3 Days/ 2 NightsStart time
Start time: 0800h (08:00am)
Duration: 3 Days/ 2 Nights
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.)
Your hotel in Chiang Mai
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).
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.
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
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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