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Mae Hong Son Loop

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Address: Mae Hong Son, Thailand

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MUST DO!! The best roads of whole thailand.

Hi all, I have done the mae hong song loop on a Kawasaki Versys 750cc. I drove it from Bangkok to here and back. Start in chiangmai, drive to pai and go on with the loop to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Cyriel G
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank JudyandHoppy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank NevDewey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

My family drove from Bangkok -> Chiangmai -> Pai -> Mae Hong Son. I've sat throughout the journey ( of course with stopovers ) The road curves are actually the highlight of the trip. But if you have motion sickness, it is not advisable at all. Because of the long drive, we didn't really have the mood to go for... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Three of us drove from Chiang Mai through Mae Sariang to Mae Hong Son in a day. We spent 3 nights in Mae Hong Son and loved it. Visited waterfalls and got a long-tailed boat to the border with Myanmar. Drove on to Pai via the fish cave, hot springs, beautiful waterfall, Moo Ban Rak Chinese village, which is just... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

If you're a rider or love bikes. This is the route you MUST take. I rented a bike from POP located in Chiang Mai. At 700baht a day, I rented a CRF250(off road bike). It was pretty New with mileage only clocked at 1800km. For the older CRF250, you can get it for 600baht. Do note that that is the... More 

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We had never scooters before (naughty naughty) so we went about this cautiously and probably a lot slower than most.. but we loved it. The roads are mostly empty accept for certain parts like leaving chiang mai and between pai and chiang mai. We chose to go clockwise to help us practise. The first part was a little dull but... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

As part of our Northern Thailand journey we came along this loop from Mae Sariang through Mae Hong Son to Pai. Mainly drove along the single road with 1869 curves and no straight. Brilliant drive. One of the best roads I've been on.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We drove this and it was a lot of fun. Great views, windy curvy road. If driving use lots of caution. This would be great on a bike, but I also saw a couple bikes down hitting loose gravel on the curves. we stopped to help a group of four Chinese who hit gravel, they were lucky they didn't go... More 

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