Places to Visit in Mae Hong Son, Thailand, Asia

Places to Visit in Mae Hong Son, Thailand, Asia

Mae Hong Son is a town and the capital of Mae Hong Son Province in Thailand. Mae Hong Son is situated towards the North West part of Thailand and located in the Shan Hills along the banks of River Pai. Mae Hong Son province covers an area of 12,681.3 Sq Kms and situated at an elevation of 790 feet (240 meters) above the sea level and economy of Mae Hong Son depends on farming, commercial shops and tourism.

Mae Hong Son is bound by Pang Mapha, Kalayaniwattana, Mae Chaem, Mae La Noi, Chiang Mai, La,phun, Mueang Chiang Rai and Burma. Mae Hong Son is situated at the distance of 890 Kms from the capital of Thailand, Bangkok and coordinates of Mae Hong Son are 19.2881° N, 97.9644° E.

Tourism in Mae Hong Son:

Mae Hong Son is surrounded by mountains and forest region and it has the highest mountain measuring up to 1,918 meters above the sea level. Most of the tourists visit Mae Hong Son to escape the summer heat and there are various tourist attractions in the province.


Places to visit in Mae Hong Son:

Fish Cave:

This Cave is located at the distance of 20 Kms from the Mae Hong Son town and it is stunning spot to visit and small water cannel leads to the cave but known one has every entered the cave.

Phasua Waterfall National Park:

Phasua Waterfall National Park is situated in the Mae Hong Son province and this national park covers an area of 488 Sq Kms and bounded by mountains and this national park has the highest peak at an elevation of 1,918 meters above the sea level and numbers of tourists visit to view this stunning waterfall.


Other Places to visit in Mae Hong Son:

  • Pha Sua waterfall
  • Ban Rak Thai
  • Mae Hong Son Loop
  • Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu
  • Namtok Pha Suea
  • Wat Nam Hoo
  • Huai Nam Dang National Park
  • Phu Klon Country Club
  • Namtok Mae Surin National Park


Things to do in Mae Hong Son:

  • Rafting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Elephant Trekking
  • Trekking


Best Time to Visit Mae Hong Son:

Mae Hong Son is mountainous region and climate is pleasant throughout the year and best time to visit Mae Hong Son is between the months of March to June.


How to Reach Mae Hong Son?

By Air:

Mae Hong Son is served by Mae Hong Son Airport, located at the distance of 2 Kms from center of the city and this airport operates domestic flight to Chiang Mai and Chiang Mai operates international flights and it is the major airport in North Part of Thailand.


By Train:

If tourists are planning to come by train the nearest railway station is Chiang Mai Railway Station, which is located at the distance of 240 Kms from Mae Hong Son city and railway line is connected to various cities in Thailand.


By Road:

Mae Hong Son is a hilly region and few roads connects to this region and tourists can avail the transportation facilities like bus, car, minivan, van and motorcycle services to get around the city.


Where to Stay in Mae Hong Son? 

Mae Hong Son is a hill station located towards the north west part of Thailand and major tourist attraction in North Thailand. Plenty of hotels, guesthouse and resorts can be located in the city which cost from $ 13 to $ 100 and above per night. Some of the major hotels in Mae Hong Son are as follows:

  • Imperial Mae Hong Son Resort
  • Belle Villa Resort Pai
  • Mountain Inn Hotel
  • Ban Kiangdoi Hotel
  • Fiat Nadee House
  • Baiyoke Chalet Hotel
  • The Rock Garden Resort
  • Baan Krating Pai Resort
  • Rimnamklangdoi Resort
  • Baan Rom Mai
  • View Point Lodge
  • Baan Suan Kai Mook
  • Thepnakorn Hotel Phitsanulok

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