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Visit Thung Bua Tong Fields (Mae Hong Son)

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Thung Bua Tong Sun Flowers Mae Hong Son
Thung Bua Tong Fields Mae Hong Son
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Located in the district of Khun Yuam, 90 kilometers or 1h45 drive from Mae Hong Son city , the Thung Bua Tong Fields are a whole 160 hectare section of mountain at the top of Doi Mae U-Kor Mount entirely covered with mexican sunflowers which have smaller flowers than the "classic" sunflowers. They are native from Central America and are called Dok Bua Tong in Thai. They were reportedly brought to Thailand by Christian missionaries.

The flowering takes place from mid-October to mid-December but it is especially the month of November that there are the most flowers (obviously it depends on the weather). They attract a lot of people, the overwhelming majority is Thai. The rest of the year, almost no one comes to visit this remote area. You can climb to the summit by stairs to get the overview of my first photo.

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Practical information about Thung Bua Tong Fields

Free entry.

How to get to Thung Bua Tong Fields ?

There is no public transport to go there but Prem Pracha company offers minivans that leave from the Arcade Bus Terminal in Chiang Mai, the city's main bus terminal and go to Khun Yuam locality then continue to Mae Hong Son and of course make the trip in the opposite direction too. But there are still about thirty kilometers between Khun Yuam and the mexican sunflowers mountain. Homestays in Khun Yuam ask for around 1,300 THB to go there, visit a nearby waterfall and return to Khun Yuam but the easiest way to go to Thung Bua Tong Fields is obviously to have your own transportation even if parking up there will not be easy with all the other cars.
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