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 CHIANG MAI - THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE LOOP
     INSTRUCTIONS

Go this way
                                   umbered pointers listed in sequence in the direction of travel show you

              Pointer number
                               N   when you have to make turns along the recommended route. Some turns at
                               junctions (where English language signs are absent) will also include descrip-
         3     and direction
                 of travel     tions to help you visually check you go in the correct direction

Kilometre references are noted in                  Fill up with petrol! Remote coun-                   Remember to always take enough
two ways:                                      try roads have no filling stations, or              drinking water - allow for emergencies
                                               only serve fuel from a drum (more ex-
H107 KM13 = Kilometre stone 13 is                                                                       Accommodation . Upper and
                                               pensive). Fill up with petrol at the point
   the nearest kilometre marker on                                                                 middle level places to stay are listed
                                               of instruction to avoid running out of
   Highway 107.                                                                                    with telephone numbers. Guest House
                                               fuel later on the recommended route.
OdK13 = Kilometre 13 estimated by                                                                  style accommodation is plentiful in the
   vehicle odometer (allow for                     Alternative route. (AR) There are               main towns and is shown on maps in
   variation).                                 many roads to travel in Thailand. The               rural areas. We strongly advise pre-
                                               direction pointers follow recom-                    booking accommodation in the high
    KM99 A point of interest or side           mended routes that aim to give you a                season and during festivals.
trip off the route is located near this        variety of roads and scenery where
kilometre point.                               possible. Alternative route directions                   In order that we may continually
                                               show you where you may take your                    improve our service to our customers,
     Zero odometer (reset odometer to          own route using information found                   please advise us of errors or make sug-
zero)! Most main roads have kilometre          only on the maps. Shorter alternative               gestions for these route information
stones and bilingual signs, but some-          routes are usually less interesting than            sheets. You may do so to our office
times they are missing, and small coun-        the recommended route.                              staff or directly to <oliverh@loxinfo.
try roads usually have no stones or                                                                co.th>
signs in English. Reset your odometer              4 WD Only! If you are driving a
(kilometre distance gauge) to zero to          vehicle that does not have 4 four wheel
help you follow directions when you            drive, please do not take this route.
see this instruction.                          Follow the alternative route suggested
                                               along a sealed highway.



   ROADS, SIGNS AND KILOMETRE STONES
                                                                                                 SYMBOL LIST
     All main and most minor roads are sealed. Warning signs and
 reflective arrows mark sharp corners, while temporary signs mark               Main Road                            Kilometre 100
                                                                                                               100
 hazards like landslides and road works. Main intersections are
 illuminated with sodium lighting. The government is firmly in                  Minor Road                           Temple
 control of the whole country and there are no security problems.
                                                                                Unsealed Road                        Park
     Bilingual (English/Thai) road signs indicate destinations and
 route numbers before intersections, and show the road number                   Suggested Routes                     Water Fall
 and the distance to the next main destination after the intersec-
 tion. Kilometre stones show the road number and distance the                   River                                Hot Springs.
 road on the front face. Distances to the next destination in the
 direction of travel are found on the side of the stone.                        Province                             Hotel/Resort/Guest House

                                                                                District                             Hospital
        Emergency Assistance Tel: (02) 256-7145
                                                                           0    Pointer                              Gas Station

                                          R                                     Traffic Lights                       Restaurant

                                                        SOS
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                                                                                                                                                                                   CHIANG MAI
SECTION 1 : 218 kms.                                                                                                                                                                 THATON
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1   POINTER ONE
CHIANG MAI to THATON                                                                                                                                                   Thaton
                                                                                                                                                                         ∑“µÕπ                              107                    H107 KM4 Take Highway 107 to Mae Rim and
                                                                                         2285                                                                    MAE AI
                                                                                    Doi Phahom Pok
                                                                                                                                              1089
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Chiang Dao, starting at the intersection of
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Chiang Mai- Lampang Superhighway and H107
                                                                                      Mae Nam Fang                                                           FA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to Mae Rim and Chiang Dao
          MYANMAR                                                                     National Park
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        KM17 Highway 1096 west to Samoeng and the Mae Sa
                                                                                                                                    FANG Ω“ß                                                        Valley. Orchid Farms, elephant camps, the Queen Sirikit
                                  Ang Khang                           6 1930                                                        8
                                 Nature Resort
                                                                              ¥Õ¬Õà“ߢ“ß                                                                                                            Botanical Gardens, Upland Resorts and Hmong Hilltribe
                                                                    Doi Ang Khang                                     Lut Khao Nung
                                                                                                                      (artist's compound — entrance                                                 villages.
                                                                    1249                                              permitted for viewing if gate open)
                                                                                                                                                                                                        KM28 Mae Sa Snake Farm (Branch). 30 min. shows
                                                                                                                           74                                                                       09:30-17:00
  To                                                                                                                                                                                                    KM53 Mae Ping Elephant Village: Shows 08:30 & 10:00
Wiang            Arunothai                      5
                                                        Tham Ngop                                                                                                                       109         + rides to Lisu hilltribe village
Haeng                                                                                     CHAI PRAKAN                                                                                                   KM56 Elephant Training Centre: Shows 09:00 &10:00 +
                                                    Sinchai                                                  ‰™¬ª√“°“√
                                                            Ban Mai                                                                                                                                 rides to Lisu hilltribe village
                                          4                Nong Bua                                                                                                                                     KM72 Chiang Dao Inn and road west to caves (5 &
                                                       Tham Tap Tao                                                                                                                                 8 kms). Khrua Chiang Dao restaurant opposite
                                                          (caves)
                              1178
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              AR
                                                                                                                                                                 N                                                                    2   POINTER TWO
                                      3                            107                                                                                                                                 1178           107
          1322
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  H107 KM78 Turn left on H1178 singposted
                                                                        Chiang Dao Hill
                                                                            Resort
                                                                                                                                                                                                            2     Wiang Haeng. Zero your odometer & follow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  blue signs for Ang Khang Nature Resort along
                                                                                                                                                                                                    this route. (For a shorter direct route continue on H107 to
            Rim Doi                                                                                                                                                                                 P7 and Thaton. Total distance from Chiang Mai 173kms).
             Resort
                                                               1150
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                                                                                                                                                                                                       KM4 Naresuan monument commemorates death of King
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   2240                                                                                                                    æ√â“«                                                                    Naresuan in 1605
        CHIANG DAO                                                                                                    PHRAO
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                                       Training centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   H1178 KM9 Go straight to Ban Na Wai at T-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       1322
Mae Taman Rafting                                                                                                                                                                                                                  junction. (H1322 goes west to Wiang Haeng).
                                      Elephant Camp
 (Elephant Camp)                       Mae Ping Elephant Village                                                                                                                                                     3
                                          Royal Ping                                              1001
                                        Garden Resort
                                      Khrua Khun Ya
                                                                                                                                                                              R

