Mae Kampong, a small village that hides a lot of natural beauty. And the happiness that comes to experience this village is fresh air amidst the mountains and lush forests. This village is located in Mae On sub-district, Chiang Mai. Apart from the above, there are many interesting things.
Visit Chiang Mai in another perspective that you may never experience.
Mae Teen Tok Royal Project.
This is the check-in point that many tourists go to visit because here is not far from the city. And also have a homestay along the stream, restaurants and coffee shops. Ensure that everyone who arrives here will have to enjoy the beautiful scenery of this place.
Pha Nam Lord
Pha Nam Lord is about 200 meters away from the Royal Project. It is another check-in point where the tourists come to relax and enjoy nature. Along with taking pictures of the beauty of this place
SaWang Ka Ta
This is a coffee shop located in front of the Village, which is located along the stream. This coffee shop has built a dam as seen in the picture. Making it a point that many tourists travel to take pictures
Mae Kampong Temple
There is an old wooden church with a moss-covered on the roof. In addition, there is a church in the water In the midst of forests and waterfalls. Experience the stunning view.
Kiew Fin Viewpoint
From Mae Kampong if driving to Chae Son National Park. You will find the viewpoint of Kiew Fin. Which is located in the boundary of Chiang Mai Province and Lampang Province.
Sui Tang Viewpoint, Chiangmai Province. Another point to see the beautiful sea mist in the winter.
Sui Tang Viewpoint has another name called “Sui Tang Operation Base Viewpoint” located on Doi Ang Khang, Chiangmai Province. Which far from Doi Ang Khang Royal Agricultural Station towards the Arunothai Village, Chai Prakan District about 11 kilometers.
Sui Tang is the Chinese language in Yunnan. It is meaning that the stream is flowing. Which corresponds to the nature of the mist of here Similar to the stream flowing along the gorge
Every year during the winter, This viewpoint will have many tourists visiting the beauty of the mist of the sea. Actually, you can see the mist since the end of the rainy season to end of the winter. At the same time, there is a tent area, local fast-food, minimart, etc. to service the tourists.
In addition to the beautiful sea fog, there is also Mon Son viewpoint, Strawberry Plantation, and Tea Plantation 2000.
On the other hand, the misty sea of Sui Tang cannot see every day. Depending on the weather Which, if having high humidity, can easily see the fog sea And the density of the sea fog is also high
Doi Pha Hom Pok is one of the most beautiful mountain peaks of Thailand. which the nature tourists want to conquer once. Because it is the second highest in Thailand, 2,285 meters above sea level. At the same time, This is one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Thailand Especially in the winter that has a sea fog.
Doi Pha Hom Pok covered in 3 districts of Chiang Mai. Including Mae Ai District, Fang District, and Chai Prakan District. At the same time, the western boundary connecting to the Myanmar border up to 70 kilometers in length. A total area of 524 square kilometers
Originally called Mae Fang National Park. Later on, March 14, 2006, renamed to Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park. For consistent with Doi Pha Hom Pok. But last on September 26, 2008, renamed again “Doi Fah Hom Pok National Park” to the present day
Another highlight of Doi Fah Hom Pok National Park is Fang Hot Springs. This is a natural hot spring caused by underground heat. Which distributed in approximately 10 rai of land. The largest pond has Geyser hot springs which can reach up to 40-50 meters. The water temperature is about 40-88 degrees Celsius. Therefore at the national park created a space to facilitate tourists in the mineral bath.
The most popular activity of Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park. That is the walking along the natural path to watch the sunrise and sunset on the top of Doi Pha Hom Pok. Which is open for tourists to visit almost all year round (Closed during July – 30 September) Nature trails that go up to the top of Doi Pha Hom Pok divided into 8 points are Orchid, Pat, Harn Chang Rong, Big Tree wear cloth, Bunker viewpoint, Hill evergreen forest, Tien Kham, and Pink Pim Jai.
