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3 Day Adventure Trek, Elephant Ride, Hill Tribe Visit and Bamboo Rafting Adventure

US$ 106.65 Price per person from View price guide

Key facts

Where: Chiang Mai , Thailand Duration: 3 Days/ 2 Nights

Highlights

  • Easy to book – easy to cancel – easy to change
  • Book early and receive discounts
  • Price same or lower than local rates
  • Best hand-picked operators

Overview

The Chiang Mai region of Thailand is a must visit for the tourists coming to the country. The surrounding area is beautiful with verdant green forests, rivers and mountains. There are many interesting attractions and activity opportunities within a day’s journey from Chiang Mai city. You can visit traditional Northern Thai villages, beautiful, well-preserved natural parks, and historical temples. You can also participate in several well-organised, rewarding treks.

Itinerary

You will be taken from your hotel in Chiang Mai in a pick-up truck for this tour. You will be accompanied by an English speaking guide.

Drive through steep hills and plains to the North of Chiang Mai. Stop at the Mae Malai local market. See the local vendors selling exotic fruits, vegetables, flowers and food.

Stop for a picnic lunch at the site of a picturesque waterfall.

Drive to a Shan village to meet the natives. Enjoy a 2 hour trek to a Karen Hill Tribe Village. Explore the village at leisure.

Enjoy dinner and stay the night at a traditional Karen house.

After breakfast, set out on a 3 hour long trek to an elephant camp. Ride through the tropical evergreen forests near the Karen Hill Tribe Village.

After lunch go for 1 - 1.5 hour elephant ride through the forest to Karen Hill Tribe Village Bann Pa Khaolam.

At night, have dinner and spend the night at the rafting camp.

After breakfast, enjoy a 1.5 - 2-hour bamboo rafting trip to a Lahu Hill Tribe Village. The Lahu people live in bamboo houses built on high stilts and thatched roofs. The women are skilled cloth and basket weavers.

The next stop is at a Karen village where you can stroll around and explore the vicinity. There will be a short break for lunch.

Enjoy an exciting 2 hour bamboo rafting cruise to a Shan village.

Drive back to Chiang Mai. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off to your hotel at around 1730h (5:30pm).

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

3 Days/ 2 Nights

Start time

Start time: 0800h (08:00am)
Duration: 3 Days/ 2 Nights

Meeting point

Your hotel in Chiang Mai.
(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

Your hotel in Chiang Mai

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Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance fees for the National Park
  • Elephant ride and Bamboo rafting
  • Accommodation in bamboo cottage (dormitory room)
  • Transportation by truck
  • English-speaking guide
  • 2 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches and 2 Dinners

Exclusions

  • Expenditure of a personal nature i.e. laundry, telephone bills, drinks, souvenirs etc.
  • Other meals than mentioned in the program

Do/Dont's

Please bring Walking shoes, slippers or sandals, pants and T-shirt, sweater or jacket or sleeping bag (Oct – Feb), torch or flash light, raincoat, swimming suit, sun glasses, sun protection cream, mosquito or insect repellant, soap, towels and toiletry. Backpack can be provided on request.

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm departure details.
Program could be subject to change due to local conditions

Airport pick-up and drop-off is available only if you opt for Private Tour.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Coach tour operates with a minimum of 2 passengers.
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Cancellation policy

See the Cancellation policy for this product

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