Pai Explorer [3D2N]

Our Pai Explorer itinerary includes everything in the Pai Highlights program, and adds exploration further west into Mae Hong Son Province.

With two nights based in the town of Pai, you have enough time to experience everything in and around Pai, and take a day trip west to Pang Mapha district.

Pai Explorer [3D2N Private Tour]

2 pax = ฿10,200 per person = ฿20,400 total

3 pax = ฿7,500 per person = ฿22,500 total

4 pax = ฿7,100 per person = ฿28,400 total

5+ pax = ฿6,100 per person

7+ pax = ฿5,000 per person

(lunch is included each day, but other meals & accommodation not included).

This is a three day private tour with your own licensed, English-speaking guide and transport.

Day 1 – Chiang Mai to Pai

  • 8:00am pickup from your hotel in Chiang Mai
  • Option Day 1- Choose one:
  • Lunch (included)
  • Drive across mountain to Pai
  • Pai Memorial Bridge (free)
  • Check in to Pai hotel (2 night stay)
  • Go out evening for valley views (choose 1):
    • Mae Yen Temple for valley views (free)
    • Two Huts (free entry, but owner expects you to at least buy drinks)
  • Evening free time – go out for dinner (own cost) and evening markets

Day 2 – Mae Hong Son Day Tour

Day 3 – Pai to Chiang Mai

Day 1 – Chiang Mai to Pai

Optional activities (Day 1)

Sticky Waterfall

Sticky Waterfall (Bua Tong) The Bua Tong ‘Sticky Waterfalls’ are just over one hour’s drive north of Chiang Mai in a quiet forested area. Crystal-clear water from a natural spring works its way down the …

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Wat Ban Den

Wat Ban Den is a large buddhist temple compound to the north of Chiang Mai. Visitors are attracted by the striking colors, the show-casing of religious art & lanna architecture, and as a site of …

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Araksa Tea Garden

Araksa Tea Garden is located about 1.5 hours drive north from Chiang Mai. As such it is the most accessible tea plantation if you are staying in Chiang Mai city. It is quite different from …

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Elephant EcoValley

Elephant EcoValley is our recommended elephant experience in Chiang Mai. A stricty no-riding sanctuary, Elephant EcoValley takes extremely good care of their animals, and visitors can feel the resulting happiness and good-natured behavior of the …

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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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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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Pai

Pai is an ever-popular destination in Mae Hong Son province, yet it still retains a small-town charm. Pai is the most accessible town in Mae Hong Son province from Chiang Mai and has many great …

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Suggested Hotels

Family House @ Pai

Great value in the center of town

Pai Village Boutique

4-star value in the center of town

The Quarter

4-star relaxation in a quieter part of town

The Oia Pai Resort

Unique 5-star concept with shuttle transport to night markets

23 Pai House Boutique

Boutique comfort in a central location.

Reverie Siam Resort

5-star comfort with shuttle transport to night markets

Day 2 – Mae Hong Son Day Tour

Doi Kiew Lom Viewpoint

Doi KIew Lom is a popular roadside break point to the northwest of Pai. On a clear day, there are spectacular views in all directions. On overcast days you will often be surrounded by low-lying …

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Ban Jabo Village

Ban Jabo is a Black Lahu village in Mae Hong Son. Long known for its spectacular view, it is more recently famous for Jabo Noodle – a restaurant with floor-seating where you may dangle your …

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Tham Lod Cave

Tham Lod is a cave system located between Pai and Mae Hong Son City. It is a popular stop as it breaks up the journey on the winding mountain road. Exploring Tham Lod Cave There …

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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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Day 3 – Pai to Chiang Mai

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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Mok Fa Waterfall

Mok Fa Waterfall is located about 1.5 hours drive north from Chiang Mai. This scenic waterfall is accessed via a short walk through shaded forest. The waterfall is located just to the east of the …

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Optional activities (Day 3)

Wat Ban Den

Wat Ban Den is a large buddhist temple compound to the north of Chiang Mai. Visitors are attracted by the striking colors, the show-casing of religious art & lanna architecture, and as a site of …

Read more

Sticky Waterfall

Sticky Waterfall (Bua Tong) The Bua Tong ‘Sticky Waterfalls’ are just over one hour’s drive north of Chiang Mai in a quiet forested area. Crystal-clear water from a natural spring works its way down the …

Read more

Araksa Tea Garden

Araksa Tea Garden is located about 1.5 hours drive north from Chiang Mai. As such it is the most accessible tea plantation if you are staying in Chiang Mai city. It is quite different from …

Read more

Elephant EcoValley

Elephant EcoValley is our recommended elephant experience in Chiang Mai. A stricty no-riding sanctuary, Elephant EcoValley takes extremely good care of their animals, and visitors can feel the resulting happiness and good-natured behavior of the …

Read more

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