Hill Tribe Trek

4 Nights / 5 Days
Jun 11 2015 – Dec 31 2015


  • Holiday Type : Customized Holidays, Family
  • Country: Thailand
  • Cities: Chiang Mai

Highlights

  • Two nights accommodation at a hotel in Chiang Mai
  • Two nights stay in a Bamboo Hut during the trek
  • Hill Tribe visit and 3 day trek with the following equipment – 40 Litre backpack, sleeping bag and foam rollmat
  • Transport by local Songthaew vans
  • Entry fee for Chiang Dao Cave
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary – 4 breakfasts, 2 Lunch and 2 Dinners
  • Arrival transfer for flights booked more than 2 weeks before arrival
  • Departure airport transfer
  • Local English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees mentioned on the program

Itinerary

Day 1
Chiang Mai
You will be received at Chiang Mai airport and transferred to your HOTEL. For transfer, please relay the flight arrival details at least 14 days prior to departure. Check-in time is 12 noon. The day of arrival is free for you to explore charming Chiang Mai or just laze by the pool.
In the evening, the local guide will brief you regarding the trekking at THE HOTEL. Overnight Stay at THE HOTEL. Meals: None

Day 2 – 3
Hilltribe Trek
Your local guide will pick you up at 8.45 am and will head North in a songthaew, an open pick-up truck. The journey will take about 3 hours.
Post lunch, you begin your 2 days of trekking through tropical jungle, seeking out the ethnic hill tribes. The trekking will be of a moderate level difficulty. There will be 4-5hours of trekking each day and though the pace will be comfortable, you should have a decent level of fitness. The weather and local conditions dictate the itinerary and routes taken. The trek pack and any additional item is your responsibility to carry.
It is indeed a memorable experience as you pass through different hill tribes, learning about their unique languages, food and style of dressing. You will experience the charm of living like them as you explore the villages, stay in one each night, interact with them, help them in cooking the meals, and spend the night in very basic conditions, in bamboo huts. Overnight Stay in the Bamboo huts
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4
Chiang Mai
Today post lunch, you will be driven back to Chiang Mai in a songthaew.
No activities have been planned for this evening and you are free to enjoy the enchanting Chiang Mai according to your own interests. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5
Departure
You are free to leave any time. Check out time is 12 noon. If you are departing later, you can arrange luggage storage at the hotel.
If notified at the time of booking, Airport transfer will be organized.
Meals: Breakfast

Inclusions

  • Two nights accommodation at a hotel in Chiang Mai
  • Two nights stay in a Bamboo Hut during the trek
  • Hill Tribe visit and 3 day trek with the following equipment – 40 Litre backpack, sleeping bag and foam rollmat
  • Transport by local Songthaew vans
  • Entry fee for Chiang Dao Cave
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary – 4 breakfasts, 2 Lunch and 2 Dinners
  • Arrival transfer for flights booked more than 2 weeks before arrival
  • Departure airport transfer
  • Local English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees mentioned on the program

Exclusions

  • Service tax of 3.5% levied for Indian Travellers
  • Porters are available during trekking at an extra charge at THB 330 per person
  • International flights, visas and flights
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check in or Late check out AT HOTELS
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips for leaders, guide and driver
  • Expenditure of personal nature