DAY 1 CHIANG MAI - MAE CHAEM
Pick up from the airport or hotel. Leave
Chiang Mai in the morning and drive via some back roads to Doi
Inthanon National Park, which is Thailand's highest peak
(2565 m) as well. On route visit picturesque waterfalls, royal
pagodas and hill tribe villages. Overnight in the small village
of Mae Chaem.
DAY 2 MAE CHAEM - MAE HONG SORN
Continue on some steep and winding road
through the mountain wilderness, passing Karen and Hmong hill
tribe villages. Arrive in Mae Hong Sorn late afternoon and spend
the night at a nice resort with swimming pool, just outside the
DAY 3 MAE HONG SORN
Today spend the whole day in Mae Hong
Sorn area. See some picturesque Shan temples and drive up in
to the mountain wilderness close the the Burmese border and along
some rural villages, one of them a Paduang, better known as "longnecks".
On the way pass also some hot springs and a small waterfall.
An optional boat trip or/and can be arranged. There is also some
time left to relax at the nice country side resort.
DAY 4 MAE HONG SORN - PAI
Tour continues in the morning towards
Soppong along some steep and winding roads, which offer great
views to the surrounding mountains. On route see Lahu and L:isu
hill tribe villages. Near Soppong visit Thum Lot, a large and
spectacular limestone cave. It is possible to pass through the
cave on a bamboo raft. Drive on to Pai and stay overnight at
a small resort or guest house.
DAY 5 PAI - CHIANG MAI
Continue on steep, winding back roads.
On route see some rural Thai and Hmong hill tribe villages. Finally
heading downwards to Samoeng. Go on via the Mae Sa Valley back
to Chiang Mai where you arrive in the middle of the afternoon.
Transfer to the hotel or airport, depends on your further program.
More information or booking of this tour!
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Tour with Jeep (air-con) or similar
vehicle. English speaking driver/tour guide, excursions as mentioned
in the above itinerary, entrance fees, accommodation 2 nights
at a good middle class resort and 2 nights at more simple, but
clean resorts or guest houses, daily breakfast
All drinks, tips and personal expenses
Tour can be shortened by one day.
In that case spend only one night in Mae Hong Sorn. Please let
us know at the time of booking if you wish to do so.
On special request, this program
is also available as motorcycle tour with 250cc Enduro bikes.