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Daily from Chiang Mai, most programs available as private tour or joining a group as well.


One day tour to the wilderness of the Mae Wang Valley with some activities. Morning pick up from your hotel and approx. one hour drive to the Mae Wang area, southwest of Chiang Mai. First you will ride on an elephant through the jungle. Then take a short walk and visit a Hmong- and Karen hill tribe village. Opportunity for a cool shower at a small waterfall. After the lunch break enjoy a trip on a bamboo raft down the river. Transfer back to Chiang Mai and arrive at your hotel late afternoon.


Similar itinerary available to a camp north of Chiang Mai, which includes an elephant show and a visit to an orchid farm instead, but no walk to a hill tribe village and no waterfall.


Another possibility to see rural country life and villages in combination with some exercise. Easy cycling in the valley along the Ping River. See different kind of orchards and fields, passing rural Thai villages and a Chinese temple south of Chiang Mai. Finally visit Ban Tawai, a village which is famous for its woodcarving artisans. Lunch on route at a local restaurant. You are back at your hotel in Chiang Mai late afternoon. (if you prefer the more mountain biking type of tour, please let us know).


A day trip for the more active one's, which includes paddling and cycling. In the morning pick up from your hotel. Transfer by car for approx. one hour to the north. Start your cycling tour along back roads through orchards and paddy fields (approx. 15 km). Then change mode of transport and switch to the kajak. Paddle across the Mae Ngat Reservoir which is also part of Sri Lanna National Park. Lunch and leisure at a floating restaurant. Paddle back to the shore base. From here transfer back to Chiang Mai. Arrive at your hotel late afternoon.


A one day tour to the Chiang Dao area, north of Chiang Mai, which gives you the chance to see rural Thai villages as well as some hill tribe villages. Pick up from your hotel early morning and drive for approx. one hour to an elephant camp. Watch these giants take their morning bath and demonstration of hauling logs etc. An optional elephant ride can be arranged. Continue on rural back roads east of Chiang Dao where you visit some villages of various hill tribes, such as the Palong, Lisu and Akha. Lunch on route. Then explore the Chiang Dao cave and temple.On the way back to Chiang Mai do a side trip to the Mae Sa Valley and stop at an orchid farm.You are back at your hotel in chiang Mai late afternoon.


You won't be a chief cook after that day, but will be able to cook some of the well known Thai dishes. In the morning pick up from your hotel and first tour the local market, where you learn more about Thai vegetables, herbs and spices. Transfer to the cooking school and start to cook your lunch, which includes some of the most popular Thai dishes, and hopefully you will enjoy that meal. In the afternoon learn to prepare some Thai sweets. You will be back at your hotel in the late afternoon.


A one day tour to Doi Inthanon National Park, which is also the highest peak (2565 m) of Thailand. Start early morning from your hotel. You will see picturesque waterfalls, pagodas, hill tribe villages of the Hmong and Karen, as well as a royal farming project, which has the object to support the poor farmers and hill tribe people in this area. Take a short walk through dense forest near the peak. Lunch on route at a local restaurant. Transfer back to Chiang Mai and arrival late afternoon.


If you book this itinerary as a private tour, then a side trip to Lamphun with a visit to beautiful Haripunchai temple can be included.


This is a tour for people with really less time and who don't mind to sit in a car for many hours. Pick up early morning at your hotel. Travel to Chiang Rai and further on via Chiang Saen to the famous Golden Triangle at the Mekong River. Go on to Mae Sai, the northernmost- and market town at the Burmese border. After lunch travel through the mountains along hill tribe villages until Ban Thaton, where you have another break at a riverside restaurant on the banks of the Kok River. Return back to Chiang Mai, where you will arrive at your hotel in the evening, approx. 20.00.



A tour to the picturesque province in the northwest for people with less time, but very convenient as both ways are travelled by plane. In the morning pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport. Short flight (25 min.) to Mae Hong Sorn. After arrival see two nice and colorful Shan temples. Then enjoy a boat trip on the Pai River along rural countryside. Lunch en route. Go on to visit one of the Paduang (better known as "longnecks") villages. Late afternoon take a short flight (25 min.) back to Chiang Mai, where you will arrive at approx. 18.00. Transfer back to your hotel......or continue your journey, depends on your further program.


This tour shows you all the highlights of the Northern capital. It starts in the morning with the landmark of the city, which is Doi Suthep mountain temple. Go on for a tour in the city and see some ancient temples, such as Wat Chedi Luang with the city pillar or Wat Chiang Man. Then visit a colorful local market. Finally you have the opportunity to visit some of the local handicraft centers (just the ones in which you are interested). You will be back at your hotel in the late afternoon.


An interesting and enjoyable one day program. You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning at approx. time 08.30. Heading north to an elephant camp. Watch these giants take their daily bath. After the elephant show take a one hour ride through the wildernes. See a small Lisu hill tribe village and take a short ride on an ox cart. After lunch enjoy a ride downriver on a bamboo raft. On the way back stop at an orchid farm before arriving back in Chiang Mai late afternoon/early evening.

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All one day tours with English speaking tour guide, transport, entrance fees and incl. of lunch

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All drinks, tips and personal expenses.


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