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Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting place and culture which is must visit when you are in Mae Hong Son. Beautiful art at display and to purchase. About 3-4 hours max you need to cover this place.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank santoshbh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the end of September (2018) my partner and I booked a half day tour to the Long Neck village near Mae Hong Son (MHS). This trip was really great. Not only were we the only people in the "group", but we were very lucky...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Farang1964
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see village. Lovely people custom is a bit strange but live and let live. All the women weave beautiful shawls, which cost very little, so warm and friendly, the younger ones speak English. It’s a long tail boat the gets you to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank suenorfolk444
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had mixed feelings about this place, or more about the people on our tour with us. The tradition is very interesting and all the tribes people were absolutely beautiful and wonderful and so nice to us. The only thing about this trip that left...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank isabelrabey
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

250 baht entry but that's ok these people have lived in Thailand forever and dont even qualify for any of the benefits of a thai citizen . Can't even travel out of their region . I feel for them and don't begrudge spending my money...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stevewooly2017
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We were excited about going to find out about the history of the long neck people but all we say was a pile of over priced souvenirs that you had to buy to take a photo. I ended up googling the history of the village...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brooksy21
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

A short but safe and refreshing boat trip took us to one of the many “long neck villages” available. Make sure to have a knowledgeable local guide, to explain something about the cultural and ethnic diversity in the region, otherwise this visit is nothing but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ericdecooman
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Came here to support the local people “Longnecks” by purchasing their arts & crafts. Was met at the gate by a guy who demanded 500 b however the reviews I had read mentioned 250-300 w local Thai being free. Joined by others, we were not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MatthewRoberts101
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

It was interesting to see the village life and especially understand the culture they live in. They are doing knitting to live. Children were all around playing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rebib2013
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I arrived at the airport early and I took a taxi to go to the Hotel. The driver was very insisting so don’t be fooled! Since it was very early yet to check in the Hotel I just had to picked one of the tour...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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rachel v
September 6, 2018|
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Response from Geoff0304 | Reviewed this property |
you can fly to mai hong song then get car to the village If you go by bus it will take about a day to get there suggest its not how far its how long to get there
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Response from 644karen | Reviewed this property |
We visited the Long Neck people as part of a tour so the fee may have been included in that. Regardless of whether it was or wasn't you should purchase some of the handicrafts at the village. This is how they make money... More