Special Notice: As this is a private tour you will have a choice of accommodations. On the first day you will visit a primitive Lahu hill tribe village. You will see the simple bamboo house where you will spend the evening and the out toilet and shower you will share with other villagers. If this is too primitive for you then you can spend the evening at your Karen hill tribe guide's home in his village. Your guide's home is very neat and clean with your own bedroom. The home has it's own bathroom and shower not shared with other villagers.
We will meet you at your hotel or guest house in Chiang Mai at 8:00 am with your guide and private mini bus. We then visit a local market where we purchase supplies for the trek. We will next visit Chiang Dao cave shrine and walk through the caves. We then have lunch and visit rice mill in Fang valley and old fashion rice mill. We then visit a primitive Lahu village on the Burma (Myanmar) border where we spend the evening. (L,D)
Overnight in the Lahu village.
(options) Today you can telk with your guide and let him know how much walking or hiking you want to do. There are plenty of villages we can visit where hiking or trekking is not needed, excellent for families with young Children.This morning we plant fruit trees in the village then trek to another Lahu village then a waterfall. We visit the beautiful Wat Thaton temple then into town for lunch. We then travel by private mini bus to a hot springs and Karen village where we hike in the jungle for 2 hours with your Karen guide and return to the Karen village for the evening. (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we hike over mountains and through the villagers fields where you will see many different hill tribes in their costumes working in their firelds. We we have lunch in a Lahu village where your guide will nake lunch for you. Overnight will be in an Akha hill tribe village.
Option: If you like you can return to your Karen hill tribe guide's home for the evening. For families with young children we can visit villages by air conditioned vehicle if you wish.
This morning after breakfast we walk to the Mae Kok river to catch the long tail boat and ride through mountain canyons to Chiang Rai. We will then have lunch and return to Chiang Mai by bus or you can overnight in Chiang Rai. (B,L)
visiting a Lahu hill tribe village along the way.
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