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Tha Ton

Tha Ton is one of the most northern towns of Thailand and sits at the Thai / Myanmar border and is 220 kms from Chiang Mai.

Tha Ton is popular with visitors who are looking for a place to relax and is also home to a number of guest houses and foreign expats.

Tha Ton Hotel, Guest House & Resort Accommodation, Thailand

The drive to Tha Ton from Chiang Mai is hilly and windy and takes between 3-4 hours. Once in Tha Ton, you can use it as a base to explore other parts of northern-Thailand, and there is even a boat that will take you down the Kok River to Chiang Rai. The trip takes around 3 hours to Chiang Rai (with the current) and 5 hours back (against the current). Prices for the public boat cost around 350-400 THB per person, or private boats can be chartered for around 2200 THB.

You can easily navigate Tha Ton town by foot, as the city is very compact. Trekking and water rafting are popular activities here, with a number of tour operators offering tours around the region. Visits to the nearby hill tribes are also popular with full or half day tours offered.

You will find a good range of accommodation options in Tha Ton including resorts, hotels and guest houses and there are a number of restaurants and food stalls selling delicious northern-Thai cuisine.

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