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Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai

       Baan Mae Kampong is a homestay ecotourism destination in Chiang Mai that is located in a valley where the people live a humble existence. That guests are welcome to visit at any time to learn about the people’s way of life. Relax and lie down while on vacation, listen to the sounds of nature in the mountains, and enjoy the chilly weather all year. Another appeal that draws visitors to this area is the gorgeous nature combined with the tranquil and uncomplicated way of life.

Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand

Baan Mae Kampong story

       Baan Mae Kampong is a historic village that dates back more than a century. The majority of the villagers came from Doi Saket District in Chiang Mai Province. Baan Mae Kampong is approximately 1,300 meters in length and approximately 50 kilometers from Chiang Mai. Mae Kampong villagers have their hoses lined up in the valley and on both sides of the creek. The community is surrounded by mountains, tea and coffee plantations, waterfalls, and fertile forests (Doi Mon Lan), as well as other beautiful natural resources. The weather is pleasant all year, making it ideal for a vacation. Baan Mae Kampong now has 132 households and a population of about 362 people. The primary occupation of the villagers in Baan Mae Kampong is the production of tea, which is known locally as meang (tea). Coffee planting, trading, and employment are secondary occupations. The majority of the villagers are Buddhists.

Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand

       The social characteristics of Baan Mae Kampong are that the villagers live in dependence on one another like relatives and are generous to one another. Villagers believe in community rituals, follow community rules, and all members contribute to community development. There are numerous ecosystems in Baan Mae Kampong. There is a biodiversity of natural vegetation, clean air, and perfect water sources along the way, with yellow-red flowers up a nearby creek. The villagers refer to yellow-red flowers as “Kampong flowers,” and there is a river that runs through the village; “Mae Nam” means “River.” As a result, the village is referred to collectively as “Mae Kampong,” which is the origin of the village name.

Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand

Overall condition of Baan Mae Kampong

       The first people to settle in Baan Mae Kampong were indigenous people from Chiang Mai Province’s Doi Saket District. The main reason for their migration was a lack of land to cultivate. When they arrived on the land, collecting tea was the primary means of feeding their family. The miang (tea tree) that the villagers first collected was a natural growth. As more immigrants arrived, the Kantha Pruksa Temple was built as a mental anchor for all the villagers. Later, the Phao Khmu people migrated to the land to collect tea for hire. After a long time, Phao Khmu people married locals, and there is a mix of blood and culture in all of Baan Mae Kampong’s residents. The settlement of Baan Mae Kampong began in the country’s center before spreading to the areas of Pang Nok, Pang Khon, Pang Ton, and Pang Nai.

Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand

       Baan Mae Kampong is currently located in Village No. 3, Huay Kaew Subdistrict, Mae On Subdistrict, Chiang Mai Province. The village has a total area of approximately 6.22 square kilometers (3,887.50 rai). The general geography is the upland area, which has cool weather all year. Baan Mae Kampong is about 20 kilometers from the district office and 50 kilometers from Chiang Mai city; access to the village is easy in all seasons. In 2004, the population of Baan Mae Kampong was 418 people, with 130 households.

The intereating locations at Baan Mae Kampong

Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand
Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand
Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand

Kanta Prueksa Temple (Wat Mae Kampong)

       This temple was built in 1930, making it nearly 100 years old. Beautiful ancient Lanna architecture can be found inside the temple. The sanctuary is made entirely of teak and features ornate carvings. A highlight that must be visited at this temple among the fertile forests and rivers is a small church in the middle of the water, located in the middle of a stream that flows through the village of Mae Kampong. The church is surrounded by lush greenery. The villagers in Mae Kampong have a mind that is lush and quiet.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/GpfoqjYRYVcdbXZTA

Open for viewing: 06.00 A.M.- 6.00 P.M.

Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand

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Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand

Pha Nam Lod

       Pha Nam Lod is a part of the Teen Tok Royal Project and is surrounded by lush greenery. There is a wooden bridge as a long walkway to the inside, which is yet another stunning photo opportunity. There will be a large stone in the Pha Nam Lod area, but there will be a gap under the rock. Allow the water to run through it. In this area, there is also a sitting area where visitors can sit and enjoy the view of real nature. Visitors can also sip coffee because a coffee shop will be open for business during the holidays.

