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White Water Rafting

The Pai River, the longest and widest river in the Mae Hong Son province, originates in the Tanon Thongchai and Danlao mountain ranges to flow through three districts in Mae Hong Son province: the Pai district, the Pang Ma Pha district, and the Mae Hong Son Muang district before joining the Salween River in the […]

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Festivals & Events

Tea Festival

A tea-tasting festival is held annually in February at the Rak Thai village (Mae Aw Chinese village). Rak Thai village is located on the border of Thailand and Myanmar. The chief industry of the villagers is growing tea. Many tourists, both Thai and foreigners, enjoy this festival. The festival supports tea growers and promotes tourism […]

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Bua Tong Blossom Festival

In the month of November, the Khun Yuam and Mae Sariang districts are covered with a stretch of golden Bua Tong blooms. At Doi Mae U-Kho, the flowers cover the area profusely with large flowers. Some classify it as a weed; therefore, it was acceptable clear the area to make way for farmers to plant […]

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Hill Tribe

Karen Tribes

Karen tribes, located in the hill tribes in Mae Hong Son province is one of the largest in the area. They are located in all of the districts as the western territory of Mae Hong Son area borders the Kaya State of Myanmar. They migrated to the Northern Thailand, and have been living here for […]

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Culture & Lifestyle

Handicraft

Thai shirt A Thai woman’s blouse falls to her waist.  The blouse, with sleeves or no sleeves, crosses over from side to side in the front.  There is some thick embroidery or engraving around the neck, on edge of sleeves, and the edge of the blouse.  Some are decorated with beads, pearls, and spangles. A […]

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Elephant Riding

The tourists who prefer to ride an elephant to admire nature along the mountains and streams can take about one hour to enjoy this activity. The elephant takes you on a slow walk into the forest to bring you close to nature. The stillness of the forest, the color of leaves, the wild birds, and […]

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Hill Tribe

Lawa Tribes

The Lawa tribes are the first along the Ping River. They built their villages in Chiang Mai and Mae Hong Son provinces. The stay at both high altitudes and valleys and each village consist of around twenty to a hundred families. The Lawa tribes build their houses at a high platform and they are typically […]

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Things To Do in Pai

Pai, one of the loveliest districts in the Mae Hong Son province, attracts tourists to visit every year, and has plenty of Thing to Do sites. Its charm and beauty lure vacationers to return throughout the year, every year. Huai Nam Dung One of the foggiest places in the Moo 7 Wiang Nua sub-district borders the […]

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Poi Sang Long Procession

One of the most important processions through the Mae Hong Son province is the Poi Sang Long Procession; more people join this than any other procession. This highly admired occasion is the celebration of novice ordination.  It is traditional for boys between the ages of seven and fourteen to enter monkhood to learn the precepts […]