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.
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.