Thailand is blessed with large tracts of limestone throughout its borders making it a veritable treasure trove of caves, flowstones, stalagmites, stalactites, and other underground formations.
It is estimated that there are approximate 4000 discovered caves in Thailand, but even more are unknown in the forest protected limestone peaks of the country.
Many caves are still active temples perfect for meditation retreats and other Buddhist activities that are mostly found in Thailand’s National Parks, others ideal for cave diving, offering unforgettable moments full of fun adventures.
Caves in Thailand are revered as mystical and magical places, and if you are a traveler of an adventurous type, to explore some of the country’s fascinating caves is truly worth a try.
Lot Cave (Tham Lot Cave)
Location: Pang Mapha District, Mae Hong Son Province, Northern Thailand
Address: Ban Mung, Noen Maprang District, Phitsanulok 65190
Phraya Nakhon Cave part of Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park in Prachuap Khiri Khan
Address: ถนนรพช. ปข. 4033 สามร้อยยอด(กิ่ง) Sam Roi Yot District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77120
Location: Muk Island, Kantang District, Trang, Thailand
Sai Cave part of Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park in Prachuap Khiri Khan
Address: Kui Buri, Kui Buri District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77150
Location: Pang Mapha district, Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand
Luang Nang Non Cave (Tham Luang Nang Non)
Location: Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park, Mae Sai, Chiang Rai
Hua Kalok Cave (Tham Hua Kalok)
Location: Ao Luek District, Krabi, Southern Thailand.
Mae La Na Cave (Tham Mae Lana)
Location: Pang Mapha, Pang Mapha, Mae Hong Son
Phra Wang Daeng Cave
Location: Thung Salaeng Luang National Park, Amphoe Noen Maprang, Phitsanulok Province, Central Thailand