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Full-Day Tour to Akha Tribe Village, Yao Tribe Village & the Golden Triangle

by BT Tours Duration 8h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is SG$123

This captivating tour takes you through Thailand's northernmost region and introduces you to the diverse towns and groups that make the area their home. Visit the villages of the Akha and Yao hill tribes to learn of their culture, and spend time reflecting on history in towns in the Golden Triangle.

Set out from your hotel in Chiang Rai and drive to the mountains to visit the villages of the Akha and Yao people. The Akha hill tribe is known for their beautiful and exotic traditional dress, which you can see being spun, woven, and dyed as you wander through town. Learn about the elaborate headdresses worn by women of the tribe and their significance. In the Yao village, learn about the group's traditional culture, religious habits, and tumultuous history from your guide as you walk through the streets.

After meeting and chatting with the Akha and Yao people, continue your tour to the town of Chiang Saen. The village sits on the Mekong River at the convergence of the Golden Triangle of Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos, and is rich with ancient temples and ruins. Your last stop of the day is Mae Sai, the northernmost point of Thailand on the border of Myanmar. Explore a local market, browsing goods and crafts from both Thailand and Myanmar, before heading back to Chiang Rai and ending your day.

This captivating tour takes you through Thailand's northernmost region and introduces you to the diverse towns and groups that make the area their home. Visit the villages of the Akha and Yao hill tribes to learn of their culture, and spend time reflecting on history in towns in the Golden Triangle.

Set out from your hotel in Chiang Rai and drive to the mountains to visit the villages of the Akha and Yao people. The Akha hill tribe is known for their beautiful and exotic traditional dress, which you can see being spun, woven, and dyed as you wander through town. Learn about the elaborate headdresses worn by women of the tribe and their significance. In the Yao village, learn about the group's traditional culture, religious habits, and tumultuous history from your guide as you walk through the streets.

After meeting and chatting with the Akha and Yao people, continue your tour to the town of Chiang Saen. The village sits on the Mekong River at the convergence of the Golden Triangle of Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos, and is rich with ancient temples and ruins. Your last stop of the day is Mae Sai, the northernmost point of Thailand on the border of Myanmar. Explore a local market, browsing goods and crafts from both Thailand and Myanmar, before heading back to Chiang Rai and ending your day.

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8:00 AM, Tour in English, includes Food Only

Duration 8h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
SG$122.50

Total price is SG$122.50, taxes included

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Full-Day Tour to Akha Tribe Village, Yao Tribe Village & the Golden Triangle

Activity Location

Multiple Locations Visited

Chiang Rai

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Chiang Rai


Highlights

  • Rare experience of hill tribe villages in northern Thailand

  • Up-close look at the distinct cultures of each hill tribe

  • Chance to meet & speak with Akha & Yao descendants

  • Ancient temples, ruins & history in storied Chiang Saen

  • Goods from Thailand & Myanmar in Mae Sai's markets


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of the Golden Triangle , Akha tribe village, and Yao tribe village

  • Admission fees

  • Lunch

  • Bottled water

  • Roundtrip transport from and to your Chiang Rai hotel

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 2 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place

  • Roundtrip transport is available from and to most centrally located Chiang Rai hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.