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Address: Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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Mae Sai and Mae Salong Day Trip from Chiang Rai
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Nice hilly place :-)

Mae salong is a chinese place eben you find there different ethnic groups, 95% are chinese yunnanist. The surroundings are beautiful and you can do few easy treks there (take care... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Mae salong is a chinese place eben you find there different ethnic groups, 95% are chinese yunnanist. The surroundings are beautiful and you can do few easy treks there (take care at night, its still the "golden triangle" and well known in the smuggeling scene, but the village is absolutley safe). It has a couple of good restaurants with great... More 

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Mae Kham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mae Salong is a place I've been many times to visit families, show others what is there, enjoy festivals or just for fun. Mae Salong is where many Chinese were allowed to settle when they fled China and the upheaval there. Go to the Chinese memorial center for a bit of history and then into town just to enjoy yourself.... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the way from Chiang Rai city to Mae Salong is just magic landscape, it beautiful ride indeed. Prepare your body to refresh your lung with fresh air and pure oxygen on the mountain top. You can experience 25 degrees or below even in the city is 38 degrees. This is the must visit if you wish to see Thai-Chinese... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love to come up over here during the winter time because u will experience cold weather with foggy. I like the people lifestyle there and the scenery when u drive up to the hill. Along the way, u will see many tribe peoples bring lots of their veggies to sell on the road side. Their veggies are so fresh... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

It is away 43 km from Mechan and Tha Ton. A little cooler and windy than Chiangmai City. You can find lots of kind native agricultural products at morning market, but it's small. I had been here 10 years ago. Now most of accommodation and restaurants changed newly. But I miss 10 year agos' old village. Affordable for 1 or... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

We took the one day tour from our guest house with a driver.It was a fun day out and lots of scenery on the way.

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Thank JustinK2
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

The gardens, the views, the friendliness of the staff, the great food, etc. all contribute to a great time at this resort. It is a great place to get 'away from it all' and just enjoy nature and the views. Nice variety of rooms and views. Tastings of local teas are just a short drive away, and the gift shop... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

the drive up to doi mae salong is long and twisting. it is worth the effort, to see the beautiful landscape and the tea plantations. the weather was 10 degrees cooler than the plain below. the hill side tribes are interesting but it is just nice to see the views, drink tea and enjoy the relative cool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We rented a car and drove from Chiang Rai, it is quite steep, I would say it is not save during rainy days and not suitable by motobike. We stopped at a few tea plantations, although them are quite commercial, they are still nice and worthed to visit. You can walk into the tea plantation, and sometimes you can see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I went uphill with a taxi. On the top of the mountain is a big platform with a temple which also makes it possible to look at the scenery

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