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Address: 262 Moo 6 Ban Paoo | Nanglae, Chiang Rai 57100, Thailand
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I agree with the sentiments of some of the other reviewers. It's amazing to be able to interact with the tribespeople, but the establishment feels like a human zoo, and I don't... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 July 2016
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Oakland, California
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Leonia, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It will be a long day, but oh so worth it. The tribal women with the long necks with brass rings on their neck, the headdresses, their embroidery - imply stunning with a fascinating history. The long eared women are very interesting. Many tribes represented here: Alhambra;Lahu;Kaor; Yao and Karen. Super important to see. You will never forget the experience.

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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Like many other racist places in Thailand here they have a different entry fee for foreigners. Just do not visit it.

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budapest
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Of course: you are recommended to visit such a place. Of course: you go. Like so many other places worldwide : this SKANZEN-like arrangement giving you an impression about the traditional life of the local people. The difference is, that in this village real people live their (pretended) real life thus you can get a certain (real..) impression

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Oakland, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I agree with the sentiments of some of the other reviewers. It's amazing to be able to interact with the tribespeople, but the establishment feels like a human zoo, and I don't trust that the 300 baht entrance fee goes to helping the tribes.

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Thank setarehvatan
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This was our first visit to this particular village and we thought it was a little expensive to get into but after walking around and seeing the people we were happy to pay extra for their little dances etc. This time we went by ourselves and not as part of a tour which made it all a lot more personal.... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

I felt guilty when I was touring this place. just like other travelers reviewed, this is kind of people zoo. I feel they are like robots, unhappy, when playing the music or doing their tasks. along the route there are full of little vendors selling similar stuff, not sure if someone makes them do it or it's real handcraft from... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

The tribes. long neck, big ear, big earring, etc, are rather interesting as they dressed up in their tribal costumes and pose for photographs with people. Most of them, are happy to take photographs with tourists for free. The most interesting was the long neck tribes where the brass neck rings weight approx. 5-6kgs. pretty heavy to be carrying that... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

From the moment we were picked up to the moment we were dropped off we were flooded with information, facts, stories and history. Our guide was terrific. She was extremely outgoing, fun and super knowledgeable. She made our time spent with the hill tribes so intimate; it felt as though we were a part of their family. We even got... More 

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Exeter
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

This was a good place to visit , an interesting experience seeing how these people live their lives in the hills.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

I really am not sure how to review this attraction. I am glad I went one time, would not go again and cannot say I would strongly recommend. It has the feel of a people zoo, and it was explained to me by our guide that the Longneck tradition is not really indigenous to Thailand, but to Burma (Myanmar). Also... More 

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