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4   POINTER FOUR

                                                       Mae Ngat Dam
                                                                                                                                                                                                     1178                          H1178 OdK33 Turn right to Ban Arunothai at
       ·¡à·µß                                            ‡¢◊ËÕπ·¡àß—¥                                            CHIANG MAI OFFICE                                                                                       4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   T-junction.
 MAE TAENG
                                                        1323
  1095                                                                                                              (053) 202871
       Mae Malai
                                                                   1001                                                                                                                                                               5   POINTER FIVE
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                 H1178 OdK42 After military checkpoint turn
                          1001
                                                                                                                                                                                                            5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 right at intersection in Ban Arunothai and fol-
                   107                                                                                                                                                                                           low rough road leading east out of town. Set
                                                                                    107
                                                                                                                                                    CHIANG MAI CITY                                 odometer to zero! Road improves outside of town. Steep
                                                                               11
                         ·¡à√‘¡                                                      Wang Tarn Resort
                                                                                                             1                                                                                      climbs and tight turns on narrow sealed road begin after
                    MAE RIM                                                                                                                                                       118
                                                                                                                                                                                                    KM6.
1096                                                            HUA
                                                                    I
         Regent                                                         KAE
                                                                           WR         118
       Resort C.M.
                                      —π∑√“¬                                 D.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       KM16 Ban Tham Ngop; former HQ of Kuomintang 3rd
                                     SAN SAI
                                                          SUTHEP RD.           DOI SAKET                                                                                                            army under Gen Li Wen-huan
                                  1
                                                                               ¥Õ¬ –‡°Á¥                                                                          Train Station                        OdK19 Lahu (Muser) hilltribe village on south side of
                                                                                                                                                                                        1006
                                                                1014                                                                                                                                road
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                   CHIANG MAI                            Airport
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                                                                                                                                                                     6       POINTER SIX
ANG KHANG                                                                                                              KM35 Take lower (left) road to Ang Khang at
                                                                                                                                     6
                                                                                                                       the road fork. The upper (right) road leads to
                                                                                                                       H1249 at KM19 (See Ang Khang detail map).
                                                              Fort & Palaung Hilltribe Village             Return on H1249 to H107 - caution on very steep descent!
    MYANMAR
                          Agricultural Station       Ang Khang Nature Resort
                                                                                                                                                                       7     POINTER SEVEN
                                                               Kop Dong                                                               107
            N
                                                                                                                           7
                                                                                                                                                              H107 KM137 T-junction. H1089 joins H107.
                                                                                                                                                              Turn left (north) onto H107

                                      Ban Luang
                                                                                                                                                                     8       POINTER EIGHT
                                                                                                                           AR
                              5Kms                                           Nature trail to peak                                                             H107 KM148 T-junction with bypass. Continue
                                                                      Steep!
                                                                                                                                                              straight to go through Fang (see detail map) or
                                                                                                                                         8
                                                6                                                                                                             take bypass which joins H1089 at KM4

                                                                                                                           Fill petrol tank in Thaton area
                  R                                                                    1249

                                                      To Tham Ngop
                                                        Arunothai  To H107 Fang & pointer 7
                                                                                                                                                                       ACCOMMODATION
                                                                                                           • Regent Resort, Mae Rim (053) 298181 Fax: 298189
                                                                                       To Thaton           • Ang Khang Nature Resort, Ang Khang (053) 453 515-19
FANG
                                                                                                               Fax: 453 520
                                                                                                           • Chiang Dao Inn Hotel, Chiang Dao. Tel: 455132
                                                                                                           • Chiang Dao Hill Resort M (H107 KM100) M (053) 232434
                                                                       UK                                      Fax: 251372
                                                                                                           • Mae Kok River Lodge & Village, Thaton (053) 459328
                                                                                                               Fax: 459329 (Lodge) 459355 (Village)
                                                                                                           • Thaton Chalet. Thaton (053) 373155-7 Fax: 373158
 To Hot Springs & Bypass                                      Khu Charoenchai                              • Thaton River View Hotel. Thaton (053) 459289
                                                                                                               Fax: 459288

                                                                                                           NORTHERN THAILAND : CHIANG MAI - THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE
                                            Chok Thani
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                                                                                                                               MYANMAR                                                                                       MAE SAI
                                                    N                                                                                                                                                                           1290
                                                                                                                               (BURMA)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       110             CHIANG SAEN 1129
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                1130     1016
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                                        0                      500m.                                                                                                                                                              1098
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Ruan Kumphranang                                                                                                                                                                         1234                                                     1271                     1174             WIANG
                                                                                                                                                                     THATON                             1089
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MAE CHAN                                                                 KAEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1098

                                                                                                                                                              1089
                                                                                                                                                                       MAE AI                                                                                                               1155
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                                                                                                                                            1249
                                                                                                                                                                                                         1211                   WIANG                      PHAYA
  107                                                                                                                                                                                                                           CHAI                      MANGRAI
                                                                                                                                                       CHAI PRAKAN                                                       1020
     To Chiang Mai                                                                                                                                                         109
                                                                                                                                                                                                118
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1020

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1155
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1093
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                                                                                                                           1178
                                                                                                                                                                            MAE SUAI      12
                                                                                                                                                                                                         1                                               THOENG
                                                                                                                   1322                   107


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       PA DAET                           CHIANG KHAM
                                                                                                                                                                                 WIANG PA PAO
THATON                                      N                                             To Mae Salong,                                 1150
                                                                                                                                                         PHRAO                     118
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1202
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1021


