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Boat trip to Karen village

A short but safe and refreshing boat trip took us to one of the many “long neck villages... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Dilbeek, Belgium
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Taxi Tour at long neck Karen

I arrived at the airport early and I took a taxi to go to the Hotel. The driver was very insisting... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were excited about going to find out about the history of the long neck people but all we say was a pile of over priced souvenirs that you had to buy to take a photo. I ended up googling the history of the village...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

A short but safe and refreshing boat trip took us to one of the many “long neck villages” available. Make sure to have a knowledgeable local guide, to explain something about the cultural and ethnic diversity in the region, otherwise this visit is nothing but...More

Thank ericdecooman
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Came here to support the local people “Longnecks” by purchasing their arts & crafts. Was met at the gate by a guy who demanded 500 b however the reviews I had read mentioned 250-300 w local Thai being free. Joined by others, we were not...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

It was interesting to see the village life and especially understand the culture they live in. They are doing knitting to live. Children were all around playing.

Thank Rebi B
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I arrived at the airport early and I took a taxi to go to the Hotel. The driver was very insisting so don’t be fooled! Since it was very early yet to check in the Hotel I just had to picked one of the tour...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018

We realized that as we went there, it would help people developimg further. Of course you need to buy things, you need to pay too much. But the amount of money you spend here goes direct to the people. So overAll we definitely would recommend...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

ive visited the longnecks people before its very thought provoking place They are a different style of life to me They are happy This is the hardest review i have ever done Words cannot be found

Thank Geoff0304
Reviewed June 23, 2018

We went during the low peak season, there was a "ticketing counter" at the entrance of the village where men issued a receipt for the entry. Villagers looks sad when we were there, cannot believe they were still living so primitively in attap house and...More

1  Thank Yue L
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

For me back home in New Zealand I am friends with some of the family members of women who have stalls in the village so to meet them is a dream come true. They would hate to think you think of them as a zoo....More

3  Thank owlesey
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

It is truly amazing what the human body is capable of. This is mostly a tourist trap where they will try to sell you souvenirs but it's still worth the visit. You will get to see the extreme body augmentations that the different tribes are...More

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rachel v
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Response from Geoff0304 | Reviewed this property |
you can fly to mai hong song then get car to the village If you go by bus it will take about a day to get there suggest its not how far its how long to get there
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Response from 644karen | Reviewed this property |
We visited the Long Neck people as part of a tour so the fee may have been included in that. Regardless of whether it was or wasn't you should purchase some of the handicrafts at the village. This is how they make money... More