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Authentic tours of Chiang Rai, that explore the local way of life and hill tribe culture away from the tourist crowds. Travel with our hill tribe guides to their villages, to experience firsthand hill tribe culture and life in an ethical and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our 9 day tour with Pat (our guide) and Daeng (our great driver). The locations for photo opportunities were superb. Both the landscape vistas and the visits to the hilltribe families. The guesthouse accommodation and their locations were excellent. We enjoyed all...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank gabebloxham
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We had a great day in the hills with Pat and Dang.. getting to meet hilltribe people (Karen) , visit their village , school etc and we had a delicious lunch made with vegetables they grow around... wished we had more days to do a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Caroons
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked this tour in advance to see the authenticity of Chiang Mai’s tribal areas. We were led by Anan who is the most knowledgeable and genuine guide ever!! He showed us things in the tribes and explained things to us that...More

2  Thank laurencohen8
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had the best time on our tour. Our guide Pat was fantastic and had a lot of local knowledge to share with us. Our driver was great too, and kept us laughing all day. We event we able to try our...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

During the one day tour our guide Pat and driver were both very positive people that made this a great experience. They have a great love for their land and it shows. We got to see a village, the hill tribes and a local school,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Elaisa19
ThailandHilltribe, Manager at Thailand Hilltribe Holidays Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

Hi Elaisa19, Thank you for your comments. Yes, our guides and drivers, most of whom are ethnic minorities (hill tribes) are very happy and proud to show and share their culture with you. As our tours are not the commercial package type, we don't follow...More

Reviewed May 8, 2018

Huge props to Pat and Daeng for this tour, it was the highlight of our trip. Tour was well thought of with a lot of flexibility, almost made us feel like locals. Our guide Pat and driver Daeng were both high energy and positive people...More

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Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank umutkarakulak
ThailandHilltribe, Manager at Thailand Hilltribe Holidays Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thanks for your lovely review. Yes, that's really the flavour of our tours - we travel together like old friends and hope to show you the real locals way of life :) Pat and Daeng say a big HI to you all, and hope that...More

Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

The tour was something really special: we had great coffee, great Northern style noodle soup and afterwards we were given the chance to have an unforgettable experience in that remote village, connecting with the locals. More than a typical tour guide Pat has been a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Hali Y
ThailandHilltribe, Manager at Thailand Hilltribe Holidays Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thanks for your lovely review. We are really glad that you had an unforgettable experience in the village. You being able to connect with the locals and in an ethical way, is one of our aims of the trip, so we are glad we could...More

Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Our Trip was great! We enjoyed especially the time in time in the hilltribe... Winai was a great guide who knew very good how to meet our needs.

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

The trip to the Hill Tribes was a unique experience that should not be missed. The women are both engaging and industrious. The village is an enclave for the tribe in the middle of Thailand and cut off from the rest. Well worth the time...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Eric5831a
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Pat and his team drove us around Northern Thailand with a 2 nights at 2 different homestays. We explored markets, tasting different fruits, visited Tribes, learning about traditions and lifestyle and they included bamboo rafting a waterfall for the kids. Pat was very flexible with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kellyg27
ThailandHilltribe, Manager at Thailand Hilltribe Holidays Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Hi Kelly, thanks so much for your comments. We're really glad that your family could enjoy such a varied and unique experience with us. We hope you will have lifelong memories from the homestays and this trip. On behalf of Pat and the team, thank...More

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November 5, 2018|
Response from Melissa A |
Hi we don't visit any monkey schools , thanks
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June 6, 2018|
Response from ThailandHilltribe | Property representative |
Hi Ayman, if you google 'Thailand Hilltribe Holidays' their contact details/website should come up, please contact them with your request and they will be happy to help you. Thanks
December 26, 2017|
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Response from Travellingmama19 |
We didn't have any "Holiday" vaccinations just made sure our regular ones were up to date and wore lots of bug spray. Just stay away from stagnant water as that's a breeding ground for bugs and mosquitoes. Have fun!!!