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The small market town of Khun Yuam services the local villages situated in the Yuam River valley, approximately half way between Mae Hong Son and Mae Sariang. It is quite bustling in the mornings as lots of Hmong, Karen and even the rarely encountered Lawa people from the surrounding hills come into town to sell or buy goods but otherwise this is a very sleepy little spot with not really a lot to see.
There are plenty of cheap local cafes around and one rather nice place to sleep, so even if Khun Yuam isn't exactly worth going out of your way to visit, it does make a good spot to break up a journey if you've had enough of local buses, if you're cycling or if you reckon the 200kms between Mae Sariang and Read our complete Khun Yuam travel guide