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Watch the Sun Rise and See the Sea of Fog

Phu Chi Fa is a viewpoint at the top of the highest peak in Thoeng District. 1,628 meters above sea... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chiangraitimesnews
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Chiang Rai, Thailand
Wonderful place, amazing views, worthwhile a visit!

We drove from our accommodation at Nana Doo Homestay in Chiang Rai for abt 2 hrs before we reached... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nickngsg
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Phu Chi Fa is a viewpoint at the top of the highest peak in Thoeng District. 1,628 meters above sea level. In the early morning you can watch the sunrise over an ocean of clouds.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove from our accommodation at Nana Doo Homestay in Chiang Rai for abt 2 hrs before we reached. I was under the impression we could drive to the peak, but nope. We had to trek about 760m up - slope is rather steep at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank nickngsg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A beautiful place for mountain and nature lovers. Not a very difficult hike if you chose take the local trucks up the steep road to the carpark near the trail up the summit. An easy 15-20 minute hike, depending on fitness level. As the sun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank Hian Kok B
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I went to Phu chi fa on the 18th of November 2018. We started our trip from Chiang Rai which is closest big city to Phu chi fa. There is only one Mini van going from Chiang Rai to Phu chi fa...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Dimitar I
Reviewed October 21, 2018

A feeling like you are in prehistoric times...amazing scenery draped in history. An outstanding gem so worth the visit in Northern Thailand

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Phu Chi Fa for two nights whilst we trekked around the mountains. The views are incredible and accommodation choices are really good too. We stayed at Pathang Hill Resort, the owners are super friendly and speak English and made us feel so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank 153patels
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

@khillery how did you get there? is the public bus running from Chiang rai? we have been told it is not but previous posts from other travellers suggest it might

Date of experience: July 2018
17  Thank Michelle C
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We climbed the mountain in a mist of clouds for sunrise and that is how it stayed. No view as we could only see a meter or two in front of us, but you can’t control mother nature so we made the best of it....More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank KHillery
Reviewed May 2, 2018

This is one of the most beautiful places in Thailand, if you can get there at the right time (just before sunrise on a day with clear skies). Be warned though - there is no other worthy attraction within 90 minutes drive from this place....More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank Soe-Photo
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

I am here at Chiang Rai bus terminal 1 (near night market) looking for bus to Phu Chi Fa. Been asking since yesterday. All says no bus to Phu Chi Fa. Some says can change bus at Thoeng. Some says there be no return bus...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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I was there in mid October and I can tell you It wasn’t 20 degree at all. Being in T-shirt was not comfortable, just bring a sweater or light jacket and you should be good!
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