Doi Inthanon National Park Chiang Mai Thailand
"An incredible 2 day experience"
robsK7379HK, Vancouver, Canada
"real thailand -not made up for tourists"
Christine_madrid2014, Madrid, Spain
As this is a private tour with local hill tribe English speaking guide, you will have lots of time to discuss with your guide the local hill tribe life and the surrounding forests. You will meet his family and partake in daily life. Your guide will also discuss with you the different trails and their difficulty and you can then decide which trail to hike and for how long. This can all be discussed with your guide once you arrive at your guides home in the park or the bungalows. There are many things you can do with your guide and villagers during their daily routine. If you wish you can work at the fish farm, learn how to weave, work in the fields, roast coffee beans and much more. This can all be discussed with your guide once you arrive at the bungalows in the park. The itinerary below can be changed to meet your desires.
We will meet in Chiang Mai and depart by private air conditioned mini van for Doi Inthanon National Park. We then travel by vehicle to another trail for a beautiful 2 hour easy trek to a beautiful waterfall where you can swim inthe cold water if you wish. Your guide will show you the different edible plants and medicines. You will enjoy a Thai lunch at a restaurant along a beautiful stream. We then enjoy the Karen Hill Tribe hill tribe people in the village.
We then go to your guides home or your bungalow near a Karen Hill Tribe village. If doing the Home Stay here your local guide and his family will make an all you can eat Thai food dinner for you. You can help cook nd learn how to make Thai food. (L,D).
This morning after breakfast at yout guides home or the bungalows we start your trek through the cloud forest and jungle. We will take lunch with us to eat at the the waterfall where you can swim. We then travel along a beautiful stream with many waterfalls then visit the Karen hill tribe village.
You can then work with your Karen guide picking and roasting coffee, feeding fish at the trout fish farm, learn weaving with a back strap loom, learn to play the Karen musical harp, plant or harvest rice in the fields. Help cook and have lunch with the villagers Return to Chiang Mai visiting a very large waterfall along the way.(B,L,D)
This morning you cn hike on one of the many trails from with your guide, swim in waterfalls and visit other villages. We will then have lunch and visit the Hmong market then return to Chiang Mai with lunch along the way. (B,L).
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