The ladies at the counter told us that this year the Bua Tong flowers may wither earlier than expected because it has been raining in recent days. So, we were quite lucky to arrive at the fields on such a bright, sunny morning, and were able to witness the grandeur of the natural scenery rain-free.
The Bua Tong flower in Mae Hong Son only blooms from November to December, and the local administration annually holds a festival to celebrate the amazing natural sights. This year, the annual Bua Tong Blossom Festival 2018 is scheduled from November 1 to December 10.
If you’re planning to visit Mae Hon Son, and want to include a stop at the Bua Tong Fields, mark these months on your calendar – best period should be from mid to end of November. Be sure to book accommodation in advance as there’s a limited number in the area. We stayed in Khun Yuam. But we saw tourists camping tents in the area near the flower hills, so go camping can be an option.