Welcome CLASSICAL Tours SHORT Tours SOFT ADVENTURE / TREKKING Spa/Massage/Cookery GOLF Tours
One day tours in Chiang Mai BUDGET car rental HOTELS / RESORTS LAOS Tours Thailand MAP Links


CNX 104 - HUAI KHUM VILLAGE - 3 days/2 nights

he highlights of this package are the wilderness of the Doi Angkhang mountain range, but even more the valley of the Mae Kok River, which flows through the provinces of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. You will spend both nights at a simple, but very beautiful and unique resort. The Huai Khum Resort is built with bamboo and is located in middle of the picturesque mountain wilderness on the banks of the Kok River. Enjoy the beautiful nature while taking some walks along the river and visit some nearby villages. Next to the resort is a Lahu hill tribe village. But it is also an ideal place just to realx, for axample at the swimming pool next to the river. Here you will not always get the usual and modern hotel comfort, but very friendly people and be very close to nature.
Daily departure from Chiang Mai, minimum 2 persons


In the morning pick up from your hotel or at the airport. Tour starts to northern direction till Chiang Dao. On route short stops possible at an orchid farm, an elephant camp and a local countryside market. Then a backroad will bring you through the mountain wilderness along the Burmese border. Enjoy some very nice sceneries and idylic mountain villages along the way. Finally you will reach the hill top station of Doi Angkhang. It's also the location of a royal project, who's goal is to support the poor farmers in the lowland, as well as some hill tribe villages. Later you will visit one of the rare Palong hill tribe villages along the border. Go on and descend down to the Fang Valley and reach the banks of the Kok River. A short boat trip will bring you to Huai Khum village. Overnight.


In the morning you visit some sights in the Thaton area. First you see one of the traditional rice mills and then a remote Lahu hill tribe village, where we will take a look in to the typical and simple school of a hill tribe village. Here the kids are still very happy to get just small gifts like pens, candies etc. Go on to Wat Thaton with its giant Buddha images on a small hill. This place offers great views to the Mae Kok Valley and the Burmese mountain wilderness. Lunch at a nice riverside resort. On the way back to Huai Khum have a visit to an orange plantation. In the afternoon some time at leisure. Take a walk along the river to the Lahu village or even further. Realaxing at the pool is another possibility.


In the morning you will board the longtail boat for an interesting and approx. 1 hour ride down the river. Short stops at another Lahu village and at the hot springs. Then you will reach a small elephant camp. An optional approx. 1,5 hour ride on one of these giants to a small waterfall can be arranged. After lunch drive back to Chiang Mai with some stops on route. Transfer to the hotel or airport. End of the tour also possible in Chiang Rai incl. transfer to the hotel or airport.

More information or booking of this tour!

$$ Download the price list of all tours $$

Price includes:

Air-conditioned transportation during the tour, English speaking tour guide, all transfers and excursions as mentioned in the above itinerary, entrance fees, accommodation for 2 nights at Huai Khum Resort, half board (daily breakfast and lunch during tours).

Not included:

All meals not mentioned in the above itinerary, drinks, tips and personal expenses


Photo: Royal agricultural project at Doi Angkang

Photo: Family of Palong hill tribe village at Doi Angkang

Photo: Huai Khum Resort along the Mae Kok River

Photo: Bamboo bungalow at Huai Khum Resort

Photo: Swimming pool just next to the Kok River

Photo: Curious children at a Lahu village along the Kok River


Siam Sun Tours Ltd. Part. is a registered tour operator with the Tourist Authority of Thailand (TAT) licence no. 23-0260.
During a tour booked with us, all participants are insured with AVIVA Insurance (Thai) Co. Ltd.
It covers amounts appropriate under Thai law.

© Copyright (text & photos) 1997 - 2006 © by SIAM SUN TOURS Ltd. Part


Thailand online: Meeting point for all our friends of Thailand. Special information about Northern Thailand: Chiangrai, Chiangsaen, Golden Triangle, Chiangmai, Mae Hong Sorn, etc.