PT3008: 3 Day 2 Chiang Mai Package Tour - option 2
Price From : 3,850 - 15,000 Baht
If you have three days in Chiang Mai this three day package of tours will take in all the most famous sites as well as getting you off the main tourist trails. You will visit Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and the highest mountain in Thailand situated in Doi Inthanon National Park
Day 1 - Chiang Mai city tourGet ready for an early start on day one of this three day package as we need to get out into the city early to catch the monks go about their early morning alms rounds. You will get to see the lively city of Chiang Mai at this early hour as the city's population goes about it's morning business. Amongst the hustle of the morning market you will get to offer alms (make food offerings) to the monks as they go about their morning alms round. The next part of the morning tour will be to take the winding road up the mountain to Chiang Mai's most prominent and important Temple Doi Suthep. In the morning you will enjoy a more calm and cool visit to this spectacular temple as you will miss the tourist crowds and avoid the heat of the day. After the temple you will head down the mountain where you will be provided with a local breakfast. After breakfast we will take in a couple more of the cities interesting temples. You will see Wat Chedi Luang which was once Chiang Mai's highest structure and we will see Wat Srisuphan which is at the heart of the silver making area on Wualai Rd. Our final stop of the day will be a Warorot Market to see first hand one of the commercial areas frequented by locals in their droves to purchase fresh and dried food items of all descriptions. As you were awake at an early hour you may be ready to be returned to your hotel this can be arranged however if you did want to extend your tour into the afternoon we can arrange ONE of the following options:
1. The Chiang Mai Art and Culture Museum
This local muse lies at the heart of Chiang Mai. Various exhibits are offered in this recently refurbished muse detailing the historic Lanna way of life.
2. Art in Paradise
You can choose to end the day with a little fun at Chiang Mai's Art in Paradise. A great range of 3D and illusion art is offered at The Chiang Mai Art In Paradise city venue.
Day 2 - Doi Inthanon and Pa Dok Siew Nature hike
Another early start will be required on day two especially if you want to catch the Saturday Buffalo Market at Sanpatong! We will depart Chiang Mai and if you are doing this tour on a Saturday we will make a stop at the weekly Sanpatong Buffalo Market. This is a once weekly market where buffaloes and a variety of other livestock are traded. Around this agricultural market a large local market springs up on this morning offering a whole host of local items and foodstuffs to the hungry market goers.
The tour will continue to Doi Inthanon National Park. You will first visit the spectacular Wachiritharn Waterfall and then onto the start of the Mae Klang Luang trail. This trail will get you well away from the main tourist route and allow you to see a very interesting cross section of this stunning national park. The trail will first follow a forested route down hill before the trail meets the river. You will spend some time following the river. The trail will pass Pa Dok Siew Waterfall where at the base if you want to cool off please feel free to take a dip in the cool waters. The trail will eventually open out into agricultural land which surrounds Mae Klang Luang Karen village. you will see coffee bushes and rice paddies. We will make a stop at a local coffee house where they roast, hand grind and prepare freshly brewed coffee form the hills surrounding the village.
It will then be time for lunch. Lunch will be take at a local Karen restaurant and then you will board the minibus to see some of the other popular sights Inthanon has to offer. You will see the two majestic king and queen pagodas at the top of the mountain and enjoy the views from this high vantage point. You will visit visit the highest part of Doi Inthanon which is also Thailand’s highest mountain and you will walk the Angkha Nature Trail (400m short walk) where you will see a unique variety of flora which only flourishes at this high altitude.
If you have not already seen enough waterfalls you can take the option to see Mae Ya which is Doi Inthanon’s biggest falls (However the part authorities does close this waterfall in the wet season months as a safety precaution against water surges after heavy rainfall
Day 3 - Chiang Rai
On day three we will leave Chiang Mai to visit Chiang Rai Province and The Golden Triangle, meeting point of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. After collecting you from your Chiang Mai hotel your first stop will be Maekhajan hot springs a good spot to take a morning cup of coffee before heading up to Chiang Rai where will stop i to see the stunning Wat Rong Khun, frequently referred to as The White Temple. Chiang Saen which is situated on the banks of the mighty Mekong River is the next stop. Chiang Saen was once the site of an important northern Thai kingdom and much surviving architecture and Buddha images can be found in this area we will see one of the better preserved temples - Wat Chedi Luang. A short drive from Chiang Saen will bring us to the Golden Triangle meeting points of Myanmar, Thailand and Laos. Here you will have the option of a boat trip across the Mekong River to the Laos island of Don Sao. The tour will proceed to Mae Sai the Thai border town with Myanmar this is a good spot for some shopping, dried food stuffs and counterfeit goods such as handbags and CD/DVD’s are all in abundance here. You will also get a glimpse of Myanmar itself with it only being situated a mere ten meters away across the river or if you feel more adventurous we can arrange for you to pop over the border into the Burmese town of Tackilek. On the return to Chiang Mai we can arrange an option to visit the Long Neck village.
Note: You will be required to show your original passport if you want to take the boat ride on the Mekong to the Laos side. Please bring this with you if you want to take this option.
