - Approximately 12 km


Time required - 1-3 hrs for ascent & 1-3 hrs for descent


Rope - There is rope in some places but with ants


Difficulty and danger - Hard. A tiger was possibly heard in a cave and there are elephants present on the trail. Narrow edges with high drops onto rocks


Water intake - 2 litres per person and take a snack


Guide needed - Yes probably when the waterfall is in full flow but in the dry season you should be ok on your own.


4G - very limited


Guide - https://www.goexplorethailand.com/post/krok-i-dok


 

Kao Wat Pa Bo Thong Hike EASY


Height - Approximately 500 metre's elevation


Entry Coordinates - 13.260286, 101.338793


Trail Length - Approximately 2-3 km


Time required - 1-2 hrs for ascent & 1hr for descent


Rope - None, not needed -


Difficulty - Easy but lots of mosquitos


Water intake - 1 litre per person and take a snack


Guide needed - No


4G - Yes, throughout the hike


Guide - https://www.goexplorethailand.com/post/kao-wat-pa-bo-thong-hike



 

IN-Kwaen MOUNTAIN Medium


Height - Approximately 150 metre's elevation


Entry Coordinates - 14.013336, 99.475227


Trail Length - Approximately 200 metre's


Time required - 1 hr for ascent & 1 hr for descent


Rope - None


Difficulty - Quite overgrown with lots of loose rocks. Near the top the rocks are very sharp.


Water intake - 1 litre per person and take a snack


Guide needed - No, There is a Monk called Pra Lek in the nearby temple, he can help you.


4G - Yes, throughout the hike


Guide - https://www.goexplorethailand.com/post/in-kewan-mountain



 

LION Hill medium


Height - Approximately 200-300 metre's elevation


Entry Coordinates - 14.065731, 99.333542


Trail Length - Approximately 1-5 km


Time required - 3 hr for ascent & 2 hr for descent


Rope - None


Difficulty - Not too bad, it is more of just a big hill full of motorX and hiking trails, explore!


Water intake - 2 litre's per person and take a snack


Guide needed - No, just explore all the trails.


4G - Yes, in most places


Guide - Coming soon



 

Khao Dang View Point Easy


Height - Approximately 250 metre's elevation


Entry Coordinates - 12.132776, 99.959575


Trail Length - Approximately 1-5 km


Time required - 1 hr for ascent & 1 hr for descent


Rope - None


Difficulty - The trail is clear but quite steep in places with sharp rocks


Water intake - 1 litre per person and take a snack


Guide needed - No


4G - Yes, in most places


Guide - Coming soon



 

Tri Treung Waterfall & tad lod yai cave Medium


Height - Approximately 300 metre's elevation

Entry Coordinates - 14°39'39.0"N 99°18'14.8"E

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Trail Length - Approximately 5km up and down


Time required - 2 hr for ascent & 2 hr for descent (This is taking your time, especially at the top)


Rope - Not needed as there are some stairs. Some sections are not perfect but seem stable.


Difficulty - The trail is clear but quite steep as you get near the top. Some of the sections of wooden

steps are in a poor condition but are still stable and

safe as far as I can see.


Water intake - 1 litre per person and take a snack


Guide needed - No but available.


4G - Mostly none.


Guide - https://www.goexplorethailand.com/post/tri-treung-waterfall-tad-lod-yai-cave-kanchanaburi


 

Khao Hao Muak MEDIUM


Height - Approximately 100 metre's elevation


Entry Coordinates - Khao Hao Muak - 14.342877, 101.132309


Trail Length - Approximately 2km up and down


Time required - 1 hr for ascent & 1hr for descent (This is taking your time)


Rope - Not needed; rocks, trees and vines to pull your way up the last stage


Difficulty - The trail is clear but quite steep as you get near the top.


Water intake - 1 litre per person and take a snack


Guide needed - No but available from the village for a few hundred baht


4G - Yes


Guide - https://www.goexplorethailand.com/post/hiking-around-khao-hao-muak-and-wat-sri-ka-ang


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