Attractions

Mae Wang District is a destination where you can have the best of both worlds, making your trip a memorable experience like no other.   A short trip out of the city can take you into a completely new world; it is a splendid drive through beautiful rural countryside.  Rice paddies abound before the road climbs higher into the hills.
WATERFALLS, FORESTS AND HILL TRIBES VILLAGES 
The small waterfall   situated behind our huts and we use this water in our huts. Just 5 minutes a walk here is almost privacy place.  Enjoying and relaxing bathing in a natural pool and sunbathing on the big rocks.
Karen Village in Ban Mae Sapok  villages are separated to be the north Mae Sapok is only 200 meters from our hut and the south Mae Sapok is far from the north village only 1.5 kilometers.   Where the tourists can be learned and experienced about the lifestyle and traditional culture of the Karen, making Karen dress by hand weaving. Visit the gift shop and traditional textile products and various kinds of silver.  Experience the Karen traditional ceremony, the wrist-binding ceremony, New Year’s tradition of Karen usually held in January to February of each year, First Rice-Eating Ceremony (Khao Mao) will held after the harvest in August, the Karen’s wedding ceremony the popular period is during May.  The ceremonies divided into two formats are the ritual of respect for the spirit and Christian.
Mae Sapok Waterfall  is the most famous waterfall for relaxing and playing in the water.  The waterfall originated from the Mae Sapok River located in the North Mae Sapok village or in the area and the Mae Sapok Royal Project Development Center only 700 meters from our hut. 
Mae Wang Waterfall  is located in the South Mae Sapok village and only 4 km. from our hut.  The source of Mae Wang River the one leap waterfall is 20 meters-high and 10 meter-wide. Forest condition around is dry dipterocarp forest, mixed deciduous, mixed dry dipterocarp and hill evergreen forest.  Here is the natural study spot through this trail and moreover there is a basin below this waterfall, enjoy swimming in a natural rock pool has water all year round.  Let the waterfall falls down to your body as a natural massage.
Huay Hoi Waterfall or Mae Puai Waterfall  is located in Huay Hoi village.  The Karen village in the deep forest and have own unique lifestyle   The fall is about 25 meters high and 35 meters wide. It is excellent for those seeking tranquility because this is a secluded waterfall.  Enjoy swimming in a cave behind the magnificent waterfall curtain.  The waterfall set among the natural forests and away from human gives the clear water and no pollution.
Thae Lhae Pho Waterfall  is located in Phong Noi village.  The waterfall situated among the richness of tropical rainforests the house of rare plants and flowers. 
Par Gluay Waterfall  is located in Par Gluay village on the eco-trails to visit the hill-tribes village and nature study.  This trail is the jungle route to the Khun Wang or Doi Inthanon so it is a good venue for adventure.
Huay Kra Sae Waterfall  is located in Nong Tao village. Displaying the multi-layers waterfall situated in the Kesiya pine forests.  The waterfall also forms part of the larger Mae Wang Wildlife Sanctuary where you will find opportunities to embark on refreshing adventures and bird watching along the nature trails.  This waterfall is located in Mae Sapok village and only 6 kilometers from our hut.  This waterfall is the originated of Mae Wang River. The large waterfall has three leaps with a height of 30 meters and a width of 25 meters. It is accessible by cars all year round.   
Phong Sa Mit  Waterfall is located in Phong Sa Mit village and accessible only by foot.  The fall is about 25 meters-high and 5 meters-wide with water all year round.  Stunning the step rice field along the nature trails and will have the Mexican Sunflower Weed field during November and December. 
Pra Bhrom That Khun Wang (Khun Wang Pagoda)  is located in Khun Wang village.  The sacred pagoda is situated on a top of Pha Nhgam Cliff at 1835 meters above sea level.  You will see the Rhododendron on the adventure trail and beautiful scenery along the way.  The breathtaking part of the cliff lies within the top stage where the pagoda situated, providing you likes we can look down on the whole world above the clouds.
Mae Sapok Royal Project Development Center   is situated at 580 meters above sea level on 33.26 square kilometers in Ban Mae Sapok. This center established for the economic advancement of agricultural hill tribes the Karen to quit the profession charcoal, mobile plantation, cutting wood and hunting wild. The center has developed the Agro-Tourism, Karen career promotion to certain occupations by encouraging planting vegetables sold to the project.   As well as flower-beds  ornamental plants and vegetables plots such as anthurium, red ginger, pink ginger, filo leaf, fern, white balsam pear, romaine and cabbage.  These productions are all year-round and especially during June to February.  In addition, farmers have been promoting the steps rice field during June to October.
