A short stay in Chiang Mai, combined with a visit to North Thailand's most popular National Park: Doi Inthanon. Doi Inthanon is Thailand’s highest peak, rising to 2,565 metres above sea level. It is located only about 100km from Chiang Mai town. As part of a National Park, Doi Inthanon mountain is covered with moist evergreen forest and pines. With us, you can trek through the National Park, stay in a hill tribe village and visit some spectacular temples.
Meals as mentioned in the tour program
Sleeping bags, foam mats and mosquito nets
All transfers by private a/c vehicle with English speaking guide
- Two nights in Chiang Mai; twin share room at 3 stars tourist category hotel. (The Empress Hotel or similar). - All visits/excursions as mentioned in tour itinerary - National Park entrance fees - Accommodation is basic dormitory style in village huts
Medical Restrictions & Other Requirements
Bring your personal prescription drugs if needed.
USD 360 for
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN CHIANG MAI AND VISIT AROUND
Individual arrival at Chiang Mai airport. Your tour guide will meet you at the airport and drive you to your hotel in the city.
After lunch, you will have an afternoon of guided visit, starting by the Doi Suthep mountain, with it's Temple overlooking the city.
Back down to the city, we can stop at Wat U-mong and Wat Pra Sing, both located in the city. Back to your hotel and evening at leisure.
Meals: no meal.
DAY 2: TREKKING AND HILL TRIBE VILLAGE STAY
8:30, meeting at your hotel by your guide and depart by the private vehicle heading South-West. We reach the mountain top for exploration and a short trek on a scenic man-made wooden pathway called the â€œAngkaâ€ trail. Unique flora can be observed here as well as many bird species.
Continue by vehicle to visit the two impressive pagodas near the summit, offering fantastic views of the valley. After lunch at local restaurant depart for a two hours hike reaching a small Karen hill-tribe village where we will spend the night. A gourmet Thai dinner is prepared by your guide.
Accommodation: basic home-stay, share bathroom facilities.
Meals: Lunch and dinner.
DAY 3: TREK & WATERFALLS. DRIVE BACK TO CHIANG MAI
After breakfast, we start hiking from our village on the mountain, passing jungle forest and cultivated valleys in a scenic area on the foot-hills of the Doi Inthanon. Watch shimmering rice paddies and ethnic Karen villagers. Meet with our vehicle and transfer to Vachiratarn waterfall, one of the parkâ€™s many waterfalls, for a local Thai style picnic lunch.
Afternoon relax and explore the area before transfer back to Chiang Mai, eventually stopping at the Chomtong Temple for a brief visit. Arrive in Chiangmai city and drop off at your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch.
DAY 4: AT LEISURE AND DEPART CHIANG MAI
Today is free time at leisure to wander in the city until flight departure time. Transfer to the airport for continuation flight.