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Mae Hong Son
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Mae Hong Son

Mae Hong Son is known as “The city of Three Mist” it conjures fantastic images of rugged, mist enshrouded mountains where isolated tribal villages await exploration. From the fascinating culture of the indigenous tribal communities to the spectacular natural beauty of the countryside, Mae Hong Son is certainly a dream-come-true destination for many visitors.


Attractive Places


The Dok Bua Tong
The Dok Bua Tong can be classified as wild sunflower. It blooms during November painting the entire hilly area of Doi Mae U-kho in brilliant yellow. It draws flocks of visitors to Khun Yuam district during that 2 weeks of blooming yearly. Camping sites arranged during the Bua Tong Bloom Festival.
Wat Phrathat Doi Kong Mu
Wat Phrathat Doi Kong Mu erected by the first governor of Mae Hong Son, this temple reflects the strong influence of the Burmese. The highlights of this attraction are the two lavishly decorated pagodas. Also, this hilltop temple affords an exceptional aerial view of the city and surrounding mountains and valleys.
Pang Ung
Due to its splendid scenery, this place is known as Switzerland of Thailand. Along the bank of Huai Pang tong Reservoir stand coniferous forests formed by Khasi pine and Sumatran pine which are fully covered by enormous evergreen forest and mountains. The word ‘Pang’ in northern Thai dialect means a shelter in which woodsmen stay and the word ‘Oung’ means a wetland. Aside from being able to see such amazing fog in the morning, another well-known activity that visitors should try is sightseeing by rafts and visiting the highlight of it.
Ban Rak Thai
Rak Thai village is surrounded with a big water reservoir and a beautiful lake. Since the village is surrounded by the mountain range and other types of plants especially the winter plants, the village owns wonderful scenery. The outstanding uniqueness features of this village are some houses’ walls which are made from clay and rice straw and painted in brownish yellow color. Another feature is the red and green Chinese pattern on architraves which make the house stands out. This village is known in growing fine teas such as Ching and Ou Long.

Article courtesy of : Tourism Authority of Thailand