Day 1 Discovering Chiang Mai• Pick up 06:00am
• Early morning alms giving to monks
• Doi Suthep Temple
• Local breakfast
• Wat Chedi Luang
• Wat Sri Suphan
• Warorot local market
• On tour option - Chiang Mai Arts and Culture museum (closed Monday)*
• On tour option - Art in Paradise*
• Return to hotel 12noon -2:00pm
Day 2 Doi Inthanon National Park
• Pick up from your hotel in Chiang Mai. 7:30am
• Visit Sanpatong Buffalo Market (Saturday only)
• Visit Watchiritharn Waterfall
• Mae Klang Luang Trail (long walk)
- Rice paddies
- Karen village (not long neck)
- Local Coffee production
• Visit Royal Pagodas
• Visit Thailand's highest mountain
• Angkha Nature Trail (short walk)
• On tour option - Mae Ya Waterfall (if open)*
• Return to your hotel in Chiang Mai. 5:30pm
Day 3 - Chiang Rai
• Pick up from Chiang Mai hotel 07:00
• Visit hot springs
• Wat Rong Khun (White temple)
• Visit old Chiang Saen city
• Visit Golden Triangle
• On tour option - Boat trip on Mekong*
• Have lunch
• Visit border market at Mae Sai
• On tour option - cross into Burma (Myanmar)*
• Visit Yao hill tribe village
• Visit Akha hill tribe village
• On tour option - Karen Long Neck*
• Back to hotel around 21:00
*On tour option - the guide will give you the option on the tour
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• Comfortable air-con transport
• All listed activities
• All entrance fees
• Breakfat on day 1
• Lunch on day 2, day 3
• Pick up and drop off at your hotel
* Breakfast with hotel option
This tour excludes:
• On tour option - Chiang Mai Art and Culture Museum 90 baht/person
• On tour option - Art in Paradise 300 baht/person
• On tour option - Mae Ya Waterfall (if open) 700 baht/group
• On tour option - Boat trip on Mekong (From 300 to 500 Baht/person) depending on number of persons and boat type. Single person on boat 1000 baht
• On tour option - Cross border to Burma (500 Baht/person)
• On tour option - Doi Tung (500 Baht/person)
• Evening meals
• Hotel accommodation (see below for options)
• Airport transfers on request (300-500 Baht/group)
HOTELSPackage prices quoted above exclude hotel accommodation. For this tour package you are free to make your own hotel arrangements. However we would be happy to provide you with a quote with one of our partner hotels. If you require a no obligation quote please let us know on the booking form. If you need the hotel before and after the package dates please let us know in the quearies box on the booking form.
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Privately Escorted Tour
this is a privately escorted tour and will be arranged just for you and your group of friends, family members or work colleagues. You will not join others and will be provided with your own private vehicle, driver and tour guide
Operated By Travel Hub
This tour is operated by the Travel Hub team. You will be provided with a Travel Hub Guide and Travel Hub will be arranging all details of your tour.
Garanteed Daily Departures-private
This is a privately escorted tour, Travel Hub can arrange departure on any day to suit your own schedule and convenience.
We only employ safe careful drivers and use the most modern and comfortable air conditioned transport. We will provide transport dependent on your group size as follows:
|Group size 1-2 persons:
Modern air conditioned car Toyota Vios or similar.
Group size 3-9 persons:
|Group size 10-12 persons:
Modern Toyota Commuter minibus - 12 passenger seat format
Group size 13 + persons:
|Please note during peak holiday periods we often need to contract vehicles to meet the high demand. Occasionally the make and model will be different from that described above but we do ensure all contracted vehicles offer the same comfort and safety level.|
This is a privately escorted tour and will be arranged just for you and your group of friends, family members or work colleagues. You will not join others and will be provided with your own private vehicle, driver and tour guide. We can cater to groups of any size.
From the beginning of 2015 a passport will be required if you want to take the Mekong boat trip to the Laos island of Don Xao (before a passport was not required) Please bring your passport if you want to do this option. Please also note that no exit or entry visas will be stamped in your passport and if you do cross onto the island of Don Xao your Thai visa will be unaffected.
On this tour we can arrange a short crossing into Burma from the Thai town of Mae Sai. On the Burmese side there is a bustling border market where you can spend 30-45 minutes. For the Crossing you will require your passport and a Burmese visa which is available at the Burmese immigration post and can be obtained on the day (current price is 500 baht/person). Please note that if you do cross into Burma your current Thai visa will be canceled. On crossing back to Thailand you will be stamped with a 15 day visa only. Please ensure that 15 days is enough to cover the rest of your holiday plans in Thailand.
A Tourist Authority of Thailand licensed and English speaking guide will be provided. Other languages are available on request. we provide separate drivers and you guide will not be driving the vehicle.
This is a 3 Day 2 night tour and you will be provided with meals as follows:
* Breakfast will be provided with any hotel booking.
* Evening Meal will be by your own arrangement or if you require us to arrange your evening meals we can provide you with a quote.
You are touring and trekking in a hot climate wear comfortable cool attire. Shorts and t shirt or similar clothing are good for this tour. In Doi Inthanon National Park you will be walking for more than two hours on jungle tracks a good pair of sports shoes are required. Sandals and the like are not recommended for the Doi Inthanon day. You will be visiting Buddhist temples and polite dress is appreciated, as a general rule please wear knee length leg ware (shorts or skirt) and a top which covers the shoulders (a t-shirt will be fine).
As long as water conditions allow it is possible to swim at the waterfall along the Mae Klang Luang trail. You may want to bring a swim suit.
We can arrange hotel accommodation for this tour or you are free to make your own arrangements. Just let us know on the booking form
We provide accident insurance for this tour to cover medical bills up to a maximum amount of 100,000 baht.
If you feel this itinerary doesn't quite suit then we can customize it to suit your own interests and length of time in Chiang Mai. please contact us with you suggestions.
Free pick up and drop off is included to and from any Chiang Mai city hotel. As this is a privately escorted tour we can pick up and drop off at out of town resorts. There may be an extra charged levied for pick up and drop off at outlying establishments. We can notify you of any extra charges before we request any payments.