Chiang Mai Tours & Adventures

Tours & Trekking in Northern Thailand

 

Doi Suthep & Handicrafts village

Visit the famous Wat Doi Suthep temple located at the top of one of Thailand highest peak (about 6,000ft) surrounded by the Seven headed Dragon stairs. There are superb panoramic views of the valley of Chiang Mai City. Take a look at the magnificent wall painting about the history of the Lord Buddha. The tour will continue to the Hong tribe village which is hidden in a valley beyond the mountain. Observe the way of life of the mountain people. Proceed for Thai buffet lunch. In the afternoon, the tour will bring you to the handicraft village of San Kham pang. Watch woodcarving, gem stones into jewelry, Saa Paper (mulberry bark) made into umbrellas; silver, bronze & lacquer ware, and Thai silks being made.        (08:30 – 17:00 hrs.)

 

 

ELEPHANT SAFARI

An adventure by elephant riding and bamboo rafting. The tour will visit an Elephant training camp. See the amazing training course of young elephants. Then make an elephant ride the mountain and back down to the Mae Kok river. Proceed by Bamboo raft down the river; enjoy seeing the jungle flora and fauna. Stop for lunch. After lunch we will drive to visit the Orchid farm, see more than 400 varieties.   (08:00 -17:00 hrs.)

 

 

CHIANG RAI & GOLDEN TRIANGLE

Vsit the world famous Golden Triangle. The tour will show you the ancient capital of Chiang Saen. (1,300 years old.) Proceed to visit the Mae Khong River at the golden triangle where the Thailand – Laos – Myanmar borders meet. Drive to Mae Sai town where there is jade cutting factory and a border market. Have lunch in a Thai restaurant. In the afternoon visit the Akha and Yao Hilltribe village. On the way back to Chiang Mai stop at natural mineral hot springs.  (07:00 -20:00 hrs.)

 

 

Doi Inthanon National Park & Water Fall

Doi Inthanon mountain, the highest peak in Thailand (8,300 ft). Visit the magnificent Stupa of the King (King of Chiang Mai Kingdom.), built in the 11th century. See the Royal project institute which was established for helping the Hilltribe people to grow vegetation and flowers to instead of Opium. Seeing many waterfalls along the way. Have a picnic lunch near a waterfall. On the way back to Chiang Mai, visit the Karen Hilltribe village to see their way of life.   (08:30 – 17:00hrs.)

 

 

Hilltribe Explorer Day Tour

This tour operated by 4x4 Jeep. We will travel to a small town called Mae Tang for a visit to the local market. See various kinds of vegetation and jungle food. Then we drive to a variety of 6 different Hilltribes in the area of Chiang Dao. You will learn about the different life styles, the way of living housing, traditions and habits of the Palong, Black Lahu, Karen, Lisu and Akha hill tribes. Many of the indigenous Hilltribes live in remote areas and still have their age-old ways of life, unmindful of the developments down in the city. Lunch is taken in a local restaurant. Before continuing to Chiang Mai we visit the public school of the Hilltribe people.       (08:30 – 17:00 hrs.)

 

 

Lampoon & Lampang Historical Tour

Depart Chiang Mai at 08:30am. We will drive down south for 60 miles to Lampang Province. We will visit the nfamous Temple by horse carriage (the common taxi around the city, Lampang is the only place in Thailand where they still use the horse carriage as the taxi). Have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, proceed to Tung Kwain wild market, where they sell products and food from the jungle such as insects, snakes turtles and wild orchids. After visiting we will proceed to Lampoon province and visit the famous temple of Wat Phathat Haripoonchai, the temple used to be a place of the king of Lampoon. Return to Chiang Mai to see houses and Gump trees that are more then 500 years old.   (08:30 – 17:00 hrs.)

 

 

Longneck & Longear Tribe Day Tour

The tour will take you to Thaton, the city furthest north of Thailand, facing the border of Myanmar. Have lunch in a restaurant on the banks of Mae Kok River. In the afternoon we will drive along the border to visit the friendly LongNeck and LongEar hill tribes. The women of these tribes wear bronze rings around their necks. They also wear colorful traditional dresses. Nearby, we will visit the Akha tribe, which originated from Padong tribe. On the way back we will stop at the Meo tribe village and see their local market.     (08:00 – 17:00 hrs.)

 

 

ONE DAY 4x4 WD. SAFARI

This trip is a non tourist off road adventure where you will see the dense green jungle and the different life style of the local Hilltribe people. Have an experience by riding elephant and bamboo rafting. 08.30 AM. Depart from Chiang Mai to Mae Rim area to elephant camp for elephant riding for 1 hour. Then drive on a mountain road to visit Hmong Hilltribe village and drive down to Samoeng town stop for lunch at a Thai restaurant. After lunch, off road drive to dense green jungle then stop at Karen Hilltribe village. Continue on to see the Old Lanna temple that is hidden in the jungle. Drive down to the Shan village for bamboo rafting for 1 hour. Back to Chiang Mai by 6.30 PM. (08.30 – 18.30 hrs.)

 

 

ONE DAY TREKKING

Start from Chiang Mai about 8.30 AM. Drive to Mae Wang Elephant camp about 1 1/2 hours. Then elephant riding up to the hills. Trek by foot about 1/2 hour to Meo Hilltribe village. Have lunch at Shan Hilltribe village. After lunch visit Karen Hilltribe. After that you will enjoy relaxing at a waterfall also swimming. After the waterfall you will try some bamboo rafting. Then drive back to Chiang Mai by 5.30Pm.    (08.30 – 17.30 hrs.)

 

 

Kantoke Dinner / Thai Traditional Dances and Hill tribe Show

Kantoke dinner is the special northern Thai food served nightly on a short-legged lacquered tray. You will be entertained with northern Thai classical dancing during dinner. Dances which have been carefully choreographed to re-enact a colorful tradition of North Thailand. Authentic Hilltribe folk dances are performed after dinner under a covered amphitheater.  (19.00 – 22.00 hrs.)

 

Discovery North Thailand  Changkarn, Muang, Chiang Mai  Thailand, 50100  Tel 66 53 271 184        TAT 23/02900

 

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