The Town Today

The main intersection in Mae Hong Son

The town and environs of Mae Hong Son are a very popular destination for a great many reasons;

  • Pleasant climate
  • Extensive forest cover
  • Mountainous scenery
  • Numerous cave systems
  • Ethnic diversity
  • Remote location

Access is via road or daily flights into the small airport which bring growing numbers of tourists, drawn in by the natural scenery, numerous ethnic groups and outdoor adventure opportunities.


Mae Hong Son province, bordering Myanmar, is one of the remotest provinces in Thailand. Tourists are attracted to the area due to its pristine virgin forests, spectacular mountains, lush valleys, indigenous wildlife and unique hill-tribes.

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