Mae Sai

Mae Sai is a border district located in the northernmost part of Chiang Mai province, bordering Myanmar, where The Thai - Burma border gate is located. For tourists who like mountainous landscapes and adventure style, Mae Sai has its own attractions.

Coming to Mae Sai, visitors often cannot ignore some outstanding places such as checking in and taking photos at Mae Sai Border Checkpoint, interacting with local people in the border area, admiring the built Wat Phra That Doi Wao temple perched on a hill with a unique bell tower and a Bumese temple nearby, exploring the local markets where local goods and specialties are sold, or joinning a motorbike tour to explore the mountains and forests.


You can get to Mae Sai from Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai by car. It takes about 1.5 to 2 hours to travel along Highway 1 for about 60 km from Chiang Rai, and if you go from Chiang Mai, it will take about 4 hours for about 260 km.

Some popular tourist attractions near Mae Sai that visitors can combine for their trip include Golden Triangle, Doi Tung, Doi Mae Salong, Doi Nang Non...

You can visit Mae Sai at any time of the year, but the best time to visit the Mae Sai and the North sites of Thailand is from November to April next year when the weather is dry and less rainy.

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