                                                                                            Doi Tung &        CHIANG DAO
                                                                                             Section 2                                                          1150                                              MAE CHAI                               CHUN
         Thaton                                                                                                                                        1001                                                                              1021
                                                                                                                                                                            MAE KHACHAN
        River View                                               24                                         MAE
                                                                                                           TAENG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             PHAYAO
                                                                                                             1095
                                                                                                                                     1323                                                         120
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  DOK KHAM TAI                                   N
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                                 River Lodge                                                                              MAE RIM
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                                                                                                            1096                                       118
                                                                                                                            SAN SAI
   River Side House                                                                                                                              DOI SAKET                 Section 1. Chiang Mai - Thaton
                                                        Sanaychai Nam
                 Garden Home Thaton
                                                                                                                                         1014
                                                                                                            1269                                                           Section 2. Thaton - Mae Sai
                              Chalet                                   KOK R
                                                                                                                                          1006


                   Wat Thaton
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                                                                                   R
                                                                                                                               106
                                                                                                                                                                           Section 3 .Mae Sai - Chiang Khong
                                                                  Chankasem                                    108
                                                                                                                                                                           Section 4 .Chiang Khong - Phayao
                                                    Apple         Guest House                                             CHIANG MAI                                       Section 5. Phayao - Chiang Mai
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                                        Thip’s
                                      Traveller’s                                                                                                                          Section 6. Chiang Saen - Chiang Mai
              R
                                                           Apple Guest House Mae Kok River Village
                                        House
                                                    1089
                                                           To Fang Section 1                                                                                                                                                                                                            R
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                                                                          R
                                                                                                       THATON
  SECTION 2 : 115 kms.                                                                                 MAE SAI
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                                                                                                                                                                        Ban Pha Mi
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                                                                 Laliohi Falls
                                                      Ban Hua                                                                                                                                                      Section 3
                                                     Mae Kham                                  ∫â“π·¡à‡¡“–                                                         11
                                                                                                Ban Mae Mo
                                                                                                                                                                               10

                                                                                                                                                        8
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                                                                                                                                                                          Wat Phrathat Doi Tung
                                                                                                                            Ban Samaki Kao
                                  N                                                                                                                                Mae Fa Luang Gardens
                                                                                                                                            7                                  1149
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                                                                                                                                                           Mae Fah Luang
                                                                                                                                            6        Ban Samaki Mai
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          0                       5                     10 kms                              Guest House
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                                                                                                                                                    Hilltribe Development                                           1098
                                                                                                  3
                                                                                                                            Ban Sam Yaek Ikor                Centre
                                                                                                                       4
                                                                                    1234
                                                                                            Mae Salong                       ∫â“π “¡·¬°Õ’°âÕ                                                ·¡à®—π
                                                                                            ∫â“π·¡à ≈Õß                                                                                    MAE CHAN

                                                                                        2

                                                                                                                                   1089
                                                                                                                                                     Mae Chan Resort &
                                                                                                                                                        Fishing Park
                                         Lisu Lao Ta                                                                       Laan Tong Village Pong Nam Ron
                              1
                                         (Asa Guest House)

                      ∫â“π∑à“µÕπ               KM. 38
Section 1                                                            ∫â“π·¡à ≈—°
                        Thaton
                                                                      Mae Salak
        MAE AI                    ∫â“πÀπÕߢ’Èπ°
     ·¡àÕ“¬                           Nong Khi Nok                                                                                                                                          1




    1    POINTER ONE                                                                                           3           POINTER THREE
H1089 KM24. Leave Thaton northbound. Mae Salong 43,                                                    H1089/1234 KM 30 Go straight through Mae Salong, former
Mae Chan 62 Fill Petrol tank before KM38!                                                              HQ of remnants of Gen Tuan Shi-wens 5th Kuomintang
                                                                                                       army. (see detail map)
    KM38 Left turn (west) up concrete lane to wealthy Lisu
village of Lao Ta.                                                                                     Caution : narrow roads, sharp bends and steep gradients
    KM53 Akha hilltribe village on east side (many Akha                                                are frequent on the rest of this section.
villages throughout this area).
                                                                                                               KM13 Concrete lane west to Akha village of Ban Ameh

                 AR       2       POINTER TWO
         1089                                                                                                                                   4   POINTER FOUR
           H1089 KM54 Left turn (west) on H1234/1089
                                                                                                                                          H1234 KM9 Ban Sam Yaek Ikor. Right turn
   2       to Mae Salong. (Continue straight on H1089                                                              4
                                                                                                                                          (north) at T junction with H1130 to Thoed Thai.
           for faster direct route to Mai Sai via Mae Chan–                                                                 1234
                                                                                                                                          Zero odometer!
Thaton-Mae Sai total distance 97 kms.)



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                               5    POINTER FIVE                                                                                            11   POINTER ELEVEN
              OdK 8-9 v sharp right turn on narrow sealed                                                                            OdK43 Doi Chang Mup. Go straight (right fork)
          5   road. After almost 1 km you will cross a nar-                                                           Garden         by entrance to 60 rai garden with azalias and
              row bridge near ornate Chinese building and                                                      11                    rhododendron. Road descends along the bor-
go through village. After the bridge, the road follows a river                                                                       der with Myanmar (Shan State) from this point.
to the right (east side).
                                                                                                              OdK68 Right turn (east) to Ban Pha Mi - Akha and Lahu
                               6    POINTER SIX                                                           villages and alternative route to H110.

