DAY 1: CHIANG MAI – KAREN VILLAGE (-/L/D)
Depart from Chiang Mai to Pai.
Visit the Mae Malai Market, where you can discover the colorful and exotic local market, where the local people and the hill tribes meet and trade their goods mostly fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers.
Drive 1 hour to visit a picturesque Mork-fa Waterfall. Located 60 km away from Chiang Mai, surround by lush green trees and nature trail, this water fall is a perfect stop where you can swim and cool off.
Spend 1 hour here before moving to the next stop, Pong Duat Hot Spring.
Enjoy your journey to the biggest Geyser hot spring in Thailand.
Have lunch and refreshing yourself by swimming.
In the afternoon, you will be trekking through the jungle for 3 hours until reaching Karen Tribe Village. The best countryside village overlooks by mountains and fields.
In the evening, experience this wonderful hill tribe community with their life styles, cooking style and have dinner.
After that, join in camp fire activities and spend your night in one of the host families for a real homestay experience at the Karen hill tribe village.
DAY 2 : LAHU VILLAGE – ELEPHANT CAMP – LAHU VILLAGE (B/L/D)
Enjoy your lovely breakfast at the homestay.
Start 3 hours trekking in the jungle, trekking through the forest and most beautiful preserved jungle landscapes of Thailand.
In the afternoon, arrive Elephant Camp.
Walk through the mountains, explore the pure nature and visit elephants. You will be able to feed them, walk with them and especially bathe them. Spend your time play with them in the river and take some good photos with happy elephants. You will get to know how the elephant keepers (mahout) are gentle and well taken care and also catching the enjoying moments of elephants.
Your lunch is served at the camp.
After that, take a bamboo raft downstream to Lahu Trible Village, a relaxing way and enjoy breathtaking scenery while you are rafting along the river.
Along the narrow bamboo raft, you will stop at Lahu Village, discover the river tribe village.
Have dinner and stay overnight at the village.
DAY 3 : LAHU VILLAGE – BAMBOO RAFTING – SHAN VILLAGE – CHIANG MAI (B/-/-)
After having breakfast, the bamboo raft floats down the river to Shan Village and admire the great sights for bamboo rafting.
Upon arrival at the village, meet the local people and spend your time for a deeper understanding about the villager’s life and culture.
Hop on the car at the end of the day and return to Chiang Mai.
Arrive Chiang Mai and tour ends.
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