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Things to see and do

Wat Fa Wiang In
4km north of Piang Luang

Though not an architecturally remarkable temple, Wat Fa Wiang In possesses significant historical significance and comes with an unusual and to our, knowledge unique feature—it could legitimately feature in either, or both, our Thailand or Burma coverage since the border literally runs right through the centre of ... Read more about Wat Fa Wiang In .


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Piang Luang
15 kilometres north of Wiang Haeng

We recommended overnighting in Piang Luang rather than Wiang Haeng but even if you’re just passing through, the village is worthy of a stop in its own right. ... Read more about Piang Luang .

King Naresuan Shrine
Route 1322, two kilometres before Wiang Haeng

While not spectacular to look at, the King Naresuan Shrine has great historical significance and a good story behind it. Combined with the nearby Wat Wiang Haeng it makes a convenient place to break up your journey if you’re travelling under your own steam but probably isn’t worth the effort of getting there by public transport. ... Read more about King Naresuan Shrine .

Mae Ja to Wiang Haeng (Route 1322)

The road trip from Wiang Haeng to Mae Ja takes you through classic north Thai scenery. Range after range of forest-clad mountains stretch in every direction as Highway 1322 slices through Pha Daeng National Park. You’ll catch glimpses of high Doi Ang Khang off to the northeast and the rugged peaks of Doi Luang in Chiang Dao to the south. ... Read more about Mae Ja to Wiang Haeng (Route 1322) .

Piang Luang to Arunothai (Route 1778)

The recent completion of Highway 1778 linking Piang Luang up with Muang Na and Arunothai now means an awesome loop is on offer, though while the route south from Wiang Haeng to Pai is not yet sealed, it is currently a well-maintained 55-kilometre dirt ... Read more about Piang Luang to Arunothai (Route 1778) .


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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Wiang Haeng? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Thailand.


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