                          OdK20 T junction. Turn Left (north) The right                                                                     12   POINTER TWELVE
      6                   turn for Doi Tung is a longer route with many                                       12

                          twists and turns.                                                                                          OdK63 Arrive at T junction with H1 KM890 in
                                                                                                                                     Mae Sai (See Mae Sai detail Map)
                               7    POINTER SEVEN
      7
                          OdK21 T-junction at Ban Samakhi Kao (Akha).                                                                       ACCOMMODATION
                          Turn left (north) and follow narrow road.
                                                                                                          • Kum Nai Phol Resort, Mae Salong. Tel: (053) 765001-2
      OdK40 Ban Huai Pu Mai - Lahu (Muser) village                                                           Fax: 765003
                                                                                                          • Mae Salong Resort, Mae Salong. Tel: (053) 765014-8
                               8    POINTER EIGHT                                                            Fax: 765135
                          OdK27 T-junction - continue straight for Ban                                    • Mae Salong Villa, Mae Salong. Tel: (053) 7651149
                          Huai Khrai, Ban Pha Bur and junction with                                          Fax:765039
              8
                          H1149.                                                                          • Wang Thong Hotel, Mae Sai. Tel: (053) 733388-95
                                                                                                             Fax:765039
                               9    POINTER NINE

                  1149
                          OdK 36 T-junction with H1149 Turn left (west)
                          to Phrathat Doi Tung (7kms) and Mae Sai (26
          9
                          kms). Go right (downhill) to visit Mae Fah
                          Luang Gardens (4 kms).

                               10   POINTER TEN
             H1149 OdK42 bears left (north) uphill at junc-
          To Temple
 10          tion with road going right to Phrathat Doi Tung
             (Mae Sai 21 kms). Go straight to visit interest-                                              MAE SAI                                   MYANMAR
ing Buddhist temple. Note animistic Buddhist site near
entrance to temple compound with twin pagoda.
                                                                                                                        Mae Sai                          Top North
                                                                                                                                                           Hotel                MAE SAI
                                                                                                                      Guest House
                                                                                                                                                                           Wang
                                                                                                                                                   Wat Phrathat         Thong Hotel
                                                                                                                                                    Pha Ngao

 MAE SALONG                                                                                                                                                             Shinwattana
                                                                                                                                                                           Hotel
                                                                                                                                                                                          Old road to
                                     To hill tribe                                                                                                        lane
          Phra Boromathat              villages (4 WD)                                                                                               rrow                             the Golden Triangle
                                                                                                                                                   na                       Bangkok Bank
                              View Point                                                                                                           Wat Phrathat
                                                                                                                                                    Si Tuang
                                                             Morning
                                                             market       Mae Salong Central
                                             Shin Sane                    Hills Hotel
                                            Guest House                   1234             To Mae Chan
                     Mae Salong                                                Hi                                                  To Doi Tung
                       Resort                                                     gh
                                                                                     stre
                                                                                            & Pointer 4
                                                             Gold Dragon Inn              et

                                                                                       Mae Salong Villa   Section 2
                                                                       N
                         Fuel from drums                                                                                                N

                                                             0                500 m.

                                                                                                                                                             1
                               Khum Nai
                              Phol Resort
                                            3          Bank & Market

                                                1234         School Cherry Blossom viewing area
                               To Thaton                                                                                       R                                             To the Golden Triangle
                                H1089
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                                                                                                                                                                                 & Chiang Saen
                                                                                                                                                                     1290
                                                                                                                                     To Mae Chan & Chiang Rai                                   Section 3


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                                                                               R
                                                                                                MAE SAI
   SECTION 3 : 89 kms.                                                                       CHIANG KHONG
                      ∑à“¢’ȇÀ≈Á°                                   MYANMAR                                                                                                                                                    R




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Section 2                                                                          Ban Boran
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                                                                                    26           Golden Triangle
          Tham Pla Caves                                                                         Ban Sop Ruak
                                                                                                                                                                                                                5             10
                                                                                                                                                                    1129

          Wat Phrathat Doi Tung                                                                       Rim Khong
                                                                                         2
                                                                                                     ‡™’¬ß· π                                             Wang Pha Taek Falls
                                                                    1016                           CHIANG SAEN                                       6
                                                                                                     3                                                                                       7
                                                                                                                                                                                ‡™’¬ß¢Õß                 Huai Xai
                                                                                             4                                                                               CHIANG KHONG

                  1                                                        Wat Phrathat Pha Ngao                        43
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                  MAE CHAN                                                                               Ban Bong Noi
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                                To Chiang Rai                          To Wiang Chai
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   1                                                                                                                                           To Phayao Mangrai
                                Leave Mae Sai south on H1 and turn left                                                                                  H1129 KM52 Go straight. Bypass (H1290)
                                (east) on H1290 to the Golden Triangle and                                                                               rejoins H1129
                                Chiang Saen (37 kms.)
                                                                                                                                                                5   POINTER FIVE
    KM28 Ban Sop Ruak / GoldenTriangle. House of Opium
Private Museum in car park by right turn up hill to Wat                                                                           5     H1129 KM44 T-junction with H1271. (Take
Phrathat Phukao and lookout over Golden Triangle.                                                                                       H1271 for alternative rural return routes to
                                                                                                                                      1271
                                                                                                                                  AR
                                                                                                                                        Chiang Rai on H1173 via Wiang Chai, or
                                          2   POINTER TWO                                                                    H1209 via Tha Khao Pluak — see section 6 ).
              2

                                H1290 KM35 Go straight to Chiang Saen                                                                     AR
       1290                                                                                                                                                     6   POINTER SIX
                                avoiding H1290 bypass (See Chiang Saen
                                detail map).                                                                                            H1129 KM30 Follow main road right at bend
                                                                                                                                      6 (or go straight ahead for alternative rural route
                                          3   POINTER THREE                                                                             following River Mekong via Hat Bai village to
                  3                                                                                                          Chiang Khong on minor road. Rejoins H1129 at KM13).
  AR    1016
            H1129 KM53 T-junction with H1016 to Mae
            Chan (Start of alternative fast return route to                                                                     KM25 Right turn (south) for Nam Tok Wang Pha Taek -
            Chiang Mai via Chiang Rai using main high-                                                                       evergreen gully with modest cascades
            ways 1016 — see section 6 Chiang Saen -                                                                             KM19 Ban Kiu Kan. White Hmong hilltribe village
Chiang Mai). Go straight for Chiang Khong.                                                                                      KM11 Viewpoint.

