Thailand Travel Guide

Personal Security and Health



Mae Saruai

Posted By : chauthihoaithuong/ 5 0

Chiang Rai province. 84,000.  Chiang Rai, then songthaew. n TAT, Chiang Rai (0-5371-7433). ( daily. Situated on a plain between mountains and jagged limestone outcrops, this small market town is a popular meeting place for hill tribes, particularly Akha . Mae Saruai is modernizing rapidly, and new agriculture, including flower production, is replacing traditional crops such as rice.


Cars can be rented in Chiang Rai to visit the Akha hill-tribe villages. The remote ones are accessible on motorcycles or by trekking. Ban Saen Chareon, 6 miles (10 km) west of Mae Saruai, was the subject of a major study of the Akha.

0 / 5

Your page rank:

Leave your comment