In this part of the world, Doi Ang Khang is a mere baby at 1,928 metres -- it's the 15th highest peak in Thailand -- but when you’re climbing up it on a motorbike it doesn’t feel like it! Its jagged peaks do rise abruptly from the Fang River Valley, increasing the sense of height, while to the west the slopes drop off more gradually to Burma’s Shan ... Read more about Doi Ang Khang .
Before (or after) heading out to the hills, Fang town itself is worth a wander – especially the hill on the north side of town, which is home to some interesting wats. If you keep going straight from the crossroads where Route 107 fizzles out into a row of old wooden buildings (so Tha Pae with Auang Kham on your right and Suan Dok Road with Phumanee on your left), you’ll climb a gentle ... Read more about A walk around town .
Nam Roo is a naturally occurring mountain spring that has been channelled into pools to make a bathing area. Set amid a grove of tall trees the surrounds have been landscaped to create a small park with campground and the furthest pool lies just before a sharp downhill slope, thus creating an infinity pool effect. There’s a small visitor centre, showers and a couple of snack bars selling ... Read more about Nam Roo .
The name doesn’t exactly roll of the tongue but this national park is a memorable one — indeed it’s one of the best managed and organised parks we’ve visited in Thailand. Covering the northwest corner of Fang district, Doi Pha Hom Pok is bordered to the south by Doi Ang Khan, to the east by Mae Ai and Tha Ton and to the north and west by the Burmese frontier. The park used to be named ... Read more about Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park .