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Phu Chi Fa Forest Park

Chiang Rai Province, Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Ranked #6 of 28 attractions in Chiang Rai
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Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Incredible views that brings a tear to any eye seeing it. Looks different from the various seasons. Make sure you stay a night in the town, just to experience the local culture. Trust me, this is far from Thailand. Culture here is mountain-style. Great hospitality, but I guess that's because of the tourist dollars that enters this part of the... More

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Queensland
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44 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

You really do feel on top of the world here! Breathtaking views, even though there was quite a bit of fog. We stayed in Phu Chi Fa town, and it took quite a while to find accommodation. There are a lot of places to stay, but the town has a lot of local visitors and the prices quoted were quite... More

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Melbourne
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50 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

After reading reviews on trip advisor we decided we had to go. The hotel and a driver suggested we leave around 4 am but we said we wanted leave earlier and glad we did. Although we left at 3.30am and the driver didn't exactly drive slow we found drawn was already breaking when we arrived at the base of the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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138 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Hear about this from a local. It's a 2 hr drive from CR and you have to leave at 3.30am ish to get there for sunrise. Tours don't go there so you have to get a taxi - lots of super windy roads to get there, I was quoted between 2,000-3,500 baht for a taxi from tour companies in tour.... More

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Bristol,
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

Very early start (3.30am) to drive from Chiang Rai only to get there about 6/7am and everything was shrouded in mist. However, we rented bungalows nearby for 200B for half a day and waited until later. A very nice although quite taxing walk to the top was definitely worth it for the amazing views. There was only the 4 of... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Everybody visits Phu Chi Fa to see the sunrise (including me). There are tons of people scrambling up early in the morning in the dark trying to get to the vantage point to get a shot of the sun peaking up from the sea of clouds gathered over the valley. It is truly an awe inspiring sight. The first tip... More

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Singapore
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Sunrise on 5 Jan 2014 was INCREDIBLE. We stayed a night at a resort at the foot of Pu Chi Fa. Arriving late into the night, the street market was about to close. We quickly found a place to stay (600B a night) and tucked in early, cos the view of the morning sunrise was promised to be spectacular. We... More

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Pattaya, Thailand
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32 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

You have to walk to the top, about 700 m and watching the sunset was spectacular.You have to be careful as the walk up is slippery .Just to sit there and look across the land was so relaxing .

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Chiang Rai, Thailand
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Phu Chee Fah, is a mountain in Thailand located at the eastern edge of Thoeng District, Chiang Rai Province. The mountain is part of an elevated area, the Doi Pha Mon subrange, that rises near the border with Laos sloping towards the Mekong River. With spectacular views over the surrounding mountains, it is one of the famous tourist attractions of... More

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Siggiewi, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Visited the summit both at sunset and sunrise.... simply spetacular! It was quite a long journey from Chiang Mai but it was all worth it! Make sure to have some thick clothes as the temperature up there is quite low =)

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