We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Moo Ban Rak Thai (Mae Aw)

Mok Cham Pae subdistrict, Mae Hong Son, Thailand
+66 89 950 0955
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Peacefull Chinese village

We had not planned to come here but I am so greatful that we stumbled across this beatiful village... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
owlesey
,
Nelson, New Zealand
via mobile
Lovely village

The resort on the hill among the tea plantation is lovely with Chinese cottage style. We had fresh... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
NoopMee
,
Hong Kong, China
Read all 129 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Mok Cham Pae subdistrict, Mae Hong Son, Thailand
CONTACT
+66 89 950 0955
Write a ReviewReviews (129)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"chinese tea"
in 8 reviews
"tea plantation"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful village"
in 4 reviews
"chinese village"
in 6 reviews
"yunnan food"
in 3 reviews
"myanmar border"
in 3 reviews
"quiet place"
in 2 reviews
"windy road"
in 2 reviews
"day tour"
in 2 reviews
"nice place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"nice view"
in 3 reviews
"teas"
in 4 reviews
"china"
in 9 reviews
"hunan"
in 6 reviews
"rak"
in 12 reviews
"army"
in 4 reviews
"communist"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had not planned to come here but I am so greatful that we stumbled across this beatiful village that is easy to walk around. It is based around a lake and has some lovely chinese shops and a couple of yummy restaurants that you...More

Thank owlesey
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 March 2018

The resort on the hill among the tea plantation is lovely with Chinese cottage style. We had fresh coffee at the cafe by the river. It was a lovely time.

1  Thank NoopMee
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 January 2018

This village is at some 35 km from Mae Hong Son. It was part (one of five destinations) of a one-day tour that we booked at our hostel. The village with the lake inside is very nice and we had excellent Chinese food in a...More

Thank Bonngourmet
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2018

if u are a nature love. put this place as one of the place to visit when come to mae hong son area. Most of them dont know English...

Thank ana_kecik
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This small 'Chinese' village at the end of the world is worth visiting or to stay overnight in a bungalow in the middle of a tea plantation. There is a good restaurant near the lake with a great view.

Thank MoniBeer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

It was an outpost village, mainly descendants of the Chinese Kao Mintang army who fled here when communist overule China. Mostly local tourists, enjoying the cool atmosphere. There are no shortage of accomodation, available for every class of individuals. Great place to chill, with an...More

Thank Abg_Acid
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

This is a Chinese village in Thailand with great Chinese foods d sights. It is a bit crowded by busloads of tourists, but it is worth a stop for lunch

Thank Denis B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Stop here when i doing the MHS loop gor the first night! First time here! If using gps don't select ban ruk thai! It will show to ung pang!!! Just type lee wine ruk thai,it will show you to this nice place!!! Get a bungalow...More

Thank gurpal9838
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Very very beautiful small village especially in the morning. Far from town and close to Myanmar. I love this place very much. Tea and Yunnan food is good. Nice weather in December.

Thank Wasana U
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This place almost all the locals can speak Mandarin. Because this is the last army camp from "Komingtan" . Nowadays some local rent their room to tourist, cost about 400-500 Thb per room per night near the lake side. A lot of the Chinese Yunnan...More

Thank bbbry
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 20 hotels in Mae Hong Son
B2 Mae Hong Son Premier Hotel
13 reviews
31.60 km away
Panorama Hotel
45 reviews
31.60 km away
Johnnie House
51 reviews
31.86 km away
Friend House
36 reviews
31.89 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Salween River Restaurant
442 reviews
31.93 km away
Seven Elephants Cafe
16 reviews
33.10 km away
Busaba Restaurant
7 reviews
33.78 km away
Little Good Things
51 reviews
32.47 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sutongpe Bridge
184 reviews
22.01 km away
Lod Cave
279 reviews
35.36 km away
Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu
215 reviews
31.87 km away
Pang Mapha Viewpoint
30 reviews
42.44 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
perapalas
17 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from bbbry | Reviewed this property |
Advised have a pleasent journey and stay a night in Ban Rak Tai. Take time to enjoyed the beautiful place and makes your soul smile..
1
Vote
Rayson L
22 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from bbbry | Reviewed this property |
Well. That was a minivan from Chiangmai or Pai. Or the faster easy way you can take Bangkok airways or Kan air flight direct to Mae Hong Son.
1
Vote
laurbrinkman
10 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Penny C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I rode the motorcycle for the loop last year. When I stayed at Ban Rak Thai, I met the Thailand tourist came from Bangkok. They told me that they hire the tuktuk to complete the whole route (Mae Hong Son town to Ban Rak... More
1
Vote