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Mae Hong Son

Getting around

It’s pretty easy to walk around most of Mae Hong Son. Official motorcycle taxi drivers wear a red tunic with a white number and within town they charge 20B; to Doi Kong Mu it’s 50B one way or 80B return. Motorcycle drivers will also take passengers further afield but fares out of town are expensive. There are now a few túk-túk in town; most are at the bus stop. They charge 40B per trip and 50B to the airport.

Motorcycles are readily available for rent (150B to 200B per day) around town.

PA Motorbike (0 5361 1647; 21 Th Pradit Jong Kham) Opposite Friends House, it rents motorbikes (from 150B per day), cars and jeeps (from 1000B per day). Insurance can be bought on top.

Avis Rent-A-Car (0 5362 0457-8; www.avisthailand.com) Its office is located at the Mae Hong Son airport. Rates start at about 1300B per day.