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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  • 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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  • This compound is split into sections based on tribal affiliation. Crude hand painted signs direct you to the different tribal sections. These paths takes you to Hmong or Akah or Karen sections. They a...  more »
  • We went to Karen Long Neck Village 12pm, which is 30 minute away from Chiang Rai, surprise me, we are the only visitor to that village, . You have to pay 300 bht/person which it display big font at th...  more »

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