This tour is a 3-day trek through the hills around Chiang Mai where you will visit hill tribe villages and spend the night in one of them. Great scenery, untouched jungle, hill tribe life, and serene atmosphere all to be experienced. The second day there will be some more trekking and hillside views, and visits to different tribal villages before camping in the jungle for your second night. The last day you go bamboo rafting on a beautiful river and along the way, you will visit 2 more tribal villages before you return to Chiang Mai.
Minimum 2 people
Car or Minivan
|2 People or more||฿3,100/PP|
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Solo travellers, please check the FAQ section of this tour.
In the morning we drive northwest until we reach Mae Sa. Here we will take a short walk to a waterfall and we can enjoy a swim. After lunch, we continue for another 40 minutes of hiking, today a total of about 2 hours. We reach a Karen village where we will spend the night. Your chance to learn about the fascinating Karen tribe and their way of living. You will spend the night with a Karen host family in a hill tribe house.
Today a total walking distance of 3 hrs. First, we hike to the elephant sanctuary. An elephant-friendly experience, local Karen people take care of the elephants, no more logging or elephant riding. Feed the elephants, interact and play with the elephants in their natural environment. Take a mud spa with the elephants and walk them to a beautiful waterfall for more water fun. Photo opportunity aplenty.
After lunch, we hike downhill for about 1.5 hours to the river. We take it easy on the way and stop to take pictures, swim at a waterfall and visit other hill tribe villages. Then onward to the location of our unique jungle camp where we will spend the night. The river is close to the camp and you can take a swim (or bath). A campfire is planned for the evening.
In the morning we will board bamboo rafts and cruise down the river to Sop Kai, the village where we will have lunch and get transport back to Chiang Mai. During the rafting, we will stop at a Lahu and Akha hill tribe village. We will arrive in the afternoon in Chiang Mai. Here ends your tour.
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Included transfers, air or otherwise are listed within the tour details. The tour does not include any international airfare. We can help you book the cheapest flights.
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