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Incredible scenic ride

One of the best things to do in Thailand in my experience is riding this road. I didnt have the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brent P
Wow, what an adventure!!

We travelled the loop and had a blast. We travelled anti clockwise which worked well for us as you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leah E
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Perth, Australia
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
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“cave lodge” (5 reviews)
“off road” (5 reviews)
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Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best things to do in Thailand in my experience is riding this road. I didnt have the opportunity to do the entire loop however up either side of Pai it was absolutely stunning. I recommend getting a 250 if you are a...More

Thank Brent P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled the loop and had a blast. We travelled anti clockwise which worked well for us as you needed more stamina in the first two legs of the journey. The trip from Chiang Mai to Pai took most of the day with all the...More

1  Thank Leah E
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Mae Hong Son's nature is not more beautiful than the nature close to Chiang Mai. The van connection is very bad, the driver of my Avia van drove so fast in the serpentines, that I had three (!) people vomiting next to me. Also, you...More

2  Thank Franziska B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This journey is an amazing snapshot of Northern Thailand. You can do it in a few days or take many days. You can stay on the main roads or take little, or bigger, detours. You can see magnificent mountain views, explore caves, meet the various...More

Thank STHs2014
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

If you wanna carve three or four curves at a time, and do it many many times, this is the route to take. Feels so good.

1  Thank MikeinKobe
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This loop is a world class bike trip. From Chiang Mai head straight to Mae Hong Son (don't stop in Pai, it's gross). We rented 300cc bikes and they were great. Don't need more than that. Had a beautifully relaxing night in MHS and then...More

1  Thank WanderingLeader
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I'm not really a bike enthusiast. However, after this tour I might become one. This was simply one of my best holidays. Streets are perfect, traffic almost non existent, sights all along the trip, simply but tasty and cheap food along the road, great scenery,...More

1  Thank Volker-Meier
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This winding road f Northwest of Chiang Mai start from Mae Taeng to Mae Hong Son (MHS) where it intersect Highway 107 North Chiang Mai. This route popular for its turnings which is said to have 1864 of turnings, with many switchback ("c" turning climb)....More

1  Thank KianHian L
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Hi all, I have done the mae hong song loop on a Kawasaki Versys 750cc. I drove it from Bangkok to here and back. Start in chiangmai, drive to pai and go on with the loop to come back to chiangmai again. This is the...More

1  Thank Cyriel G
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We took the air/con bus from Chiang Mai to Pei, Mae Hongson, Maelanoi, Maesarieng and back to Chiang Mai. We stayed at small hotels and rented a car with driver for one day in each city. A lovely two-week trip with many great memories. Much...More

Thank JudyandHoppy
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Jenny M
12 September 2016|
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Response from sabine_andreas | Reviewed this property |
there are plenty of accomondations at the loop. in january it was always very easy to find something.
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Jenny M
12 September 2016|
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Response from sabine_andreas | Reviewed this property |
i'm shure that the loop is amazing by bike, but if you don't feel comfortable with riding this long road a car is a good option.
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Jenny M
10 September 2016|
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Response from Dao1949 | Reviewed this property |
The road has about 1,800 curves, which mostly are very tight, steep grades and very demanding for any motorcycle rider. I am an expert motorcycle rider and still would have some great degree of difficulty managing this... More
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