Lodge Review: Thung Kik Camp & Hostel, Mae Ping

When I was researching this trip and where to stay in Mae Ping, I found mention of Forest Cabins but nothing about the camp & hostel at Thung Kik.


I had no idea there was a hostel until I saw this sign.

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Thung Kik has a few facilities such as picnic huts, a small visitor centre and a few multi-bedded rooms that can accommodate large groups or individual travellers.

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We had a room in this bungalow that had 2 twin-share rooms and one 4 bed family room.  We were the only ones staying here for this one night.  A group showed up later, looked like Thai university students who took a large dorm on the other side of the grounds.


Our room, small, cozy and very hot and humid!  No wifi so ignore the tablet.  They do have power so I could watch pre-loaded movies or read e-books.

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There are quite a few deer here, there’s a road just beyond the visitor centre that quickly becomes a dodgy dirt road so we turned back as I didn’t want to damage the car.

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Rabbits near our bungalow.  Coincidentally, we were here the day after Easter!

IMG_0284 IMG_0285 IMG_0286 IMG_0293 IMG_0300 IMG_0301 IMG_0303My husband trying to chat with the caretaker who didn’t speak much English!  The room was really cheap, def less than $10, cash only, no credit cards!