Welcome to Mae Hong Son Province
Accessible only by vomit-inducing windy mountain roads or a dodgy flight to the provincial capital, Mae Hong Son is arguably Thailand’s remotest province. Thickly forested and mountainous, and far from the influence of sea winds, the temperature seldom rises above 40°C, while in January the temperature can drop to 2°C. The air is often misty with ground fog in the winter and smoke from slash-and-burn agriculture... Read More
Top experiences in Mae Hong Son Province
Mae Hong Son Province activities
3-Day 2-Night Exploring the Mae Hong Son Region
Mae Hong Son Province lies 157 miles north west of Chiang Mai Province. This remote yet spectacular region of northern Thailand is your home for the next 3 days.Itinerary:Day 1: Arrival Mae Hong Son (L)Arrive to Mae Hong Son airport and join your transfer to your hotel. Settle in with lunch at local restaurant then in the afternoon, enjoy the drive to Phasuer Waterfall. Visit a Meo Hilltribe Village at Na Pa Pag and a Chinese Village at Ban Mae Or, located 1200 meters above sea level. Enjoy a walk around the village and try some home-made Chinese tea. Overnight: Mae Hong Son. Day 2: Mae Hong Son – Pai – Mae Hong Son (B,L) Enjoy an early breakfast before visiting a local bustling morning market. Your drive to the Pai District is along a scenic route offering breathtaking views of this northern province. After a delicious lunch at a local restaurant you will fill your afternoon with a visit to the 5,465 ft long Lod Caves with amazing and natural stalactite and stalagmite formations before moving on to witness the remarkable culture of the Lisu & Lahu Hilltribe villages. A stop at the famous Fish Cave will then have you on your way back to Mae Hong Son. Overnight: Mae Hong Son. Day 3: Departure Mae Hong Son (B,L) Enjoy breakfast at leisure then take a boat trip along the Pai River home to the exotic ‘Long Neck Karen Tribe’ with their necks elongated by brass rings. A picnic lunch will be served then in the afternoon you visit the famous temples: Wat Phra Dhat Doi Kong Moo and Wat Jong Kham. Relax and settle in for your transfer to Mae Hong Son airport.
Northern Thailand Hilltribes Trek
Once upon a time, Northern Thailand was off-the-radar; the sort of place only true-blue adventurers knew about. But now that the secret is out, its once-isolated hilltribe villages are swamped with tourists. For the real thing, though, you’ve gotta go deeper. Join us as we trek further into the hills to rice fields and lush valleys far from the crowds, learn about traditional medicine from a village shaman, and explore the deep cave of Tham Lod by bamboo raft. The magic of Northern Thailand is still out there; you just have to know where to find it. Now, you do.
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Northern Thailand Adventure
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Northern Thailand Sampler
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Northern Thailand Encompassed
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