Buddy Tours, Elephant Care, Adventure, Hilltribe & Jungle Trekking
in Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Guided jungle and hilltribe trekking tour including
elephant riding, bamboo rafting, jungle hiking, overnight stay by a Hmong hilltribe village and a jungle camp, Karen hilltribe village and swimming at waterfall.
We do this trekking tour every day.
You can join a tour group any day.
We guarantee, that we have a place for you, whether you come alone or with several other persons.
Pick up from hotel or guesthouse: 08:30 - 09:30 h.
Back in Chiang Mai at about 17:00 h
Please provide a copy of your passport (identification page, for the insurance).
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(Please supply your full name, the departure date for the trek, the number of persons and the name and phone Nr. of the hotel or guesthouse where you will stay.)
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. : Pick up from hotel or guesthouse by pick up truck.
We will leave Chiang Mai on highway 108 past the airport to Sanphathong, an about 40 min. drive. We will make a stop at a local market. The guide will buy the food for the trek and you have time to buy some things you might need on the trek.
Then we will drive to the "Mae Wang" waterfall at the Doi Inthanon National Park (about 30 min.). Here we will make the mid-day break and have lunch for about 1h. You can swim there if you like.
After the break an about 20 min. drive to an old temple. The guide will lead a tour through the temple. Then another 15 min. drive to the end of the road.
Now it is time to start walking. For about 2 hours the guide will lead you through a wonderful evergreen jungle landscape, through bamboo forests, lianas, rhododendrons and lots of other vegetation. Also there are lots of beautiful birds.
The walk will lead us to our jungle camp site where we will stay over night. There we will make a campfire and have a lot of fun (local beverages available).
After breakfast we will walk through the jungle to a waterfall for about 2 hours. There we will have lunch. Then we will walk about 1.5 hours to a Karen hilltribe village. The guide will lead a tour through the village for about 45 min.
From there we will continue walking for about 45 min. to a Hmong hilltribe village with a nearby waterfall. There we will spend our second night.
After breakfast we will walk to the "Mae Wang" stream. From there a pick up truck will bring us to Mae Mud village, a village of the Shan tribe (Tai Yai). There we will have lunch.
After lunch we will go bamboo rafting on the Mae Wang Stream. The rafts are made of bamboo stems fit together with ropes.
Then will make an adventurous elephant ride through the jungle. After the elephant ride we will drive back to Chiang Mai where we will arrive at about 17:00 h.
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