Pai Things to Do

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    Luang temple

    by pattayaraj Written Nov 2, 2006

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    Situated in the centre of Pai. This temple is one important temple of this area. The significant buildings 're Chedi or Thaat in Mon style with lion statue sitting on 4 corners and Jong or sermon hall with multi tiered foofs.

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    Hot Springs

    by itsCharlie Written Jul 21, 2006

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    Since all of the hot springs I've seen in asia have been pumped into swimming pools and not much different than a hot tub back home or a sauna in Korea it was nice to see the natural phenomenon. At the source it's so hot you can boil an egg (an people do) but there is a stream area further away where you can soak if you like. They have recently raised the admission price- can't remeber how much.. maybe 300-400Baht?

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    Get to 'Pai' river

    by zazatann Updated Feb 8, 2006

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    "Pai" is the name of the river. So, it seems to miss something if you visit Pai but never seen the river. This river was such nicer in past 10 years ago but we had such a bad flooding last year and it wiped so many things and had left some ruin thing. However, it's getting back to alive again. "Pai" river is small but calm and gentle like feeling so peace when you stay in this town.

    'Pai' river
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    Sunset in Pai

    by zazatann Written Jan 17, 2006

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    I found this place where is about norhern area from the town to the Thai-Yunan cultural center. Just only 300 meters far from that center, you can see nice view of the river Pai and the mountains surrouded. Nice feeling to see sunset here.

    Would be nice to be with someone. other wise, you'd be too lonely!!!!

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    Offering food for monk in early morning

    by zazatann Written Jan 17, 2006

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    As Buddhism way, offering food to monks for their breakfast is actual life that people here do. You will see simple life in this town when you try to wake up a little bit earlier than normal.

    Make your alarm clock for about 06.30 a.m. and come to the main road of Pai town. You can feel another kind of peaceful and good fresh weather.

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    General tips

    by fiLination Written Dec 20, 2005

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    Chillout, do nothing, eat lotza great food, watch lotza films. Greatest Thai food I ate was at the unbelievably cheap Na?s Kitchen.
    Waterfalls - 2 charming waterfalls (bike ? 80baht per day)
    Hot Springs ? especially in early morning.
    Rafting & Trekking ? check out Tham Lod and other caves near Soppong (bats and swifts at evenings).
    Nightlife ? I liked the live music at Bee-Bop and TingTong DJing.

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    Thai-Yunan cultural centre

    by zazatann Written Dec 8, 2005

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    Yunan is small migrated group from China. They speak Chinese and also Thai language. I take a ride to north part of Pai, same route as Wat Nam Hoo. Glad to find this place because it?s not different as visit China. You can feel the way of their living, building with soil or clay, food and traditional cloth that they wear. I heard that there?re many local use this place to have a party and meeting. How nice?..

    dragon on hill in Yunan village
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    Get into real local market

    by zazatann Updated Dec 8, 2005

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    This market seems to be only local come to have a walk. We call Talad Nad, meeting market, where it held only on Wednesday. In the evening of Tuesday before this market start, there?re many trucks drive into this village and start to setup their shop and stay over night there.
    Early morning on Wednesday around 06.30 until 10.00 a.m., there?re many people come to shop in this market as it?s only once a week. I imagine that it?s like a supermarket or Wall mart for some of you who go for good and cheap things. You can find real of people life and the way of their shopping style. There?re many products is brought from China and Burma to this town as well.

    Talad Nad in Pai
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    Visit coffee shop

    by zazatann Written Dec 8, 2005

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    You may not agree with me about this tip if you don?t like coffee but I do. I?m like a big fan of coffee drinker as at least once a day. All about coffee is the name of this shop that I love to go so much. There is small little teakwood house with 2 floors and they have a little gallery to enjoy watching them. There?re some nice good books, both English and Thai language for all of you. Nice small collection of picture and cute souvenir from here as well.

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    Rent a bike for a ride...

    by zazatann Updated Dec 8, 2005

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    Even though you’re not good to read map when you travel but believe me you won’t get lost in Pai. There’re less than 10 streets in the town and it runs like a circle. If you get lost you just keep riding and you’ll find your place easily unless you’re going out of the town for special trip. So, riding here is nice and good fun.

    Please don’t forget to keep driving on left lane as Thailand rule.

    Rent a bike for a ride
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    Temple on the Hill

    by gib157 Written Feb 6, 2005

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    Just over 2 bridges to the East is a tample on the hill. You can ride to the top but we chose to walk up the 352 steps and leave the bikes at the bottom. At the top are 3 Wats, one wiht a very interesting masacre mural! There were some funny little features about this place and the views over Pai were dramatic. We didnt stay long as it was very quite and we felt slightly awkward, but its worth a visit fro the steps and the view.

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    Lucas Cave

    by paradisedreamer Written May 22, 2003

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    This was the first time I have been in a cave with a guide who has only a lantern to guide us. You can actually appreciate how dark it is in there and it was much better than having discreet lighting and concrete floors.

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    Fish cave

    by paradisedreamer Written May 22, 2003

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    The fish cave is in a complex of beautiful gardens and there is a beautiful mountain panorama beyond the valley. There is a pool with large fish that you can feed with bread which you can buy at the park's official hut.

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    Explore the market

    by paradisedreamer Updated May 22, 2003

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    Don’t eat before or after you go to the market! The smell from all the entrails and other strange meat products is revolting! In the picture large frogs have their back legs tied so they don’t jump out – nice and fresh!!

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    Pai Hot Springs

    by SumTingWong Updated May 3, 2003

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    If you need some time to relax for an afternoon after a trek, head to the Pai Hot Springs. Located right outside of Pai, these hotsprings are beautiful. You can feel hot water! And just relax and enjoy the rice patties and mountains.

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