If you are visiting Hua Hin for a few days and want to explore every part of the region while you are here, our Hua Hin Day Trip offers the perfect advice and travel itinerary to explore the city and its surroundings. Here is a fully detailed day trip from north to the south of Hua Hin where you can take in many of the best Hua Hin activities in a single day out!
9 am: Teakwood Palace of King Rama VI
Just 12km north of Hua Hin, you will find the dramatic setting of the Maruk-ka-thaiawan ‘Teakwood Palace’. This is the ideal morning trip to the fully restored former palace of King Rama VI, built in the 1920s.
10:30 am: Wat Hua Hin (Wat Ampharam)
A great way to start off the day touring the city is taking a stroll around the grounds of Wat Hua Hin, otherwise known as Wat Ampharam. This scenic Buddhist temple is situated in the center of the city and will provide you with a fascinating insight into the local culture.
12 Midday: Market Village Hua Hin
The Market Village Hua Hin is the town’s first large-scale shopping and entertainment complex, which is ideal for those wishing to purchase items from brand names such as Lacoste, Levi and many more. The three major outlets in Market Village are Tesco Lotus, Home Pro, and Major Cineplex. A visit to Village Market is essential for those traveling through the region. This also a great place to enjoy a spot of lunch.
2 pm: Hua Hin Beach
The north side of Hua Hin beach can be quite cluttered with restaurants and bars, but after the first kilometer, you will be surprised to see how tranquil and beautiful this glorious stretch of sand really is. Enjoy a stroll along the coastline or try out one of the many water sport activities such as kite surfing. A stroll along the beach is a great way to finish your busy day in and around the town center.
3:30 pm: Khao Takiab Temple ‘Monkey Mountain’
There are many temples to enjoy at Khao Takiab, but the Monkey Mountain Temple is easily the most popular. The stunning Buddha images and the wild monkeys will make your trip very satisfying.
5:30 pm: Stroll along the Khao Takiab Beaches
As the sunshine as already relented at this time of the day, you can head 5km south of Hua Hin to the scenic beaches of Khao Takiab. The beaches behind the hill at Khao Takiab are picturesque and idyllic. Take a stroll down these glorious stretches of sand at your own pace.