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Self-drive Tour North Thailand
Trip Overview : Day 1 - Day 2 - Day 3 - Day 4 - Day 5
Day 1 : Chiang Dao - Mae Sa Travel Time
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Travel Distance
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Chiang Dao - Mae Sa 2 hr. 31 min. 173/107
Total for Driving Routes 2 hr. 31 min. 173/107

Chiang Dao - Mae Sa

Distance :173 Km (107 Miles)

Today the tour starts with a trip to Chiang Dao. Don’t forget to visit the elephants working camp in Chiang Dao on your way. You must start driving not later than 08.30 h., because the distance for this first day is about 175 kilometres. The major part of the route goes along the Burmese border. You will spend the night at the rim of the cozy little city of Fang. During the trip you can go on two excursions.

Excursion 1: The Mae Sa Valley. A surroundings with many resorts and the elephants training camp of Mae Sa. On your way you will pass a few orchid nurseries, a snake farm and the Mae Sa Waterfall. If you drive a little further, you will come to the Queen Sirikit Botanical Gardens.

Excursion 2: The caves of Chiang Dao. You can hire a guide (with lantern) on the spot.

Chiang Dao - Mae Sa

Scenic Highlights

Orchid and Butterfly Farm

Orchid and Butterfly Farm(Chiang Mai)

Visitors can enjoy exotic butterfly round blooms. These farms also have special butterfly enclosures...

Mae Sa Snake Farm

Mae Sa Snake Farm(Chiang Mai)

The farm is located approximately on Km. 3 along the Mae Rim-Samoeng route.

Mae Sa Waterfall

Mae Sa Waterfall(Chiang Mai)

This famous 8-tiered waterfall which is located at Km. 7 along the Mae Rim-Samoeng route is situated...

Ban Hmong Mae Sa Mai

Ban Hmong Mae Sa Mai(Chiang Mai)

This Hmong village has preserved their simple but splendid traditions and lifestyles.

Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden

Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden(Chiang Mai)

This botanical garden, which covers a mountainous area of 560 acres, is located around Km. 12 along ...

Chiang Dao Cave

Chiang Dao Cave(Chiang Mai)

Tham Chiang Dao is a charming cave located in Amphoe Chiang Dao. It is situated 72 kilometres from C...