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From the town center you can walk up to Mo Paeng Waterfall, passing through two Shan, one Lesu, one Haw Chinese and one Lahu village. The walk is 8 kms long and takes about 2 hours each way. You can also go either by bicycle, motorbike or car. Once at the falls, you can swim in one of the three pools.
Mae Yen Waterfall
At the source of the Mae Yen River, Mae Yen Waterfall is about 12 kms from the town, located deep in the forest along a trail where there are no villages. The walk is beautiful and the waterfall is impressive. As the trail is so small, you cannot take any vehicles up to the falls. It�s best to ask for directions from local people before you set off and to make sure you take plenty of water and some food as this trek will take you the whole day.
Tha Pai Hot Springs
Tha Pai Hot Springs are part of a national park just 8 kms south of Pai. There is a stream running through the hot springs and you can choose either to bathe in the river or in bathtubs that have been built on the site. You can get to the springs by foot, bicycle, motorbike or car.
Mae Yen Temple
Mae Yen temple is located halfway up a mountain and once you have climbed the 350 steps to get there the views over the valley are tremendous, covering a radius of around 10kms. There is an interesting old chedi at the temple and also murals that were painted by a local artist about the previous lives of the Buddha.
Luang temple has a beautiful Shan style chedi, which was built in 1899 and also has a Shan style sermon hall and Buddha image. Luang temple is the main temple of Pai and is where many of the town�s important festivals take place.
The chedi at Klang temple represents a mixture of Shan and northern Thai styles. The base up to the middle is Shan style and the middle to the top is northern Thai. There are alcoves set in the sides to represent the different Buddha images for each weekday.