Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si), Chiang Mai
(4.7/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Situated just an hour’s drive from the city, Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si) showcases a natural limestone waterfall, renowned for its visually appealing and unusual aesthetics, particularly the way sunlight dapples and splits in the area, creating awe-inspiring rainbows. The spot contains quite a few convenient and beginner-friendly climbing spots, thanks to the mineral coating which makes the surface surprisingly non-slippery. Be sure to ask locals, or do your own research on how to get here beforehand, as there there’s not a lot of signs marking the route to the waterfall. Be sure to bring towels, as you'll likely get wet. Plan your visit to Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si) and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Chiang Mai tour planner.
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  • Get to the waterfall. The entrance to see a silent participant, both from Thailand. Guava steep falls are not suitable for the elderly. But if with children. Teenagers are likely to climb the falls, I'm clean. The stone floors are not slippery, rope, climbing, but a cool waterfall.
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  • Climbing up a waterfall is not something you get to do every day. Watch your footing as a few rocks may be a bit slick, but we've always found a path up. There are now ropes (not so ten years ago) in ...  more »
  • So, the word is out among the tourists in Chiang Mai that the "Sticky Waterfalls" are a must-see. Still, when our group of eight arrived, we didn't see more than 10 other people who appeared to be for...  more »