Hilltribe Villages, Chiang Mai

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Step into the lives of some of Thailand's indigenous peoples at Hilltribe Villages. Take a guided walk through this tourist village to learn about the cultural practices, rituals, and ways of life of Chiang Mai's hill-dwelling tribes. Gain insight about their controversial practice of wrapping rings around women's necks to stretch them out, and wrapping coils around their wrists and ankles. Browse the selection of handicrafts sold here, including textiles and jewelry, which helps support the local people. Using our custom trip planner, Chiang Mai attractions like Hilltribe Villages can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Great day . Interesting place to see how the tribes live their lives. We were able to go into one of the houses, meet the children in the kindergarten and see how life is generally spent day by day . ...  more »
  • Could not the Hmong village that is actually lined barrack hut villages as watch traditional folk houses, etc..
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  • Please do not go here! If I could give a negative star I definitely would. This is a terrible example of a village. This is nothing more than exploitation and is a definite tourist trap. I would encou...  more »

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