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. Plan to see Hilltribe Villages and other attractions that appeal to you using our Chiang Mai travel itinerary planner.
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  • August 13, 2017
    The village is a joke. 500bht to walk on a street with stalls where most of the stuff can be found somewhere else. There are few things crafted by the longneck ladies. You could think the entrance mon...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    This is a little village where the Karen women operate the village through the day while the men go off to work at the local elephant rescue reserve. The village is lovely and colourful and the walk i...  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    Good had to be fooled once...'s done it! We stumbled in the good tourist trap... we wanted to meet this tribe and knew that he had to avoid going to the Karen Village of Chiang may... an Agency told us that he had to go to Chiang Dao to 40 minutes and there same... entry charge 500 Bath to stroll through a market... Women's Karen take the stand... No interest... go your way! The villages where you can discover these tribes are 2/3 hour drive from Chiang Mai.
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