   KM50 (west side) Wat Phrathat Pha Ngao & view from                                                                                      7
                                                                                                                                                                7   POINTER SEVEN
Stupa on hill.
                                                                                                                                                         H1129 KM0 T-junction. Turn right (south) onto
                                                                                                                                                         main street in Chiang Khong (see detail map)

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 CHIANG SAEN
                                              To the Golden
                                           Triangle & Mae Sai
                                                                                                                                       ACCOMMODATION
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                                                                                                                      • Le Meridien Ban Boran, Golden Triangle (Ban Sop Ruak).
                                                                                                                          Tel: (053) 784086 Fax: 784090
   Wat Phrathat             Gin’s
    Chomkitti            Guest House        2                                                                         • The Imperial Golden Triangle, Golden Triangle. Tel: (053)
                                                                                                                          784001-5 Fax: 784006
                                                                                                                      • Chiang Saen River Hill, Chiang Saen. Tel: (053) 650826-9
    Ban                                                                                                                   Fax: 650830
 Suan House
                                                                                                                      • Guest House style accommodation only in Chiang Khong
                                                              Wat Roi Kho
                                            3
Wat Pa Sak                                                    Wat Chedi Luang
                                                                Chiang Saen
                                                               River Hill Hotel
1016
                          Chiang Saen
To Mae Chan
                        National Museum
& Chiang Rai
                                                               4                    LAOS
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                                                                                                               To
   0                1                     2 kms.                                                             Chiang
                                                                                                             Khong



                                                                                                                               Make the most of Chiang Mai with
 CHIANG KHONG                                                        Immigration Office
                                                                       & Boat Landing
                    To Chiang Saen          1129                      7                                                             CHIANG MAI
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                                                                                                                                       CITY, VALLEY & MOUNTAINS

               Chiang Khong Hotel (basic)                                                                LAOS            “ n impressive range of photographs and illustrations,
                                                                      Tamila Guest House
                                                                                                                        A  plus elegant and useful maps.... The information....
                                                                                                                           is concise, well-presented and up-to-date.” Yada Datu
                                                                          Ruan Thai                                        in The Nation
                                                                          Sophaphan Lodge
                                                                                                                             5 Self-drive tours out
                                                                          Wat Phra Kaew                                        of the city
                                                                          Wat Luang                                          5 On and off the
                                                High Street




                                                                                                                               beaten handicraft
                                                                                            MAE K




                                                                                                                               track
                                                                                                                             5 Good food and
                                                                                                                               quiet moments
                                                                                                  HONG




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                                                                                                                               at country re-
                                                                                                                               sorts and lots,
                                                                                       Pla Buk                                 lots more
                                                                                       Resort
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                                                                                                                             is not only a visually beautiful
                                                                                                                             guide, it also answers just about every question
                                                                                                                             a visitor could have.”
                                                                                                 Hat Khrai                   Sarah Brown in the Bangkok Post

                   R                                                                                                        Contact Budget staff for a special offer to Budget
                                                                                                                                              customers
                                                                          1020
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                                                                                                                                                                                     7
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                                                                                                                       CHIANG KHONG
SECTION 4 : 225 kms.                                                                                                      PHAYAO
                                                                                                                                                               1     POINTER ONE
CHIANG KHONG to PHAYAO
                                                                                                                                                   H1020 OdK 38 Leave Chiang Khong on main highway
                                                                                                                                                   south. Fill petrol tank!
                           1129


                                                                        Huai Xai                                                  N                                             2   POINTER TWO
                                                                                                                                                                         2
                                                         ‡™’¬ß¢Õß
      Section 3                                           CHIANG                    1
                                                                                                                                                    AR     1174              H1020 KM132 Go straight at T-junction with
                                                          KHONG                                                                                                              H1174 (alternative route to Chiang Rai).
   To Chiang Saen

                                                                                    2
                                                                                                                                                                                3   POINTER THREE
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                                                                                                                                                                             H1020 KM123 Ban Si Don Chai. Turn left
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                                                                                                                                                               AR            native return route along River Ing valley).
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                                                               Ban Sri
                                                              Don Chai                                                            ‡«’¬ß°“π                     4                4   POINTER FOUR
                                                                                                               4
                                                                                                                                WIANG KAEN
                 1098                                                                                                                                               1155     H1155 OdK26 T junction. Take right turn
                                                                   ER
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                                                                                                                                                                             south signposted Doi Pha Tang & Phu Chi Fa.
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                                                                                                                                                                     5          5   POINTER FIVE
                                                    1020
                                                                                                     ∫â“πª“ßÀ—¥                                                 H1155 OdK42 Ban Pang Hat. 4WD only past
                                                                                                                                                                   School
                                                                                        5             Pang Hat
                                                                                                                                                    1155        P7! Turn left (east) at T-junction with narrow
                                                          Alternative                                              6                                  AR        sealed road. H1155 (pitted sealed surface
                                                           Route for                                  7                 ∫â“πªÉ“µÕß                 from OdK38) curves right round school yard. A small
                                                          non-4 WD                                                      Ban Pha Tang
                                                           Vehicles                                                                                police box at the junction has ‘information’ in English on
      1174                                                                                                                                         it. Zero odometer. If you do not have 4WD, you may drive
                                                                                                                   4 WD Only!                      up sealed road to see spectacular view over the Mekong
PHAYA MANGRAI                                                                                                                                      valley in Laos at Doi Pha Tang, but you must return to
                                                                         ¿Ÿ™’ÈøÑ“                                                                  this point (round trip 30 kms) and continue straight to
                                                                        Phu Chi Fa                                                                 Ban Pha Le on H1155 (See pointer 9).
                                                                           8

                                              9
        1020                                                                                                                                 R                 6     POINTER SIX
             To Chiang Kham                                                                                                                        OdK10 Road forks. Take lower fork left. (See Doi Pha
                 Section 4
                                                                                                                                                   Tang detail map).

