White Buddha Statue at Mai Yen Temple in Pai

Mae Yen Temple

Mae Yen Temple (Wat Phra That Mae Yen) Wat Phra That Mae Yen (also known as Chedi Phra That Mae Yen) is a temple west of Pai. Best known for a large white Buddha statue …

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Sai Ngam Hot Spring in Pai

Sai Ngam Hot Spring

Sai Ngam Hot Spring is located north of Pai and is a popular bathing location for locals and visitors alike. Within the protection of a national park, Sai Ngam Hot Spring is accessible via a …

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Pai Memorial Bridge

Pai Memorial Bridge

Pai Memorial Bridge is located south of Pai, on the main highway as you approach from Chiang Mai. The bridge was constructed in WWII as part of the Japanese push into Burma. The steel sections …

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Pai Canyon

Pai Canyon

Pai Canyon is just outside the town of Pai, beside the main road outside town as you approach from Chiang Mai. Best viewed in morning or evening light, you can get a great view after …

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Santichon Chinese Village - Great Wall

Santichon Village

Santichon Village: Yunnanese Cultural Center Santichon is a district west of Pai, and for visitors the name is synonymous with the showcase Yunnanese Cultural Center. Santichon Village is quite picturesque, well worth a photo stop …

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Yun Lai Viewpoint

Yun Lai Viewpoint

On the hill behind Santichon Village is a great viewpoint where you can look east across the valley. The Pai river winds through the valley past soybean, rice, lychee and many other crops. In Winter, …

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