Hilltribe Villages, Chiang Mai

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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  • I feel pity for the girls. They are young and beautiful, they deserve the chance to receive the education. But overall it is worth to have a look.  more »
  • We visited the Karen Longneck Village at Ban Nai Soi Kayan. It was small (100 or so people supposedly living there) and was essentially a row of market stalls with each woman (men were apparently some...  more »
  • Decided to do this since we live in MN and MN has the 2nd largest population of Hmong citizens in US. Arranged by our travel agent (Kensington Tours). Our guide (Ruchie) was excellent and had made arr...  more »

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