Normally, Doi Phah Hom National Park is open for tourists to visit throughout the year. But closes in some section during July – September, Such as Kiew Lom the tent area. Nama Areun Waterfall, Huai Hean, Pu Meun, Mae Hang and small house project in the big forest. According to the royal initiative and Doi Fah Hom Pok
The walking up to the top of the Doi Fah Hom Pok, The Tourists will start at the tent area. (Is the tallest tent area in Thailand Up to 1,924 meters above sea level) and then walk up to about 3.5 kilometers, which will be opened up from about 03.00-15.30 hrs. Of every day. Must have the staff to navigate every group.
In addition to the Kiew Lom tent area In Doi Pha Hom National Park, there is also the Mon Son tent area. And Sui Tang tent area Which is close to Doi Ang Khang, allowing tourists experience and admire the beautiful sunrise and misty sea views
Another hot spot is the Sui Tang Viewpoint. Which will be able to see the beautiful sea mist flowing along the grooves of the valley Similar to flowing water Therefore received the nickname as the stream of the mist. There is also the tents that set up in this area for the tourists as well.
Pai Thailand to Pang Ung. The second popular attraction from Pai. This is a royal initiative of King His Majesty. Which saw that this area was a dangerous area. Adjacent to the Burmese border Including the invasion of deforestation areas. His Majesty the King and Queen’s Royal Highness gather a small group of people around that area. Then develop well-being Promote forest planting career Build a reservoir With the intention of creating Border security Develop the well-being of people To improve and restore the conservation of natural resources to be completely sustainable forever.
Pang Ung is a large reservoir on the high mountain. Along the reservoir is the pines line. This area like a large pan with marshy water. At the same time, the beautiful picture of the mist that floats over the lake. In addition, the cold atmosphere in the morning causing Pang Ung to become a tourist attraction. Which the most popular romantic top of Mae Hong Son until the tourist dubbed “Switzerland of Thailand”
Activities at Pang Ung, besides watching the atmosphere of the morning mist. Another activity that cannot miss is cruising the raft and experience surrounding atmosphere. Including watching the superstar of Pang Ung. That is, the swan from the Queen Which is a pair of black swans and a pair of white swans.
The accommodations have 3 types
1. Guesthouse in the responsible for the Pang Tong 2 Royal Project (The forest zone) There are 5 houses and the area for 50 tents per day. Reservation at (66) 876618594
2. Guesthouse along the lake 13 houses and guesthouse 69 houses in 4 types and the area for 100 tents per day. Reservation at (66) 53661244
3. Homestays in the Village Located at the entrance of Pang Ung Which is the home of the villagers
***Accommodation at Pang Ung There will be a power blender for use only during 18.00 – 22.00 hrs.***
(Should prepare a flashlight and a spare battery sufficient for use)
Chiang Rai province is a province located in the top north of Thailand. Located in northern Thailand. Has a border with Myanmar and Laos at North and east. In addition, has historical significance since the founding of the Lanna Kingdom. At the same time, Chaing Rai is one of the popular attractions in Thailand. Especially in the winter.
Singha Park or Boonrod Farm
Singha Park or Boonraw Farm Located on Sai Den Ha-Dong Mada Road, Mueang District. About 9 kilometers away from Chiang Rai’s urban area. In an area of about 8,000 rai, covering 4 sub-districts. Including Doi Hang Sub-district, Rop Wiang Sub-district, Pa O Subdistrict, and Mae Kon Sub-district. The average height of the area is 450 meters above sea level. In winter, the weather is quite cool. In addition to a cultivated area for various kinds of crops such as Oolong Tea No. 12, a Taiwanese tea strain, there are also plant rubber trees, strawberries, and cantaloupe as well.
Open Daily: 10.00-16.00
Phra That Doi Tung
Phra That Doi Tung Located at Km 17.5 on Highway 1149, which contains the Clavicle of the Buddha It was the first time that the Lankan Buddhist religion was enshrined in Lanna Thai.
