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| Pong Ngam, Mae Sai 57130, Thailand
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All reviews monkey temple be aware worth a visit chiang rai monkeys belongings feed wat visitors rocks tham
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

Located at the end of a lane left off route 1 heading north from Chiang Rai and about 10 kms before Mai Sai. The attractive temple complex is populated by many monkeys which I found generally behaved themselves.Entrance was free and a very helpful English...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Frances H
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The temple had long history . Easy to be here . Nice view . Monkeys are nice and could be seen here but be careful and take care of your food . Good place for travelling . Only 8kms from border.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank worachanidak
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The cave shows the simplicity by locating nearby the rocks. There is also fish pond and a group of monkeys who might try to get your belongings. Make sure you bring everything in guarded bag otherwise monkeys will snatch your snacks ! Also the terrain...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank MuhammadK2053
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Don't feed the monkeys and you will enjoy the place and the monkeys. This could have been one of the best places in northern thailand, if the people didn't tease the monkeys. Beautiful caves, birds, bats, spiders and a stunning nature as background. Before going...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank andrea b
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Good place for rest,relax, picnic. Many big fishes in the water. Nothing more. If you are close to fish cave and want relaxing 1 or 2 hours this is a fresh place to go.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mammabetty
Reviewed 10 December 2017

WE visited this place of temples, caves and fish but it was the monkeys which we'll remember! They caused carnage, so much so that there are stacks of sturdy sticks in various places for visitors to take one to protect themselves against the more aggressive...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank singhasam
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We traveled from Chiang Rai bus station 1. Cost 39/40 baht each to get there and it was around 1 hour 15, to get into the area was free. It was a good day out especially because it was extremely cheap to get too and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank carahenton
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This temple is about 1 hour 15 minutes drive from Chiangrai, or about 15 minutes from Mae Sai. It is free to enter. What is there here? There is a lake with fish you can feed, monkeys everywhere (that you can feed), an old stupa,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
4  Thank HenryDark1
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Fish ponds with huge catfish and koi carps, many monkeys around which are not dangerous if you avoid to have food in your hands. Sad to see even guides throwing them processed food which is very unhealthy for those animals. Great stairs to the cave,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank DanyRama
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

It is hard to describe this place as it is such a huge clash of different impressions. But my family of four had an amazing time and we will never forget it First the caves. As you enter the Wat the most notable feature is...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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