Watch the sun rise over the highest mountain in Thailand and feed elephants in a sanctuary on this original trip through the northwest of Thailand. You’ll be joined by no more than seven other travellers on this intimate 10-day adventure through Chiang Mai, Pai and the Doi Inthanon National Park. Float through a 1,666m (5,466ft) cave and watch the sun set over the scenic Pai Canyon. In between jungle trekking and waterfall swims, enjoy a slice of slow living at a geothermal hot springs and savour local Thai delicacies. This off-the-beaten-track journey will show you an authentic side to the former Lanna Kingdom.
Sandwiched between the Tha Phae Gate and the Ping River in Chiang Mai, Banthai Village has 41 rooms centred around an outdoor pool that's dotted with sun loungers. Unwind with a fruity cocktail at the poolside bistro after a day exploring.
This ecofriendly resort features natural materials, from hardwood floors to rattan-roofed bungalows. The well-appointed rooms are fitted with large glass doors that open onto the swimming pool. Feast on American classics at the on-site Blue Ox Steak House.
Enjoy an idyllic stay at this rustic 30-room resort, set in a lush valley just outside Mae Hong Son. Take a dip in the outdoor pool with views across the paddy fields. Come evening, nab a seat at the Rice Terrace Bar and drink in the gorgeous sunset views.
With its peaceful location by the river, this resort will help you relax into a slower pace. You don’t have to stray fa, as there's a restaurant and large swimming pool on site. Bicycles are provided for free, plus there are hiking trails from the front door of the hotel.