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Wonderful Places To Visit In Northern Thailand

Northern Thailand is mountainous, green, forested, culturally rich. These places are just a few examples of its beauty.
Aakash Jain May 14, 2019

Phayao Lake (Phayao)

The biggest freshwater lake in Northern Thailand, it is a popular spot for fishing. You should go for a boat ride to watch the rosy sunset.

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Wat Phra Singh (Chiang Mai)

Easily one of the most beautiful Buddhist temples built in typical Lanna style, that defines the Northern Thailand.

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Alongside the temple are pagodas, and a temple library.

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Phra Buddha Sihing is one of the most dynamic Lord Buddha statues, which exudes peace and calmness. Wiharn Lai Kham houses this statue.

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Rice Terraces (Ban Pa Pong Piang)

Visit this place to see how paddy fields are also incredibly beautiful.

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The lush green fields carved into terraces and covered with foggy mountains are simply eye-pleasing. Get local by trying your hand at farming.

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Pha Charoen Waterfall (Tak)

This 97-stepped waterfall is a visual treat. Its specialty lies in it being a limestone waterfall.

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A part of Namtok Pha Charoen National Park, you can also enjoy the scenic flora and fauna around.

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Phu Soi Dao National Park (Uttaradit)

This area is famous for its pine trees. The park is a popular trekking spot and is usually cool. There are many camping sites and resorts too. Phu Soi Dao waterfall is another popular attraction.

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Phu Chi Fa (Chiang Rai)

A forested area, it is very famous for its cool climate. The hilly terrains offer excellent trekking opportunities and green picturesque views. The Phu Chi Fa peak gives a beautiful vista of sunrise and mountains shrouded in mist.

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Hot Springs, Chae Son National Park (Lampang)

Rejuvenate with a relaxing bath in the mineral-rich hot water spring of temperature about 730 C.

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According to the official website, the fog effect produced from spring is a view to watch in the morning. Chae Son Waterfall in this forested area is another attraction.

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Special Attraction

Yi Peng - Chiang Mai Lantern Festival, usually celebrated in November, holds cultural significance. Kongming lanterns are released in air and the sight is just idyllic. Lanterns, and colorful flags are hung everywhere, lighting up the entire city.