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Stayed in Soppong and hired a bike, not very experienced with bikes so be careful as the road is... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
jamesmK3843ZV
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Redruth, United Kingdom
Ban Jabo and a stay at Rimkiree Guesthouse

The whole tiny village of Ban Jabo is worth a visit, because it's (most of the time - except when... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
ManuElaKa
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Cologne, Germany
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Quite many Thai tourists swarming into this remote village. Is it sustainable, or just a bubble? Totally forgotten some years ago, but now in overdrive..... Jabo is hip with thai tourists. Ban Jabo is two lines of houses along a mountain ridge with limestonecliffs on...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Jade12309
Reviewed 19 June 2018

It is set in Karst mountains and the cliffs come to 50 m from the village. there are beautiful views from Jabo. There is now a coffee shop, and sometimes I see 10 minivans, or 40 big motorbikes there. However, anytime that I have stopped...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Ken O
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Stayed in Soppong and hired a bike, not very experienced with bikes so be careful as the road is very winding. I got the about 4pm and the coffee shop was closing. They open in the morning very early. Really wanted to see the mists...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank jamesmK3843ZV
Reviewed 1 February 2018

The whole tiny village of Ban Jabo is worth a visit, because it's (most of the time - except when minibusses bring many Thai tourists to a viewpoint and coffee break, then, the atmosphere changes slight ;) ) still pretty original and quiet. There are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
8  Thank ManuElaKa
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Nice coffe shops with view over the valley. Local tribal community. Starting point for the amazing Jabo Cave (log coffins) and on the way to several other caves.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Mekong164
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Stop at here for breakfast on the way to pang mapha from ban ruk thai! There is a noodle shop where you sit down to have noodles with 270 degrees montain view!!! The view was stunning! But the noodle just so so!!! Try their jabo...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank gurpal9838
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Great place to take a break form the road and all the curves, yeah, what 1864 of them? Morning time is probably the best time to try and get here as long as the fog isn't too heavy, but it also adds to the scenic...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank bulldogtwo
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Spend a short morning visit or a day to experience this Black Lahu community at Bann Jabo. Great cultural experience with community local guide. Observe how Lahu make thier own traditional clothes, bamboo weaving, traditional instrument and visit mysterious wood coffin cave. optional for cultural...More

Date of experience: February 2014
4  Thank tourmerngtai
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3 November 2018|
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Response from Ken O | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don't think there is a guest house there, But Mae Lanna is 3 Km further and Mae Lanna Guest House is nice. Ampha is a friend of ours, the food is good, the gardens are large. You need transport to get to Jabo unless... More
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Response from ManuElaKa | Reviewed this property |
Hi Andy, in the beginning we stayed one night in Ban Mae Lana, in the valley, in "Mae Lana Garden Home". The nice owner there speaks English, and she can organize a pick up at the crossing of the main road between Pang Mapha... More
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