Huay Tung Tao has a peaceful lake, mountain views, cheap Thai food, almost no foreign tourist activity, and kittens and puppies running amok. Not many international tourists visit this hidden gem, no tour buses turn up enmass and encroach on the surroundings, it is more of a locals hang out.
Huay Tung Tao a pleasant place to relax well out of the tourist zone
Getting to Huay Tung Tao :
Huay Tung Tao Lake is located approximately 12KM from the city center of Chiang Mai. To get there from the city, you would drive north on the canal road towards Mae Rim, passing the 700 year stadium. There will be a sign to turn left off the canal road approximately 2KM past the 700 year stadium, follow the sign to the security gate, where you will be charged a 20THB fee. Continue through the gate to the lake just a few hundred meters.
Operating day : Open daily from 09.00 until 17:00, the hut closes at 5pm though so you can get in for free after that and it makes a nice stage to watch the sunset over the glassy waters
It’s very popular at weekends. Avoid the weekends if you want to avoid being surrounded by lots of people
There is a park fee : 50 baht per foreigner and 20 baht per Thai resident.
Address : 107 Don Kaeo Sub-District, Mae Rim District
Note : Wheelchair user is accessible
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