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Mae Hong Son Loop

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This journey is an amazing snapshot of Northern Thailand. You can do it in a few days or take many days. You can stay on the main roads or take little, or bigger, detours. You can... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
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Berlin, Germany
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Mae Hong Son's nature is not more beautiful than the nature close to Chiang Mai. The van connection is very bad, the driver of my Avia van drove so fast in the serpentines, that I had three (!) people vomiting next to me. Also, you should better book one day in advance as the vans for almost the whole day... More 

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Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

This journey is an amazing snapshot of Northern Thailand. You can do it in a few days or take many days. You can stay on the main roads or take little, or bigger, detours. You can see magnificent mountain views, explore caves, meet the various hill-tribe folk, learn about culture, nature, agriculture, take a raft, kayak or long-tailed boat on... More 

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Thank STHs2014
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

If you wanna carve three or four curves at a time, and do it many many times, this is the route to take. Feels so good.

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Thank MikeinKobe
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This loop is a world class bike trip. From Chiang Mai head straight to Mae Hong Son (don't stop in Pai, it's gross). We rented 300cc bikes and they were great. Don't need more than that. Had a beautifully relaxing night in MHS and then continues the next day down to Mae Sariang. A great easy drive. Then from MSR... More 

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Thank WanderingLeader
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I'm not really a bike enthusiast. However, after this tour I might become one. This was simply one of my best holidays. Streets are perfect, traffic almost non existent, sights all along the trip, simply but tasty and cheap food along the road, great scenery, etc.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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69 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

This winding road f Northwest of Chiang Mai start from Mae Taeng to Mae Hong Son (MHS) where it intersect Highway 107 North Chiang Mai. This route popular for its turnings which is said to have 1864 of turnings, with many switchback ("c" turning climb). This numbers 1864 some followed by a Thai words, some printed on T- Shirts, souvenirs... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Hi all, I have done the mae hong song loop on a Kawasaki Versys 750cc. I drove it from Bangkok to here and back. Start in chiangmai, drive to pai and go on with the loop to come back to chiangmai again. This is the best ever in my life. I specially booked this Asia trip to drive this loop... More 

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Utica, New York
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We took the air/con bus from Chiang Mai to Pei, Mae Hongson, Maelanoi, Maesarieng and back to Chiang Mai. We stayed at small hotels and rented a car with driver for one day in each city. A lovely two-week trip with many great memories. Much to see in each city by just walking around. Especially liked the Panorama Hotel in... More 

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totton
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

We decided to do this trip whilst staying in Chaing Mai and rented a couple of Honda PCXS from POPS motorcycle rentals in the city. They were sporting some dropped damage but we're reasonably priced at 400 bht a day for the week and performed perfectly for the 600km journey and we had no problem regarding false damage claims. We... More 

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Wien
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

we are both not well practised motorbike drivers so we decidet to do the loop by car. we rented a small car at north wheels (1000 bath per day) in chiang mai and did the loop very relaxed in 12 days. of course it is possible to do it much faster. it was easyly doable with the small car, but... More 

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