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You will come across various trekking options on offer at Mae Hong Son tour operators’ counters—albeit not to the extent as Pai—lasting anything from a few hours to several days.

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With limited visitor numbers in Mae Hong Son and a decline in the popularity of multi-day treks in recent times, trekking options are correspondingly low-key and small scale. Zapping-style tours are more popular with local and other Asian visitors where you fit in brief stops at all the highlights in a single day from the comfort of an air-con minibus.

Still plenty of jungle. Photo taken in or around Trekking, Mae Hong Son, Thailand by Mark Ord.

Still plenty of jungle. Photo: Mark Ord

That doesn’t mean there aren’t worthwhile trekking possibilities in the area. Some interesting day hikes are available for those with reduced time or energy levels while longer treks will take you into the mountains towards the Burmese border. You won’t find the 57 hill-tribe varieties of Soppong for example but you’ll be visiting villages—primarily Karen/Karenni—that are much less frequented by tourists than those in more ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 900 words.)


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