                                                                                                                                                    7      POINTER SEVEN
      BAN PHA TANG
                                                                                                                                                 OdK14 Follow road round to left at T-junction.
                                                                                                                                 Cliffs
                                                                                                                                                    Villages along this route have been built by the gov-
                                                               Azalea                                                            LAOS            ernment for White Hmong who act as volunteer bor der
                                                              (no sign)
                                                                                                                                                 defense forces in case of trouble with Laos. 4WD only!
                                                                                                                                                    OdK41 Left turn (east) steep uphill to Phu Chi Fah look-
     To Pang Hat
                                                                                                                                                 out. Very steep and rough 4WD (2 kms) – impassable if
                                                                                                                                                 wet. Better to walk.
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                                   a v o id
                                              if wet                                        School                                                                   8          8   POINTER EIGHT
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                                     Left turn to Viewpoint
                                                                                                                                                                for longer alter native route – 52 kms –
                                                                                                               Only 4 WD
                                    100 m. after T junction                                                                                                     to H1021 via Phu Sang Falls and H1093,
                                        (V. narrow road)                                                       beyond this point
                                                                                                                                                 which joins H1021 at KM80.
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                                                                                                 To Chiang Kham                                                                                                    R
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       8
                             9     POINTER NINE
                  9
            OdK53 junction with H1155 at KM26, continue                                                                                                 DRIVING ON DIRT ROADS
            south. If coming south on H1155 in non-4WD
            1155

            vehicle, turn sharp left for easy sealed road to                                                                    Dirt Roads go all over the mountains, but even Thais
Phu Chi Fah lookout over Laos, but you will need to walk                                                                     can get lost in the maze of crossroads. The tracks are
up 4 kms.                                                                                                                    steep and narrow and very tricky in the rainy season. If
                                                                                                                             you plan an overnight trip on a dirt road trip take the
            10
                            10     POINTER TEN                                                                               following: torch, candles and matches, warm clothes
                 1222
                                                                                                                             (especially in winter), water, dry food, insect repellent,
                         H1155 KM6 Turn left (east) at T-junction with                                                       and a full tank of gas. Drive very slowly to prevent
     1155
                         H1222.                                                                                              mechanical problems from stranding you.

                            11     POINTER ELEVEN
11
                  1021   H1222 T-junction with H1021 KM94. Follow
                         signs to Phayao (97kms)
                                                                                                                                                             14     POINTER FOURTEEN
                                                                                                                                         14


                                                                                                                               1021              1091
                                                                                                                                                        H1021 KM42 T junction with H1091in Chun
                            12     POINTER TWELVE                                                                                                       District town. Turn right for Phayao (45kms)
                  12

        1021
                         H1021 KM75 Right turn at T junction. H1148
                         goes to Chiang Kham.
             1148                                                                                                                                            15     POINTER FIFTEEN
                         KM74 Left turn (east) Thai Leu Cultural Centre.                                                              Phayao
                                                                                                                                                        H1021 controlled intersection with H1 KM732.
                                                                                                                             1193                15     Turn right (north) for Phayao and left for
                            13     POINTER THIRTEEN                                                                                 Chiang Mai
                                                                                                                                                        Lampang and Chiang Mai (via H120). Straight
            13

                         H1021 KM72 Right turn to Phayao.                                                                                               on for Mae Na Rua on H1193.
     1021




                                       ‡«’¬ß™—¬                          æ√–¬“¡—ß√“¬                                                                                4 WD Only
                                                                                                                                                                                      ACCOMMODATION
                                  WIANG CHAI                            PHAYA MANGRAI
                                                                                                                                                         ¿Ÿ™’ÈøÑ“                   • Azalia Garden Resort, Doi
                          Santiburi Golf
                          & Country Club                                                                                                                Phu Chi Fa                     Pha Tang. Tel: 01 9503948.
                                                                                                                                                         8                             Advance call necessary to
                                                                                                                         9
                                                                                                                                                                                       take advantage of price
                           1020
                                                                                         1020                                                                                          that includes evening
                                                                                                           1155
                                                                                                                                                                                       meal and breakfast in
                                                                                                                                                                                       Guest House style accom-
                                                                                                               10                                                                      modation.
                                                                                                    1222
                                                                                ‡∑‘ß                                                           Ban Huat
                                                                 1020
                                                                               THOENG         11
                                                                                                                                                Phu Sang Water Falls                • Phayao Norther n Lake
                                                                                                                                1093
                                                                                                                                                                                       Hotel. Tel:(054) 481538-9
                                                                                                        1021




                                                                                       ‡™’¬ß§“π                     12
                                                      ªÉ“·¥¥                           CHIANG KHAM                   K & K Garden
                                                      PA DAET                                                        (11:00-24:00)
                                                                                                   13

                                                                                                                    1148
                                                                                       1021
                                                                                                                             To Nan
                                               1021




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                                  15                                     CHIANG KHONG to PHAYAO                                                                                                                 9
                                                                                                                                                                                                            R
                                                                                          R
                                                                                                              PHAYAO
  SECTION 5 : 150 kms.                                                                                       CHIANG MAI
                                                                                                                                          Section 6                                                   1                         1202                Section 4
                                                                                                                                          Cabbage &
  PHAYAO - CHIANG MAI                                                  1001
                                                                                                                                     118   Condoms
                                                                                                                                                                 Wang Kaew Falls 1193
                                                                                                                                                                  Champatong Falls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1021
                                                                                                                                         (10:00-22:00)
                                                                                                                             3                                                    1127

                                                                                                                                       MAE                                                                         æ–‡¬“
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         MAE                                     Mae Ngat Dam                                                                         KHACHAN              Wang Nua                                               PHAYAO
        TAENG                                                                                                Wiang Doi                ·¡à¢–®“π
                                                1323                                                          KM. 64                                           120               Wat Analayo                                DOK KHAM TAI
                                                                                                                                     Mae Khachan                                                                                  ¥Õ°§”„µâ
 1095                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1
                                                                                                                                      Hot Spring
  Mae Malai                                              1001
                                                                                                                                                    1035
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2


                          1001                                                                                                                                                                                    1
                                                                                                             Trekker's Lodge
                    107
                                                          Mae
                                                       Kuang Dam                         Mai Pai Rim Than                                                                                  To Lampang
                                                             Wang Tarn                    (10:00-20:00)
                                                                                                                                                                                  743
                                                               Resort                                                                                                                     To Chiang Rai
1096
             MAE                                                     118
                                                                                 KM.27
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                                                                                                                                               AROUND PHAYAO                              1                                                          R




             RIM
                                            SAN SAI              DOI SAKET
                                                                                                                                                                                         741
                                                                ¥Õ¬ –‡°Á¥                                                                                                                                                                        4 kms



