5 most have-to-visit Cave in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai has the numbers of famous mountains and hills but did you know that this amazing city also has the interesting caves for you to visit. Your Chiang Mai will take you to 5 most have-to-visit caves in Chiang Mai.

1. Tong Cave

Located at : Ob luang National Park, Hot district

Open to visit : Opens daily from 08.00 a.m.-04.00 p.m.


Tong cave is a granite with limestone cave, at the first part of the cave is the Tham Tong dharma retreat and the right wing is the deep cave. Tong cave is surrounding with the incredible scenes of nature with variety species of plants, in front of the cave it has the Mae Pae river flowing pass and its waterfall is just 1 kilometer up in the north.

2. Mae Sap Cave

Located at : Khun Khan National Park , Samoeng district

Open to visit : Opens daily from 08.00 a.m.-04.00 p.m.


Photo from Teydimson


Mae Sap cave is almost very perfect cave where you can see the stalactite and stalagmite in the complete way. It has 2 levels, on the upper level it is a crater-a-like where you can see through the sky.

3. Muang On cave 

Located at : Mae Ta Krai national park, San Kam Phaeng dustrict

Open to visit : Opens daily from 08.00 a.m. – 04.00 p.m.

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Muang On cave is the huge limestone cave where surrounding with plentiful of greenery mountains. Inside of the cave you can also see marvelous stalactite and stalagmite and many of Buddhism architectures.

4.Barinjinda cave

Located at : Doi Inthanon national park, Chom Thong district

Open to visit : Opens daily from 08.00 a.m. – 04.00 p.m.

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Barinjinda cave is the enormous limestone cave at Doi Inthanon’s mountain range. Inside Barinjinda cave is decorated with the fascinating stalactite and stalagmite by nature, it also has the canal is flowing through the cave and of course it has the Buddhism architectures too.

5. Chiang Dao cave

Located at : Chiang Doa national park, Chiang Dao district

Open to visit : Opens daily from 08.00 – 04.00 p.m.


Chiang Dao cave is the most famous cave in Chiang Mai because it has many variety shapes of  ststalactite and stalagmite to blow your mind.