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Baan Tong Luang

Samoeng Road, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand
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Uniquely Tribal

Every trip to Chiangmai draws me back to the Baan Tong Luang tribal village. It’s true that some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nat W
via mobile
Interesting Experience

I wasn’t sure what to expect and I diffidently don’t regret that I visited Baan Tong Luang. It was... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Middle East
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“hill tribe” (14 reviews)
Samoeng Road, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every trip to Chiangmai draws me back to the Baan Tong Luang tribal village. It’s true that some people don’t like the entrance fee and commercial aspect of the village but speaking directly with the villagers gave us a real insight into their lives. They...More

1  Thank Nat W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I wasn’t sure what to expect and I diffidently don’t regret that I visited Baan Tong Luang. It was an unforgettable experience to see the different tribes. I recommend to be a bit prepared before the visit of this village and to have a brief...More

1  Thank exploreandtravel76
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This site has a range of hilltribes who live and interact here. Each tribe has their own area, please come prepared to purchase an item or donate a small amount to help the families living here. It is really well set up and a great...More

Thank sandyleeh
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We had seen advertisements in respect of 'long necked' hill tribe villagers and opted for a private tour. This location has an added bonus in that you get a snapshot of eight different hill tribes. In addition to transport, the village entry fee is, by...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this village where 8 different tribes co-exist, make their own handicrafts to sell plus other clothes and souvenirs found elsewhere. Thankfully it was not crowded with tourists, although you would be hard pushed to get a bus down the narrow...More

1  Thank Lee T
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I took this place as part a tour thought expensive at 500 bht but its had to be done and guess the money keeps it going which was very interesting real enjoyed my visit real nice friendly people would recommend a visit

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience and learning about the Hill Tribes of Northern Thailand. The littke village nestled in the mountain is home to a small representative group of eight tribes and their subsistence farming and handicraft making is worth seeing. You can go by taxi or drive...More

1  Thank tandabantu2015
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

A visit to the Baan Tong Luang village is an interesting view into the way of life of various tribes who have moved into Thailand from surrounding areas such as Mongolia etc. The Long necked Karen being one of the strangest with their brass rings...More

Thank beardie27
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a cultural thing to do if you want to see how these 5 tribes live. While interesting it was troubling to me in that it was almost like these human beings were on display much like going to the zoo. I know it...More

1  Thank TandLJenks_OK
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

After visiting this village which comprises of the fve tribes, I had learnt to be contented of what I had been given. Those tribes had taught me more patience with what you had got. Living on the hills & not really convenience to leave the...More

Thank Florence T
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5 February 2017|
Response from Esa K | Reviewed this property |
I have been there many times by myself and has never been offered guide's services, so I assume that guides are from tour companies. Some of the younger people in the village speak English and all speak Thai. There are also... More
28 January 2017|
Response from 5035Michael | Reviewed this property |
Your best option would be by private car, or tuk tuk from Chiang Mai & have your driver wait for you. Neither one of these options are expensive. This is in the Mae Rim area & there are many things to do there, zip line... More