Wachiritharn Waterfall is one of a number of easily accessible waterfalls in Doi Inthanon National Park and must compete as one of Northern Thailand’s most beautiful waterfall offerings.
Wachiritharn Waterfall is best visited on a day trip from Chiang Mai and you will probably want to include some of the other sites and attractions of Doi Inthanon National Park as well. The waterfall is situated around 400 meters from the main 1009 road which heads to the summit of Doi Inthanon. The access road is paved and there is a large car park with toilet and refreshment facilities at the base of the falls. There are a couple of viewing platforms that allow you to get close to the waterfall safely, although on most days when the water is flowing you will find that these areas can get quite wet with spray from the base of the falls!
Visiting Wachiritharn Waterfall
Although it is possible to make use of public transport to get to Doi Inthanon it is quite involved and you will probably not have the flexibility to travel in the park once you arrive. Doi Inthanon is best visited by either hiring your own transport (motorbike or car), using the services of a vehicle and local driver or joining a day or private tour which Travel Hub can arrange for you.
Wachiritharn Waterfall entrance fees
There are no entrance fees to visit the falls themselves however there is an entrance fee to pay to gain entry to Doi Inthanon National Park. Currently, entrance fees are 200 baht for foreign visitors.
Tip: If you are heading to Doi Inthanon on a Saturday then head out early and stop by at The Sanpatong Buffalo Market (you will pass right by this on your way to Doi Inthanon and Wachiritharn Waterfall) you can find more information on this bustling local market here.
If you are interested in joining a tour to see Wachiritharn Waterfall and Doi Inthanon National Park Travel Hub offers both group and privately escorted tour options:
T1026 Doi Inthanon National Park Tour