Under the open sky and above the sea of mist is 'Phu Chee Fah'. Its signature landmarks is its cliff that stretches into the Laos People's Democratic Republic as if it were a finger pointing eastwards, and itsgrass-covered mountain top that is abundantly dotted by bauhinia blossoms.
Located some 1,600 meters above the sea level, the 'Chiang Tawng' village is within sight while beyond it is the Mekong River which runs parallel to Doi Pha Mon. During the winter months, the first light of dawn creeps up from behind the clouds to unveil the valley below, which is shrouded in a veil of mist - creating such a beautiful sight that is unforgettable.
Phu Chee Fah is part of Doi Pha Mon Range in Phu Chee Fah Park. This is part of the expansive National Wildlife Sanctuary. The right section of Mae Ing Forest and Mae Ngao Forest in the neighborhood of Moo 9, Baan Rom Fah Thong and Moo 10 Baan Rom Fah Thai, Tambon Paw, Vieng Kan district of Chiang Rai province.
How to get there: Drive along Highway #1020 to Theung District and on to Highway #1155 until you arrive at the intersection. Here you make a right turn for Phu Chee Fah. Alternately, take the Chiang Rai -Theung bus to Theung district. Then, rent a car to Phu Chee Fah. Tourists can also take advantage of the #2402 van service that serves Chiang Rai and Baan Rom Fah Thai from Chiang Rai Bus Terminal. The bus leaves daily at 07.15 a.m. and 1.15 p.m.