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“national park”(14 reviews)
“chiang mai”(10 reviews)
“grand canyon”(6 reviews)
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Mae Wang National Park, Doi Lo 50160, Thailand
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Pha Chor is located about 30 kilometers south of Chiang Mai and appears to be a relatively new Thai national park. From highway 108, one must drive about 13 kilometers to the park entrance. There is a modest park entrance fee but well worth the...More

8  Thank Dao1949
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

It's a new attraction and probably popular among tourist for its Instagram worthy photos. However, no matter how good the photo looks, in your heart, you know it's too small and ordinary to be an attraction worth the long drive. Be prepared to be underwhelmed....More

4  Thank kenny078
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All reviews national park chiang mai grand canyon dirt road parking lot natural rock natural wonder hidden gem an hour the cliff private car short hike be aware parking area entrance fee pha chor
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

we stopped here on the way to the Doi Inthanon National Park. the canyon is tiny and the walk is over in less than 30 minutes as there is nothing to see along the way. do not waste your time to come here.

Thank Deniss1058
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This attraction is interesting to visit when you passing Pha Chor it's situated in Pha chor National park, easy to aces by bike or car. you can go to parking 3 than you have a nice walk to this canyon the paht is well mentaint...More

Thank Luc W
Reviewed 6 March 2018

There are 2 ways to get there, a new paved road and the old uneven dirt road. It figures which way Google maps took us. My little Honda Jazz felt like it was going to break apart. The website suggested avoiding the middle of the...More

1  Thank George T
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Pha Chor is about 50km from Chiang Mai and is a 30m high huge monolithic wall or Roman pillar. We rented a motorbike for 300 baht and it took us more than an hour to reach the destination. The ticket to the National Park is...More

Thank mshian63
Reviewed 31 January 2018

A trip by motorbike to see on your own when exploring the Chiang Mai area I would say would be the way to go. As it says Grand Canyon just be aware that it s not the expansive view and awe inspiring view that if...More

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 9 January 2018

this canyon not really famous among tourist. i tried to find package to go there but i cant find one. If u want to take taxi it cost around 2500 bhat per car. so what i did, rent a soopy to go there. it will...More

1  Thank ana_kecik
Reviewed 31 December 2017

This is an unexpected find near to Chiang Mai. The geologic formation amazed us. It is worth the short hike if one is interested in nature and science. The ranger taking care of the place is able to give guide as to the best position...More

Thank tahkhengsoon
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Pha Chor is around 2 hours drive from Chiang Mai City. The canyon was discovered some park ranger..pretty amazing how she discovered it. Come in your comfortable walking shoes. For those with elderly or rather not do the hiking, pls stop at Carpark 3, it...More

Thank Raratraveler
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

A must to visit. Hidden gem of natural wonder from powerful erosive of water on geological formation. Very much look alike Bryce Canyon in Utah, USA but they give a "Thailand Grand Canyon" to "Pha Chor". Only 70-80 minutes drive from downtown Chiangmai providing that...More

Thank Chul S
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy walking in the bush this is for you. It’s a interesting walk but not super easy, lots of steps up and down so I don’t recommend for people who have difficulty walking. But I enjoyed walking around and following the trail. It’s...More

Thank Claudia T
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karris21
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Pha Chor is composed of various cliffs and natural valley. The attraction is approached from the car park on a higher ground. There are proper steps to climb down to the valley which lead the visitors to the cliffs... More
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