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Doi Mae Salong

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Doi Mae Salong is a primarily Chinese community that offers a variety of activities. Visitors can take in a morning market, tour General Tuan's Tomb, go to a memorial museum and take in tea tastings while visiting the village.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea plantation” (40 reviews)
“tea shops” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Hi I am always like to visit Chiang rai due to its more quiet and still very nature ( less tourist I mean) I like to rent a 4wd from the airport and drive around doi mea salong also well known for tea plantations and...More

2  Thank KateP P
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The drive there is quite long, and even longer due to raining. It's a nice mountain ride with beautiful scenery a long the way up to the Chinese village. The hall of hero is nothing special, but we didn't enjoy tasting the tea at the...More

2  Thank Tung T
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This was one of the highlights of my trip to Thailand. It is so beautiful and the little town is wonderful. I highly recommend a trip to this beautiful area.

Thank ljberghaus
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We expected more, it's like every other village we drove through to get there. We did enjoy the monument at the top though.

Thank janetwilson30
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Fantastic trip in the mountains. Completely change of scenery and climate. Cooler wind and beautiful mountains. We did it with children age 8 and 12. Both enjoyed.

Thank Pepa2010_11
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The drive there is a little bit too long with young kids, and there is nothing really to do there, the monument on the top of the mountain was interesting.

1  Thank charlotteellison66
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I visited Doi Mae Salong for a day trip with public transport. Managed to climb up the stairs to Doi Mae Salong and went 101 tea plantations by hire a bike. From Chiang Rai temporary bus terminal, I took a public bus to Mae Chan...More

4  Thank Tungmui_Joyce
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Not much to see especially on a gloomy cloudy day. Some yunnan handicraft shops and shrines. Winding and steep roads driving there.

Thank Heronie M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

jsut be sure you do not confuse mae salong with doi mae salong; mae salong is a touristy village; the doi is at the top of the mountain nearby and is a nice temple; these teo are Not the same thing; many people think they...More

3  Thank vern d
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Loved the place, Wang Put Tan hotel/tea house with great views of the surrounding rolling hills with the scattered hill tribes villages, trekking walks, tea plantations, interesting village history, and the wonderful Sweet MaeSalong coffee bakery shop across the street with the best French Croissant...More

1  Thank tasha166
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24 December 2017|
Response from ponsie c | Reviewed this property |
I saw that I saw local small bus (the converted pick up 2 row seater) at the foot hill of the road before going up Mae Salong (the only road up). May be you can check with shops at the central area with shops (the big... More
30 September 2016|
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Response from 110larsj | Reviewed this property |
Hi, 1. the road is very curvey, but by scooter definitly a very nice experience! Sometimes it goes up very steep ;-) all in all i was hitchhiking up there which was pretty easy :-) 2. the road sings are clear as they are... More
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Response from Carolyn G | Reviewed this property |
You can probably find a bus that would be going there on a day tour which you could get on. All the tour companies in Chiang Rai do tours to Doi Mae Salong. It's a popular and well known tour. However, we organised a... More