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TR3001: 3 Day 2 Night Trek Mae Tang Area

TOUR OVERVIEW
Price From : 1600 Baht

Get Out into the jungle for three days and overnight in a Lahu hill tribe village. With this extended trek you will really get the chance to enjoy the natural surroundings as well as get closer to the hill tribe people. After three days in the jungle enjoy elephant interaction and then take on the white water rapids of the Mae Tang River. This is an excellent trip to sample what Northern Thailand has to offer.

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Day 1
You will be collected from your Chiang Mai hotel or guest house and we will proceed to drive towards the Mae Tang area. On route we will stop by at the orchid and butterfly farm where you can drop in to see many colorful Thai orchids and butterfly species. Our next stop on route will be at Mae Malai Market where the guide will buy some fresh food supplies for the trip into the hills. Before embarking on the trek we will take lunch at a Shan village then commence the first leg of the trek which is a good 2.5 hour hike up challenging trails to a picturesque Black Lahu village situated on a mountain top. On route we will stop for a rest at a small jungle waterfall. The Lahu village will be the destination for the night where you can spend late afternoon and evening in the village and kick back and relax after the days trek. Your guide will prepare your evening meal and you can spend the rest of the evening relaxing with your fellow trekkers over a few drinks

Overnight
Simple bamboo dorm accommodation in Black Lahu village 
 

Day 2
Breakfast will be had in the village before we embark on the second days trekking. About a 2.5 hour trek will bring us to a waterfall where we can enjoy swimming and cooling off in the cool waters before taking our lunch at this attractive spot. After lunch we continue to walk through the jungle, farmland and foothills of the areas inhabited by the hill tribes to the jungle camp where we will spend the night and we will enjoy the magic of the Jungle in the evening.

Overnight
Jungle camp 

Day 3
The mornings up in the hills are refreshingly cool which you will appreciate before working up a sweat with the mornings trek. Breakfast will be had at the camp before we embark on the mornings trek to the elephant camp. At the elephant camp you will get to spend half an hour interaction time with the elephants and get to feed them. On arrival at the river you will be briefed for the white white water rafting trip down river. You will get to raft around 5km of some great rapids (the best an biggest rapids can usually be found in the wetter months between may and November) but the rafting is still fun all year round. The river calms in the lower stretches and here will will change to bamboo rafts where you can kick back and relax while the great scenery passes you by or feel free to pick up a pole and try piloting the raft yourself! Our day will finish with boarding the transport for the drive back to Chiang Mai.

ELEPHANT UPDATE Dec 2016: A choice is now offered of elephant feeding or elephant riding (bare-back). If you prefer not to ride elephants you can take the choice to feed them instead

ITINERARY

Day 1

09:30 pick up from your Chiang Mai guest house
Drive north out of town for 30 minutes
Visit orchid and butterfly farm 
Stop at local market to pick up supplies
Stop at Shan village and have lunch
Commence trek for around 2.5 hours
Stop at waterfall
Visit Black Lahu village
Dinner
Relax time with guide and fellow trekkers

Overnight

Simple bamboo dorm accommodation in Black Lahu village

Day 2

Breakfast in village
Trek approximately 2.5 hours to waterfall
Lunch at waterfall
Trek approx 1 hour to Riverside jungle camp
Dinner
relaxation time with guide and fellow trekkers

Overnight

Jungle camp

Day 3

Breakfast at jungle camp
Trek to elephant camp
Elephantriding (bare-back)
White water rafting 50 minutes (5 Km)
Bamboo rafting 15 minutes

PRICES

 

Price

Deposit to secure booking

Balance to pay on the tour

Adult (and child above 130cm) 1,600 Baht 600 Baht 1,000 Baht

Child (below 130cm tall)

1,600 Baht 600 Baht 1,000 Baht
This tour includes
  • English speaking trekking guide
  • Transport by seated pick up truck
  • All listed activities
  •  Food (7 meals)
  •  2 night basic accommodation
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel
This tour excludes
  •  No exclusions
Guaranteed daily group departures
Guaranteed daily group departures
This tour is guaranteed to depart daily if there is a minimum of two persons booked. If you are a solo traveller then please feel free to make a booking. In the rare event no others are booked on this tour then we will notify you two days before the tour offering you a full refund or alternative programme.
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Travel Hub is a Chiang Mai Tour Operator

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Operated By Partner operator
Operated By Partner operator

This tour is operated by a specialist operator and not operated by Travel Hub

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This trek departs daily.

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