We are located on the outskirts of Mae Mut village, around 65 km SW of Chiang Mai on route 1013.
BY CAR OR MOTORBIKE.
From Chiang Mai city take the road south past the airport, route 108. Keep driving through Hang Dong, approx 10 km from the city, the next town after another 10 km or so is called San Pa Tong, there is a turning to the right signposted Mae Wang, route 1013, right opposite the turning is a bank with a green sign, Kasikorn Bank.
From this turn we are about 30km along route 1013, passing first through a small market town, Baan Kaad. A few kms outside Baan Kaad there is a fork in the road where you must keep right, signposted Mae Wang, a few kms further on you will see the Mae Wang hospital on your left.. For the last 15 km or so the road follows the Mae Wang river through the forest, Mae Mut is the fourth village along, just before the village there is an elephant camp on a river bend and about 500m after the camp the road makes a 90 degree left turn, on the corner, opposite a bright green hut selling petrol there is a small restaurant, ask for directions to Marco’s place there or call 0931 848650.
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT.
The bus for Mae Wang district leaves from the corner of Wualay Rd. and Chang Lor Rd., opposite the Chiang Mai gate on the south side of the moat that surrounds the old city.
Look for a bus that goes to บ้านกาด (Baan Kaad), it’s a yellow pick up truck with seats at the back and a sign on the roof, the route stops in Mae Wang, still a way from us.
The driver can be persuaded to come all the way to our village, an extra 20+ km for an extra 250/300B, Call me when the bus leaves the city so I know when to expect you, or better still, call me when you think you have found the right bus and I will talk to the driver and arrange the trip for you. My number is 093 1848650
Here is a link to a Google map.