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Address: Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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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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Good place to visit for view and healing.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
tony y
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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PARIS
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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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Belgium
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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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Bakersfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We hired a wonderful private guide to show us this area. I enjoyed a hike to a waterfall and also seeing the tea and coffee plantations that have now replaced the opium fields. The people of the area are really unique.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice real village, no night life but a good insight to local culture. The tea fields and views are spectacular. Good walking and countryside amd a great place to try Yunanese food. The village looks and feels like a Chinese village

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

I was curious about that little Chinese town in the mountains known for it's tea plantations. Getting there was fun, a bit challenging with rewarding views. Hiking, small town, peace, good tea and great Chinese food is what you come here for. I am glad I did and fell in love with this little place. Stay a few nights and... More 

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Atascadero, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Way up in the mountains. Takes quite a while to get there, but the weather was at least 20 degrees F cooler than Chiang Rai. Stunning views. Akha coffee shop great. Also nice halal restaurant and a great Chinese tea shop. Went to the museum that documents the Chinese influence in the region.

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