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Hilltribe Villages

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was really excited to visit this because I thought it was an actual village! It’s not!! While some people did live there, it was mostly just a couple of stalls selling the same things for high prices and the older people were very pushy!...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank katielady35
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spend a morning here, would of been a lot better if they provided a guided tour who could explain the history of each tribe

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Clive G
Reviewed 6 February 2019

Worst place in Chiang Mai 500 bhat each what a rip off all selling same products,stay away'',,,,,,,,'',,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,',,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank yorkiepudSheffield
Reviewed 23 January 2019

We ended up with a free morning during our recent trip to Chiang Mai and someone suggested we make the trip up to the Hilltribe Village. I'm glad we did. First of all, it's a little commercial and if you're looking to be a cultural...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ChicagoOnthego
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We saw the ancient and amazing villages which the people still live with the nature culture. The women at Karen Village still wearing the long necklace that I can't imagine it will hurt they neck...

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Aay H
Reviewed 6 November 2018

It was interesting to see 6 tribes in the same area, although some foreign consider this "attraction" as not acceptable, as 6 groups of the main Thai tribes have been put in a same Village, but the experience was very positive as you are able...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 206erikm
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Please stop going to these places, it is not authentic Thai culture. They are there for the idiot Forangs

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Jakk W
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

This government sponsored village gives you the chance to see several different tribes in their individual costumes demonstrating their skills. There are stalls where their fine work can be admired and purchases made. You can also see the crops that they grow to feed themselves....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 844JANICEB
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Short of traveling north of Chiang Rai to see the hillside tribes people, this is next best. The Chiang Mai version is a showcase village with huts and "pavilions" of several of the tribes. We get to see the women weave, and the men carve...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank allspice68
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Something different and interesting to see. It was a new experience for me as have been to a hill tribe village before this.

Date of experience: October 2017
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16 October 2016|
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Response from swampyoscar | Reviewed this property |
Have to agree with the earlier posts.Don't waste your money on a stay apart from all mentioned they are very quietly spoken & not giving of a lot of information.The aim is to sell merchandise and give a glimpse of a past... More
9 November 2015|
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Response from Warren C | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Feb/March would be slightly cheaper than January. Thailand is a country rich in culture and relatively cost effective. You will have a great time anywhere in this country and of course the shopping is always fun..