The Doi Tung Palace
The Doi Tung Palace is located in Mae Fah Luang district, about 60 kilometers from Chiang Rai city. The architecture is a blend of Lanna and Chalay styles of Switzerland. Moreover, there are wood carvings according to gable. The eaves and window edges are various patterns, with the craftsmanship of the northern people around The Palace. At the same time, the area around The Palace has a variety of colorful flower gardens for a refreshing beauty. Especially in the winter.
Open Daily: 07.00-17.00
Wat Rong Khun
Wat Rong Khun is located in Pa O Don Chai Sub-district, Mueang District. Designed and constructed by Chalermchai Kositpipat, in 1997, on the same area of the 3 rai temple which later expanded to 12 rai In addition to the white temple, decorated with glittering silver glass patterns Is a hierarchical level Gable decorated with a serpent There are also murals inside the temple and the painting gallery.
Open Daily: 08.00-17.00
Doi Mae Salong
Doi Mae Salong is the location of Santikhiri village. Is a community of immigrants from the 93rd Brigade from the Union of Myanmar into the Thai territory. 2 battalion is the 3rd Battalion coming to Fang, Chiang Mai Province and the 5th Battalion are at Ban Mae Salong Nok since 1961 During the months of December to February Here, there will be a queen tiger flower. Which the smallest sakura species White pink will bloom throughout the way up to Doi Mae Salong. Is a rare plant that can be seen in Thailand. Because it grows only in cold climates.
Doi Wawi is a large community of Chinese people. The 93rd Brigade, which migrated to settle for about 50 years ago, occupies tea and fruit planting amidst the peaceful atmosphere and high mountain views as well as the Doi Mae Salong community. Although the village is small the visitors will experience the simplicity of the Chinese community. As if on the southern Yunnan region of China.
Near Doi Wawi, there is a view of the sea of fog on the “Doi Kad Phee” which is a popular tourist attraction of Mae Suai district. When going up to stand at a 1,500-meter high ridge, you will be able to see the thick fog on the top of the valley. Which Doi Kad Phee is about 20 kilometers from Doi Wawi.
Phu Chi Fa Forest Park
Phu Chi Fa Forest Park Is a popular viewpoint of the sea of fog and sunrise of Chiang Rai. Which located 25 kilometers away from Doi Pha, it looks like a mountain peak pointed to the sky. Is about 1,628 meters above sea level, with long cliffs extending to Laos. On the top of Phu Chi Fa is a wide grass field. In the winter, there will be special beautiful scenery.
Most tourists come to stay at Baan Rom Fah Thong. Which about 1.5 kilometers from the viewpoint. After that, in the early morning, travel up to see the sea fog in Phu Chi Fah.
Doi Hua Mae Kham
Doi Hua Mae Kham is 1,850 meters high from the sea level. It is the location of a large hill tribe village. Consisting of a Lisu tribe A majority, In addition, there are Akha, Hmong, and Muser.
At the time of the Chinese New Year every year, Lisu people will organize the Kinwu tradition. Which is like the New Year’s Day On that day, the Lisu people would dress beautifully. Having to eat, dance, dance 7 days 7 nights. In November In addition to being a beautiful mountain range with Doi Hua Mae Kham “Lotus Tong”, the bright yellow color is everywhere. Here is also a viewpoint for sunrise and mist.
Kok River Cruise
Kok River is a river that flows from Ban Tha Ton through Chiang Rai city. With a total length of 130 kilometers, tourists can rent a boat from the river pier in the city. (CR Pier) to see the scenery of the Kok River. On both sides of the hill is a beautiful natural forest
Phu Fah Thai
New mist view point Which allows tourists to experience the cold weather, see the sea of fog and watch the natural scenery around 360 degrees. Located at Baan Rom Fah Thai, Thoeng district, adjacent to the Lao PDR border across the house of Chiang Khong Which is the point of seeing the sunrise in the morning with the beautiful sea of fog in the valley With Phu Fah Thai having a height of 1,515 meters above sea level, it makes the weather cool.
The distinctive characteristics of Phu Fah Thai are at the walkway that is quite convenient. Which a 300-meter-long walkway. The tourists will be able to see the 360-degree view of the sea mist while also admiring the beauty of the sunrise and sunset.
