Review: My first Thai BKK-Chiang Rai-Chiang Mai-Phuket-Phi Phi-Krabi. Day 5th.
As always, I left early and soon was already at Thum Lod cave. For 300 baht (currency of Thailand, the exchange rate) and took a bamboo raft with a boatman, over 150 kid with Aladdin's lamp and bought smelly fish food. Cave liked the most.
A river in the cave is teeming with catfish, which we were fed. In the middle of the cave came out on the shore, he looked around and then swam. In the end I along a kid climbed a steep, filled with shit bats the stairs to the top. To my disappointment upstairs, except for some remnants of the ancient wooden sarcophagi, nothing happened. The first desire, after I went back, had to clean out mouse droppings hands and Slippers.
An hour four came to Mae Hong son. Checked in at Ngamta Hotel - 1000 baht. Had rooms for 800, but with two beds and a smaller one. The window of our room overlooked the lake. The hotel is very conveniently located at the turnoff to the lake. From it starts the street with the night market, opposite the 7/11 store.
This is the view from the window
Threw things and went to the mountain near the city to see Wat Doi Kong Moo.
Mae Hong son airport
One monk is working, the rest watching
Then to Wat Jong Klang Wat is very beautiful on the lake.
Inside there is a small Museum.
He Mae Hong son very much. Cozy, quiet town. Many restaurants, tourists a bit, maybe not the season.
In the morning ran to the lake took off Wat.
On the plan we had donnachie. As we have explained NOK, near Mae Hong Dream there are 3 villages. Before the 1st and can be reached by car, while the 2nd is taken on a bamboo raft on the river. We chose the third. It is located almost on the border with Burma and it is necessary to go on the boat dlinnohvostaja. Along the way we met bathing in a puddle of elephant.
Took the boat – 900 baht. Proposed surcharge and make it to the border, where some Burmese market, but we did not. Along the way we stopped near the ticket office and bought a 250 baht entrance fees to the village, as explained by the NOC all the money from ticket sales go to the villagers. Then swam for half an hour, bypassing the rapids on the river is heavily shoaled.
Landed in the village. Of the tourists we were there alone. Plenty napadavshie looked at the school, where the teachers come from the city. In kindergarten there was a dinner, and the door was closed, only heard the sound of spoons on plates. The villagers are happy to pose in front of the camera, nothing vparivayut. After last year's visit Sapa in Vietnam is very pleased.
As we walked through the village, our boatmen were playing cards with the local women.
We were very excited when we bought them beer. On the boat back to our car. The route was scenic, so we did not regret that chose this village.
Further moved in the direction of DOI Inthanon. In the evening drove to Mae Chaem. The town is unremarkable, therefore, settled beyond the city in Navasoung Resort -1200 baht. The hotel keeps old Finn with his strict Thai wife. He was very glad of our arrival, finally had someone to drink. It turned out, his father was Russian, after the war emigrated to Finland. He also visited Russia. Here, in May Cheme for many years the Russian had seen only twice and very for this reason lamented. The hotel itself is not very new bungalows are scattered across a pretty decent site. There is a pool and gorgeous mountain views.
My wife and Finn need to bargain, she us 300 baht took off.
If there are no concrete plans to Bangkok, my choice is always to stay near a metro station Ratchaprarop. There are many budget hotels near Indra square, Baiyoke, a little further, you can also walk to Central Worldm Big-C. And in the morning walk or a taxi to the airport subway (https://nashaplaneta.net/asia/thai/bangkok-metro#arl) and to the airport immediately. ...
Yes you are right, the bus. I contacted a friend from Kanchanaburi, here is the schedule - 09:00, 13:00, 17:30, true on the photo, it how much it on a simple piece of paper is written, and in General the display schedule, it is not. How many of Pattaya goes, I don't know. ...
Hello! I don't think you will find the website with the actual current schedule of buses in this area, at least I have not found. Probably will have to find in the Internet the schedule of reviews and reports. And maybe even there is no direct bus. ...
Hello Irina! By taxi just to Grab a thought from 300 baht an ordinary trip and 200 economy. So maybe better not to mess with the metro and by taxi. If by metro, then the easiest way is go to the National Stadium without a transplant, or with a transfer to the underground metro to Hua Lamphong, but these stations still taxis will have 50 baht for a ride. ...
In Thailand in March will be two periods of a complete ban on the sale of alcohol because of the upcoming elections:
- From 16 March to 18:00 on March 17
- On 23 and 24 March fully ...
It seems that there as Terminal 21 in Bangkok: delicious and not expensive. A great option for daily meals to tourists. ...
A fine of 2 days pay, like 500 baht per day was previously. So come to the airport early to get everything done. Can advance or extend bezviz the immigration office for 1900 baht ...
As with jellyfish, as always: you never know where and when they will appear. ...
I was on the street sabay sabay, there called one price about $100, I chose a long time... When I chose it turned out that this amount is for old women, and young is more expensive by $20. So short we left out and no one not choosing) ...
Moved your topic from Phuket.
1. If you pay for the hotel on the booking card, the card will be charged the price indicated in rubles. If you need to know the exact conversion rate, change the currency on the booking in dollars and do the math on the calculator.
2. About using times written here - https://nashaplaneta.net/asia/thai/money.html. And what kind of features you use the card VTB world, you get to know in the Bank or to read the terms of the contract. In General features, I think, should not be any, will be able to use it as a card of any other Bank. ...