Doi Pha Tang and Phu Chi Fa in Chiang Rai

Traveling in North Thailand

At about 1600m above sea-level on top of the mountain range in Chiang Rai province (North Thailand) between Laos and Thailand are 2 main tourist attraction.  First Doi Pha Tang with Pha Bong viewpoint. And about 20 km south is Phu Chi Fa with a stunning viewpoint over Laos and famous as place to see the sunrise over Laos. In the cool season this is a top tourist attraction for Thai tourists. On busy mornings you will have to take (and pay) for an pickup-truck starting at the main road to bring you to the parking just before the view-point.  From the parking place there is a short walking trail up to the viewpoint. Nearby is accommodation the the form of hotels and camping. This place is best reached by private transport (car or motorbike).

Traveling in North Thailand

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