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Akha Hill tribe Information

Akha Hill tribe Information

The Akha, also known to the Thai as the Gaw or the E-gaw (names that the Akha do not like), are located primarily with Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai provinces. The Akha are closely related with the Hani of Yunnan province, China, the Akha-Hani complex numbers about… Continue reading

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Wat UMong or Tunnel Temple

Wat UMong or Tunnel Temple

Located in a grove Wat UMong (Tunnel Temple) is a practicing meditation temple. The origins of the temple, which are traced to the 14th century, are obscure. The temple may have been founded by King Mangrai himself to accommodate some forest monks from Sri … Continue reading

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Chiang Dao Cave Chiang Mai

Chiang Dao Cave Chiang Mai is one of the top-rated tourist attractions in Thailand.
Chiang Dao Cave extends around twelve kilometers in Doi Chiang Dao Mountain.
Only experienced trekkers should venture in Chiang Dao Cave, Chiang Mai beyond the five areas which are Tham Maa, Tham Kaew,… Continue reading

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Muser or Lahu Hill Tribe Information

Muser or Lahu Hill Tribe Information

The Lahu are a strong independent and very diverse ethnic group who number about 60,000 in Thailand. The Lahu are located primarly in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai provinces, but can also be found in considerable numbers as far south as Tak province. Their… Continue reading

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Chiang Mai Siam Insect Zoo

Siam Insect Zoo : Discovery Insect Museum & Live Insect Breeding Farm

If you are in Chiang Mai put Siam Insect Zoo on your list of “must-visits”. It’s instructive, fun and full of surprises. If you love insects you will need no encouragement; if you hate them… Continue reading

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Tiger Kingdom Chiang Mai

Tiger Kingdom Chiang mai
Come for a unique dining experience, watching Tigers while enjoying Thai and international cuisine at great prices.

The Tiger Kingdom is one of only two such ventures in the whole of Thailand that allows the visitor an “up close & personal”… Continue reading

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Hmong Hill Tribe Information

Hmong Hill Tribe Information

There are two subgroups of Hmong in Thailand; the Blue Hmong and White Hmong. Blue Hmong villages are located on high mountain areas north from Doi Inthanon to the Burmese border. They are the closest group to Chiang Mai, with villages in the Doi Suthep… Continue reading

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