You will be picked up at your hotel in Chiang Rai at 10am.
You will start the day with a longtail boat ride on the Kok River for approximately 50 minutes to arrive at a Karen village breeding elephants. You will have time to explore the village and observe and feed the elephants with bananas and sugar cane. You will have lunch in the village and then start the trek.
You will pass through different landscape like a Karen village , rice fields, mountain plantations, bamboo forest... before arriving at a waterfall for a moment to relax and swim in its cool water.
Then, you continue the trek through the mountains to reach the village of Yafu inhabited by the Lahu hill tribe. You will be welcomed by a Lahu family in their bamboo house, dine with them and sleep there. Distance traveled: 8-11 km
The day will start early with breakfast at 8.30 am. Then you will walk to the terrace rice fields, and adjacent plantations. Before reaching Huay Mae Sai waterfall and enjoying a picnic and swimming there.
Then you will continue the trek crossing the terrace rice paddies, and stop at a viewpoint on the way to the campsite where you will spend the night in a bamboo hut facing the rice fields. Dinner will be traditionally cooked in bamboo and eaten in front of a magnificent view. Distance traveled: 10-14 km
After breakfast at 9 a.m., you will go for an about 1.5 hours trail to go back to the Karen village from where you will go to nearby hot springs for a relaxation and well-being break.
Then you will have lunch at a local restaurant before returning to the city, stopping at Wat Huay Plakang temple and finally being dropped off at your hotel or any other location in town.
If you are interested in this offer, whether to book or simply ask questions to have additional information, use the form below to send a message. The program given here is an indication. There might be some modifications in the final program depending on the season or other factors. You are invited to review the details of the program or itinerary wih the agency or local guide.