This is THE MAIN TREK for Most of people who are looking for a remembrance to enhance life’s experience. The HIGHLY RECOMMENDED reason is the excellent program which is consisted of bamboo rafting, Elephant feeding and bathing and visiting hill tribe villages in an unspoiled jungle area.
Day 1: CHIANGMAI – WATERFALL – KAREN HILLTRIBE VILLAGE (-/L/D)
Depart from the hotel by truck to trekking in the north of Chiang Mai on route stop at local market to purchase some food and vegetables needed during the trek and this market is well known for people from various Hill tribes in the area coming to buy and sell their foods. Visit Waterfall for swimming and relaxation.
Transfer by truck for a local lunch. And we head out a little further to Huay Nam Dung National Park to starting point of trekking. Trekking in the Jungle while learning some knowledge about the jungle to the remote Village of Karen Hill Tribe.
Arrive and explore around the village chitchatting with local people as well as joining local activities. Dinner and overnight at the village.
ACTIVITIES ON THE 1st DAY;
** Along the natural trail, a tour guide will always lead and instruct how to walk in the jungle trail as well as shows the group various kinds of trees and vegetation seen during the trek.
** Trekking approximately 2-3 Hour
Day 2: KAREN HILLTRIBE VILLAGE – KAREN HILLTRIBE VILLAGE – ELEPHANT FEEDING AND BATHING (B/L/D)
After breakfast at the Village. Start hike through the lush nature and rice filed (Depend on season) passing several hills, Villages and maybe some wildlife along the trails to another Karen Village around 3-4 Hour
Have Lunch and meet the elephant. You will feed them and take them to the river for bathing. Discover the village Enjoy and being in a different culture and learning about their life’s and the nature
Meet our host, help the local and guide prepare for our dinner.
HIGHLIGHT OF THE 2nd DAY;
** Elephant feeding and bathing in the bank of the river.
** An entertainment with Jokes – Games – Funny stories.
** Trekking approximately 3-4 Hour
Day 3: KAREN HILLTRIBE VILLAGE – BAMBOO RAFT – CHIANG MAI (B/L/-)
Wake up with the sound of nature. Enjoy the breakfast and packing the Bag. Get on the Bamboo raft Take a very smooth and enjoy the traditional bamboo rafting along the Mae Tang River for 1½ - 2 hours (depend on water level) to Lahu hill tribe village. Shortly break to view around visiting Lahu people and village. Continue bamboo rafting passing many rapids down to Shan village for 2 hours.
After finish the Bamboo raft, we will have lunch at Shan Village. And heading back to Chiangmai.
IMPRESSION ON THE 3rd DAY:
** Enjoy a marvelous bamboo rafting passing many rapids along the Mae Tang River
REMARK: Timing is approximately and program can be change or switch without prior notice depends on local conditions.
This is a special excursion for those who have quite limited time to be in Chiang Mai but also like to visit different hill tribe villages in one day.
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