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Hill Tribe Village

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Excellent trekking tour and guide in the hills around Kengtung

We were trekking for 5 days in the vicinity of Kengtung, visiting various tribal villages, in... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Peter H
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1. The hill tribe visits near Kengtung were the highest highlight of our 2 week trip to Southeast... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, to begin with, it was a different kind of experience to see this tradition and custom of this tribe, but I was rather appalled at the sight of these young and old women on display for the tourists to take pictures. It didn't seem...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Eng Lady at Pan Lea village in Keng Tung hill tribes. We can still have seen their simple life believe in spirit way and sacrifice some animals for their guardian spirit of the village and darken teeth to prefers.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank khunwin k
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We visited several hilltribe villages over a period of three days while in Kengtung in February 2017. We went to Akha, En(Ann?), Lahu Shi and one other group. It was very interesting to visit the different villages. There was always at least one other group...More

Date of experience: February 2017
4  Thank Marki415
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were trekking for 5 days in the vicinity of Kengtung, visiting various tribal villages, in december 2016. As usual, we were staying in KT overnight. The tours were a HIGHLIHT, firstly due to the magnificant landscape, secondly by being able to still see some...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 5 February 2017

1. The hill tribe visits near Kengtung were the highest highlight of our 2 week trip to Southeast Asia, and one of our best travel experiences ever. The tribe encounters were fascinating, genuine, memorable. Definitely better than the more well known tribal visits around Inye...More

Date of experience: January 2017
5  Thank sidekickadventurer
Reviewed 4 February 2017

There's different villages that you can go to on a day trip. Some can be accessible by transport whereas some need to do some trekking from half to 3 hours depending on the village that you go to. The trekking would need a level of...More

Date of experience: November 2016
4  Thank hueyli2002
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We had an unusual objective .. we were going to visit a Black Lahu village which had never had a "white" visitor, hoping to be given permission to stay the night, as we had a top guide .. Sai Leng .. the village headman and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank fidgetbuzz
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My companions and I hired a guide - Kyaw Sein - who took us in his tuk tuk to the end of the road at a village low on the mountain. From there we trekked about three hours, with stunning views to the Chinese border,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Moya B
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I thoroughly relished the chance to hike up to some of Kengtung's nearby hills and visit the hill tribe people. The villages you can reach on a day trip and back are all undergoing the same rapid change that's taking rest of the country by...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank yakyetiyak19
Reviewed 29 June 2016

we love Kyaing Tong , interesting thing are there and many ethnics groups on hill, many thing can learn and so many ancient building, and over 600 years pagoda and temples are out there. place to visit for historical and heritage in Kyaing tong,

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank KyaingTong N
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19 April 2018|
Response from Sidney N |
No. Tachileik is now legal entry point you can get visa on arrival. However, you will need approval from the Ministry of Tourism n Hotels. The tour company must apply for you in Nay Pyi Taw. You probably may not be allowed... More
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