Construction of a skywalk in Aiyoe Weng subdistrict, Betong district, Yala province, has been completed. Visitors were allowed to use this skywalk in September 2020 to view the beautiful Aiyoe Weng sea of clouds.
The skywalk has been closed temporarily for the time being, as part of the measures against the COVID-19 infection. It will welcome visitors again, when it reopens after the COVID-19 situation eases.
Aiyoe Weng has become a new attraction in Betong, as it has the most enchanting mist in the southern region. The Aiyoe Weng skywalk was constructed with a budget of 90 million baht to take visitors to appreciate the beautiful scenery of Betong, especially the Aiyoe Weng fantastic mist.
It is 45 meters high and stretches about 63 meters from the base. The skywalk is 2,038 feet above sea level. From here, visitors will be able to see the sea of fog all year round. There is also an elevator to aid seniors and people with disabilities.
The Aiyoe Weng skywalk is recognized as the longest skywalk in ASEAN and becomes a scenic viewpoint in Betong and a new landmark of the deep South of Thailand.
When the skywalk is officially opened, it is expected to attract numerous Thai and foreign tourists, especially those from Malaysia, to visit Betong. This will help stimulate the local economy and generate more employment and income for local people.
Source: The Government Public Relations Department