DAY 1 CHIANG MAI - PAI
In the morning pick up from the hotel or airport in Chiang Mai and drive to Pai through wonderful mountain scenery with some stops on route, like at a local market, hot springs etc. Arrive in Pai and check in at the guest house. Opportunity to explore the surroundings on your own, for example by rented bicycle along the Pai Valley among paddy fields and traditional Shan villages. Overnight in Pai.
DAY 2 TREKKING
After one hour drive in the mountain you will start walking through one of the most beautiful mix deciduous forest in Northern Thailand. Take a break for a basket lunch in the middle of the jungle, then, walk up hill again until we reach a remote Red Lahu village. Diner and night in a local bamboo house covered with a thatched roof, foam mattress and sleeping bag for the night.
DAY 3 TREKKING
After a filling breakfast hike 3 hours through various kinds of forest and follow a mountain ridge to a Karen village. After a short visit, walk (optional elephant ride is possible here) down to the bamboo raft pier. From there walk or float on a bamboo raft (optional) until we reach a cave. After a barbecue lunch, visit this interesting cave and then drive back to your hotel in Pai.
DAY 4 RAFTING
First briefing on navigation and security. Start rafting and enjoy the lush of the jungle. Passing various rapids and have a stop at some hot spring. Lunch on route. Arrive the camp site late afternoon. Time to swim or relax at the camp surrounded by beautiful nature. Overnight in bamboo huts under mosquito nets.
DAY 5 RAFTING
After breakfast continue rafting. First reach the Khong River junction. Row through the Hin Mong Rapids and gorges. Lunch on route. Early afternoon arrive in Mae Hong Sorn. Transfer to a nice resort just outside the town of Mae Hong Sorn. Overnight at the resort.
DAY 6 MAE HONG SORN - CHIANG MAI
Relax at the pool of the peaceful countryside resort or take a trip to a Paduang village, better known as "longnecks" (optional), or just explore Mae Hong Sorn town by your own. Relaxing at the pool of the nice resort would be another option. Early afternoon take a short flight back to Chiang Mai. Transfer to your chosen hotel or continue your journey??.depend on your further schedule.
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During March - June, due to low water level the rafting is not possible. Above itinerary then will be changed on day 4+5. During these 2 days other activities can be arranged. It is possible to book just part of the itinerary, for example only the rafting part, if you wish to do so let us know at the time of booking..
All transfers, excursions and accommodation as mentioned in the above itinerary, English speaking tour guide, air ticket Mae Hong Sorn to Chiang Mai, daily breakfast, lunch on day 1-5, dinner on day 2+4
All meals not mentioned in the above itinerary, drinks, tips and personal expenses
It is also possible to book just
only parts of this itinerary, for example just the rafting part, etc.