TR3006: 3 Day 2 Night Trek Samoeng Area
Price From : 2800 baht
Get out into the unspoilt jungle in the less trekked Samoeng area. Shan and Karen hill tribes all feature on this three day trekking adventure in the lovely Samoeng area. Get the most out of the trekking experience with 3 days and 2 nights trekking in the jungle. This is just right for those who want to get away from it all for a few days and get to see real hill tribe life.
You will be collected from your Chiang Mai hotel and we will proceed to drive towards the Samoeng area. On route we will stop by at the local market where the guide will buy some fresh supplies for the trip into the hills. The drive will continue to a small elephant camp where you will start your morning's activities with the elephants. You will have some time feeding and getting to know the elephants before embark on a bareback elephant ride to the river. At the river it will be your chance to bath and scrub the elephant. At the end of the morning it will be time to say goodbye to the elephants and lunch will be had at the elephant camp. After lunch it will be time to start the trekking. You will trek for around three hours through the jungle stopping for a refreshing shower/swim at a waterfall. Our final destination of the day will be at a White Karen hill tribe village. This village will be where you overnight and you guide will prepare your evening meal. Enjoy the evening with your guide and fellow trekkers.
The local roosters will usually ensure that you arise early in the morning for your breakfast which will be prepared for you by your guide. After breakfast we will set off for the mornings trek through jungle, rice paddies and rural scenes. We will trek to a red Karen Village where the guide will prepare lunch for you. The last leg of the days trekking will be to the bamboo camp by the waterfall where you will spend the night and the guide will prepare the evening meal.
After awaking at the waterfall camp we will trek out of the jungle to a Shan village the waiting transportation will take you to the bamboo rafting station for bamboo rafting where you can sit back and relax on the bamboo rafts or try your hand at piloting one yourself down river. A filling lunch will be had before you board the transport for your drive back to Chiang Mai.
- Depart Chiang Mai at 08:30
- Local market visit
- Short drive to elephant camp
- Elephant interaction and feeding
- Bareback riding
- Trek to waterfall
- Trek to Karen Village
- Overnight at Karen village.
- After breakfast trekking
- Trek to Red Karen village
- Trek to waterfall and overnight at waterfall camp
- Trek to Shan village
- Drive to Bamboo Rafting
- Bamboo rafting
- Return to Chiang Mai approximately 4:00pm.
Deposit to secure booking
Balance to pay on the tour
|Adult (and child above 130cm)||2,800 Baht||400 Baht||2,400 Baht|
Child (below 130cm tall)
|2,800 Baht||400 Baht||2,400 Baht|
This tour includes
- English speaking trekking guide
- Transport by seated pick up truck
- All listed activities
- Elephant riding and bamboo rafting
- Food (7 meals)
- 2 night basic accommodation
- Pick up and drop off at your hotel
This tour excludes
- No exclusions
Guaranteed daily group departuresThis 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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Elephants feature on this tour please read the following information:
You will be picked up directly from your hotel or guest house. Transport to and from the trek will be by seated and covered pick up truck. At the end of the trek you will be dropped off at your hotel or guest house.
Accommodation is basic and will consist of a thin mattress and a sleeping bag/or blankets. You will stay in simple bamboo accommodation in a Karen village on day 1 and in a bamboo camp on day 2. Washing and toilet facilities are also basic and situated outside the main accommodation. All bedding is provided, either blankets or sleeping bags so there is no need to carry your own into the jungle.
Examples of sleeping accommodation are provided above. Photos are of actual accommodation provided along the trekking route (but please note that actual accommodation may differ from that shown as sleeping huts are often rotated in different buildings in the camp or village)
This is a Group join in tour and you will join a group of up to 13 persons
All guides are English speaking and TAT (Tourist Authority of Thailand) trained and certified. Many guides used are natives of the area you will trek in and know the areas very well.
you will only be required to take a day pack on the overnight trek. For your main baggage you will not take this on your trek. We suggest leaving your main baggage at your hotel or guest house while on the trek. Because of the trekking scene in Chiang Mai nearly all guest houses and hotels have some form of luggage storage where they can take care of you bags.
During this trek you will be provided with 7 meals. Lunch and dinner on the 1st day and breakfast, lunch and dinner on the 2nd day and breakfast and lunch on the 3 rd day. Please have breakfast before you are picked up on your first day. Take one bottle of water with you, you will have the opportunity to buy further supplies from hill tribe villages along the way. You may also want to bring a few snacks to keep your energy levels up.
We provide accident insurance for this tour to cover medical bills up to a maximum amount of 100,000 baht.
Trekking in this part of Thailand is very safe and accidents are very rare but still safety is always a priority. A limited amount of accident insurance is provided to cover some medical bills in case of an injury but it is advised that you have your own comprehensive accident insurance.
Wear light clothes as trekking in this part of the world can be hot and sweaty work. Shorts, T shirt and a sun hat are ideal. Long trousers are OK as they will protect your lower legs more but will be hotter to wear. Although hiking boots aren’t a necessity at least a sturdy pair of running shoes should be worn. Some people trek with sandals but they do leave your feet open to be scratched by vegetation also flip flops (thongs) aren’t appropriate as they don't provide enough support. In the rainy season from April to October bring a rain coat. Bring a change of clothes for after the rafting. Please be sensitive about your dress in the hill tribe village short and t shirts are OK but nothing to revealing please.
A small rucksack/day sack, shorts and T shirt for trekking (long trousers if you prefer), A change of clothes (shorts & t shirt) especially useful in the wet season to change into at the end of the day, warm jumper/fleece for cool season, Walking shoes, socks, swimming suit, small towel/sarong, insect spray, sun cream, raincoat (rainy season), some toilet paper, one bottle of water. Some money for drinks and hill tribe crafts. No bedding or sleeping bags are required as we supply all the necessary sleeping equipment.
Free pick up and drop off is included to and from any Chiang Mai city hotel. Sorry we can not pick up from out of town resorts.