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We went from Chiang Rai with a family of 5. 4500 baht paid for a private minibus and a driver... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David B
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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The hike was only about 30-40 minutes from the parking lot. We got there at 5am for the sunrise and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aubrey G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went from Chiang Rai with a family of 5. 4500 baht paid for a private minibus and a driver. The journey took about 3 hours. The views are spectacular and the walk up is easy. My eight year old bounced up the 750m to...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hike was only about 30-40 minutes from the parking lot. We got there at 5am for the sunrise and it was absolutely breathtaking. Remember to have a flashlight if you go for sunrise as it was pitch black hiking to the top! It's also...More

1  Thank Aubrey G
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

We hiked to the top of Phu Chi Fa to catch the sunrise, was a wonderful experience. The views are awesome and seeing the clouds dissappear in the valleys below was well worth the walk to the top

Thank Gordon D
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Very easy to visit - the table for bus tickets is right next to the Green Bus kiosk at the temporary bus station in Chiang Rai. My friend and I bought the tickets that morning (around 10am) with instructions to return at 1:30pm - the...More

4  Thank bwaybaby1979
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Thank goodness for blogs & reviews. Afterwise I'd never have learnt about this natural treasure. I made a last minute trip to Chiang Rai & was looking for things to do. Luckily Phu Chi Fa came onto my radar. My last minute planning meant I...More

Thank LibbyD77
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Amazing scene from the top of the hill. Definetly worth the visit. People don't speak english, but everyone knows why you are here. Very nice rooms available too in the village. Easy 5 stars.

3  Thank ZeusMalt
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

The scenic spot at the mountain top is all worth the hike. Waited for heaven's eye to wake up at 5 o'clock in a foggy morning. At first it was a golden dawn and turned to a celeste, picturesque sky. The view is super awesome....More

1  Thank JuyyujJuy
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I rented a car from Chiang Rai town and drove up to Phu Chi Fa at night. The road nearing to Phu Chi Fa was really dark so be careful. We arrived slightly before midnight and stayed at Phu Pli Fa chalet...More

1  Thank rarerose333
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

We took a truck shuttling us up the 3km at about 4:30 am then climbed the 1500m to the top before sunrise. There was about 60-70 people at the top so early is better for a good view. The view was stunning and well worth...More

Thank Ktn T
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Sunrise, together with the sea of fog is spectacular! We reached the carpark at 5am, climbed 760 meters up steep and slippery slope to the viewing point. There are small children who are there to offer as guide up the slope. Fee: as per your...More

2  Thank choonpon
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Ivy L
May 10, 2017|
Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ivy, Yes well its the humid hot time of year for PCF as we call it,,,However dont forget its much cooler in the mountains so a welcome change from the hot plains of Chiang Rai and the border crossings so you can look... More