Discover the villages and lifestyle of the area. Daily departure from Chiang Mai with English speaking guide (minimum 2 / maximum 8 persons). Accommodation is very basic, dormitory-type. There are no western-style toilets and washing facilities. Participants must be in good physical condition and adventurous. It is recommended that participants take along tennis shoes or other comfortable walking shoes, T-shirts, light pullover for November-March treks, shorts and trousers, towel and, if convenient, a sleeping bag. Small deviations in the tour program are sometimes necessary, depending on road and weather conditions.

REFERENCE
Tour name: Golden Triangle Trekking 3 Days
Tour Code: ABT-T010
INCLUDED
Transfers by truck and private van
English speaking guide
Entrance & boat fees
Meals as specified in the program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Basic accommodation at hill tribe villages (see remarks below!)
Service charges and VAT
NOT INCLUDED
Other meals than mentioned in the program
Optional tours, and expenditures of a personal nature
Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)

 

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Day 1: CHIANG MAI - THATORN (-/L/D)

  • Depart Chiang Mai by van and drive to Thatorn via Chiang Dao. En route visit Fang district, 150 kms from Chiang Mai.
    Lunch at a local restaurant. Depart Thatorn by local motorboat for a 3-hour journey down the Kok River. En route visit a
    Karen village and hike uphill for 2 hours to a Lahu village. Dinner and overnight at the Lahu Village.
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Day 2: THATORN - CHIANG RAI (B/L/D)

  • Start the day with a hike for about 2 hours and visit a waterfall along the route. Lunch at waterfall. In the afternoon, walk to Karen and Lahu Village. Then continue on foot for another half hour to an Akha Village. Dinner and overnight at Akha Village.
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Day 3: CHIANG RAI - CHIANG SAEN - CHIANG MAI (B/L/-)

  • Short walk to a Shan village, from where you will take a local truck back to the main road and continue by private van to Chiang Saen, the former capital of Lanna, located in the Golden Triangle. Lunch at a local restaurant en-route. Continue to Chiang Mai with a short stop at hot springs along the way.