The average price of a 7-day trip to Mae Fa Luang is $1,139 for a solo traveler, $2,046 for a couple, and $3,835 for a family of 4. Mae Fa Luang hotels range from $17 to $114 per night with an average of $44, while most vacation rentals will cost $60 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) are between $723 and $1,341 per person for economy flights and $2,269 to $4,208 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $19 to $41 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Mae Fa Luang, TH

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to CEI and stay in a Mae Fa Luang hotel:

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of October 29th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Mae Fa Luang is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Mae Fa Luang Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Mae Fa Luang for a week is $671-$1,736($96-$248 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $41 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $388 to $1,113 for economy

Lodging: $25 to $42 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $46 to $56 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Mae Fa Luang for a week is $1,862-$3,592($266-$513 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $82 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $776 to $2,226 for economy

Lodging: $25 to $42 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $46 to $56 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Mae Fa Luang for a week is $2,384-$6,104($341-$872 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $164 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,552 to $4,452 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $84 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $64 to $78 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Mae Fa Luang

How cheap can you make a vacation to Mae Fa Luang? The cheapest trip to Mae Fa Luang is about $77 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 18% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $15.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Mae Fa Luang for a week is $541-$1,486($77-$212 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $9 to $19 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $388 to $1,113 for economy

Lodging: $15 to $17 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Mae Fa Luang for a week is $992-$2,732($142-$390 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $18 to $38 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $776 to $2,226 for economy

Lodging: $15 to $17 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Mae Fa Luang for a week is $1,972-$5,344($282-$763 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $76 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,552 to $4,452 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $34 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $60 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Mae Fa Luang cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Mae Fa Luang Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Mae Fa Luang.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Mae Fa Luang for a week is $1,635-$14,207($234-$2,030 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $86 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,013 to $2,805 for first class

Lodging: $57 to $114 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Mae Fa Luang for a week is $2,928-$17,614($418-$2,516 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $172 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,026 to $5,610 for first class

Lodging: $57 to $114 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Mae Fa Luang for a week is $5,856-$30,908($837-$4,415 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $160 to $344 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,052 to $11,220 for first class

Lodging: $114 to $228 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,500 to $2,880 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Mae Fa Luang Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Mae Fa Luang is much lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Mae Fa Luang due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Mae Fa Luang Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Mae Fa Luang hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in Mae Fa Luang.

 

Flight Costs to Mae Fa Luang

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,341 average in mid December to a low of $723 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $940. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Mae Fa Luang our data includes 30 originating airports, and 69 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Mae Fa Luang from an airport like Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall (BWI) in Baltimore, MD (the United States) for an average $4,161 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Don Mueang International (DMK) in Bangkok (Thailand) at an average of just $53.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Mae Fa Luang, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $617, so you can easily save about 85% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Mae Fa Luang can easily cost $140 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $9 per person. Private tours can cost $284 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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