                                            4
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Phra That Chom Thong
                                                       1014
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1202

 1269
                CHIANG MAI                                                                                                       R
                                                                                                                                                                                   Wat Khom Kham
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          735
                                                       1006
                  ‡™’¬ß„À¡à                                                                                                                    Wat Analayo                       KWAN PHAYAO LAKE
                                  106                                                                                                          «—¥Õπ“≈‚¬       1193
                                                                                                                                                                                                PHAYAO
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          To Chun
        1     POINTER ONE                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Chiang
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1
                                                                                                                                                                                               1193                                        Kham
H1KM732. Turn north for Phayao and route round lake via
Wat Analayo (See detail maps) or turn south for direct route                                                                                                                Ban Mae Na Klua
to Chiang Mai.                                                                                                                                                             ∫â“π·¡à𓇰≈◊Õ
                                                                                                                                            (local only)        Ban San Pa SaK
                2                       2       POINTER TWO                                                                                                      ∫â“π —πªÉ“ —°                                             727        2

                                 H1KM727 Right turn (west) at T-junction of                                                                             Phayao College of                                                         1
                                                                                                                                                                                                          120
                1                                                                                                                                    Agriculture & Technology
                                 H120 to Chiang Mai (145kms) via Wang Nua
                                                                                                                                                      To Chang Mai ‡™’¬ß„À¡à                                      To Lampang
   KM19 Viewpoint
   KM 47 Wang Nua. Righ turn (north) to Wang Kaew                                                                                        118                    3     POINTER THREE
                                                                                                                                                3
waterfalls (24 kms)
                                                                                                                                                           H120 KM78 Left turn (south) at T-junction with
                                                                                                                                                           H118. Chiang Mai 81 kms.

                        To Chiang Rai                                                                                                   KM72 basketware market
 PHAYAO                    (bypass)
                                                         1
                                                                  Bua Resort                                         R
                                                                                                                                        KM62 Mae Khachan hot springs — another roadside
        To Chiang Rai (old road)                                                                                                     tourist attraction. Restaurant at Wiang Doi Cottage opposite
        1

            Wat Sri Khom Kham                                                                                                           KM63 left turn (east) 4WD only! to Ban Huai Muang
                                                                                                                                     and upland valley with Lahu Villages (9kms). Trekkers
  Phayao Cultural                                               Phayao Northern                       to Pa Daet                     Lodge offers rustic accommodation.
                                                                                              1202
  & Exhibition Hall                             Gateway           Lake Hotel                                                            KM16 right turn (west) to Wang Tarn Resort (6kms)
                                                                                                                                        KM16/14. left turn (east) to Wat Doi Saket — unusual
                                                        Tharn Thong                                          N
               KHWAN PHAYAO                                Hotel              Wattana Hotel                                          temple murals
                         Phaya Ngam
                        Muang Statue                                       Wat Rachakru                                                 4      POINTER FOUR
                                                                      City Pillar
        Suan Aharn Wiang Tarn                                                                                                    H118 intersects with H11 The Chiang Mai Lampang Super-
         Sad Saeng Duan Ruan
                          Sarakhan                                                                                               highway. Welcome back to Chiang Mai.
                            Kwan Phayao Em


                                                                                                To Lampang       1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         R
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             10
                                                                                       R
                                                                                                       CHIANG SAEN
  SECTION 6 : 240 kms.                                                                                 CHIANG MAI
          1
                                      1   POINTER ONE                                                                                                                                                                ‡™’¬ß· π
                                                                                                                                                                               Doi Tung                               CHIANG
    1016                      Start at T-junction of H1129 with                                                                                                                          110                           SAEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1016                      1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              9
              1129            H1016 to Mae Chan on direct return                                                                                                            MAE FAH LUANG
                              route to Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            E K
     1                                2




                                                                                                                                                                                                                           MA
              2                                                                                                                                                                                           1098
                                                                                                                                                                                               2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1271
                              Go straight at junction with H1 to                                                                                                                         MAE CHAN ·¡à®—π
                                                                                                                                                                                               3
                              Chiang Rai at KM858
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               1098
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Waterford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Valley
                  3
                                      3   POINTER THREE
   1089                                                                                                                                                                              110                                    1173

                              H1KM856 Go straight at junction with
                              1089 to Thaton & Fang (alternative                                                                                                                     ‡™’¬ß√“¬
                              return route - see sections 2 & 1)                                                                                                                     CHIANG
                                                                                                                                                                                      RAI                   ‡«’¬ß®—π
                                                                                                                                                                              11
                                                                                                                                                                                     4
                                                                                                                                                                                                          WIANG CHAI                 æ√–¬“¡—ß√“¬ 1174
   KM838 right turn to Phong Phabat Falls (8kms).                                                                                     Khun Korn                      1211                                                                 PHAYA MANGRAI
   KM835 left turn to Chiang Rai airport                                                                                                Falls                   1208                            Santiburi Golf
                                                                                                                                                                                                & Country Club
   KM831 bridge over Nam Khong river - see
Chiang Rai detail map                                                                                                                                                                          1020
                                                                                                             Karen                                                                                                                                             1020

