Mae Wang

Mae Wang

Things to do - general

Mae Wang is a beautiful rural area only an hour drive south-west from Chiang Mai city. It borders on Doi Inthanon National park. This area offers wonderful nature views, traditional Karen villages, is studded with waterfalls and waterways and gives you a unique opportunity to see the rural life in northern countryside and also enjoy some exciting adventures.

Activities

Trekking

Hiking (Easy and moderate hikes)

Bamboo rafting

Elephant riding and bathing

Home-stays

 

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Culture and history info

Karen tribal people live in Mae Wang area. They are the first tribal people to move to Thailand and they have established a long cultural tradition in the area. They are mostly farmers and grow rice, vegetables and fruit for their own consumption and to sell at the market. Karen women are great weavers and weave traditional clothing for their families and for sale on wooden looms.

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Day trek in Mae Wang

Day trek in Mae Wang

Mae Wang
This is a great trekking tour for those who only have a day to spare and wish to do some moderate tr More info
Three-day adventure trek in Khunwang

Three-day adventure trek in Khunwang

Doi Inthanon, Mae Wang
On a Three-day trek in Khunwang we explore Doi Inthanon area off the beaten path and trek in pristin More info
Two-day adventure trek in Khunwang

Two-day adventure trek in Khunwang

Doi Inthanon, Mae Wang
This route is in Doi Inthanon National Park area and covers pristine rain forest. We hike in the jun More info

Tribes info

Karen tribe, Shan villages, Long neck Karen
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