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The land of the giraffe women as polish explorer Vitold De Golish called it. Lies in eastern Burma plateau Dimpled by terraced, paddy-filled valley. Here lives Padang , atribe of about 7000 membes. Legend claims that the brass rings protect the...more
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Baan Tong Luang | Mae Raem, Mae Rim 50180, Thailand
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Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

This review is more for the market located right outside Karen Long Neck village rather than the actual Karen Long Neck village. We didn’t really wanna visit the Karen Long Neck village because it’s pretty much a human zoo consisting of long neck women who...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 27 July 2019 via mobile

First, I have given this attraction a five star rating because without tourists visiting the village the tribal people could struggle to survive. The Karen people are discriminated against and have no status in the community, the village is a sham, it’s a market stall...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 6 July 2019 via mobile

Worth visiting, before it is lost Ladies in the villages wearing metal neck ring when they reached 9 years old. They are good in sewing too .

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank yongmengt2017
Reviewed 4 June 2019

you need to pay an entrance fee of THB500 per person which I think is too high. However, when I walked along the village which in fact a shopping street with all those long neck villagers selling their handmade handicraft, I feel a bit upset...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TaiO716
Reviewed 1 June 2019

This is a genuine way of village life that is being showcased and perpetuated by us tourists. Long necked Karen Village - these Kayan tribes ( a Tibeto-Burman ethnic minority of Myanmar ) sought refuge in the northern mountainous regions of Thailand, and are well...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank global3adventure
Reviewed 28 May 2019 via mobile

This cultural excursion is a must. My tuck tuck driver took me here. If you’re in the area, this place is a must see. Below is the contact information for the tuck tuck driver. His card is photographed in orange in the picture from the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank loveshibainu
Reviewed 12 May 2019

In keeping with the tradition, the long neck tribe women are going through one heck of an ordeal having to wear rings around their neck from childhood all the way to old age with adding rings every year as they grow. My wonder was how...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Masood-Kheraluwala
Reviewed 6 May 2019

I understand that having all of the tribes people in one place saves the tourists from trekking through the jungle and it gives these people an income - but at the same time I felt a little uncomfortable walking around like in a zoo peering...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 10 April 2019 via mobile

Just. Don’t. Do it. It’s a 100 huts of sad people selling the exact same things. Things you find anywhere in Thailand.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 229tiffanyv
Reviewed 2 April 2019

This tour and village is a terrible tourist attraction that should be avoided at all costs. The Thai government has given refugee status and eventually citizenship for these people from Burma who traditionally wear neck elongators IN EXCHANGE FOR creating this tourist attraction. Women are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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20 May 2019|
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Response from jbmeg2002 | Reviewed this property |
We had our Chiang Mai & Chiang Rai trip arranged by Explorer Tourism Network. They arranged an English Speaking guide for us which is super helpful as unlike in Bangkok, the people in Chiang Mai & Chiang Rai has limited... More
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29 August 2018|
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Response from ChrisandMick60 | Reviewed this property |
As for transport the village is a long way from nowhere, you will need specific instructions or a taxi that knows where to go. Sorry we cannot help with the cost of entry as our visit included entry but having already... More
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Abdullah B
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Response from Daven C | Reviewed this property |
Its definately not wheel chair friendly. Lots of rocks and slopes around the area.
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