Mae Hong Son Highlight
Mae Hong Son Tour package
Mae Hong Son HighlightItinerary
DAY 1 : CHIANG MAI / PAI / LOD CAVE / MAE HONG SON
Pick up from Chiang Mai Airport or hotel to Mae Hong Son.
Drive to Pai, a tiny town halfway between Chiang Mai and Mae Hong Son with some steep and winding roads through the mountains with various stops on the way, such as Mok Fha Waterfall, Pong Dued hot spring where the steam from the spring permeates the site in the morning creating fascinating sights. The area is also rich in teak woods.
Then continue drive on to Pai and made a stop at World War II Memorial Bridge, this bridge was built in 1942, at that time the Japanese troops chose Pai to be their military base.
Arrive at Pai, The town that well known as one of the most tranquil and scenic town of Northern Thailand. Despite the small size of Pai, the town is serving as a home to a diverse group of mountain tribes include Shan, Karen, Haw Hmong, Muslims from Myanmar and Yananese Chinese. Pai is truly an undiscovered international Utopia.
Lunch served at local restaurant.
Drive on to visit Lod Cave where a huge cave system is once a dwelling place of pre-historic man.
Experience with take the Bamboo Raft reach into the cave; explore the 1 kilometer-long cave along which can be found beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Also discovered are 2,000 year old remains of utensils and coffins.
Then continue to visit Fish Cave, A special feature is the hollow cave filled with numerous freshwater fish, which is of the same family as the carp. The fish are quite safe from being caught as they are believed to belong to the gods.
Then transfer to the Mae Hong Son hotel.
Overnight : Mae Hong Son
Meal : Lunch
DAY 2 : LONG NECK KAREN VILLAGE / MAE HONG SON CITY TEMPLES / NEXT DESTINATIONS
Breakfast at the hotel.
An exotic experience by take the boat trip along Pai River to visit the world famous Long Neck Karen Village where the women wear several brass rings around their long, slender necks. The Padaung women famously wear brass rings around their necks.
This distorts the growth of their collarbones and makes them look as if they have long necks - which they don’t. This row of brass rings does not actually stretch their necks but in fact squash the vertebrae and collar bones.
A woman generally has about twenty or more rings around her neck. This neck ring adornment is started when the girls are 5 or 6 years old.
Lunch served at local restaurant.
Start Mae Hon Son city tour to visit Wat Doi Klong Moo, located on a hill to the west of town, is a major provincial landmark. There are two Burmese-style Chedis. The larger one was built in 1860 while the smaller one was erected in 1874. A panoramic view of Mae Hong Son can be enjoyed from the site.
Continue to Wat Jong Klang and Wat Jong Kum, magnificent Burmese style temples; there are several interesting items such as wooden figurines of human and animals depicted which means one of odd stories of former incarnations of the Buddha created by Burmese craftsmen.
Then transfer to:
Option 1 : Mae Hong Son Airport for Chiang Mai. [25 mins flight]
Option 2 : Return back to Chiang Mai by road with your guide & driver. [349 kms/5 hours drive - non stop]
Arrive Chiang Mai, transfer to your Chiang Mai hotel.
Overnight : -
Meal : Breakfast (Hotel) / Lunch
Rates [Valid 01-APR-2016 - 30-SEP-2016]
Standard Class :Inclusions:
- Fern Resort, Mae Hong Son (Deluxe Room)
Executive Class :
- Imperial Resort, Mae Hong Son (Deluxe Room)
Hotel Terms & Conditions
>> Rates quote in Thai Baht are net per person per package sharing occupancy inclusive of all taxes and applicable service charges.
>> Hotel surcharge may apply during peak tourist-season in some hotel.
>> Reservations are based on availability, and cannot be combined with any other hotel discounts or promotional offers.
>> Reservations are on prepayment basis.
>> All special requests are subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.
Accommodation with daily breakfast
All transfers air-conditioned vehicles within the journey, including pick-up at airport
A local English-speaking guide (other languages available upon request)
All admission fees as mentioned in the program
All meal as mentioned in the program
Items of a personal nature
Any Air ticket & Airport Tax
Meals not specified in the itinerary
Soft drinks or other refreshments during local tours
Tips or Gratuities to guide & driver
Any services non-mentioned in the itinerary
For children under 3 years old will be Free of charge.
For children 4-12 years old we charge 70% of the price that calculate from a total number of adult pax.
For children over 13 years old we charge normal price.