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Day1: Chiang Mai – Mae Tang- Elephant Care – Meung Kud (-/L/D)
08h30 Depart from the hotel and spend just a couple hours to Mae Tang district in the northern part of Chiang Mai.
09h00 Visit Orchid Farm and Local Fresh Market to taste some Jungle Foods.
11h30 Take a bike along the small road to visit Akha Village
13h00 Have Late Lunch at Local Restaurant
15h00 Hand-on experience to take care of the elephant, finding and feeding foods to the elephant, marb for tking some hehem and
take a bath with the elephant.
17h00 Relax and enjoy the picturesque scenery at The Chater @ Kaengkud for Overnight and Dinner
Day2: Meung Kud – Fang (B/L/D)
08h00 Have an early breakfast at the resort before being transferred to a trek point.
09h00 Trek about 1 hour to a natural waterfall for lunch and recreation; swimming and hanging around.
13h0 Trek back to the pickup point.
14h00 Further the journey by an exciting white water rafting through many rapids down the Mae Tang River.
15h00 Continue by truck to Fang district.
17h00 Check-in at Phumanee Hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day3 Fang – Doi Pu Muen (B/L/D)
08h00 After breakfast at hotel, spend a lovely morning to explore a local market and buy some vegetables and ingredients needed
during the cooking class.
10h00 Also enjoy a cycling trip around the community to visit an old temple of Fang town.
11h00 Return back to the hotel for a cooking class. Cook and taste your own lunch.
13h00 Depart from the hotel to visit villages of silverware making, cloth weaving in Thai-Lue style, sword smith.
15h00 Take a further drive by 4x4 WD open air truck along a bumpy dirt road uphill to Lahu hill tribe village at Doi Pu Muen
(the road can also be muddy and sleeper during rainy season).
16h00 Arrive and warm hospitality welcome by home host. Leave your gear at the Home-Stay
(bamboo cottage in traditional Lahu style) by relaxing and getting around playing game with kids, participating local activities,
sitting chatting with local people or even helping preparing dinner.
17h00 Another experience that can be learned from the tribe is how to make roof from leaves also to weave basket from the sedge
(depending on the season).
19h00 Candle light dinner under no electricity! End up the night with a traditional hill tribe performance as well as their history
Day4 Doi Pu Muen – Waterfall – Chiang Mai (B/L/-)
06h00 Enjoy the last morning in the forest watching beautiful sunrise over the hilltop.
07h00 Breakfast at Home stay.
08h00 Take more time to explore the village especially the tea plantation as this is the main career of these Lahu people from
Doi Pu Muen. Get to know some knowledge about how tea made including picking leave, drying and roasting processes.
10h30 Then, transfer to Pu Muen Waterfall for lunch and recreation.
12h00 Learn a local wisdom about how to cook bamboo lunch in jungle style near the waterfall.
14h00 Return back to Chiang Mai.
17h00 Arrive and transfer to the hotel.
END OF SERVICE
1. Transportation : 4x4 WD Air-con (3 Pax / Car)
: Elephant Care (Half Day)
: White water rafting
2. English speaking Guide
3. Admission fees as mentioned
4. Accommodations : 01 night at The Chater @ Kaengkud
: 01 night at Pumanee Hotel
: 01 night at Lahu village (dormitory room)
5. Meals : 03 Breakfasts, 04 Lunches, 03 Dinners
6. Accidental Insurance
1. Personal expenses
2. Beverage / soft drink / drinking water during trek
3. Service not mentioned above