Traveling in Mae Hong Son province in North Thailand

Karen Longneck girl in Mae Hong Son, North Thailand

Last year I did make a posting about counting all the provinces I had been in Thailand. And I saw I have been to (stayed in) 48 provinces out of the 76. So in the coming months I will travel via my postings from the most southern province I have been to the most northern province, with some photos and information about each province. This is part 23 of the 47 (out of the 77) provinces where I have at least stayed overnight once. Mae Hong Son province borders with Myanmar and is an originally isolated province that became famous for its Long Neck hill-tribe people and the famous Mae Hong Son Loop to do by motorbike. The capital town is of course Mae Hong Son. Although I have been many times traveling to Mae Hong Son between 2000 and 2005 I never made many photos and in my travel blog I only made 2 postings about Mae Hong Son.

Popular Travel Destinations 

  • Mae Hong Son lake in town
  • Burmese temples like Wat Chong Kham & Wat Hua Wiang
  • Kiew Lom Viewpoint
  • Mae Hong Son Mountain (viewpoint over Mae Hong Son town)
  • Hill tribe villages like Ban Rak Thai and Pang Ung

How to get to Mae Hong Son province?

  • 🚘 🛵 from Chiang Mai via route 1095 as part of the famous Mae Hong Son Loop.
  • ✈️ the Airport of Mae Hong Son (HGN) is serving daily flights from Bangkok and Chiang Mai.
  • 🚞 nearest Train Station is in Chiang Mai.
  • 🚌 from all major cities in North Thailand and of course from Bangkok.

Popular Posts

Visiting Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary in Loei

Travelling along the Mekong River in Loei province

On the motorbike from Pua to Song Kwae

The Golden Triangle and beyond in North Thailand

Tai Lue party in Pua

Walking over the Rainbow Bridge in Chiang Klang

Enjoying the view at 29 Healing Space in Pua

Visiting the Wat Tham Phrathat Khao Prang in Chai Badan

On the motorbike from Pua to Chiang Mai and back via Doi Mae Salong

Overlooking the valley of Pua from the Wat Phra That Chom Chaeng in Pua