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Ways to Experience The Thai - Burmese Border Gate
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All reviews tuk tuk burmese border both sides chiang rai visa run departure card pay baht day trip northern part interesting place bus terminal take photos visit myanmar small bridge no hassle myanmar beer tour group
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A trip worth making. A must go place for the experience of local and ethnic products. At least half a day to explore esp. shopping and local atmosphere of the 2 borders. We went with a private minibus. Interesting place to visit and will go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 5 December 2018

I came to Mae Sai to do a border run and to visit Myanmar for the 1st time. I stayed at the Yunnan hotel which is only 20 minutes walk from the border. I exchanged 330 Baht for a 10 USD note. You will also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 22 November 2018

The trip into Burma was very disappointing. The place was filty and vendors very aggressive. Would not reccommend the trip.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The Northern part of Thailand .The Land of Smile .Nice people . Nice for shopping. Doi Wao temple has good view to see Maesai and Myanmar view from high level. Come to join .

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Easily accessible, there were no queues, departed the Thai Immigration, only a short walk across the bridge where you will find amazing shopping, it is full of tourists all taking advantage of this shopping opportunity, they all speak Thai and many speak English. Visas are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Guards patrol the small bridge to catch anyone trying to wade or swim across from Myanmar into Thailand or vice versa. If you stand long enough on this spot your iPhone will self adjust its time to half an hour later as the time difference...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We were staying in Mai Sae in Thailand and wanted to go to Myanmar to visit a pagoda and go to the markets just for the day. We are travelling on Australian passports. We walked across the bridge in Mai Sae and went through the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We rode our scooter here from Chiang Rai, purely for an interest point. It's 60 klms from Chiang Rai. We went to just check out the border crossing and markets. The markets were very good plenty of everything to be bought. We bought a kilo...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

The Thai side is lively and lots of food vendors as well as gift shops The Burma side seemed very depressing Make sure you have all your Visas in order.

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 27 May 2018

IF, you want to say you have crossed the border to Burma, do it... Otherwise I would not go to the trouble.. For What? Sometimes it will cost you 500thb to get the Stamp and sometimes it wil be free,, sometimes your Passport will be...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Ian G
19 December 2018
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Response from Terry C | Reviewed this property
Hi, l drove myself from Chiang Mai, l parked close to the border crossing and walked across, be aware that you do need your passport to be stamped out and in again when you return, also pay the relevant fee when you... More
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11 October 2017
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property
If you have the paperwork correctly filled out and endorsed, you should have no problems.
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