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Don Kaeo 50180, Thailand
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

There's a surcharge for non Thais. 20 baht for Thais, 50 baht for the rest of us. For Thailand, this isn't too bad at "only" 2 1/2 times the right price! Nonetheless, it's offputting. I went on a Sunday around noon to enjoy some nice...More

2  Thank Business-hippy
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Really recommend Huay Tung Tao Lake. It's not a touristic place and you can relax in one of the booths, swim, have lunch or drink something. Be warned that the booths are not free, they're from the restaurants and you have to eat something to...More

2  Thank millagarofalo
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

If you want to have a quiet, authentic, low-key day Trip in Chiang Mai, this is the spot. It’s a short 15-20 minute drive to the lake. You can then walk or drive around the lake, where you’ll find 100+ private, personal huts that actually...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed May 27, 2018

We started our cycling tour with Intrepid at lake Huay Tung Tao. It's a beautiful lake. Unfortunately they were resurfacing the road and we could not ride our bikes all around the lake, but it is a beautiful area.

Thank Dajoma
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Not too far from Chiang mai, and is such a relaxing place to grab lunch and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the lake.

Thank Brenton K
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

It’s an amazing place to check out. We came on a scooter and drove around the lake, stopped at a place for lunch. Food was okay but the atmosphere was great.

Thank Eli H
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

It costs about 160b to go here by Grab and 50b per person entrance. The taxi will probably drop you near the toilet area, you will then have to ask around about the straw hut occupancy or just walk inside one and see what happens....More

4  Thank Ian P
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Heading out of the scooter the roads are very busy so be careful! Also we were fined by police pulling over every tourist for not having an international driving licence despite having a full motorbike license (that most don't have) fine was 500 baht and...More

Thank sarajean902
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We followed friends using a motor bike. This is a lake formed by a dam. We arrived early and took a bamboo hut on the shoreline over the water that provided shade and a table to order food from the local vendor. People swam but...More

Thank 206jazz
Reviewed February 4, 2018

The Huay Tung Tao lake is worth a visit lots going on restaurants paddy fields and back to nature camping One negative was several packs of roaming dogs

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gsthompson67
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Response from Tib18 | Reviewed this property |
I've been several times and chosen not to swim, as I don't know what's in the water. As the other poster said, locals quite happily swim there.
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