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Exotic Northern Thailand 11 days

Visit Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai where the glory civilization was brilliant shining. Enjoy way of life and marvelous architecture as well as the hidden hill tribe village.

DAY 1

Sawasdee Chiang Mai (D)

Upon arrival at Chiang Mai Airport. Welcomed by our guide. Transfer to your hotel in private transport. Check in and refresh 18.30 leave for a nice welcome dinner in Traditional Northern style with classic dance shows Back to hotel. Overnight in Chiang Mai.

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DAY 2

A day of Northern culture (B,L,D)

After breakfast, heading to Hangdong District, visit fruit plantations and rice field on the way. Today you will see and learn about Thai Traditional Massage, not only normal massage that you may know, but there are many ways to heal the pain that you never seen. You can try on your own choice. A light lunch will be served at local restaurant. Later, visit the pottery village and wood carving village. Late afternoon, meet our locals family. You will be picked up by local truck and go to the house of your host. Visit local house and organic farm. Dinner will be cooked by your host as top secret recipe dinner. Finally, 4 dishes of food , fresh seasonal fruits and beverage will be served along with the enjoyable talk and sharing your experience with her. Lastly, back to your hotel with happy stomach. Overnight in Chiang Mai. Read more

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DAY 3

Enjoy the nature

Doi Inthanon (B,L) After breakfast, meet your guide and go by minivan to Doi Inthanon National Park, Part of the Himalayan mountain range, Doi Inthanon is Thailand’s tallest peak at 2,565 metres above the sea level. Doi Inthanon National Park covers an area of 482.4 square kilometers in three districts of Chiang Mai province. Start a trip by a small trekking , passing the waterfalls, local village and the rice field of the hill tribe. Test the fresh brew coffee from local village under community-based tourism project, enjoy the scenery of rice field in many levels along the mountain. Lunch at local restaurant. Then go to Hmong Hill tribe market, enjoy shopping the local fresh vegetable and fruit from hill tribe and royal project. Visit Doi Inthanon Royal project. Later go to the magnificent pagoda of the king and queen on the mountain along the beautiful garden. Back to your hotel. Dinner is on your own. Overnight in Chiang Mai Read more

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DAY 4

Another day of excitement (B,L)

Early morning around 06.30 , start your day a bit early and join morning activity of local Thai at Chaing Mai local market (Alms offering or Tak Bat). Prepare your food stuffs and offer the monks walking around the town to make merit for a prosperous day. Then time to explore morning market. Later, back to hotel for breakfast and prepare for the next experience in Chiang Mai. Enjoy a trip to Doi Suthep temple, the most famous and important temple in Chiang Mai every visitor must pay a visit. On top of Doi Suthep Hill, at 3,520 feet above sea level, finds the revered golden Phra That (chedi) of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep rises against the sunlight. The temple was built in 1383 to enshrine Buddha’s relics. You can actually drive uphill to the higher platform but a lot of  devout Buddhists choose to pilgrim by walking 290 steps up to the hilltop. After praying the Phra That for good lucks, do not forget to proceed to the terrace to soak up panoramic views of Chiang Mai town and surrounding countrysides. Visit Wat Pha Lad, jungle temple along the small waterfalls Back to town, lunch and refresh. Later change the transport to be local Tuk-Tuk for sight seeing in the city, visit local market, flower markets, silverware-making village, silver temple, monument. Back to your hotel. Relax at hotel. Evening is on your own. Overnight in Chiang Mai. Read more

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DAY 5

Exotic Chiang Dao (B,L)

Chiang Dao (B,L) After breakfast, check out and go northward to Chiang Dao district, on the way visit the orchid farm. Then go to Pang Daeng a genuine hill tribe village, trekking in the village and visit local people. Lunch at local restaurant. After that , visit Chiang Dao cave and the exotic cave temple. Check in at the cottage among the nature. Dinner in on your own. Overnight at Chiang Dao. Read more

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DAY 6

Unseen Fang (B,L,D)

After breakfast, check out and go to visit Pha Daeng National park, enjoy the nature trail explore flora and fauna or even the natural hot spring. Spend your time here until we leave for Fang, small and lovely town. Check in at Lahu Home Hotel. Evening walk around the city before a nice dinner at hotel in traditional Lahu hill tribe recipe (high recommendation). Read more

