Program Tour No.5 Doi Pha Hee – Golden Triangle – Chiang Saen
Doi Pha Hee, it is famous for coffee planting.
Akha Tribal Village at Doi Pha Hee which is located at Mae Sai District, Chiang Rai Province, it is a village on the mountains between the borders of Thailand and Burma. The villagers here are hill tribe people. The Akha tribe has immigrated from Burma and China. The village is located along the mountain gorge. It’s a space for the wind to blow through in a small village. The main tourist attraction of Doi Pha Hee is a coffee shop with good enviroments for the community. There is a swing festival in September that is a New Year festival for Akha people. The visitors can walk around a small coffee plantation , it is good to visit and take a beautiful picture for one day trip. You will see the view point in “Sop Ruak” which is another landmark in Chiang Saen and we do recommend to visit the House of Opium for more activity. After that about 10 Kilometers, we will go to the south that is called Chiang Saen, it is an ancient city and have been established more than 1,000 years ago. The city is on “highway” same location at Mekong River and it is one of the most important cites of Lanna Kingdom. The city fell into ruin after the Burmese were defeated in the 18th century. This picturesque ancient city is beginning to reawaken. A restoration work has been done in ancient structures such as temples, pagodas and the earthen city ramparts to keep enemies away.