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I did It!
If you're like me you spent a lot of time looking at the reviews wondering how something could have such a wide range of experience results.
Is it a human zoo? Is my money really going towards the tribes? Does my breath...More
I visited here as part of a day tour, and was happy to learn more information about the Karen people and their customs. However, the actual village is kept hidden behind a large ring of stands containing souvenirs for sale. You walk through a tunnel...More
First, I was reluctant to go because I thought we were exploiting these fine people. Before going to Thailand,I did a little research to find out how the Karen people are being treated and if they get money from entrance fees to the park. I...More
Very expensive, as well for tourists as for thai people, for a smelly and quiet dirty walk around in a fake couple of mini villages of five hill tribes. They only go on the picture for some money and try to sell their handcraft work....More
Don't like the fact that this is still an active village however being advertised as a tourist attraction. And seemed like half of their income comes from the entrance fee we paid up front or from the souvenirs they sell.
Basically it's a residential complex...More
We actually thought about going to this village, until we did some research. Longneck women were brought across from Burma as tourist attractions years ago, the villages are replica villages. Longnecks are not even part of Thailand indigenous culture. Getting photos with these ladies is...More
After going to the hilltribe museum in Chiang Rai I discovered that these are not real villages. It is very much a human zoo of a marginalised community. Not fair on these people or thhe tourist season paying for this fake village.