the links below for more about Soppong and our Inn:
Some pictures and information about our Seven
Elephants Café and our accommodations.
Where it is and lots of information about
Soppong (Pang Mapha district) and our corner of Mae Hong Son
province. Current weather and forecast here too.
The newest additions to our collection - our
most comfortable and nicely furnished air conditioned accommodation.
Located adjacent to our deck, with space,
comfort and air conditioning.
A cozy two-storey cottage overlooking the
Very open and simply natural - perched 10
metres above the river with your own private terrace.
Styled after the rice barns in Northern
Taking design cues from local Shan
style...very comfy and right on the deck.
Very private with an authentic northern Thai
house experience. Perfect for a family.
Where is Soppong anyway? We also
included some good detailed satellite maps for a bird's eye
view of the area.
you're just visiting and want to know more about Soppong, or
would like to make a booking to stay with us, please let us
Or you can phone us at
+66 53 617 107 or +66 81 250 8425.
The Lang River...straight ahead...through the gates...
More rice fields in the vicinity of Soppong.
Upstream view of the Lang River from The Deck.
We have installed a Netatmo weather station with real-time temperature and humidity readings. If you would like to see what the weather is right here, right now, here is a link.
The Man With The Iron Fists 2, released on 14 April, has many scenes shot in Pangmapha, including some good ones of the mine scene, shot inside Tham Lot cave. We had the pleasure of hosting director Roel Reiné and the crew here at the inn while they were shooting. Here is the trailer, but unfortunately they did not include scenes from inside Tham Lot.
We all had a great time for Lahu and Lisu New Year in February. Here are some photos of this year's Lisu New Year from the GT Rider forum of Lisu New Year at Nong Tong village, across the road and up the hill from our Inn. Hope you can join us for Lisu New Year 2016!
Lisu kids at Nong Tong village New Year festival – from the night of 18 February 2015
Tripadvisor has awarded us with their 2014
Certificate of Excellence. That's
two years in a row now.
the top 10% of properties reviewed receive this award,
so everyone at Soppong River Inn was happy to receive
this news. And we are all so very grateful that our
guests who reviewed us were pleased with our
accommodations, food and service, and helped us win
this award. Thank you!
were pleased to see that Lonely
Planet gave us their "Top Choice"
notation for Soppong in their latest
edition. Their review goes on to say "Set
among lush gardens with winding paths, the rooms
have heaps of character and are all slightly
finally has motorbike rentals again, with the new Castrol
Bike Point shop renting out Honda Waves for 200
baht/day. The shop is located about 150
metres from our entrance.
of our guests posted loads of photos of views
around the Inn and our gardens, along our stretch of the
Lang River and around Soppong. You can view his
blog page here.
It's in Thai language, but you can still look
at the photos!
various WAN and WiFi problems we were having, we have
just completed an overhaul of our WiFi network and
internet connection. We now have a fibre
internet connection and have installed high-powered
Ubiquity WiFi access points.
If you are not a geek, that just means that our free
internet access is now faster and you will have a good
signal in every room or anywhere on our property.
Lisu girl from Nong Tong village (a short walk up the hill
from the Inn), dressed in her finest New Years clothes. Photo
courtesy of our friend Mark Harrison, who took the photo of
her in our garden.