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Local Life, KMT Village, Pha Sua Waterfall And Pang Oung
Visit the local people of Baan Mokjampae, a Chan village who are known for their unique noodle making. See everyday life in the paddy fields and other agricultural plantations too. Continue on to Baan Napapake to visit the Meow Hilltribe. Local Lunch is served at Baan Rak Thai, a Chinese community. Baan Rak Thai was settled by former Kuo Min Tang (Nationalist) fighters from Yunnan Province, China, after the Communist takeover of China. Then visit KMT Yunan Chinese Refugee Settlement with its tea and coffee plantation, where you can taste several kinds of Chinese Jasmine Tea. Also visit the huge and picturesque Pha Sua Waterfall with its seven level cataracts. Continue to visit Pang Oung, a pretty and serene lake in a valley glittering under the sunlight surrounded by mountain ranges. Beautiful in every season, its lake view, pine leaves and beautiful mountain scenes are a perfect combination for visitors who love to be touched by nature.
Monks Morning Almsgiving Tour (Food Offering)
Is there a better feeling in the world than when you give. And giving alms to the monks of Mae Hong Son certainly fits into this category! An early morning pick up from your Mae Hong Son hotel will take you to a large, local market and you'll immediately see how different it is to your market back home. As dawn has just opened its eyes, you may be feeling a little peckish so the guide will take you
Mae Hong Son City & Temples Tour
One of the most iconic sites in Mae Hong Son is its lake. Right beside the lake, are two magnificent temples - Wat Chong Klang and Wat Chong Kham. Following hotel pick up, visit these two very attractive monasteries which house glass paintings depicting Buddhism and the locals villagers simple way of life and a very striking wicker Buddha image. With the lake, Nong Chong Kham, and the surrounding public park in the front of the temples and the mountains in the background this is certainly a beautiful place to visit. Continue on to “Wat Phra Thad Doi Kong Moo” which overlooks the provincial city. Constructed by Phaya Singhanatracha in 1860, the first King of Mae Hong Son, the hilltop temple temple comprises of several structures including two chedis and two viharns. An extremely tranquil setting, the top of Doi Kong Moo hill provides 360 degree views of Chong Kham Lake, Mae Hong Son, the Pai valley and the airport to one side and the forested hills of Burma to the other side.
Tham Lod Cave & Pre-Historical Tomb & Bamboo Bridge
Tham Lod is a place where antiques and pre-historic remains have been found. Together with a lamp, be guided into Tham Lod Cave by bamboo raft. This huge cave is magnificently adorned with colourful stalagmites and stalactites. Lunch is provided at a local restaurant. Then visit "Tham Plaa" or Fish Cave, 17.4 kms up the road towards Pai. Walk about 200 metres through the park and cross a narrow suspension bridge to the cave. Next to the cave is a pool burbling from a subterranean stream. The pool holds enormous fish which you can feed. Visit also Zutongpae Bridge, the bamboo bridge located on the outskirts of Mae Hong Son City lined with bamboo mat of about 2 metres wide and approximately 500 metres in length which was built by the locals to serve the monks of Wat Tham Poo Sa Ma and locals of Ban Gung Mai Sak. The name "Zutongpae" is from the Shan language and means 'success'. It is believed that dreams will come true to those who cross the bridge.