Pai is lovely simplicity, simple and peaceful city. The city is not noisy and crowded like Bangkok or Chiang Mai, Pai is placed to sightseeing and love.
Pai is the small town of Thailand and located far 136km from Chiang Mai. The city located middle of acres of mountains and valleys, Pai suited in the river with the beautiful pure flow. Although the way from Chiang Mia to Pai is quite long and tired of tourists, when entering Pai, you will have a chance to soak up the natural beauty and poetic of the city which will help you forget all tired of the trip.
Furthermore, Pai will more excite in a night, you can enjoy the funny and interesting atmosphere in there in bars and restaurants in two sides of streets. Walking Street started out with the lovely little stalls Pai characterized on the old car painted very own style of Pai which breed nowhere so unique.
In addition, Pai has not lighted twinkling bright and bland loud music as other tourist cities in Thailand, Pai is quite peaceful and gently but it is not boring for tourists.
How to get there
There are options for your choice
- If you want to transfer by flight, you should book fight at cheap flight from Chiang Mai to Pai. From Bangkok to Pai, you can choose cheap flights such as AirAsia, Nok Air, Lion Thai and so on.
- If you want to save money, you can choose bus from Chiang Mia to Pai every day with 150 baths during 3 hours.
Furthermore, you will have more than one choice in there for where to stay. It depends on your budget. However, almost dorm and hostel in Pai are quite cheap and clean. Therefore, you should choose hostels in the foot of mountains which will provide for you more interesting experiences than others. About foods, foods and drinks in Pai are quite cheaper than Bangkok and Chiang Mai, so you should visit around to enjoy almost famous cuisine in there. You also should spend a time to enjoy Thai curry in Na’s Kitchen.
In addition, you can rent the motorbike to travel around the Pai with 140 bath/day. You can visit Container coffee shops with a lot of beautiful senses for checking.
From November to March is the peak season friendly Pai, April to August is rain season. Therefore, you should refer to the Thai tourism website for more accurate “best time to visit Pai”