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Hill Tribe

Lahu Tribes

The Lahu tribes originally come from Tibet and the southwest of China. For the next 100 years, they lived in the south of China and northeast of Myanmar after migration. Later, they migrated to provinces like Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Mae Hong Son, Tak, and Kampaengphet provinces of Northern Thailand. Hunting is one the Lahu […]

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Hill Tribe

Hmong Tribes

Originally from Tibet and Mongolia, the Hmong Tribes migrated to China and resided there for several centuries. In 1857, Hmong Tribes move to Thailand and have been residing among the mountains of Chiang Rai, Payao, Nan, Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Son, Phrae, Lampang, Kampaengphet, Loei, Phitsanulok, Petchaboon, Sukhothai, and Tak provinces ever since. Hmong tribes […]

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Festivals & Events

Chong Phara Procession

In the Thai Yai dialect, Chong Phara means a castle. It is a handmade wooden or bamboo structure, decorated with colorful perforated papers, various fruits, colorful flags, and lamps. It is traditionally placed in the courtyard of a house or a monastery, often as a symbol of respect to Lord Buddha and his mother in […]

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Attractions

Things To Do in Sob Moei

Sob Moei is the smallest district in Mae Hong Son province. However, Sob Moei is no less breathtaking than any other of the districts. This district still practices a simple lifestyle and upholds their original culture.  The district’s natural surroundings are also attractive to tourists. Mae Ngao National Park The park, located about 15 km […]

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Activities

Trekking

Venturing off the usual path is always exciting, particularly in northern Thailand where sightseeing by foot, elephant, mountain bike, four-wheel drive vehicle, or river raft brings tourists close to the local inhabitants―farmers and hill tribe people who occupy high altitude settlements―and their traditional, rural ways.   The treks take tourists through forested mountains, high valleys […]

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Activities

Pai River Cruise

For tourists who prefer not to raft, the Pai river can be traversed by boat―just as fun as rafting. It takes only one hour for the long-tailed boat to take you down the river between two banks of unparalleled solitude; the morning fog sometimes creates a mystical, dream-like river. The mountain ranges, green trees, and […]

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Salween River Cruise

Because of decreasing water levels in the dry season, the beach and rocks around the river are more visible.  Long-tailed boats are the most popular way to travel the river. Boating starts at the Mae Saam Laeb village, situated approximately 47 km away from Mae Sariang district, and continues along Highway 1194.  This village on […]

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Mae Hong Son Province

Khun Yuam

Khun Yuam is located in the south of the Mae Hong Son province, and neighbours the following administrative areas: the Kaya state of Myanmar and Mae Hong Son Muang district in the North; the Mae Chaem district in Chiang Mai province in the East; the Mae Lanoi district in the South, and the Kaya state […]

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Attractions

Things To Do in Mae Sariang

Things To Do in Mae Sariang: Mae Sariang is the oldest district of the Mae Hong Son province has been inhabited by hill tribes for many, many years. It also holds an important place in the history of Lanna. Mae Sariang is the representative district of civilization; tourists should not miss its natural, dense forests, […]