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Doi Mae Salong

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Address: Chiang Rai, Thailand
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Doi Mae Salong is a primarily Chinese community that offers a variety of...
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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This place is a must go for tea lovers. I just can't get enough of the fresh air up at the mountains.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This place is a must go for tea lovers. I just can't get enough of the fresh air up at the mountains.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It is just beautiful. Weather is chilly and place is not crowded. This is a cute little town on the mountain and is full of hill-tribal people. Lots of homemade chinese food available. You may find peace here (if it is not a peak season for travellers). Pick your friends when you go there, make sure they dont complain when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Come for the view....the culture...or the tea...especially the cha cow hom...rice scented tea...the latter will entice you back for...all that is above...heaven

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

It takes a bit more than an hour from Chiang Rai center through a windy mountain road (but well maintained) to get to Mae Salong. The scenery on the way, and the panoramic view from the Sinakarintra Stit Mahasantikhiri Pagoda, are both excellent. I would recommend hiring a driver and a car to come here, as the public transportation options... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Not an easy place to visit if you don't have your own transportation. I was able to rent a taxi through my hotel for a full day price of 2,000 THB (about $67 USD) round trip from Chiang Rai. The driver is yours for the day so you can have him take you to one or two sights in Chiang... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is the most beautiful area of Thailand that I have visited. It really is spectacular. A great days drive from Chiang Rai to Mae Salong and return on the loop road. Hill tribe villages, tea plantations, rice paddys and amazing mountain views. Take your time and enjoy! I found Chiang Rai itself to be quite boring but this trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

famous among Thai tourists for Tea garden and Wild Himalayan Cherry blossom (full bloom around January each year)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Have been twice now and heading back next month again. Fantastic views and so very quiet an peaceful in the summer but avoid the winters when the Chinese come down make sure your car or bike has good brakes as its a very steep hill in and out

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Doi Masalong is very touristic place, big market but every shop sell the same thing. Should drop by and visit, better get a nice resort with good view and enjoy your time there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful chinese village.amazing view of tea plantations. Peacefull people.I was there just for one day and I want to come back when I get that chance.

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Address: Chiang Rai, Thailand
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Rai Province  >  Chiang Rai

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