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Akhajulyah Guesthouse

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went there and we felt inlove with Akha, Jem, his beautiful girls and his whole family. They were welcoming, friendly and warm, always helping and authentic. We talked to the local monk who was teaching us how to meditate, played with the kids, learned about Akha culture, ate their amazing food and slept as close to...

Thank Natalia N
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 August 2014

I did an incredible amount of research to find a home stay where the payment would go directly to the people that were working so hard to give you a real - not contrived hilltribe experience. Most in Chiang Mai are tours that pocket most of the money and don't benefit the people giving you the experience. Chiang Rai is...

3Thank Niobe B
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 3 April 2014

I know about Akhajulyah guesthouse from my friends who had a great time while they were in Thailand. The information of the Akha family and their guesthouse on the website are very interesting. And YES, I had an amazing time there. I contacted Julie (the founder) and received a quick response from her. I was picked up from the airport...

1Thank Loan T
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 22 July 2013

I stayed at the Akhajulyah Guesthouse during my visit to Thailand and had a very good experiance. I wanted to see how the people of in the hilltribe in Thailand lives and was recommended this place to stay. There are different options for how long you want to stay and type of activities to do. You live in bambo huts...

1Thank sp0re
Reviewed 1 April 2012

It was an unforgetable experience for my family ! Live like real akha people with naturel and kindness. With basic condition but clean and safe, we enjoy every day to live simple life, participate with all activities: cut the field,have dance with the akha,sleep and eat together inside the hut, try their traditional costume....great fun !

2Thank lapierle
Reviewed 17 May 2011

Real life in an akha family. An amazing experience where you can follow then and help out in their every day tasks. Basic conditions (squat toilet, bucket showers) but very clean. The money goes to the family and the village so it's for a good cause! Ama, the family mother is really helpful and kind... Had great fun, even if...

3Thank Have_fun_n_travel

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  • Breakfast included
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AkhaJulyah Guesthouse will introduce you to, and help preserve, the beautiful Akha culture. In this natural setting, live with a friendly Akha family, sleep in primitive bamboo huts and take part in daily Akha life.Experience their ceremonies, get into their language and discover their songs and dances. Visit the Buddhist temple in the forest and learn meditation. Help cook traditional meals, make handicrafts, cut bamboo, plant and harvest the rice, peanuts, corn or ginger. Trek and fish in the forested valley and hills. Make a difference. Contribute to the well being of fascinating people in fantastic scenery! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akhajulyah Guesthouse

Address: 39 Moo 10 | Vavee Subdistrict, Mae Suai 57180, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Rai Province > Mae Suai
Price Range: RM109 - RM119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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