Karen Hill Tribe (Long-Neck) & Mae Kok River Cruise Full Day Chiang Rai Tour

Take an exhilirating boat trip along the Mae Kok River and visit ethnic hill tribes villages, including the long-necked Karen Hill Tribe.

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Tour Code: CEI-00345
Departure: Every Day
Destination: Chiang Rai, Thailand
Duration: Full Day
Meal: Lunch


Full Day: 08:30-17:00

A  rare  opportunity  to  see  the  Karen  Hilltribes (Long  Neck  People)  These  are  the  infamous  long  neck  women  who  wears  heavy  brass  necklaces  around  their  neck  at  very  young  age.  The  more  brass  necklaces  around  the  neck  signifies  a  women  of  great  beauty.  Believe  to  have  migrated  from  far  North  of  Burma,  possibly  Tibet.  Their  weaving  skills  are  renowned  and  produces  beautiful  colorful  garments.  The  drive  stop  by  the  Lisu  Hilltribe  village.  This  tribe  are  deemed   to  be  the  most  elaborate  dresser.  During  festive  occasions  the  women  folks  are  endowned  with  massive  amount  of   jewelleries.  

Lunch  stop  is  at  Tha  Ton.  A  strategic  landing  point  between  Burma  and  Thailand.  

It  continues  on  to  Phatai  with  a  visit  to  the  Lahu  Hilltribe  Village  where  visitor  will  embark  on  the  Kok  River  cruise.  The  trip  is  pulsating  as  the  river  is  filled  with  rocks  and  small  rapids.  It  offers  a  picturesques  scenery  of  natural  river  banks  and  scattered  river  lives.  Boat  cruise  ends  at  Pong  Nam  Lon - Hot Springs - where  a car  will  transfer   back  to hotel.


  • Transfer from and to the hotel in vicinity of Chiang Rai City
  • Transportation by an A/C van
  • Sightseeing as described
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Admission fee at long neck village
  •  Boat on Kok river
  • Lunch
  • Drinking water 
  • Cold towels

General Terms and Conditions

  • The given time frame is an estimate timing only and can deviate due to traffic, road conditions, weather, pace of tourists and/or any unforeseen reason

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