Amazing Thailand
Land of smiles

Culture

Yun Lai Viewpoint - amazingthailand.org
Yun Lai Viewpoint - amazingthailand.org
Yun Lai Viewpoint - amazingthailand.org
Yun Lai Viewpoint - amazingthailand.org
Yun Lai Viewpoint - amazingthailand.org
Yun Lai Viewpoint - amazingthailand.org
Yun Lai Viewpoint - amazingthailand.org
Yun Lai Viewpoint - amazingthailand.org
Yun Lai Viewpoint - amazingthailand.org

Located in the small town of Pai near the Myanmar border, the Yun-Lai Viewpoint is one of the most stunning attractions in the area.

Pang Tong Royal Development Project - amazingthailand.org
Pang Tong Royal Development Project - amazingthailand.org
Pang Tong Royal Development Project - amazingthailand.org
Pang Tong Royal Development Project - amazingthailand.org
Pang Tong Royal Development Project - amazingthailand.org
Pang Tong Royal Development Project - amazingthailand.org
Pang Tong Royal Development Project - amazingthailand.org
Pang Tong Royal Development Project - amazingthailand.org
Pang Tong Royal Development Project - amazingthailand.org

This special protected park on the banks of the Huai Pang Tong Reservoir is not only a beautiful natural area, but also a community where hill tribes live and grow a number of plants, including avocados and Chinese pears.

Discover an Authentic Shan Village - amazingthailand.org
Discover an Authentic Shan Village - amazingthailand.org
Discover an Authentic Shan Village - amazingthailand.org
Discover an Authentic Shan Village - amazingthailand.org
Discover an Authentic Shan Village - amazingthailand.org
Discover an Authentic Shan Village - amazingthailand.org

The Shan people have fought both the Burmese and Thai government for decades, and ongoing violence and upheaval often force refugees across the border.

Explore the Region's History at Mae Aw Village - amazingthailand.org
Explore the Region's History at Mae Aw Village - amazingthailand.org
Explore the Region's History at Mae Aw Village - amazingthailand.org
Explore the Region's History at Mae Aw Village - amazingthailand.org
Explore the Region's History at Mae Aw Village - amazingthailand.org
Explore the Region's History at Mae Aw Village - amazingthailand.org
Explore the Region's History at Mae Aw Village - amazingthailand.org
Explore the Region's History at Mae Aw Village - amazingthailand.org

Much is made of Thailand's proximity to Burma, and rightly so, as many Burmese live in Thailand as migrant workers and refugees.

Get Off-the-Beaten-Track Travel at Mae Sariang - amazingthailand.org
Get Off-the-Beaten-Track Travel at Mae Sariang - amazingthailand.org
Get Off-the-Beaten-Track Travel at Mae Sariang - amazingthailand.org
Get Off-the-Beaten-Track Travel at Mae Sariang - amazingthailand.org
Get Off-the-Beaten-Track Travel at Mae Sariang - amazingthailand.org
Get Off-the-Beaten-Track Travel at Mae Sariang - amazingthailand.org
Get Off-the-Beaten-Track Travel at Mae Sariang - amazingthailand.org

Pai may be a favorite place to visit among backpackers on a soul-seeking experience, but Mae Sariang holds its own charm for those willing to get a bit off the beaten path.

Burmese Temples - amazingthailand.org
Burmese Temples - amazingthailand.org
Burmese Temples - amazingthailand.org
Burmese Temples - amazingthailand.org
Burmese Temples - amazingthailand.org
Burmese Temples - amazingthailand.org

Standing next to each other by a little lake in the southern part of town, Wat Chong Kham and Wat Chong Klang are Burmese-style temples.

Buat Luk Khaeo Festival - amazingthailand.org
Buat Luk Khaeo Festival - amazingthailand.org
Buat Luk Khaeo Festival - amazingthailand.org
Buat Luk Khaeo Festival - amazingthailand.org
Buat Luk Khaeo Festival - amazingthailand.org
Buat Luk Khaeo Festival - amazingthailand.org
Buat Luk Khaeo Festival - amazingthailand.org
Buat Luk Khaeo Festival - amazingthailand.org
Buat Luk Khaeo Festival - amazingthailand.org

This festival, held once a year, honors young boys between the ages of 10 and 13 who are ordained as novice monks.

Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu - amazingthailand.org
Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu - amazingthailand.org
Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu - amazingthailand.org
Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu - amazingthailand.org
Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu - amazingthailand.org
Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu - amazingthailand.org
Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu - amazingthailand.org
Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu - amazingthailand.org
Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu - amazingthailand.org
Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu - amazingthailand.org

Make the half-hour trek to the top of Doi Kong Mu hill through dense forest, and you'll find this unique temple with two white chedis plus some of the best views of Mae Hong Son you can find anywhere.

The No.1 tourism destination in the world, with unforgettable treat for the body and soul in the land of smiles, healthy and rich food, comprehensive and modern health services, absolute safety, endless of variety attractions for every age and flavor. And above all: rich deep and wide 5000 years of culture of a nation that it's name says it all: Thai (freedom) land.