Chiang Dao Family Adventure

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day tour

Tour Level: High Level

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: All day

tour details

tour description

Your guide will meet you at the hotel to take you on your Chiang Dao Family Adventure. Our first stop today will be at the local market at Mae Malai. Your guide with take you around and explain you about the herbs and vegetables, used in Thai cooking as well as the strange kinds of food and the other local products you can find here.Proceed to the rafting camp. D on't worry, this is not wild water rafting, this is bamboo rafting, you'll see it's a relaxing experience. While the helmsman maneuver your raft down the stream, you have time to look around and enjoy the scenery, the sun, and the sounds of the birds.

After that we will continue to Chiang Dao. Here we will leave the main road proceed further into the countryside where we will stop at a Karen hilltribe village. The Karen tribe is the biggest of all the tribes living in Thailand. We will walk around the village and you will see some the villagers with their traditional dress.

After this visit we hike to a nearby Lisu village. For many generations the economic livelihood of the Lisu people has been based upon the cultivation of the opium poppy. Some of these people have given up this trade, and are now seeking to supplement their income through the sale of skillfully produced crafts. After this we will continue for about ten minutes to an Akha village. Every Akha village is distinguished by their carved wooden gates, presided over by guardian spirits.

Afterwards, walk through the jungle for about one hour to Pang Dang Nai, a Palong village. Your guide will show you around the village. He will explain about the village shrine and about the 'huja rawl', the 'village heart' as well as about the Royal Project. After this walk, we will get back into our truck and head back to Chiang Mai where we will arrive late in the afternoon. We can make a stop at an orchid nursery on the way back. We will arrive back in Chiang Mai in the late afternoon.

End of your Chiang Dao Family Adventure

includes

Transfer included: Yes, From hotels in the city and without guides
English speaking guide
Transportation by trekking truck
Lunch
Drinking water
Bamboo rafting
Orchid Farm
Butterfly garden
Insurance

    excludes

    Other drinks except water
    Personal expenses
    Tips

      notes

      "Due to weather conditions and other conditions on the ground we might have to adjust the itinerary of this trekking. If it is necessary to adjust the program we will always make sure that the quality of your experience and your personal safety are safeguarded."
        Tour code: CNXTTCFAP

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