Travelers are voting Huai Chomphu Reservoir Pha Thewada and Chiang Saen Lake as the best lakes near Phayao. There are 1 lake near Chiang Rai a city just 92 km from Phayao and 1 lake near Chiang Mai which is 226 km distant. The most popular of these are Chiang Saen Lake near Chiang Rai and Doi Tao Lake in Chiang Mai. You can find 9 lakes in Northern Thailand and 27 lakes in the country of Thailand. Our members favorite in Northern Thailand is Chiang Saen Lake and Doi Tao Lake is the top pick in Thailand. Want more? Check out our map of lakes near Phayao.