Duration of the tour
- Start from Chiang Mai city at 08.30 AM
DAY 1 Pick up passengers from hotels, airport, railway station or bus terminal in
Chiang Mai. Depart Chiang Mai by 4-WD Land Rover or similar to visit the hilltribe museum
and local market in Mae Malai. Then continue to Ban Mae Taman of Mae Tang to ride an
elephant for an hour follow by a ride on the ox-cart. After a picnic lunch, embark on the
inflatable rafts for an adventurous journey down the rapids in the white-water and scenic
Mae Tang River for about an hour (the trip can be more or less dependable on the season).
Continue by four- wheeler to Ban Pang Hai - a simple village situated 850 metres above sea
level. Check in at the Hmong Hilltribe Lodge for barbecue dinner with cultural presentations
DAY 2 After breakfast, drive to a small village of Ban Teen Doi where you take a
short stroll to Ban Mae Pa. Get into action by mountain biking to Ban Palan. Visit the small
village reservoir and continue biking to Ban Pong Kwaw where there is an old temple with
beautiful wall paintings. After a picnic lunch, drive by car to Ban Pok, Ban Pang Kwai and
Ban Nong Hoi Mai on the mountainous roads. Then get into action again by trekking or
mountain biking from Ban Nong Hoi Mai to Mae Khi village, where you can have coffee or
tea in the Hmong’s kitchen. Return to Hmong Hilltribe Lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3 After breakfast, depart the lodge for Nong Hoi Kao to observe the Royal
Project where the hill peoples are taught to grow vegetables and flowers. The office of the
Royal Project also buys the produce from these hilltribes. Then to Queen Sirikit’s Botanical
Garden and orchid farm. Lunch in a local restaurant. Afterwards, visit the snake farm and
transfer to your hotel or Chiang Mai Airport.
The prices are inclusive of:
1. Transportation by an off-road vehicle.
2. English speaking guide (supplement charge for other language B / TBA)
3. Meals as mentioned.
4. Elephant Riding, Ox-cart riding and White water rafting.
5. Two night accommodation at Hmong Hilltribe Lodge.
6. Bicycle on day two.
7. Admission fee for Hill tribe museum (Closed on Monday)
8. Admission fee to visit Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden.