Phayao aims get itself on the tourism route by promoting some of its more unique offerings. This year it will be promoting the Tai Leu culture, especially the candle procession ceremony on water, the only one of its kind.Lychee is also a famous product from Phayao, and generates much income for its people.
Wisut Buachum, Director of TAT Chiang Rai and Phayao said, “Phayao has been, like the rest of Thailand, affected by the pandemic, and we are now working with the government sector, private businesses, local communities as well as bloggers and the media to build confidence in visiting the province.”Mae Jai District is Phayao’s largest growing district for lychee, producing sweet and succulent lychee from 16,000 rai each year. Lychee season is between April to June of each year, and visitors who are interested can call 054431636 for more information.
Phayao is also home to the Tai Lue people, most of whom live in Chiang Kham and Chiang Muang Districts. Taking a tram, visitors can stop by WatPhra Thad Sop Wan, Wan Yuan, Wat Saeng Muang Ma, Mae Saeng Da Thai Lue Village as well as visiting weavers, khan toke dinners and other attractions. Souvenirs can be bought and if visitors are lucky to visit during one of the three candle procession ceremonies, it is a sight to behold. For more information Call 053 717433 or TAT Call Center Tel.1672 Facebook: facebook.com/ททท.สำนักงานเชียงราย-พะเยา