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Mae Wang National Park, Doi Lo 50160, Thailand
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All reviews national park chiang mai grand canyon dirt road an hour parking lot natural rock natural wonder hidden gem the cliff private car short hike be aware parking area entrance fee pha chor
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you travel by your self this is a good place to stop a long the way to visit doi inthanon, less tourist but many thing to see but good for stop for sure. But you must love to walk and explore something in local...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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2 September 2017|
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Response from CharnP_13 | Reviewed this property |
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