Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si), Chiang Mai
(4.7/5 based on 260+ 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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  • One of the nicest waterfalls that I have seen in Asia. The water is crystal clear & tastes delicious. This place is really pretty. There is a bit of walking to do, but it is well worth it. 
  • Great place to visit!! Bring your bathing suit and a towel! Climb up the waterfall!! Only issue I had was the young entitled people there smoking and drinking beers down there when it clearly states N...  more »
  • A great little park to have a few beers and then cool off while exercising climbing the waterfall! a nice little pool of water to chill in at the bottom! Easy to climb up a little more difficult on th...  more »