Mae Hong Son

MAE HONG SON

Misty Mountain Meeting Place

This rustic Burmese border town in the extreme northwest of Thailand makes an unusual and exceptional place to gather for incentives events. A long isolated piece of land which is the home to the ethnic mountain peoples and elephants. It also has many inspiring temples situated at Mae Hong Son. The town has been opened up for quite a while now, accessible by either super winding road or a short flight to Chiang Mai and follow by car. For a truly distinctive event, team building and activities among the elephants in Mae Hong Son is another unique experience you can have.

FAST FACTS

REGION

Northern

POPULATION

275,884 people (Male: 140,715 people, Female: 135,169 people)

HOW TO GET THERE

You are able to fly or ride the train up to Chiang Mai, then follow by bus. Driving by yourself is another option to witness several other scenic views between Chiang Mai and Mae Hong Son. From Bangkok, there are buses to Mae Hong Son departing from the Northern Bus Terminal (Mochit 2) on Kampangpetch Road every day.

ACTIVITIES

Buffalo Riding, Elephant Riding, Rafting in Pai River, Swinging and visiting Yunnan Cultural Centre Ban Santichon,  Playing around in a sheepfold, feeding the sheep, and cutting their hair

TOURIST HOTSPOTS

Pai, Bua Tong Fields at Doi Mae U-Kho, Tham Lot, Tham Pla – Pha Suea National Park, Phra That Doi Kong Mu Temple, Pang Tong 2 Royal Project (Pang Ung), Pai, Sutongpe Bridge

INTERESTING INFO

Beautiful Mae Hong Son is a place of extremes: it is Thailand’s most mountainous, forest-covered and least dense populated province. It also offers a unique opportunity for tourist to experience different cultures as it has numerous remote hill-tribe villages.