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PT4001 4 Day 3 Chiang Mai Explorer Tour

TOUR OVERVIEW
Price From : 6,600 - 20,400 Baht 

Four days will be enough to take in all the essential attractions of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. On this 4-day package tour, you will do a mini trek through the jungle, visit Karen ethnic hill tribes, visit the famed Golden Triangle meeting points of Laos, Burma, and Thailand. These are just a few of the highlights that you will experience on this four-day package tour from Chiang Mai.

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Day 1 - Chiang Mai City Culture Tour

First day and an early start! We will get out into the city early to catch the monks go about their 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 its 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 Wualia Rd. Our final stop of the day will be a Warorot Market to see firsthand 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 a visit to the Chiang Mai Art and Culture Museum. This local museum lies at the heart of Chiang Mai. Various exhibits are offered in this recently refurbished museum detailing the historic Lanna way of life.

Evening

On this first evening, you will be taken to Chiang Mai's Old Cultural Center for traditional northern Thai food as well as traditional Thai and hill tribe dance shows.

Day 2 - Mini Trek in Mae Wang

You will be picked up from your Chiang Mai hotel and we will make our way out of the city up into the hills of the Mae Wang area. If you are taking this tour on a Saturday we will stop by at the colorful weekly Sanpatong buffalo market. Our first stop will be at the elephant camp where you will spend an hour with the elephants. You will get to feed the elephants and bathe them in the river. We will then proceed to a Karen village where you can take some time to see the village before we commence the trek we will trek or around 1.5 hours from the Karen village through the rice paddies and forest to Mae Wang Waterfall. If conditions allow, feel free to take a swim in the waters at the base of these falls. After lunch, it will be time to take to the river on simple bamboo rafts. be prepared as you will likely get wet as the bamboo rafts make their way downriver. At the end of the rafting, you will be picked up by the waiting transport and transferred back to Chiang Mai.

*Note: The Karen village on this tour is the Karen ethnic group and not the Karen Long Neck group!

Day 3 - Doi Inthanon National Park

The third day of this tour will be spent in Doi Inthanon National Park. Before embarking on our trip into the park we will stop at Wat Prathat Sri Chom Tong an important temple in the area housing Buddhist relics. We will continue the drive to the summit of Doi Inthanon the highest mountain in Thailand on the route we will stop at the King and Queen Chedi's to enjoy the great views that these mountainside chedi's offer over the park. You will get to see two of Inthanon's most spectacular cascading waterfalls (Siritharn and Wachiritharn), A Karen hill tribe village, the Royal project research station and we will take a refreshing nurture walk at an altitude of around 2500 meters where the flora and faunas are unique and the air deliciously cool. On the way down the mountain will stop by a local Hmong hill tribe market and check out some of the produce they grow within the bound of the national park.

Day 4 - Chiang Rai and Golden Triangle

On the final day of this 4-day package, we will head north out of Chiang Mai to take in the famous sites that Chiang Rai has to offer. The first stop will be for our morning coffee at Mae Khajan hot springs feel free to boil an egg or two in the steaming hot spring water. The next stop will be to the stunning Wat Rong Khun an immaculate intricate white temple inlaid with mirrored glass. We will then make our way to Chiang Saen which was once an important northern Thai Kingdom and trading post situated on the banks of the mighty Mekong River We will make a stop at Wat Chedi Luang one of the old and best-preserved temples from the Chiang Saen period. From Chiang Saen, you will get the chance to take a long tail boat ride on the Mekong to get a closer view of Burma as well as making a stop on the Laos side of the border on Don Sao Island. At the Golden triangle, you can view Laos. Burma and Thailand are from the same point across the Mekong. Following our visit to the Golden triangle, we will make our way to Thailand's most northerly point and take a walk around the busy Mae Sai border market. On our way back to Chiang Mai we will stop by to see Yao, Akha, and if you choose the option a Karen 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. 

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ITINERARY

Day 1 - Chiang Mai City Culture Tour

  • Pick up 06:00
  • 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)
  • Return to hotel 12:00 - 13:00

Evening

  • Pick up from your hotel at 19:00
  • Kantoke Dinner and hill tribe show
  • Return to your hotel at 21:30

Overnight

  •  Chiang Mai

Day 2 - One Day Mini Trek Mae Wang with elephant interaction

  • 08.00 Pick up from hotel (07:00 if you want to see the Sanpatong Buffalo market on Saturday)
  • Drive towards Mae Wang
  • Elephant interaction (2 hours)
  • Visit Karen hill tribe village
  • Trek 
  • Visit waterfall 
  • Lunch
  • Bamboo rafting
  • 16:30 Drive back to your hotel in Chiang Mai

Overnight

  •  Chiang Mai

Day 3 - Doi Inthanon National Park

  •  Pickup from your hotel in Chiang Mai at 08:30
  •  Wat Prahtat Sri Chom Thong
  •  Visit Wachiratharn Waterfall
  •  Visit Siritharn Waterfall
  •  Visit The Royal Project research station
  •  Visit the Chedi's of the King & Queen
  •  Lunch
  •  Visit the highest mountain
  •  Angkha Nature Trail
  •  Hill tribe market 
  •  Visit Karen hill tribe village
  •  Return to your hotel in Chiang Mai at 17:00

Overnight

  •  Chiang Mai

Day 4 - Chiang Rai and Golden Triangle

  •  Pick up from Chiang Mai hotel around 07:00
  •  Visit hot springs
  •  Wat Rong Khun (White temple)
  •  Visit old Chiang Saen city
  •  Visit Golden Triangle
  •  Boat trip on Mekong (option trip to Laos))
  •  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

PRICES

Your Group Size (Persons) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 9+
Price per person (Thai Baht) 20,400 13,000 9,900 8,650 7,950 7,450 7,050 6,800 6,600 POA
This tour includes:
  • Licensed English speaking tour guide
  • Comfortable air-con transport
  • All listed activities
  • All entrance fees
  • Lunch on days 1, 2, 3, 4, 
  • Evening Meal day 1
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel
  • Breakfast with hotel option
  • Accident insurance
This tour excludes:
  • Evening Meal (except Kantoke)
  • Hotel accommodation (see below for options)
  • On tour option - Boat trip on the Mekong (300-500 Baht/person) depending on the number of persons and boat type. A single person on boat 1000 baht 
  • On tour option - Karen Long Neck entrance fee (500 Baht)
  • Airport transfers on request (300-500 Baht/group)
Tipping policy

HOTELS

Package 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 from 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 queries box on the booking form.
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Privately Escorted Tour
Privately Escorted Tour

This is a privately escorted tour and will be arranged just for yourselves (Family or friends) You will not join others and will be provided with your own private vehicle, driver and tour guide

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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.

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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.

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QUICK FACTS

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:

tour transport vios Group size 1-2 persons:
Modern air conditioned car Toyota Vios or similar.
tour transport commuter

Group size 3-9 persons:
Modern Toyota Commuter minibus - 9 passenger seat format

tour transport commuter Group size 10-12 persons:
Modern Toyota Commuter minibus - 12 passenger seat format
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Group size 13 + persons:
We can either use multiple minibuses or a full sized passenger coach in a 24, 32 or 40 seat format.

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.
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