Address : Huay Kaew Subdistrict, Mae On District, Chiang Mai Province

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/yX1cFinnuavHBfuYA

Open for viewing: 07.00 a.m. – 6.00 P.m.

Website : https://www.facebook.com/phanamlod

Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand
Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand

Mae Kampong Waterfall

       Another popular natural attraction in Baan Mae Kampong is the Mae Kampong Waterfall. The waterfall has a total of seven levels, and the water flows all year, allowing visitors to swim in the basin. Visiting here will allow us to get up close and personal with nature. There is also a nature trail and a waterfall area nearby. It’s a rocky path that winds its way up the mountain. The cool water from the waterfall will splash onto our faces as we walk, and we’ll still get a good angle when we stop to photograph the waterfall.

Address : Huay Kaew Subdistrict, Mae On District, Chiang Mai Province

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/QKmeSPsXAmeeQfCy6

Open for viewing: 07.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand
Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand

Kewfin viewpoint

       From the vantage point of Kewfin, It is a view of the sea of mist in the Chae Son National Park (Doi Lan) area, which is on the border of Lampang and Chiang Mai provinces. We can enjoy amazing views of both provinces, Chiang Mai and Lampang, from here, which is located near to Mae Kampong Waterfall, about 3 kilometers up. It’s a little tricky to get here. Because the route is narrow and steep, tourists should contact local villagers to arrange a trip. Because the road is narrow and steep, travelers should rely on locals who are familiar with the area and use a four-wheel vehicle to go to the viewpoint.

Address : Doi Lan Forest Protection Unit, Mae On District, Chiang Mai Province

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/h8Ym2YBAKzWDDUpi8

Open for viewing : 07.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand
Baan Mae Kampong, Chiangmai, Thailand

Chom Nok- Chom Mai Coffee shop

       This small cafe sells tea, coffee, and bakery treats just before you reach the Mae Kampong waterfall. It’s a wonderful vantage point for looking down and photographing Mae Kampong Village’s magnificent panoramic panorama.

Address : Huay Kaew Subdistrict, Mae On District, Chiang Mai Province

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/D2yhbZcJS8svb5qs7

The shop is open for service : 08.00 a.m. -5.00 p.m.

Call : 08-1847-8043

Website : https://www.facebook.com/chomnokchommaimaekampong

How to Get to Baan Mae Kampong

– Cars and motorcycles: Take route 1141 from Chiang Mai city, cross the Super Highway Chiang Mai – Lampang and Phanonsomphot Chiang Mai 700 years, then go straight to line 1317 and continue with 3005 and run up to Huay Kaew Subdistrict. The Teen Tok Royal Project Development Center is an acronym for the Teen Tok Royal Project Development Center. The total distance is approximately 55 kilometers and takes approximately 1 hour if leaving Chiang Mai city. Take Route 118 Chiang Mai – Doi Saket Road on the Chang Puak side and turn right onto Route 3005.

Traveling for those who do not have access to a private vehicle

– Rent a red car or a van with a driver, or contact the hotel to arrange a car pick-up and drop-off. There may be additional charges. It is best to first agree on a price.

– Another option is the recently launched van line “Chiang Mai – San Kamphaeng Hot Springs – Mae Kampong” (transporting white elephants – Kad Luang – Nong Hoi – Promenada – San Kamphaeng hot springs). Because Mae Kampong is not on the main route, contact must be made first. The most convenient method is through

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Van.Hotsprings

which has the following terms:

1. Send an email with your name and phone number.

2. Inform the people who want to travel about the time and date they want to travel.

Go up at Warorot Market at 7:40 a.m., 11:40 a.m., 3:40 p.m., and 6:30 p.m.

3. Provide the number of seats available for both the outbound and return journeys.

4. The fare is 150 Thai Baht per person / trip. However, if there are four or more passengers, the charter price is 500 baht per trip; if there are fewer than 400 passengers, the charter price is 500 baht per trip.

5. Transportation: On the way, passengers will be dropped off at San Kamphaeng Hot Springs. Then connect to a car that has been waiting for you to take you to Mae Kampong. On the way back, a car will be waiting to pick up passengers at the pavilion opposite Mae Kampong School and transport them to the hot spring to catch the van back to Chiang Mai.

For more information, please call 083-325-4965.

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