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Hot springs

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Sulphurous hot springs emerge out of the ground at numerous spots across north Thailand and Pai district is no exception. The most conveniently accessible ones are around 12 kilometres southeast of town in Mae Hee district.

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The principal site, Pong Nam Ron Tha Pai, is a collection of springs and scorching ponds set near the entrance to Huay Nam Dang National Park. Along with these, some nearby sources on private land have been channelled to provide hot mineral baths at the predictably named and very fancy Pai Hot Springs Spa Resort. If you prefer a more natural setting to take the waters, then the national park is a very attractive option, with a series of springs and steaming pools rising in steps amid a grove of natural forest. Certain ponds are suitable for bathing while others reach near boiling point, so do be careful before taking the plunge. They are indicated in English but even so a mistake could be ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 500 words.)

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