Chiang Rai - Long-Neck Karen Village, Doi Mae Salong and Hill Tribes Village
Full Day Tour
TOUR CODE : CEI003
|Long Neck Karen,
the land of giraffe women was called, lies in eastern Myanmar plateau
Dimpled by terraced, paddy-filled valley. Here lives Padang, a tribe of
about 7,000 members.
Doi Mae Salong, one of the places allowed by Thai Government for some of the Chinese refugees from Myanmar to settle in. The village founded is called Santi Khiri. It has become well known among tourists both Thais and foreigners for its enchanting beautiful scenery, calm and placid nature.
Hill Tribes, there are many main tribes around Chiang Rai, Mae Chan, Mae Sai and along Mae Kok River such as the Yao, the Akha, the Blue and White Maeo, Lisu, Lahu, Lahu Shi and Skaw and Karen. Each main group speaks its own language, follows animist customs based on a belief in spirits as well as adhering to other more recently adopted religious beliefs. Each of the main tribes language, custom and production attracts tourists by its own mysterious charm.