"Speedboats on the Mekong River" Mae Sai Tourist Trap Tip by aukahkay

Mae Sai Tourist Traps: 3 reviews and 3 photos

  Do not take the speedboat on the left of the photo
by aukahkay

When you reach the Golden Triangle, there will be many Thais trying to persuade you to take a ride on a motorised boat on the Mekong River. Tourist trap!! It costs B1500 for a short 15-minute spin.

Unique Suggestions: If you are in a group of 6 persons, the cost can be divided amongst all of you. I did not go for the speedboat ride because I was on a private tour.

Fun Alternatives: Take in the views from the hill.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 24, 2006
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