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I called in here without being part of a tour. I was lucky that I had my own hire car and so was able to. This village has approximately 5 hill tribes living there. It was really quiet when I visited and I couldn’t have...More
There are multiple Lahu villages, so don't confuse!
If you visit, look for a tour that respect local traditions : no guide that takes his spaghetti with him, but let local people cook, host ... so they earn a bit of money
Over a 2 day period, we saw 5 different Hill tribes. Most of them came from Burma and Laos and in some of the villages, the children do not go to school as they are currently illegal immigrants and not citizens (according to our tour...More
just a small village , if you want to enter , you need to pay 300 b. I heard that they live in poor condition, so I really curious that, how they use those money? 300 b for each visitors, it's not a small number...More
The villagers go about their everyday life. Unlike Akha they do not have cultural performance show but make money by selling product only. Their goods are gorgeous with geometric patterns and we bought quite a bit, helped by the smiley and engaging nature of the...More
This Hill Tribe originated in China. and migrated from Burma to Thailand in 1903. Today their are more than 30,00o Ahah people in Thailand.
We first met the Akha people in the HillTop Tribe co-op center which is North of Chaig Rai. They had a...More
Interesting to hear the history of these people who have escaped from Burma, China or Laos to come to Thailand and witness their skills and way of life. The government has allowed them to live in the Thai Hills, the men work on farms and...More
Found it interesting to see the long-necked females, up close and personal. However, that novelty got old after a few mi nutes. I did find some of the history to be facinating, however, it was very limited. Not a "must see" attraction, but if you...More
I imagined this would be a real village in the hills & that we could just pop by & witness genuine village life.
It felt more fake than that & been set up for tourists. of the 5 "villages" the first 4 made me feel...More