Depart Chiang Mai by van and drive to Thatorn via Chiang Dao. En route visit Fang district, 150 kms from Chiang Mai. Lunch at a local restaurant. Depart Thatorn by local motorboat for a 3-hour journey down the Kok River. En route visit a Karen village and hike uphill for 2 hours to a Lahu village. Dinner and overnight at the Lahu Village.
Start the day with a hike for about 2 hours and visit a waterfall along the route. Lunch at waterfall. In the afternoon, walk to Karen and Lahu Village. Then continue on foot for another half hour to an Akha Village. Dinner and overnight at Akha Village.
Short walk to a Shan village, from where you will take a local truck back to the main road and continue by private van to Chiang Saen, the former capital of Lanna, located in the Golden Triangle. Lunch at a local restaurant en-route. Continue to Chiang Mai with a short stop at hot springs along the way.
Our package tour prices are inclusive of-
Transfers by truck and private van
English speaking guide
Entrance & boat fees
Meals as specified in the program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Basic accommodation at hill tribe villages (see remarks below!)
Service charges and VAT
Not Included -
Other meals than mentioned in the program
Optional tours, and expenditures of a personal nature
Accommodation is very basic, dormitory-type. There are no western-style toilets and washing facilities.
Participants must be in good physical condition and adventurous. It is recommended that participants take along tennis shoes or other comfortable walking shoes, T-shirts, light pullover for November-March treks, shorts and trousers, towel and, if convenient, a sleeping bag.
Please note, that temperatures can occasionally rise to 38 degrees Celsius except for the months of November to February, when it can be quite chilly at night.
Small deviations in the tour program are sometimes necessary, depending on road