Chiang Dao Mountain Trek 3 days
|Tour Type||Nos. of Day||Code||Size||Visiting destinations|
|Mountain Trek||2N/3D||ITKTH/001||2 – Above||Chiang Dao Mountain – Thailand|
Doi Chiangdao mountain range lie North of Chiangmai. The area is home of many ethnic hill-tribe villages, down to the west of the mountain where flows the Mae Tang river through scenic forest and valley. This adventurous and strenuous mountain will take participants across the mountain range, down to the Maetang River valley on trails that are regularly used by villagers. Trekkers will enjoy scenic views from the mountain as a long part of the hike is on the mountain ridges.
Day 01 Drive to the jungle, start trekking to a Lahu village.
Meeting at your hotel in Chiang Mai city. Departure by covered truck to Chiang Dao valley. Proceed to the Chiang Dao Elephant training center to watch the demonstration of elephant at work. After the show, enjoy an elephant-back ride around the valley (1 hour) before driving up the mountain to reach our trek starting point. We begin our hike with a first hour mostly uphill, to a village. We make a lunch break there. Pack lunch. Continue for another two hours hike on forested trails to reach our overnight destination. Overnight as guests of a village family in their traditional wooden house. A Thai dinner will be cooked by your guide with BLD plan.
Day 02 Longest trekking day today with approximately 7 hour’s hike
After breakfast, we will begin today’s hike. We walk the mountain ridges on well-marked trails with some scenic views. Picnic lunch on the way. Eventually reach a tiny Lahu village on the top of the mountain overlooking the valley. Simple bamboo hut accommodation. Your guide will cook an excellent Thai dinner tonight. Participants should be ready to walk for about 6 hours on undulating terrain with BLD plan.
Day 03 Easier trek down to the Maetang River valley campsite and bamboo rafting
After breakfast, walk through the forest around two hours, mostly downhill to reach the Maetang river valley. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the river’s bank at Mae-Tang River Camp. After lunch, we experience bamboo rafting on a peaceful river before transfer back to Chiangmai and drop off at your hotel with BLD Plan
- Twin sharing accommodation on BB meal plan.
- City Tour Guide
- Well come drinks
- Single supplement charges.
- Personal equipments and clothing.
- Lunch and dinner in each touring city.
- International, Domestic, Trains airfare.
- Cold drinks, beverages and other personnel expenses.
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Bookings and Payments
All Booking are subjected to made 60 days prior, with at least 30% of payment of the trip cost with additional full payment & other government charges. This will constitute acceptance by you of these Terms and Conditions. You need to submit a copy of each passport to our office via email or fax including two photos of passport size for TIMS Card and Trekking Permit Purpose. All payments are required per person as per trip.