Khun Wang Royal Project Development Center  is situated Khun Wang village at 1,280 meters above sea level with an average temperature of 19.5 Celsius.  This obscure research station on the slopes of Doi Inthanon has been getting a good deal of attention in the last few years since word got out about it being one of the best places in the Kingdom to appreciate the beauty of Nang Phaya Suea Khrong (Wild Sakura) trees in full bloom in late January to early February. The hillside road goes to Khun Wang where the beds of chrysanthemums are.   The beautiful winter vegetables plots, persimmon orchards, vanilla orchards, Chinese tea garden, coffee garden,  seedless grapes and flowers gardens as well as the balloon flowers garden, birds of paradise garden, all year long.  The jungle trails are visiting the forest those have the Huay Kra Sae Waterfall,  Phong Sa Mit Waterfall, Karen and Hmong hill-tribe villages.
Chiang Mai Highland Agricultural Research Center  is located in Khung Wang village.  The lovely spot up here is the valley flourishing with all kinds of the winter flowers and crops. The Wild Sakura, the beautiful tree with pink flowers that looks like Japanese Sakura.  The Flowers were blooming in the trees all along the roadside.  The beautiful flowers can be seen here are gladiolus, orchids and flowering fruit trees such as plum and peach, with strawberries on the ground.  The main commercial crop up here though is coffee, which they are researching with a view to promoting the best of all possible varieties for the region.
Thung Luang Royal Project Development Center  is at 980 meters above sea level and covers 102.08 square kilometers. The average temperature is 17 Celsius. The valley is suitable for rice farming and the slopes are appropriate for fruit and field crops.  The beautiful temperate vegetables plots, persimmon orchards and flower fields.   Enjoy visit the experimental farms of the ostriches, deers and rabbits.  The locals are Karen and Hmong hill-tribe people. 
Mae Hae Royal Project Development Center  lies with 1200 meters above sea level.  His Majesty the King initiated the careers development of hill tribe population of Ban Mae Hae and nearby village community in Highland. To enhance the well-being of his people and the results of higher agricultural researches transfer and promotion to the hill-tribes to replace opium cultivation and the mobile plantation.  The mostly population consists Hmong, Karen and China Hon.  Visiting the temperate vegetables plots, temperate fruits orchards and strawberry fields.
The Small House in a Big Forest Project  is located in Khun Win village.  The Goals of Her Majesty Queen’s initiated project is to stop forest encroachment and to create a balance between humans in the natural environment of “Baan Leg nai Pa Yai”, (meaning a small house in a big forest.)   
Wat Luang Khun Win  is situated in a forest the source of Mae Win River. The Khun Win village is accessible by the 4WD or high engine power vehicle and driving on the non-asphalt road.  The old temple aged more than 700 years old. Inside the temple have the interesting architecture as well as the old hall in Lanna style, tripitaka hall and the large Buddha carvings and the forests resources, surrounding with a peaceful atmosphere.
Wat Tam Doi Thon (Doi Thon Cave Monastery)  Mediation Center is located in Mae Sapok village.  Before the construction of the monastery, the area here used to be a rice field. From the north, you can see the high cliffs of the Doi Tohn Range.  At the bottom of the cliff is a large cave used for meditation while up on the hilltop is a pagoda housing Buddha relics. The mountain range gradually slopes down in eastern and southerly directions.  The monastery is six hundred meters above sea level.  For more information about the meditation retreats please contact directly to this link.
Wat Phra Buddha Chinnawong  is located in Huay Tong village and 1 kilometer before arrive to the Thung Luang Highland Agricultural Research Center.  Stairs up to the temple corridor walk to the pagoda Hall and the carvings are pavilion.  The temple sculpture displayed the Buddha images and Buddhist history, the vantage point overlooking the beautiful.
The “OTOP” souvenirs (One Tambol One Product)  and agricultural processed products those made in Mae Wang District are available in the villages Sob Win, Ban Kad, Thung Phee and Thung Ruang Thong. Those products are hand woven cotton, Spirulina Algae, handmade silverware, wood products home decorative & toy, onions, shallots, garlics, local whisky, local instruments, bamboo furnisher, herbals medicine, rice cracker, bamboo blind, banana toffee, Northern Thai Red Curry Paste, fabric artificial flower, ancient clay jug, ancient red umbrella, palm leaves hat, old style blanket, wood carving, dried longans, dried lychees  dried tomatoes, crispy bananas, herbals peanut and Chiang Mai sausage.  
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