The city of the three mists would doubt how comes the nickname of this province in the north of Thailand. Actually, it refers to “Mae Hong Son” covered by the fog in all three seasons. Beyond its unspoiled hinterland of the forest is towered over by soaring peaks and rich in natural resources, abundant mixed forest, full waterways, and delight climate all year round, in particular in the winter.
Many interesting records of Mae Hong Son, for example, it is the lowest density of population in the country while it is the 8th largest of space. Besides, Mae Hong Son is the city with the highest index of happiness in Thailand!
Well, unfortunately, Mae Hong Son is unfamiliar to foreign tourists. Actually, there are many attractions for one to undergo in this mountainous realm. Like the natural attraction is not too far from the town and doesn’t take too much time of drive, though somewhere needs to drive on the mountain road.
Highlights of Mae Hong Son
The highlights of Mae Hong Son, for example, Pai, Pang Ung (The Royal Initiative Project Pang Tong 2 – Pang Ung), Yun Lai Scenic Point, and Ban Rak Thai. And if you want a bit more convenient trip, the viewpoint at Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu in Mae Hong Son Town is delight enough with the extreme environment. Otherwise, the position at a trendy café, Before Sunset Coffee or at Su Tong Pae Bridge – the Bridge of Faith are also brilliant for you to visit. Another must-not-thing in Mae Hong Son is the spectacular landscape of Thung Bua Tong (the Mexican Marigold Field) at Doi Mae U-Kho, where the place is well-known as the first Mexican Marigold field opened to the public in Thailand. The lovely flower meadow covered about 1,600,000 sqm as the yellow duvet blanketing all through the hill in November to December annually. Indeed, it’s once a year!
Mae Hong Son is more than what we summarized here. Just book the trip and pack your bag to see “the Switzerland of Thailand” with your own eyes.