Adventure Seeker’s Ultimate Guide to Pai


Best for laid back, nature-loving travelers

  • Go trekking, rafting, or learn how to cook Thai food
  • Slide down a natural rock slide, swim in waterfall pools, and soak in hot springs
  • Go river tubing and walk across a bamboo bridge over rice fields
  • Visit iconic temples and Buddha statues and give alms to monks
  • Explore a cave, see a viewpoint, and visit elephants
  • Dine on Thai street food and at the town's best restaurants
  • Totally unwind with multiple Thai massages


Whether you use this entire week-long itinerary or pick and choose your favorite activities and restaurants for a shorter visit, this guide to Pai includes:

  • Four memorable activities per day balanced with leisure time
  • Three unique restaurant recommendations per day including delicious must-try dishes
  • Trustworthy motorbike and car rental companies as well as local transportation options
  • Five clean and comfortable hotel recommendations within the heart of Pai
  • Contact information for easy self-booking of all hotels and activities
  • Color-coded Google map with exact locations of hotels, restaurants, and activities
  • Set of travel tips including what to pack, how to tip, and where to buy a SIM card