This post recommends destinations for your trip to Northern Thailand. The trip begins in Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand and takes you to Mae Hong Son on the Burma Border then down to Doi Inthanon National Park. This is Thailand's "Great Circle" and the trip is full of absolutely amazing views. I created the video playlist below with a mix of videos compiled from my trip on the Road to Mae Hong Son and the Great Circle.
Chiang-Mai Zoo is just outside the city of Chiang-Mai to the west, at the base of Doi Suthep Mountain. The most famous of exhibits is the Panda, which are both interesting and cool to watch in an air-conditioned exhibit. READ MORE
The road (Highway 1095) from Chiang-Mai to Mae Hong Son via Pai, has stunning views around every corner and the road is reported to have over 1,864 curves, making it one of the most stunningly beautiful trips of a lifetime. READ MORE
Pong Duad Geyser is in Huai Nam Dang National Park Mae Tang district, Chiang Mai Province Kingdom of Thailand and a nice side trip from the windy roads to Mae Hong Son. The park has a well marked and well maintained trail to get to the geyser. The water is definitely hot coming out of the ground. - READ MORE
Mae Hong Song is a quiet little Thailand town in the northwest corner of Thailand, adjacent to the Myanmar Border and nestled in low lying areas within the Shan Hills. The Road to Mae Hong Song is tough drive, having more that a thousand curves as it winds through the mountains, but the drive is worth it!... READ MORE
Doi Inthanon National Park is probably the most well known of National Parks in Thailand most due to the park having the highest elevation in the country. The elevation affords amazing views of the mountain and surrounding area. The photos and video in this blog are from a brief day tripp to the King and Queen Chedi area ... READ MORE
Chiang-Mai is well known throughout Thailand for the Strawberries that are grown in the Province's fertile soil. The strawberries are very sweet and delicious. On a recent trip through the Province I stopped at a roadside stand adjacent to a farm and asked the farmer for a tour... READ MORE
Chiang-Mai's Wualai Road Saturday Night Market is a city street in Chiang Mai that is converted into a walking street on Saturday nights. The walking street is an excellent place to unwind after a day of touring northern Thailand and buy gifts for friends and family. Be prepared though, on Saturday Wualai Road gets very crowded... READ MORE