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Baan Tong Luang

Samoeng Road, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand
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Glad we could experience this

We enjoyed our visit to this village where 8 different tribes co-exist, make their own handicrafts... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lee T
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Interesting place

I took this place as part a tour thought expensive at 500 bht but its had to be done and guess the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan D
Banff, United Kingdom
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Samoeng Road, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this village where 8 different tribes co-exist, make their own handicrafts to sell plus other clothes and souvenirs found elsewhere. Thankfully it was not crowded with tourists, although you would be hard pushed to get a bus down the narrow...More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took this place as part a tour thought expensive at 500 bht but its had to be done and guess the money keeps it going which was very interesting real enjoyed my visit real nice friendly people would recommend a visit

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience and learning about the Hill Tribes of Northern Thailand. The littke village nestled in the mountain is home to a small representative group of eight tribes and their subsistence farming and handicraft making is worth seeing. You can go by taxi or drive...More

Thank tandabantu2015
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

A visit to the Baan Tong Luang village is an interesting view into the way of life of various tribes who have moved into Thailand from surrounding areas such as Mongolia etc. The Long necked Karen being one of the strangest with their brass rings...More

Thank beardie27
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a cultural thing to do if you want to see how these 5 tribes live. While interesting it was troubling to me in that it was almost like these human beings were on display much like going to the zoo. I know it...More

1  Thank TandLJenks_OK
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

After visiting this village which comprises of the fve tribes, I had learnt to be contented of what I had been given. Those tribes had taught me more patience with what you had got. Living on the hills & not really convenience to leave the...More

Thank Florence T
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I was travelling with three friends all of whom aren’t into nature or the outdoors so, for the day when we were going to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and Bhubing Palace, I had to figure out one more spot nearby to finish off the...More

Thank BabsMY
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Before going to this village we got a full explanation about the people there and why they are there. Interesting as this visit was I left there feeling like I had just visited a people zoo... I found it hard to take photos of the...More

1  Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Jan 25 This place advertises the presence of 7 different ethnic groups from the remote villages in one place. In actuality some of the groups were moved here to be exhibited like animals in a zoo. For example, arguably the most well-known is the Karen...More

Thank alohatripper
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

It's a small village tribe. If you wanna get in, you have to pay 500Bath. There is a entrance where you get it. These people are Thai and not from the tribe because they can speak English and look very "normal" to me. I asked...More

1  Thank Sabrina H
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5 February 2017|
Response from Esa K | Reviewed this property |
I have been there many times by myself and has never been offered guide's services, so I assume that guides are from tour companies. Some of the younger people in the village speak English and all speak Thai. There are also... More
Carey M
28 January 2017|
Response from 5035Michael | Reviewed this property |
Your best option would be by private car, or tuk tuk from Chiang Mai & have your driver wait for you. Neither one of these options are expensive. This is in the Mae Rim area & there are many things to do there, zip line... More