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Doi Tung Royal Villa

Mae Fa Luang, Thailand
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Doi Tung Hill Tribes and Mae Sai Market Tour from Chiang Rai
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The royal residence of HRH the late Princess Mother formerly served as her base of operations to monitor the work progress at the Doi Tung Development Project. It has since been transformed into a symbol of the Princess Mother's commitment to improving the local people's quality of life.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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“swiss chalet” (14 reviews)
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

The late King's mother many years ago lived in Switzerland. She returned to Thailand to assist her son in his Royal duties, and later, had her villa built at Doi Tung. She then began her garden project to help the local people The villa is...More

Thank Tib18
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This beautiful site has to be one of the best in Thailand.This formerly depressed very poor area in the mountains was rescued and developed to the benefit of the local people by the Royal princess mother early in the last century.The Royal villa was her...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The rooms are lovely, as is breakfast. The views are stunning. If you have a car... this is great for a 1 night stop over. You can drive up to the Arboretum, which is right by the Thai-Myanmar border and watch the sunset looking down...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Remember to visit the Mae Fah Luang Garden upon arrival in Doi Tung before proceeding to the beautiful wooden villa set on the mountain top. Use the free audio guide to set the pace of the tour of the villa.

Thank siowchuan
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

A beautiful and colourful flower garden. Too bad that it was cloudy with drizzles when we visited =(

Thank Heronie M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I was so surprised when entering as the gardens were spectacular. So well laid out and kept immaculate So many colours and a different aspect around each cornor. The steps were quite steep to go in and I was worried about climbing them again but...More

Thank 918teresah
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The mother of the late King Rama XI had this wonderful villa built. It is designed much like a Swiss Chalet with Thai interior. The walking tour with headphones is wonderful and explains most of what you are able to view. The detail throughout are...More

Thank JamHam
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Lovely place to visit for a morning or afternoon, this house is built almost entirely of wood, but in a European style. You can take audio tours around it using the devices provided, and you get some quite stunning views from the balconies. It is...More

Thank Elliot C
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The late Kings Mother lived here and it was a simple but elegant place. An awesome view and the surrounding grounds was beautifully kept. Worth touring.

Thank Marysusan2015
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We had only planned to spend about an hour there but when we started to look around we decided to spend the day. The villa is beautiful and in excellent condition. The gardens are amazing and the views from around the area are great. The...More

Thank Mike_Mc_2016
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14 May 2017|
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Response from Nathalie G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michael, All my apologizes for the delay. I cannot tell you since we did it by ourselves. I am quite sure there are daily tours. Another option could be to find a driver. If you do so, maybe go back to Chiang Mai at... More
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