Mae La Noi Tourist Attractions:
The district is surrounded among big and small mountain ranges. It is quite calm and peaceful district but it still has a lot of interesting places for you to go and visit e.g.
Kaew Komol Cave (Calcite Cave):
Calcite Cave was found by Mae Hong Son official engineering office. The cave wall is laminated with crystal of calcite. It is the only one calcite cave in Southeast Asia. The glittering calcite shines in the cave. The feature of this cave is its sparking walls that are the result of calcite, making it look like shards of clear ice. The surrounding enrich with natural beauty, pleasant climate and forests. The cave is located 5 km. from Mae La Noi District.
Mae La Noi Royal Project:
Mae La Noi Royal Project is located on Baan Dong Village, Huay Hom Sub-District. This place is the agricultural attraction which will still have the naturalness and the purity. This is warmed with the beautiful lifestyle of hill tribes. In the period from August to October, this is the rice farming season. Tourists will see the beauty of the rice terraces within the project areas on both sides of the road including seeing the vegetable plots, other non-toxic fruits which will be cultivated for all of the year. And not far from Mae La Noi Royal Project, tourists will be able to visit to see Arabica coffee plots including drinking the good taste coffee, the qualitative products from Huay Hom Village. Coffees have received the GAP certification from Department of Agriculture. It will be distributed to Royal Project and Starbucks. Tourists can visit the weaving of wool clothes of Huay Hom Villagers. There are both all weaving clothes and cotton mixed weaving clothes which are dyed from the natural color. For travelling to Mae La Noi Royal Project, this will be started from Chiang Mai or from Mae Hong Son. By tourists can drive their cars along Highway No. 108 which will aim to Mae La Noi District. When tourists have come to Mae La Noi District, this will enter to Highway No. 1266. Tourists will have to drive further for another approximately of 35 kms. This will come to Mae La Noi Royal Project. During of travelling, tourists will be enjoyable with the beautiful view on both sides of the road. Within the area of the project, this will have the welcoming camp, the area for putting up the tent and the homestay for rendering the service for tourists who would like to spend the night.
Baan Mae La Ub Lawa Hill Tribe village:
Lawa or Lua Mae La Ub village is one of the hill tribes that are far different from others in many ways: the culture, dressing, life style. The tourists can learn the difference from visiting their village here. The village is connected by 3 districts of Chiang Mai province: Mae Chaem district, Mae La Noi district, and Mae Sariang district. Lua usually build their houses on the high hills with very beautiful scenery that has never been seen before which is big different from others. Since they are located on high hills, and along the way of travelling may meet the laterite road, therefore, for safety the tourists should use the good condition vehicles.
Huay Hom Karen Hill Tribe Village:
The village was located in Mae La Noi district, 4 km. away from Mae La Ub village. It is one of the developed villages; therefore, the village looks neat and tidy together with good friendship among the villagers. Moreover, most of them are quite strict with the religion. Inside the village has cultivated variety of winter plants for welcoming the tourists to go and visit. The village is praised to be an example hill tribe village, too.
Mae Sagua Karen Hill Tribe Village:
It is another hill tribe village that is worth visiting. Situated approximately 13 km. far from the district. The Karen in the village usually builds their houses descending step by step along the hillside which make them appearing different from other hill tribe villages. Furthermore, with good scenery in dry season the tourists will be able to see the change of color of the trees from green to orange all over the forest including the bloom of wild flowers with their orange color, it is definitely stunning picture that is worth seeing, and inside the area there still be the nice waterfall waiting for you to visit.
It is one of the very beautiful waterfalls at Baan Tung Ruang Tong in Mae La Noi district. The tourists have to travel about 6 km. away from the district in order to see its beauty. The water flows beautifully step by step through the stage of rocks from upper stage to lower stage. Especially, in the rainy season it will gain much more beauty in itself that you have never been seen before.
Mae La Noi District:
Mae La Noi District situated in the south of Mae Hong Son province. The march of neighboring administrative area as follow the North is next to Khun Yuam district, the East is next right to Mae Chaem district in Chiang Mai province, the South is next to Mae Sariang district, and the West is next to Kaya state of Myanmar and Mae Sariang district. It is 134 km. far from Mae Hong Son Muang district, most of the topography is mountainous surrounded by big and small mountains it is quite peace and calm. There are 3 seasons for the climate as follow summer begins from March-May, the rainy season begins from June-October, and cold begins from November-February the all year average temperature is 23 ̊C. The total area is 1,456.645 square km. and total population is 36,257 persons (2020) which consist of Native people, Shan, Karen, Hmong, and Lawa most of the people earn their living in agriculture and planting area is on the high steep hillsides, upland rice planting, and other field crops e.g. corns, beans, there is not quite a lot of rice fields, most of it is along both sides of Yaum and Mae La Noi rivers, and livestock. Mae La Noi district is divided the administrative area into 8 sub districts namely: Mae La Noi sub district, Mae La Luang sub district, Tha Pha Pum sub district, Mae Tho sub district, Huai Hom sub district, Santi Khiri sub district, Khun Mae Lanoi sub district, and there are altogether 69 villages.