Up Hill Thailand Expedition

 
 
 
 
Category: Thailand Adventure Tours
 
Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
 
Depart From: Chiangmai
 
Return From: Ban Nai Son
 
Destinations: Chiangmai - Pai - Elephant Camp - Phu Klone - Mae Hongson - Ban Nai Son
 
From: $US 497 To US$ 851
 
 

Day 1: Arrival Chiangmai

Arrival at Chiang Mai International airport, meet and transfer to your hotel. Free on your own.

Day 2: Chiangmai City Tour

The journey northwards begins as we board a flight to Chiang Mai. After checking into hotel we drive west towards the famous Doi Suthep Mountain and embark on a walk leading us to Wat Prathat Temple near the summit. At an elevation of over 1,000 m , the temple grounds affords a panoramic view over the surrounding countryside. We follow this with a visit to the old and new parts of the town featuring the great diversity.

The “Rose of the North”, Chiang Mai has been always noted for exquisite handicrafts whose the combination with the traditional wares of the hill tribe people offers fantastic shopping opportunities. We drive this afternoon to the neighboring villages of Sankampaeng and Borsarng to see the various cottages industries including silk weaving, wood carving, silver ware and umbrellas making.

Day 3: Chiangmai - Elephant Camp - Pai

The exciting adventure begins as we depart the town and drive through the breathtaking mountain landscape to Mae Hong Son. Along the way we make stop over at Mae Sa Elephant training center before we head towards Pai. There is plenty to see in this beautiful area, some of which are the Lisu Hilltribe Village, the Lahu Hilltribe Village.

Before arrival Pai visit hot spring at Baan Mae Yen. Arrived in Pai, and after check in to the hotel we will visit Chinese Yunan village at Santichol Village, Optional to ride the bicycle around this small town or Sunset at Baan Din Doi (Lisu Village)

Day 4: Pai - Phu Klone - Mae Hongson

Continue drive to We will travel continue to Fish Cave, where thousands of carps live an undisturbed life. Then we will drive to the most famous natural Mud Spa at Phuklone Country Club. You will spend the time here for relaxing for natural spa and Tha traditional massage for 3 hours. Then continue to Mae Hongson.

After check-in to the hotel, visit to Wat Doi Kong Moo Wat Jong Kham and Wat Jong Klang just some of the town's most famous Burmese style monasteries. The first structure was constructed around 200 year ago by the Shan people whilst Wat Jong Klang houses an old glass painting and many wood carvings which depict the various lives of Buddha. Return to Chiang Mai by overland and continue to Mae Rim for overnight.

Day 5: Mae Hongson - Ban Nai Soi - Chiangmai

Start in the early morning to visit the morning market area, where you can buy, apart from the usual household items and foodstuffs, an array of insect food such as crickets, worms and ant eggs. After bereakfast, we will excursion to the Karen hill tribe village of Baan Nai Soi, near by is Padong hilltribe village. This ethnic group still retains their old age cultural traditions as most of women attempt to have long neck by wearing numerous brass rings around their neck from an early age.

We drive to the pier for you to enjoy a long tail boat for a leisurely trip downstream along Pai River which also provides us a taste of the tranquil countryside and an interesting view of rural life close up. Transfer to the airport for flight return to Chinag Mai. Check in at hotel and free on your own

Day 6: Chiangmai Departure

Today you will be free for shopping or explore the city on your own. Transfer to the airport for your flight to next destination.

 

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Dear Mr. Thang, Happy New Year!! We have now returned back to Australia and the chores of work! – We have very pleasant memories of the sights, sounds, food and people of Vietnam….. We shall treasure for a lifetime I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of our
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12-11-2012