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Doi Mae Salong

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Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Mae Sai and Mae Salong Day Trip from Chiang Rai
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Doi Mae Salong is a primarily Chinese community that offers a variety of activities. Visitors can take in a morning market, tour General Tuan's Tomb, go to a memorial museum and take in tea tastings while visiting the village.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

You are up in the hills at Mae Salong! I stayed at beautiful rustic Guesthouse (Baan See See Mountain View). There is a magnificent temple (700 steps) but worth watching the sunrise from there! Would recommend the hike

Thank Carol G
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Explored this mountain Mae Salong, strong Chinese community. Can get dizzy from all the turns and slopes.

Thank BigRoySG
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We drove all the way up to find a small town, a Chinese Town that didn’t really have anything to do. We enjoyed the ride up there more with the scenery as there is nothing to see in town. Enjoy the road and views going...More

Thank SunnyGlobe86
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

OK OK chinese town. Took a 1 hours mountainous curly-worly drive to get there, although the distance is about 35km only from the main trunk road from Katiliya Mountain resort.

Thank jackkoh
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

The trip from Chiang Rai to the moutains and hills of Mae Salong is somehting that every visitor to Chiang Rai should do. It is a day trip and although it can technically be done on a scooter, we drove more than 200km during the...More

Thank NicolasRoth
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

I visit this place to see tea plantation and i saw very beautiful scene of mountains and huge area of tea plantation. I went there in March so the weather is not too cold. But next time I will try to visit in December or...More

2  Thank Tip I
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

There are some famous chinese local restaurant. Must try. ex local black chicken soap, local hot pot that is extra ordinare at great price. Some local tea shop sell Chinese herbal flower tea that is good to help blood circulation. **MUST try the award winner...More

Thank ponsie c
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Hi I am always like to visit Chiang rai due to its more quiet and still very nature ( less tourist I mean) I like to rent a 4wd from the airport and drive around doi mea salong also well known for tea plantations and...More

2  Thank KateP P
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

The drive there is quite long, and even longer due to raining. It's a nice mountain ride with beautiful scenery a long the way up to the Chinese village. The hall of hero is nothing special, but we didn't enjoy tasting the tea at the...More

2  Thank Tung T
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

This was one of the highlights of my trip to Thailand. It is so beautiful and the little town is wonderful. I highly recommend a trip to this beautiful area.

Thank ljberghaus
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billygoatgruff_13
24 December 2017|
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Response from ponsie c | Reviewed this property |
I saw that I saw local small bus (the converted pick up 2 row seater) at the foot hill of the road before going up Mae Salong (the only road up). May be you can check with shops at the central area with shops (the big... More
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21chong
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Response from 110larsj | Reviewed this property |
Hi, 1. the road is very curvey, but by scooter definitly a very nice experience! Sometimes it goes up very steep ;-) all in all i was hitchhiking up there which was pretty easy :-) 2. the road sings are clear as they are... More
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Response from Carolyn G | Reviewed this property |
You can probably find a bus that would be going there on a day tour which you could get on. All the tour companies in Chiang Rai do tours to Doi Mae Salong. It's a popular and well known tour. However, we organised a... More
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