Chiang Mai located in the north of Thailand, A city surrounded by mountains. In the past, Chiang Mai used to be a cultural and religious center of the Lanna Kingdom. The Chiang Mai weather is always cooler than the rest of the country with an average temperature of 25°C throughout the year.
Doi Inthanon is a mountain that should not miss. Because here, up to 2,565 meters above sea level, it is the highest mountain in Thailand. Which anyone would want to experience once in a lifetime Doi Inthanon is located in Doi Inthanon National Park. With abundant nature, The weather is cold all year round. In addition, the area around Doi Inthanon also has many interesting attractions. Whether Trekking, Kiew Mae Pan Nature Trail, Ang Ka Nature Trail, Siriphum Waterfall, Mae Ya Waterfall, Wachira Than Waterfall, Phra Maha That Chedi Nop Methaneedol, Phra Maha That Chedi Nopaphon Phum Siri, etc.
Located in Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park. It is the 2nd highest mountain in Thailand with a height of 2,285 meters above sea level. At the top of the mountain is another beautiful viewpoint in Thailand. And along the way to the top of the mountain Have also seen various kinds of plants, wild animals and wildflowers. Which if you want to soak up here, do not miss overnight on the top of the mountain. Because you can sleep to watch the stars in a romantic way In the cold air. In addition, you can see the fog and sunrise in the early morning as well.
Mon Jam is part of the Royal Project Nong Hoi. The upper area of Mon Jam can see the surrounding high mountains. With a beautiful mist And the villagers in the area and staff of Nong Hoi Royal Project Also helping to improve the scenery of the Mon Jam to be beautiful with the trees and flowers to bloom throughout the year And also made bamboo arches along the cliffs. In order to allow tourists to sit and watch the scenery or eat comfortably in the nearby area. There are also vegetable and fruit plots for winter sightseeing. When combined with cold and pure air Thus making it one of the most popular places to relax or take a break.
Another top mountain that should not be missed. With the characteristics of a unique mountain top In the gable triangle The excitement of Mon Jong is that the hills on both sides are distinctly different. By which the east side is a forest. The hillside will gradually pour down and the west side will be a steep cliff. Causing a small, narrow pathway. That is a long path that goes to the summit on the south side, called “Hua Sing”. At this point, there is a height of about 1,929 meters above sea level. There are also many kinds of wild animals. Including the thousand-year-old rose believed to be the largest in Thailand.
Doi Luang Chiang Dao
Doi Luang Chiang Dao, The top of the mountain is the most prominent in Thailand. There are 2,225 meters above sea level. Which considered the third highest in Thailand. To overcome the summit of Doi Luang Chiang Dao is not easy. In addition to the body must be strong, the heart must also be ready as well. But if anyone gets up to the top of the mountain Will find it worth the tiredness. Because you can see the scenery from the top of the mountain in the stunning view.
Doi Ang Khang
The land is surrounded by a fertile green valley. In addition to visiting flower plantations, vegetables, and the fruit in the winter, also walking to pick the fresh strawberries, watching tea plantations in the fog. At the same time, experience the hill tribe lifestyle and cold weather. This is a paradise on a high hill where you can reach.
Doi Mon Ngo
Doi Mon Ngo located about 2 kilometers from the Royal Project Development Center, Muang Ngo. Suitable for natural tourists who want to see Chiang Mai’s highland forest view. At the same time, also experience the cold, watch the sunrise and sunset with the beautiful fog sea panorama.
Anyone who wants to experience this beautiful atmosphere can stay overnight at the Royal Mon Ngo Project. There are no accommodation and restaurants. There are only a tent and bathroom facilities.
The land of rocky cliffs, more than 5 million years ago, is located within Mae Wang National Park. It is a natural phenomenon caused by the erosion of rain and wind, causing the land It is believed that hundreds of years or thousands of years ago, this area used to be the path of the Ping River, changing the flow to another direction. The ground in this area raised itself to make it a high hill. Until having a beautiful shape, large about 30 meters. There is also found a large honeycomb along the cliff as well.
