On the way back, you can visit Mae Wang River. Easily accessible from highway 108, When you see little river along with the road then you’ll see homey restaurants on roadside, ask them for a raft floating. Bamboo rafting, tubing and kayaking are all popular on the Mae Wang River while the surrounding hills, home to traditional Hmong and Karen villages, hold excellent trekking possibilities.
How to get to Pha Chor Canyon?
If travelling under your self, Drive from Chiang Mai on Route 3035, until you reach a crossroads with Route 1013. Straight on continues to Chom Thong; left leads to Sanpatong and Lamphun while right is signposted Mae Wang. A couple of kilometres up the Mae Wang road you’ll reach Ban Kat village and a kilometre further you’ll see another turning on the left clearly marked Mae Wang National Park. It’s signposted all the way and the entrance lies approximately 12 kilometres from Ban Kat.
Unfortunately, There is no public transport to the park itself. You can hire a taxi from one of the travel agencies in Chiang Mai, or The nearest you can get is Ban Kat by songthaew from Chiang Mai, which costs 30 baht. From here you’ll have to take a moto taxi whose driver you’d negotiate with in front of Ban Kat market.
Entrance fee & opening hours : The entrance fee for a foreigner is 100 Baht, plus a fee for a motorbike of 20 Baht. Open from 08.30 am. to 04.30 pm.
Note : Not accessible for wheelchair user
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