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Doi Mae Salong

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Address: Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Doi Mae Salong is a primarily Chinese community that offers a variety of...

Doi Mae Salong is a primarily Chinese community that offers a variety of activities. Visitors can take in a morning market, tour General Tuan's Tomb, go to a memorial museum and take in tea tastings while visiting the village.

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I visited Doi Mae Salong for a day trip with public transport. Managed to climb up the stairs to Doi Mae Salong and went 101 tea plantations by hire a bike. From Chiang Rai... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Lienz, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drive there is a little bit too long with young kids, and there is nothing really to do there, the monument on the top of the mountain was interesting.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Doi Mae Salong for a day trip with public transport. Managed to climb up the stairs to Doi Mae Salong and went 101 tea plantations by hire a bike. From Chiang Rai temporary bus terminal, I took a public bus to Mae Chan at $20 baht. Then, took a song thaew to Mae Salong with a change of... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Not much to see especially on a gloomy cloudy day. Some yunnan handicraft shops and shrines. Winding and steep roads driving there.

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Thank Heronie M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

jsut be sure you do not confuse mae salong with doi mae salong; mae salong is a touristy village; the doi is at the top of the mountain nearby and is a nice temple; these teo are Not the same thing; many people think they got to the top when they are only in the village; the tea plantations are... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Loved the place, Wang Put Tan hotel/tea house with great views of the surrounding rolling hills with the scattered hill tribes villages, trekking walks, tea plantations, interesting village history, and the wonderful Sweet MaeSalong coffee bakery shop across the street with the best French Croissant we've had in years even in France. A must see in Thailand close to the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

70 km far from town. I rented the motorbike and rode up there. There are the villagers who sell the local product like strawberry , tea and visit the General soldier musuem.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed 1 night. Great view and setting. Lovely people. Great for chilling and walking around absorbing the local way of life and the surroundings. The people we encountered were all amazingly lovely, and spoke mandarin.

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Thank Yasotha C
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Take a careful look at the mountains leading to this place and you will discover a formation. Understand from close friends it actually has a formation of a lady and did not believe it until I saw with my own eyes. Take a close and careful look on your way up and you will probably notice it.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A good 1/2 day to spend in the company of flowers. Try the walk through the trees. Easy and fun. If you appreciate beautiful gardens a must

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Hong Kong, China
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The village was not poor as I expected. There are new houses there. Life has been improved. I could not see there was any opium or other drug evidence left.

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