Mae Ngat Dam is located on the Ping River, Mae Chaeng District, Chiang Mai. It’s also located in Sri Lanna National Park as well. The entrance to the dam is approximately on Highway 107. (Chiang Mai - Fang route), 50 kilometers away from the city, which takes about 1 hour 30 minutes to get there. Even there is a lot of place in Chiang Mai that you shouldn’t miss, Mae Ngat Dam should be on your list too.
Mae Ngat Dam began construction in 1977 and finished in 1984. Mae Ngat Dam is one of the most famous dams in Chiang Mai due to the beautiful scenery surrounded by green mountains. Mae Ngat Dam is a popular tourist destination and a suitable place for nature lovers. While you’re there, you can go about your day relaxing in peace with the midst of the stream and the tranquil nature.
At the dam, you can enjoy many outdoor activities among nature, water, mountains and morning mist. Whether they are your friends, your family or anyone who want to get in touch with nature, Mae Ngat Dam is suitable for just about every target group.
There are also many nearby shops that sell food. There is also a spot for birdwatching, and you can even fish. Planning for a day trip is an absolute must if you want to head out of Chiang Mai City to see what it’s really known and why it’s so adored by many tourists. If you’re a nature lover, this place is for you!