Tour includes Chiang Mai City, The Ancient city of Wiang Kum Kam, The Golden Triangle, Hill Tribe Villages, Chiang Rai, Doi Inthanon National
Park, long tail boat riding.
FREE airport or train station - hotel transfer in Chiang Mai.
We will greet you at the airport or train station in
Chiangmai and transfer you to your selected
Hotel or Guest House.
We then visit Chiang Mai's famous city temples including Doi Suthep
Temple located on the mountain top overlook Chiang Mai then to Wat
Prasing. From here we take a peddle taxi, "samlor", to Wat Chedi Luang
ending at the ancient city of Waiang Kum Kam then transfer to your Hotel or Guest House. Tonight at 7pm your will enjoy a
Khantoke Dinner with Thai and Hill Tribe music and dance. Overnight
in selected hotel or Guest House.
This morning we travel to Doi Inthanon National Park and the highest
mountain in Thailand. We will visit the summit and take an easy walk
through the real cloud forest. This is the home of the colorful green
tailed sunbird, which is found only on this mountain and a common
resident. We will the visit a Karen hill tribe village, coffee
plantation and rainbow trout farm in the village. We then have lunch at
the Royal Projecr with organic food the visit a Hmong hill tribe
village and waterfalls before returning to Chiang Mai and your selected
Tour along the Thailand - Burma border video.
depart Chiang Mai then travel to Chiang
Dao Cave Shrine for a short walk through the cave. We then travel
through Fang valley stopping at interesting spots along the way and
have lunch in Fang. We then visit a rice mill in Mae Ai then a
primitive Lahu village then a Thai Army outpost looking into the
Burmese Army post, the Wah and Shan States and Wat Thaton temple. We will then check into your selected hotel
or river side bungalows for the evening. (L)
This morning after breakfast we will visit a Karen Hill Tribe village then travel
to Ban Mai Mork Jam, a Shan Chinese village, on the Banks of the
Mae Kok River. This village is famous for it's excellent
handicrafts such as Hand Woven Cotton Material. From here we will travel by Long Tail boat to see
a traditional Lahu
Hill Tribe village famous for their woven bags and material.
We will walk through this village and visit the school as your guide
tells you all about the Lahu people, their traditions, and lifestyle.
We thern stop at an Akha hill tribe village and hot springs before
arriving in Chiang Rai for lunch at "Little Pattaya" on the river. Then
on to The Golden Triangle by private vehicle and your selected hotel or
resort for the evening. (B,L)
This morning we visit
the opium Museum then take a private speed boat on the mighty Mekong
River to a small village in Laos (no visa needed). We will then have
lunch at a restaurant on the river. We then travel to Chiang Rai and
your selected hotel for the evening. Tonight visit the Chiang Rai Night
Bazzar close to your hotel. (B,L)
DAY SIX This
morning we travel high into the mountains to the small village of Wawee
and Laolee Resort. This area is one of the most beautiful in Thailand
traveling along streams and lakes as we move higher and higher. The
town of Wawee was settled by the KMT Chinese after they lost the fight
during the communist revolution. We will stop at the White temple and
villages along the way. Overnight at Laolee resort. (B,L)
DAY SEVEN This
morning we will visit general Laolee's home who fought with the KMT
against the communist in China and then settled here. We then visit the
tea plantation and factory which exports most of its tea to Taiwan.
They still use wood to dry the leaves leaving a wounderful smoked
flavor. Return to Chiang Mai and your selected Hotel for the evening.
DAY EIGHT After an American Breakfast your morning is free for last minute shopping
or sight seeing before being transferred to the Airport.