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amazing views

We hiked to the top of Phu Chi Fa to catch the sunrise, was a wonderful experience. The views are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gordon D
via mobile
a different view of Thailand

Very easy to visit - the table for bus tickets is right next to the Green Bus kiosk at the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 30 April 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

1  Thank bwaybaby1979
Reviewed 20 February 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 15 January 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.

2  Thank ZeusMalt
Reviewed 11 January 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 6 January 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 27 December 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 1 December 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
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Its not an easy place to get to BUT well worth the effort. I went with a driver but hiring a vehicle cant be too hard. The rewards beautiful mountain scenery in northern Thailand overlooking fruit orchards and corn fields. Went in October which is...More

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This mountain has a surreal view of mountain ridges. The mountains change backdrops of colors as time ticks - early morning, the clouds densely covers the village below and all the valleys exposing the peaks of the nearby mountains, at 8:00 am, the clouds begin...More

Thank Cherrymar P
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Ivy L
Hi guys, I'm wondering how's the weather be like at Phu Chi Fa in JUNE? I'm planning to go there on 6th of June, might afraid it is not a good season to go? Would it be raining at that time? Based on your experience, would appreciate your advice :) Thanks!
11 May 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
Got 4days off and thinking of flying to chiang rai to climb this mountain..is there enough time for it though?
28 December 2016|
Response from Cherrymar P | Reviewed this property |
I spent 2 nights and 3 days there. Usually, people go there for the sunrise and head to town for the night.