PAI & MAE HONG SON THAILAND CHIANG MAI Pai and Mae Hong Son represent the escape from traditional tourist routes and an immersion in nature. Pai is charming and international and you will find a really interesting dimension, if you want naif. Become famous thanks to the back packers, Pai is a village gem to walk on foot lightly. Mae Hong Son is the main gateway for mountain walks of great quality, the massive presence of tribes and ancient peoples such as Hmong, Karen, Lisu, Lahu and Lawa increase interest in these wonderful mountains close to the border with Myanmar, the influence of neighboring Burma is palpable and concrete. If you can, I advise you not to miss these remote places.