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Baan Tong Luang

Samoeng Road, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand
0784119550
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A cultural mix among tribes.

We were excited to visit this place, as for us the main attraction was the long neck Tribe. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wan Muhammad Fi... M
via mobile
Waste of time & money!

Expensive entrance fees (500 BHT) There are no sign of culture or agriculture. It's a waste of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KCKC1320
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“hill tribe” (13 reviews)
“entry fee” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
Samoeng Road, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand
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0784119550
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"long neck tribe"
in 9 reviews
"hill tribe"
in 13 reviews
"entry fee"
in 7 reviews
"selling their wares"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 6 reviews
"ethnic groups"
in 3 reviews
"rice paddies"
in 5 reviews
"minority tribes"
in 2 reviews
"actual village"
in 2 reviews
"traditional costumes"
in 2 reviews
"our private tour guide"
in 2 reviews
"handmade goods"
in 2 reviews
"for sale"
in 6 reviews
"take pictures"
in 7 reviews
"maesa elephant camp"
in 2 reviews
"ticket price"
in 2 reviews
"buy something"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were excited to visit this place, as for us the main attraction was the long neck Tribe. It takes about 30 minutes drive from the Chiang Mai city centre, the place is easy to access and not that far to the city centre. It...More

Thank Wan Muhammad Fi... M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expensive entrance fees (500 BHT) There are no sign of culture or agriculture. It's a waste of time and money!

2  Thank KCKC1320
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

At first we were oppose to going to this attraction outside Chiang Mai since we thought it is obtrusive in their daily life and looking at native tribes in their native dress/habits like the neck ring tribe might be disturbing and probing. However, this is...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

An exhibition village featuring 8 ethnic hill tribes, nestled among the padi fields and foothills. The village features villagers dressed in their ethnic costumes, while making and selling handicraft made by the different villagers; for example, we paid 200 baht for a hand-woven scarf. The...More

2  Thank LCWW
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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

You pay 500 baht for entering an unrealistic setup without any good scenery, a randomly mixed human zoo, and in the end it is just a bunch of handicraft selling stations. The other reviews highlighting this as an amazing experience seem fake to us. We...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

This place is definitely build for tourist, its all fake. The entrance is an unjustified 500 bat, inside there are just a couple of shops. No sign of culture or agriculture. No explanation of nothing. You wont learn anything of their culture. Just few women...More

Thank linaro_82
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

I was really uncertain if I wanted to make this tour, in particular I was concerned that it had a feel of an exploitive human zoo, come take pictures of the natives. Coming away, it is a little less clear to me who is exploiting...More

Thank nicholaswillmott
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Baan Tong Luang is a must if visiting Thailand to enjoy learning about its rich culture. Only 45 minutes out of Chiang Mai, this village is home to at least five hill tribes living traditional style. Residents are eager to meet and communicate with visitors....More

Thank DeborahDupre
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

Baan Tong Luang was included in our tour and we felt it was very worthwhile. The families do sell things and there is a 500 baht admission charge but both were not expensive. The village (which we were told is not where the villagers live)...More

Thank Oaxacaone
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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

We went to see this place based on recommendations and comments, we were certainly pleased we went and this had to be one of the highlights of our trip to Chang Mai. The people were courteous and most could speak some English as they were...More

Thank Goldfinger100
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el-supremo
December 13, 2017|
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Response from dixiepeach | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any signs of public transport in the immediate area of this village. We hired a driver in an air conditioned van to take us. A tuk tuk would also take you there. Transportation is not too costly in Chiang... More
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Clicklisa
February 4, 2017|
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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
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