Pine Forest, Ban Wat Chan
Ban Wat Chan is a pine forest that is a destination for nature lovers. In addition to beauty, tourists will also experience the Karen lifestyle that has existed for hundreds of years. That serves to maintain this forest land well For tourists who want to see the smoothness of the pine shadow that sits on either side of the road, you can walk or bring your bike to ride inside.
Pha Dok Siang Waterfall
Pha Dok Siang Waterfall Located in Doi Inthanon National Park close to Ban Mae Klang Luang. It is a large waterfall which has a total of 10 floors, but the most beautiful floor is on the 7th floor. In addition to a high cliff, Many streams will flow down beautifully. In the front, there is also a bamboo bridge to walk across a small stream around the side. This is a green forest, cool and fresh air.
Mae Hong Son Province Is a province in northern Thailand There are many distinctive features. Especially the terrain Cultural diversity And the diversity of the population from many ethnic groups Due to the mountainous terrain, Mae Hong Son has many beautiful attractions. Especially during the winter season, there are many tourists traveling to this places as follow
The Lotus Flower Field
Doi Mae U Kho lotus flower field is in Khun Yuam district. Mae Hong Son province is very beautiful. When the lotus flower is full of 500 acres in November to December, the lotus flower fields surrounded by complex valleys. As if bringing bright yellow throughout the area.
Ban Rak Thai, Chinese Village, Yunnan
The atmosphere surrounded by mountains, the sea of fog, blooming flowers and warm tea in Yunnan Chinese village. Surrounded by Mae Hong Son valley, the atmosphere here is like traveling to mainland China. In addition to very good weather, the area of Ban Rak Thai is suitable for growing good tea. And winter plants as well. This is a famous tourist destination for tea. And the famous food is pork legs, eaten with mantou.
This is a royal project of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. King Rama IX to promote career development And the well-being of minority people in this area, including the restoration and conservation of nature to be sustainable. The atmosphere of this place has been dubbed as Switzerland in Thailand. In addition to the beauty of the tall pine trees Surrounded by a calm reservoir, Cool weather all year round Including swans that swim in the lake Is a very impressive image.
Pai Historical Bridge
In addition to natural beauty, there are also stories of World War II history. This bridge is an important point for the Japanese army to transport food supplies. And various equipment To enter Burma. Today, this bridge has become one of the most important tourist attractions in Pai. In addition to the various exhibition signs That tells the history of this place On both sides, there are shops selling various souvenirs for tourists as well.
Where to stay in Pai
Phra That Doi Kong Mu
Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu, which is not far from Mae Hong Son, for the people of the city. This is an ancient sacred place, formerly known as “Plai Doi Temple”, built with Burmese art.
This temple is not far from Mae Hong Son. And when we walked to the viewpoint behind the relics, both will see the beautiful scenery of Mae Hong Son city clearly and worth the trip.
Kong Land, Pai Canyon
Another tourist attraction, which considered a miracle from nature, is the Kong Lan or Pai Canyon. This mountainous area caused by soil collapse and wind and rain erosion in a wide area Until it formed a deep groove and steep cliffs Some of the ground has collapsed so much that it is only a narrow path Which the interesting place to visit.
Ban Santichon, Sea Fog, Yun Lai
Yun Lai Viewpoint is located in Pai District. It is about 1.6 kilometers away from Santichon Village. Most tourists tend to sleep at Pai. And then in the dawn, gathered together for the villagers’ car at Santichon Village to see the sea of fog. In addition to this beautiful nature viewing point, There are also delicious items that should not be missed. That is hot tea with Mantou.
Su Tong Pae, The wooden bridge of Faith
Su Tong Pae is a Thai Yai language that means praying successfully. The name of this bridge comes from the intention of the villagers, monks and various faith groups. Together, created for monks and novices from the Dharma Phu Sama Park and villagers in the area can travel conveniently Thus causing the bamboo bridge.