Pai Map (Mae Hong Son) See Map
Enclosed in a lofty mountain range, Pai district is endowed with many forms of natural wonders such as waterfalls, gorges, caves and hot springs. The famous destination for adventurous travellers is Pai River, the longest river in Mae Hong Son which welcomes its visitors with a series of rapids dancing along its scenic gorges.
Pai remained one of Thailand’s best-kept backpacker secrets until recently when an improved road, new airport, and even a popular Thai movie put it on the map. Today, Pai is busier than ever with a jump in tourism.
Aside from relaxing, meeting other travelers, and enjoying the scenic surroundings, Pai has a few simple attractions on offer.
The Memorial Bridge: Not quite as impressive as Kancanaburi’s River Kwai Bridge but worth a look none-the-less. Built by the Japanese during WWII, it offers some great photo ops and the river it crosses is gorgeous.
Waterfalls: Mo Paeng Waterfall is the most accessible of Pai’s waterfalls; locals use a large, smooth rock which serves as a natural slide into a deep pool for swimming. Mae Yen Waterfall, slightly more impressive, is about four miles outside of town.
Huai Nam Dang National Park: Huai Nam Dang National Park is at Km. 65 on the Pai-Mae Malai route Highway No.1095, there is a turning leading to the headquarters of the Huai Nam Dang National Park.Visitors can spend the night in tents to wait for the spectacular views of sunrise and mist-shrouded mountain views in the morning. Cherry blossom during January adds charms to the attraction.
Tha Pai Hot Spring: this is another attraction in the area of Huai Nam Dang National Park. The hot spring is two kilometres off Route 1095 at Km. 87. It has an average temperature of 80˚c. Steam from the spring permeates the site in the morning creating fascinating sights. The area is also rich in teakwoods and suitable for overnight camping. To get there: take Highway No. 1095 Pai-Mae Malai Route, at Km. marker 87-88 turn left for 3 kilometre for Ban Tha Pai. The National Park Office, Tel: 0 5324 8491, 0 5326 3910, 0 2562 0760
Tha Pai .
People in Pai began bustling with tourists, both foreign and Thailand do Pai. For foreign tourists were rafting on a rubber raft. Relaxing by the pool Pai read a book or rent a bicycle, motorcycle, the driver. Staying guesthouse Marist cheap. Row samples Pai Walking Street
For the tourist in Thailand Last Huai Nam Dang Rafting rarely because it is too dangerous. Driving play in the Main Street Bridge Historic Landmark Commission waterfalls, hot springs mineral bath Pai Wat Phra That Mae Yen Texas Water House Yunnan and was loitering in the street, people walking at night.
The appearance of the street. Tags originally released with only a small roadside souvenirs of villagers in Pai. Local products such as handicrafts, various types of clothing, such as hats, shoes, beaded bracelets, necklaces dr the light a little from the road. Some say the gaslight Or the lighting of candles Customers mainly focused on foreigners over. Villagers started selling local foods The European Food stores open water drinking beer, Manchester City Council’s Planet enough tourists in Thailand increased in the last 51-55 years, is starting to stores such as Postcard hawker noodles, roti it burned white bakery. Store grilled octopus Dependency will be sold. Mixture until it does not have the same identity.
For those who never or rarely Pai did not see much of a difference. But the charm of the pedestrian another phone. Postcard shop here. Pai is considered reliefs Whether it’s midnight or lunch makes it a classic. No less fascinating
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The Moo 5 Tambon Wiang Tai. Away from the district to the west, approximately 3 km is enshrined. I warm city This is a sacred Buddha statue made of bronze metal width of 30 inches, 28 inches tall Buddha head is hollow. Top off with water and trapped. Buddha is about 500 years old Leo III 2515 A pilgrim from Chom Thong. Chiang Mai Province Worship and wonder what in the Bible is open water so that the water really is. This news spread like flowing water, there are people to worship as his head out of the water, it will flow out again in Denotes out all the time.
Behind the pagoda As history recalls King Naresuan the Great was built to contain Praaaฐi was actually Supangkanlaya.
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The highlight of this is the Cultural traditions, indigenous people in Yunnan, China. The treatment by the Chinese Yunnan residential home soil and food processing in Yunnan, China. When we arrived in the village atmosphere models. As we step into China. Due to the nature of the decoration is Chinese Yunnan all. A cultural center will be a building that is striking. Thousands of colorful dragon on a pole located on the slopes of the dark. The front of the Chinese stones. When walking into the soil to find a home with the clear blue sky, the bright orange lining. A shop selling souvenirs such as shoes, clothing, native tea, fruit preserves and dried. Various kinds of processed food Available to travelers
Bridge. (World War 2) Pai .
Bridge Built during World War II. While Japan has arisen in the country. The raw materials intended for use as a troop transport. And weapons to Myanmar, the Bridge Over the River Kwai In the past, this bridge was used as a travel route of the general public. Until now, it has built a bridge to replace standard concrete. And is a major tourist spot of Pai away. Visitors can walk on the bridge And take photographs A novel microscopy with respect to the history of the bridge and Pai Tang in front of the bridge as well.
Most visitors tend to travel photography. And walk across the bridge. A memorial in the city. Pai current bridge has been renovated as a tourist attraction. An exhibition Awareness Of Pai and the bridge to take a very beautiful evening.