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Long Neck Village

Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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I wouldnt have went in if its not because my hubby want to visit.

We went during the low peak season, there was a "ticketing counter" at the entrance of the village... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yue L
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Singapore, Singapore
Very enjoyable

For me back home in New Zealand I am friends with some of the family members of women who have... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
owlesey
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Nelson, New Zealand
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  • Excellent23%
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  • Average28%
  • Poor11%
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“their lives” (7 reviews)
“boat ride” (4 reviews)
“short trip” (3 reviews)
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Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went during the low peak season, there was a "ticketing counter" at the entrance of the village where men issued a receipt for the entry. Villagers looks sad when we were there, cannot believe they were still living so primitively in attap house and...More

Thank Yue L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For me back home in New Zealand I am friends with some of the family members of women who have stalls in the village so to meet them is a dream come true. They would hate to think you think of them as a zoo....More

Thank owlesey
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

It is truly amazing what the human body is capable of. This is mostly a tourist trap where they will try to sell you souvenirs but it's still worth the visit. You will get to see the extreme body augmentations that the different tribes are...More

Thank Rip G
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Waste of time and money. We paid 500 bahts to see few stalls and 4 long neck women. It has nothing to do with a Village. Avoid! Worst experience since long time.

Thank Maciej S
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Been here yesterday. The trip to there was nice. But arriving in the "village" was disapointing. Needed to pay 250bht (foreigners only) for go inside in what was more a shopping mall then an autentic village. Not even every shop was open, the young kids...More

2  Thank foexie
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Went out after 5min. They tell u the new generation can choose if they want to leave. Blablabla U c they r not happy and I don't know what is more absurd, that there is an human zoo or that people pay for to go...More

2  Thank Mango L
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

After spending so much time in the van and going to a REALLY BAD buffet. Seeing a little village of people with heavy rings around their necks did nothing for me. I understand there is significant history here with their traditions, but I am also...More

2  Thank AlaskaWanderlust907
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

My son and I went to the Karen Tribe Village. These people came from China and now are living in a tourist trap put on display for our oohs and awes. It was interesting and educational. We learned about their traditions and how they cooked...More

3  Thank Staci C
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I guess there are many or at least a couple of different villages. We did have a car and follows road signs south of Mae Hong Song. After at least 12 km on small roads we had to take a boat 25 minutes to reach...More

2  Thank overum
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We got the amazing boat trip (small blue sign, a few Km south of Mae Hong Son) through beautiful countryside - the best way to find the village. It cost 600 baht return for the boat and 250 baht per person to enter the village....More

2  Thank Dolores186338
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sallylee73
16 November 2015|
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Response from 644karen | Reviewed this property |
We visited the Long Neck people as part of a tour so the fee may have been included in that. Regardless of whether it was or wasn't you should purchase some of the handicrafts at the village. This is how they make money... More
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