Mae Hong Son
is the frontier province and bordered by Myanmar, located on the
westernmost of northern region. It is covered Muang District, Mae
Sariang District, Khun Yuam District, Pai District, Sob Moei
District and Pang Mapha District, with the area of about 12,681.259
square kilometers, about 924 kilometers away from Bangkok.
Three foggy Lands is another name for Mae Hong Son. As Mae Hong Son
is located in the valley which is surrounded by the complicated
mountain range, which parallels Thanon Thong Chai Range, an Daen Lao
Range. Mae Hong Son is covered with fog all year round, and has
aplendid scenery, which abounds with plants. Therefore, it was
called “ Switzerland of Thailand”.
Distance from City to other districts:
Mae La Noi
How To Get There
There are two major routes from Chiangmai to Mae Hong Son, highway
1095 and 108.
Natural scene along the way,
you may stop to take a lot of green rice field photos,
Redundance with attracting
places, guest house. I would recommend one of the most
interesting resort: Tha Pai Spa Camping which is highlighted
with hot spring bath to your room.
More tourists choose this
way to Pai District for rafting.
distance 285 kms.
5 hours from Chiangmai to
Mae Hong Son (City).
one of the key weakness is:
a lot of sharp curves.
380 kms for 7 hours
not many sharpe curves but
more in number of curves
Weaknesses are bad road
if you need car rent from Bangkok to Chaingmai or Chiangmai to Mae
Hong Son. Please contact us:
or Call: 662-2119656.
From Bangkok's Northern Bus Station. Phahonyothin Road, both air and
non air-conditioned buses leave 20 times daily to Chiang Mai. From
Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Station, buses leave 8 times daily for Mae
Hong Son on two different routes :
- Chiang Mai-Pai- Mae Hong Son route
- Chiang Mai-Hot- Mae Sariang-Khun Yuam- Mae Hong Son route.
There is a direct air-conditioned bus leaving the Northern Bus
Station from Bangkok to Mae Hong Son one time daily. The trip takes
about 17 hours.
Bangkok - Mae Hong Son
only one trip, you have to leave at 6 p.m. and arrive at Mae
Hong Son at 7 a.m. on the following day. Bus fare is 418 Bht
Call: (66) 2-9363587-8
There is no direct train express trains leave for Chiang Mai 7 times
daily. From Chiang Mai, one can take a bus or a plane to Mae Hong
Son. The Bangkok Railway Station: Tel. 02-223-7010, 02-223-7020.
There is no direct flight from Bangkok to Mae Hong Son. Thai Airways
International Ltd. Operates flights from Bangkok to Chiang Mai and
from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son many times daily. For further
information please contact Thai Airways International Tel.
02-280-0060,02- 628-2000 or (053)611-194 (Mae Hong Son)
and (053) 211-044-7 (Chiang Mai).from Bangkok to Mae Hong Son. From the Bangkok Railway