Tachileik Market The commercial friendship between the two nations

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What do you think if you have a chance of shopping in a place that is different from others? How about feeling the touch of commercial atmosphere between different nations? 

Of course, there is a place like that in Chiang Rai, where you can enjoy shopping while learning cultures of two separated nations. 

Tachileik Market is something that youre going to love for sure. It is located just between the borders of Thai and Myanmar. Therefore it is no ordinary market place, but also a representative of the friendship between the two countries.

Tachileik Market is also known as Mae Sai Market. It has been being visited by countless tourists for many years.  

There are various types of goods being sold at the market. Most of them were imported from China. They are something like foods, clothes, ornaments, toys etc.

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tachileik market, mae sai market, maesai market, mae sai, tachileik

One part of the market is located in Mae Sai, Thailand. Another part is in Tachileik, Myanmar. Therefore you can see Thai tourists, Burmese tourists, and probably tourists from other countries too, walking around and do their shopping. That is a joyful-looking image. Just imagine people of different nations being together in the same area, befriending and talking to each other. Won’t that be nice?

Now that the market is on the dividing line between Thai and Myanmar, you can cross the Thai border and step into Myanmar if you want to. You may learn many new things. You probably see how people in Myanmar live or how their culture is. You can go around on your feet or on a tricycle, taking a lot of ncie photos.

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tachileik market, mae sai market, maesai market, mae sai, tachileik
tachileik market, mae sai market, maesai market, mae sai, tachileik
tachileik market, mae sai market, maesai market, mae sai, tachileik

If you want to walk from Thai yo Myanmar, that is find. You just have to show your ID card or any documents that can identify yourself to the authorities. As soon as you are approved, the authorities will provide a temporary approval document that allow you to visit Myanmar. Keep that document with you and protect it will all your life. It is very important. Don’t lose it.

You can also do a little shopping in Myanmar too. There are some interesting goods being sold just like in Thailand. But you have to be careful anyway. Some types of goods, for examples, alcohol beverage, pirated product, pornographic media, are prohibited from importing to Thailand. You will waste your money, if you buy them but not be able to bring them back to Thailand.

All of these are the synopsis of Tachileik Market. You can now understand what it is and what you can do when you go there. You can have a great time with your friends, family, and probably your new-found friends from different countries at the market.  

However, if you have more question, you may call 053-731008-9, in order to get in touch with the Civil Servant Provident Fund of Mae Sai.

tachileik market, mae sai market, maesai market, mae sai, tachileik
tachileik market, mae sai market, maesai market, mae sai, tachileik
tachileik market, mae sai market, maesai market, mae sai, tachileik
tachileik market, mae sai market, maesai market, mae sai, tachileik
tachileik market, mae sai market, maesai market, mae sai, tachileik
tachileik market, mae sai market, maesai market, mae sai, tachileik

How to get there 

Just keep your car running along the Highway No.1. Just head for Mae Ai County. It won’t take much time. You will find some spots on the both sides of the road, where you can park your car. You can also park it under to border bridge, with 50 Baht as the service fee.

You can get a bus instead, in case you don’t have a car. Look for a one that takes you from Chiang Rai to Mae Sai. You bus should drop you off at the transport station. The station is not so far from the market. So, you can continue on your feet and you will arrive at it or for more comfortable and suitable for the group have an elderly people, you should travel by private tour or book the car rental with driver to visit there.