                                                                                                         Guest House                         118           5

              4
                                      4   POINTER FOUR                                                   To Fang
                                                                                                              109   ·¡à √«¬              Charin Garden Resort                                                                                       THOENG
             KM830 intersection near the Mangrai                                                                    MAE SUAI                (06:00-20:00)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1020
                                                                                                                                    12                                                                                                               ‡∑‘ß
     1
             monument (east side). For fast return
             go straight on H1south until KM807
                                                                                                                                                         æ“π
and take right turn to Mae Suai on H118.                                                                                                                 PHAN
                                                                                                          Suanthip                                                                                                ªÉ“·¥¥
                                                                                                         Vana Resort                                                                                              PA DAET
     For return via H1211 turn right at the sign for                                                       KM.107
the City Hall. Keep straight on this road and in                                                                                                                 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1021
this direction of travel. You will cross intersections                                                                       ‡«’¬ßªÉ“‡ªÑ“                                                                   1202
                                                                                                                            WIANG PA PAO
and pass the market and a large fat Sankhachai
Buddha by Wat Mun Muang, eventually joining                                                                             118
                                                                                                                                                                                ·¡à„®
                                                                                                                                                                             MAE CHAI
another road. Go straight at the sign (left Chiang
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CHUN
Rai Hospital & right Chiang Rai Beach). You are                                                                                                                                                                                                    ®Ÿπ
now on H1211. (See Chiang Rai detail map).                                                                           1150
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1091
                                                                                                                                             Wang Kaew Falls                                                         1021
   H1211 KM14-15 H1208 right turn for Khun                                                                                       Cabbages &
                                                                                                                                                 Champatong Falls
                                                                                                                                  Candoms
Korn Falls (12 kms)                                                                                                         118
                                                                                                                             118
                                                                                                                                (10:00-22:00)                  Wat
                                                                                                                                                             Analayo
                                                                                                                                                                                                   æ–‡¬“            ¥Õ°§”„µâ
                                                                                                                                  MAE ·¡à¢–®“π                                                     PHAYAO
                        ·¡à·µß                                                                                                  KHACHAN                                                                          DOK KHAM TAI
                          MAE                           Mae Ngat Dam
                         TAENG                                                                            Wiang Doi
                                                       1323                                                                Wang Nua                120
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    N
                      1095
                      Mae Malai                                                                                       Pong Nam Ron
                                                                1001

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1251
                                      1001
                                107
                                                                                                       Trekker's Lodge
                                                             Mae                                                                                                                                      1
                                                          Kuang Dam                        Mai Pai Rim Than
                                                               Wang Tarn                    (10:00-20:00)
                                                                 Resort
                      1096   MAE                    —π∑√“¬               118
                                                                               KM.27
                             RIM                                                                                                      1035
                                                   SAN SAI            DOI
                             ·¡à√‘¡                                  SAKET                                                                                                                                                                                     R



                                                                ¥Õ¬ –‡°Á¥
                                                              1014
                                                   6
                      1269
                                 CHIANG MAI
                                             106
                                                              1006
                                                                                                                    To Chae Hom
                                                                                                                                                                To Lampang                         PHAYAO - CHIANG MAI

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         R
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              11
                                                                                                   To Mae Chan & Mae Sai                                               5   POINTER FIVE
CHIANG RAI                                                                                                                        110
                                                                                                                                                        5
             Boat Landing
                                     RIVE                                                                                                831
                                                                                                                                                                    Right turn to Mae Suai at T-junction of
                                OK                                                                                                                          118
                            E K                                                                                                                                     H1211KM30 with H118 at KM4
                      MA




                                         R
                                                    1

                                  1207
                                                                                                                                                     KM19 Charin Garden Resort - fresh coffee and bakes
                                                                2
                                                                                                                              3                      KM107 Suan Thip Vana Resort - west side
         Wat Phrathat                                                                                                                      110
                                                                                                                                                     KM78 H120 from Phayao (section 5 joins route)
Doi Chom Thong & City Navel                                                   TAT                                    Salung Kham                     KM72 basketware market
                                                                             Office Wat                              Restaurant
               Wat Doi Ngam Muang                                                     Klang                                                          KM62 Mae Khachan hot springs — another roadside
                           Wat Phra Kaew                                              Wiang
                                Wat Mun Muang                                                                                                    tourist attraction. Restaurant at Wiang Doi Cottage op-
                                                                                                                             To Wiang
                                                                                                         4              4
                                                                                                                               Chai              posite
                                              5
  To Pong                                                       Clock tower                                                             1232         KM63 left turn (east) to Ban Huai Muang and up-
 Nam Ron                                                                                           9
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Hot Springs                                             6
                                                                               7                                                                 land valley with Lahu Villages (9kms) 4WD only! Rus-
                                                                                                       Bus station and night market              tic accommodation at Trekker’s Lodge
                                                  Wat Chet Yot                                 8
Oub Kham                                                                                                                                             KM16 right turn (west) to Wang Tarn Resort (6kms)
 Museum
                                                                                                                                                 — restaurant and accommodation
                                                     Hospital
    1211                                                                                                                                             KM16/14. left turn (east) to Wat Doi Saket — un-
                                                                                                                            1233
                                                                                                                                                 usual temple murals
   To Khun Korn Falls                                                                                                   To Wiang Chai
   & H118 Chiang Mai                                                                                                     (& Waterford
      via Mae Suai                                                                                                        Valley Golf)
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       1     Rim Kok Resort Hotel                                                                                                                H118 intersects with H11– Chiang Mai Lampang Super-
       2     Dusit Island Resort                                                                                                                 highway. Welcome back to Chiang Mai.
       3     Gratom Rim Kok                                                           10
       4     Chiang Rai Inn Hotel
       5     Ban Khun Yom Hotel
       6     Saen Phu Hotel                                                                                                   R
                                                                                                                                                                      ACCOMMODATION
       7     Wang Come Hotel
       8     Wiang Inn Hotel                                                                                                                     • Dusit Island Resort, Chiang Rai. Tel: (053) 744188,
       9     Golden Triangle Inn - Budget Office                                                                                                     715777 Fax: 715801
       10    Inn Come Hotel                                                                            CHIANG RAI OFFICE                         • Golden Triangle Inn (Budget Chiang Rai Office:
       11    Little Duck Hotel
                                                                        11                              (053) 740442-3                               Tel: 740442-3) Tel: (053) 711339, 716996 Fax: 713963
                              To Phayao                                            To Chiang Kham                                                • Rimkok Resort Hotel, Chiang Rai. Tel: (053) 716445-60
                                                            1               1020
                      & Lampang & H118                                             (& Santiburi Golf & Country Club)                                 Fax: 715859
                                                                                                                                                 • Wiang Inn Hotel, Chiang Rai. Tel: (053) 711533
                                                                                                                                                     Fax: 711877
       MAE CHAN                                                                       To Chiang Saen
                                                                                                                                                 • Wiang Come Hotel, Tel: (053) 711841-8 Fax: 712973
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                                                                                                                                                 • Charin Garden Resort (H118 KM19) Tel: (053) 717272
                                                                                                                                                 • Suanthip Vana Resort (H118 KM107) Tel: 01 224 6985


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