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DAY 7

Amazing hill tribe in hidden paradise (B

After breakfast, start the trip on 4x4WD . Go to the local fresh market. You will see local food , vegetable and much more that you've never seen before. Your village guide will buy food supply for your local lunch up on the village. Heading to the Lahu Village under Royal Patronage of His Majesty King Bhumiphol and it is claimed as one the community-based tourism village. Explore the village and learn how the tea is made, learn how to pick the tea leaves, drying and roasting processes. Prepare your food with local people by cooking them in the bamboo, the traditional way of Lahu hill tribe. Wonderful lunch is served at the house of the village headman. After lunch, walk around the village to explore the way of living, local Christian Church and local activities. A surprise warm welcome by local villagers is waiting for you. After that, say good bye and leave for the waterfall where is the live of local people here. You will get a small trek along the easy path to the hidden waterfalls, the knowledge of forest is given by local village guide, a lot of amazing things you can learn from here. Later afternoon, drive back to town. Dinner is on your own. Over night at Lahu Hotel in Fang. Read more

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DAY 8

Welcome to Chiang Rai (B)

After breakfast at hotel, check out and proceed to Tha Ton , visit the Karen Long neck on the way before boarding the long-tailed boat upstream to Chiang Rai. Lunch is on your own. Check in at hotel. Afternoon visit White Temple , the incredible landmark of Chiang Rai and a must-to-visit temple once you are here. Back to hotel. Afternoon is on your own time and Chiang Rai night market is recommended where you can find , food , drinks and a lot more. Overnight in Chiang Rai Read more

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DAY 9

Wonderful Chiang Rai (B,L)

Breakfast at hotel. Drive for 1 hour to Doi Mae Salong, the tea plantation. Set in the picturesque and serene hill, Doi Mae Salong was once the community of Santi Khiri, the Chinese 93rd Divisions who escaped from the political tension in Burma in 1961. Today, Doi Mae Salong has become one of the main highlight of Chiang Rai, offering the succulent native Chinese cuisine, lovely houses with flowers and many plantations from fruits to coffee and tea while there are still many tribes living there.  Try Yunnan (Chinese style) lunch here at a nice restaurant on the mountain. Followed by a visit to Doi Tung Royal Villa and its botanical garden, the former house of the King's Mother. The architecture is in Lanna style, emphasizing on simplicity. The villa is surrounded by a variety of flora, giving a pleasing shady atmosphere to the environment.   Doi Tung Royal Villa was built on the hill, giving a terrific sight of the vast landscape. It features a combination of Lanna architecture (a northern Thai slab wood house with Kalae Top) and the Swiss-style Chalet.  Late afternoon, driver back to your hotel in Chiang Rai. Free evening on your own time. Overnight in Chiang Rai. Read more

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DAY 10

Golden Triangle (B,L)

Breakfast at hotel, heading to Chiang Saen ancient town and visit Wat Chedi Luang. Short drive to Chaing Saen pier, boarding the boat along the Mekhong River which is a highlight activity when visiting Golden Triangle. Disembark at the Golden Triangle, visit the view point and Wat Pukhao on the hills overlooking Mekhong River. Then visit Hall of Opium, an amazing museum displaying the history of opium in Thailand and the world. After that, go by farm truck to rural area and stop at the hidden jungle art restaurant where you will get really fantastic food in traditional style. Enjoy the nature and good food. Then go by van to Mae Sai border market, you can see the tradings between Thai-Burma ,especially jade products. Back to hotel. Dinner is on your own. Read more

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DAY 11

Departure (B)

Breakfast at hotel. Free time until transfer to Chiang Rai airport for home flight or moving to another destination. An experienced driver will be waiting for you at hotel lobby.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Chiang Mai
Day 5
Location Chiang Dao
Day 6
Location Fang
Day 8
Location Chiang Rai

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee
  • Meals as mentioned

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

More information

  • Prices are quoted per person in Double/Twin sharing room.
  • Single supplement charge is on request for staying in Single room
  • Price exclude peak season surcharge or any compulsory dinner on Festival period.

REVIEWS

4 Reviews

Mr. Erik S. and Helle W., Switzerland

Chanya, everything was so well arranged from your side and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for giving us such a memorable and wonderful vacation.

Lise H. and family, Denmark

Dear Chanya, we have only positive feedback. Everything went smooth and easy for us, so thank you so much. We hope to be able to contact you in the future. kind regards

Birthe and John Solove’, Denmark

Now we are back, every thing was success Hotel, Transfer, Weather etc. can also highly recommend Hyatt Regency Hua Hin Club rooms. We felt, that we was not just a guest, but “The Guests” service level outstanding. Hope i can come back to you – i can recommend your service.

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