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Currently Closed - Was a lovely resource

A wonderful garden with an encyclopedic owner. The amount of information available was rivaled only... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2015
jeffmcneill
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Unfortunately now closed as of April 2014

For whatever reason this beautiful establishment is now closed. The owner has apparently returned... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2014
Mister8888
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Hong Kong, China
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Sep 23, 2015
“Currently Closed - Was a lovely resource”
Oct 10, 2014
“Gardens are closed”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 18, 2012

We were looking for activities in Chiang Mai of the "non-bungee jumping" variety and came across Dokmai Gardens and Eric. We spent an entire day with him and truly enjoyed the botanical and cultural education we gained. Eric is a PhD botanist by training, and...More

9  Thank angangang
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Reviewed October 10, 2014

I visited the gardens today after reading a blog about them. I called the number on the website and was told we could visit but it would be a self guided tour for 200 baht each. I think we got ripped off. The gardens are...More

8  Thank ShannonH1986
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Reviewed September 23, 2015

A wonderful garden with an encyclopedic owner. The amount of information available was rivaled only by the flora.

1  Thank jeffmcneill
Reviewed October 10, 2014

I visited the gardens today after reading a blog about them. I called the number on the website and was told we could visit but it would be a self guided tour for 200 baht each. I think we got ripped off. The gardens are...More

8  Thank ShannonH1986
Reviewed April 14, 2014

For whatever reason this beautiful establishment is now closed. The owner has apparently returned to Europe. The website mentions concerns about politics in the region. Fingers crossed that it opens again. Please check teh website first!

5  Thank Mister8888
Reviewed April 5, 2014

We were traveling 6 weeks in Asia to find the most beautiful gardens and this one and another in Chiang Rai, WON! A must see if you like flowers and pretty things. We hired a golf cart to take us around as the grounds were...More

1  Thank nblapaz
Reviewed July 22, 2013

The gardens are beautiful and definitely worth seeing. However, the real attraction for me was the beautiful restaurant. The food is good (not out of this world great or anything), but it's a beautiful quiet space to eat, which is nice after all the hubbub...More

2  Thank Marie D
Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

The wonderful reviews of this place are all completely true. My friend and I were planning on taking a cooking class when I stumbled apon Dokmai Garden online. We decided that a day with a market tour and botanical edible garden would be more interesting...More

Thank Gypsyyy
Reviewed April 9, 2013

Definitely one of the highlights of our last Chiang Mai escapade. Eric, the host, is an excellent communicator: he'll provide with enormous amounts of interesting information, and very amusing anecdotes all throughout the 2 hours tour. His passion and enthusiasm is contagious. Even you're a...More

1  Thank Hightower28
Reviewed March 30, 2013

We did this tour on Saturday so Eric was able to take us to the Saturday market to see locals buying and selling everything from food, clothes and electronics to water buffalo and chickens and ducks. A great experience and well worth the early start!...More

Thank Friggykeith
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Never knew there were so many fantastic species. Event hough I am not a no way near a gardener or a flower person, I must say, if I had to have a gift or a bouquet given to me, please only give me orchids. Its...More

Thank Lady G
Reviewed January 10, 2013

This is a wonderful way to spend a half/whole day. Eric is super knowledgeable and very personable at the same time. He has a great sense of humor and can answer even the questions posted by myself, by far the lest knowledgeable member of the...More

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