Getting to Wat Pa Tam Wua
Please try to arrive between 6am and 4pm. We are open 365 days a year. There is no need to book ahead, walk-ins are welcome. IMPORTANT NOTE! Even if you have a vaccine certificate you need to provide an ATK test with a doctor certificate ( valid for 24 hours) from a hospital or private clinic.
From Chaing Mai or Pai
Take a bus, minivan or yellow truck from the bus terminal towards Mae Hong Son. Tell the driver that you’re coming to Tam Wua, and they will stop in front of the temple grounds. From there it’s a 1-km walk to the monastery itself. The yellow trucks may bring you all the way in.
From Mae Hong Son
Take a mini van or yellow truck from the bus station, headed towards Pai. Make sure to tell the driver to stop at Wat Pa Tam Wua.
When you arrive here, follow the signs to “Information”, where you will be greeted by our friendly, helpful staff. You will be provided with white clothes for the duration of your stay, as well as a mattress, pillows and blankets.
If you need anything else – just ask us!
Wat Pa Tam Wua offers small singe-person kutis (huts) for men, kutis for ladies, three male dorm buildings, three female dorm buildings.
The kutis are a privilege, not a space for chatting or a private space for misbehaviour.
Any donations should be put into the donation box in the small dharma hall.
This costs 100 baht.