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Northern Thailand Travel Guide

The Mae Hong Son Loop

Remote Mae Hong Son is reached along a mountainous stretch of road known to travelers as "the Loop." The route runs from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son via Pai if you take the northern route, and via Mae Sariang if you take the southern one. Which route offers the best views is the subject of much heated debate. The entire Loop is about 600 km (360 miles) long. Allow at least four days to cover it—longer

if you want to leave the road occasionally and visit the hot springs, waterfalls, and grottos found along the way.

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