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Pai Canyon, Pai
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Thin, red ridges with sheer drops on either side create the steep, forest-filled valleys of Pai Canyon. Climb the steps to the viewing platform to enjoy sweeping views. You can head further down the valley following the path of the ridge, but the poorly maintained track follows a precarious route, so be extra careful if you decide to hike. Because it lacks shade, the path is best tackled in the morning or afternoon. To visit Pai Canyon and get the most from your holiday in Pai, create itinerary details personal to you using our Pai vacation route planner.
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  • a fun place to drive with your scooter. definitely go! beautiful view, if you asked about is t quiet;-)
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  • We ended our day tour out of the Canyon, and wow! In Europe would be a place like this anywhere, but here you walk over very narrow pieces, sometimes only 40 cm wide. And what a great view!
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  • A place on the road from Pai to Chiang Mai to about 6 or 7 km from Pai. A good views and although I not visited and beautiful to watch the sunrise from there.
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  • Nice place to enjoy the sunset! From the parking lot to the first view point it's only a 5min walk over some stairs. The first viewpoints are very crowded near sunset though. If you go further and are more adventurous you can climb to more secluded parts of the "canyon" and have a more private experience.
  • Beautifull spot in pai, 15 min drive by motorbike, recommended to get there on sunset
  • A bit crowdy but a must see. Free parking for cars and scooters. Easy walk up a few stairs and then climbing and hiking from platform to platform. No entrance fee.
  • Lovely place for a walk. No signage so don't stray off the path too much! Beautiful scenery.
  • Pai's very own "Grand Canyon". The Pai Canyon is a series of sandy ridges that you can scramble up and down in. Best to wear covered shoes with good soles as the paths get very narrow and slippery in some places.