We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

MaeHongSon Lake

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Mae Hong Son, Thailand
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 178 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Lazy town

This is a place you just want to sit and feed those hungry fishes. At night time, this area was a lot people sampling local foods. Very quiet in daytime.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 February 2017
fattie13bear23
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

178 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 91: English reviews
Serbia Belgrade
Level Contributor
60 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the appearance of a beautiful lake that adorns the city. Wonderful for walking, lying on the grass, peace, quiet, I simply think that this lake is gem Mae of Hong Song. During the day, a totally peaceful after dusk turns into a walkway, a street market, with numerous small stalls, lots of food stalls, and there is a massage... More 

Helpful?
Thank MIRJANAPANJEVIC
USA
Level Contributor
21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just very quiet & peaceful nothing more..you ask for 100 characters there is nothing else that you can say really.

Helpful?
Thank globetrotter131244
Level Contributor
23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This is a place you just want to sit and feed those hungry fishes. At night time, this area was a lot people sampling local foods. Very quiet in daytime.

Helpful?
Thank fattie13bear23
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the lake one afternoon whilst travelling around the area and it's well worth a visit. Make sure you buy some bread and feed the fish they are huge!!

Helpful?
1 Thank Snipes01
Perth, Canada
Level Contributor
48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

While waiting for the market to get set up we sat in one of the lake gazebos and watched as children fed the fish. A very relaxing preface to the bustle of the market and a great spot to chat with fellow travelers.

Helpful?
Thank Nutmeg1979RR
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
69 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Nice view of lake with the backdrops of Wat Chong Klang and Wat Chong Kham. The prominent white stupa is Chong Klang. If you want to have a three different scenic view of this temples i.e. early dawn for a misty view, morning fir a dayligjt view and evening for a lighted view and the reflection from the lake. Thai... More 

Helpful?
Thank KianHian L
Swindon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
122 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The lake is just perfect. At night the lights come.on and make it even more loveable. The temple; night markets.... it's just a fantastic are to be around.... lovely locals who smile (well most kf them) and are happy to talk. We stayed 4 nights overlooking the lake..... early hours of the morning and I could sit with a hot... More 

Helpful?
Thank donnie1965
London, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
59 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

The lake is place right down town but not exactly the most appealing, with dirty waters and dead fish. The surrounding temples and the night market definitely make it worth it though!

Helpful?
1 Thank Edward C
Utica, New York
Level Contributor
49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

A perfect place for a morning or evening stroll - you can walk all the way around in 20 minutes. During the day we visited the three lovely Buddhist wats and had a drink at one of the coffee shops. At night there is a lively hill tribe market with crafts and food stalls. We are especially fond of the... More 

Helpful?
Thank JudyandHoppy
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
57 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

What a nice lake in the middle of town. You can sit on a bench in the park and review the day. Children feed the fish pieces of bread. At night time the food market sets up shop. You can eat a cheap meal and see the lights reflecting on the water. The Wat is across the road with interesting... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sheila R

Travellers who viewed MaeHongSon Lake also viewed

Mae Hong Son, Mae Hong Son Province
Mae Hong Son, Mae Hong Son Province
 
Mae Hong Son, Mae Hong Son Province
Mae Hong Son, Mae Hong Son Province
 

Been to MaeHongSon Lake? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of MaeHongSon Lake and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from MaeHongSon Lake staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?