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Baan Tong Luang Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a huge disappointment and so commercial. They literally have brought a few families from 7 or so different tribes and set them on a large property for you to see. You just walk around, with each trying to sell you their wares. Other...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank FoodieMyWholeLife
Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

We came here out of curiosity 500 thb entry fee. The people from the different tribes are friendly and welcoming, communicating can be tough as there’s not enough information about which areas/huts you can go into, the village areas are quite beautiful and tranquil, lots...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 645kathd
Reviewed 21 June 2019

This village showcases the various tribes and their handiwork is displayed .There is no compulsion to buy and you can wander around the place at leisure.There is a small chapel and a school on the grounds too.You take pictures with various tribes,don a head gear...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank niloo77
Reviewed 10 May 2019 via mobile

We visited Baan Tong Luang tribal village today and really enjoyed it. After reading mixed reviews the curiosity got the better of us and we decided to check it out for ourselves. 500 Baht entry fee is all that you MUST pay, the rest is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mairead_mooney
Reviewed 4 May 2019 via mobile

500THB is the entrance fee. it contributing to help them for health care, education, renovation of temples,church and tribute to survives. It was really interesting to visit that place witch regrouping 8 Hill tribes ( Over 150 people’s). They are mainly living of eco- Agricultural...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 433ludovics
Reviewed 25 April 2019

The next day we went with our rented car at Maesa Valley to visit a village were are 6 or 7 different tribes. From Chiang Mai ROAD 170, then on the left road 1609. 40 minutes from Chiang Mai. It’s true that it isn’t a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SunflowerSey
Reviewed 19 February 2019 via mobile

Once you get over the human zoo connotations and understand that most males of the village are employed in the neighbouring elephant sanctuary, the visit is very interesting. We enjoyed talking to the villagers and purchasing their handicrafts.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BarryMidlands
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

Having read the reviews on TripAdvisor before visiting we were in two minds whether to actually go, but given the time constraints of our visit to CM we decided to go, mainly so we could meet and see the Long Neck Karen tribe. As i...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

If you have more time, then the pure experience would be to venture into the hills and find the non-commercialised Karen people. However, if you are tight on time, then this is a good compromise. In this ‘village’ there are tribes with origins from Mongolia...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cavie71
Reviewed 6 January 2019

ok, ok ok ok... so there are mixed feelings on this one. but if you're in thailand for only so long and you cant visit all the tribes but want to know about the culture and history... then this is great. there is no claim...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from dixiepeach | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any signs of public transport in the immediate area of this village. We hired a driver in an air conditioned van to take us. A tuk tuk would also take you there. Transportation is not too costly in Chiang... More
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Clicklisa
5 February 2017|
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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
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