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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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Mae Sai and Mae Salong Day Trip from Chiang Rai
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Nice view from the top

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The trip there is half the fun on the winding, up and down roadway. My advice is to get a local driver who knows those roads like the back of his hand. Truth be told we spent very little time in the town, but the temples and viewpoints more than made up for that. We are no longer the shoppers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

One of the places with the most beautiful vistas in Thailand without a doubt. A must for any motorcyclist in the area, though caution to beginners as the curves can a bit tricky. Take your time going through the area and do go on some back roads if possible, some villages are untouched by tourists!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Some breathtaking scenery can be viewed on this trip up the mountains.beautiful old village's. Unseen thailand at it's very best

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

The surrounding hills are beautiful and so are the tea plantations. The tea factory was unfortunately closed on Sunday when we were there so that was disappointing. The driver took us first to a tea shop nearby, which was also good to try different teas although in a typical Chinese fashion, there was a lot of pressure to buy without... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Doi Mae Salong is basically a town of Chinese descendants. There is a local market where they sell various kinds of Chinese teas, food items, local produce and souvenirs. There are some tea plantations where they serve tea to try different tea leaves (free of charge) and sell teas. 101 Tea Plantation is a good place for this and their... More 

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