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TROPICAL NORTHERN THAILAND

Jungle trekking, waterfall swimming and sunrise hiking
Starts AtChiang Mai
Ends AtChiang Mai
Duration10 days
Group SizeMaximum 8
Physical Rating
Moderate
Style
Discovery
Starts AtChiang Mai
Ends AtChiang Mai
Duration10 days
Group SizeMaximum 8
Physical Rating
Moderate
Style
Discovery
Contact usNeed help choosing your trip or booking? We are here for you.Phone (UK): +44 (0)1630 350001Phone (USA): +1 (678) 967 4965Email: tripssupport@theculturetrip.com
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About Your Trip

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. All of our trips are flightless in destination, with 100% of all carbon emissions offset. It's just part of how we see the world while being good to it.

Trekking in a forest
Couple with backpack hiking in rainforest
The Great Holy Relics Pagoda Nabhapolbhumisiri, Doi Inthanon National Park, Chiang mai, Thailand
Hot springs
Tham  Lod Cave
Herd of bathing elephants in the river of jungle Elephant sanctuary
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep buddha temple statues in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Hot springs
Trekking in a forest
Meal
Sunset and mountain views, Pai Canyon, northern Thailand
Kho Kuu Bamboo Bridge

Trip Highlights

  • 1
    Explore the street art and food of Chiang Mai by bicycle
  • 2
    Discover Kho Kuu Bamboo Bridge and Pam Bok Waterfall
  • 3
    Marvel at the sunset from Pai Canyon
  • 4
    Trek through the Mae Hong Son jungle past idyllic waterfalls
  • 5
    Hike up Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain in Thailand, at sunrise
  • 6
    Feed and bathe elephants in a rescue sanctuary
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Your Itinerary

What's Included

  • Three nights premium hotel accommodation
  • Three nights eco-resort accommodation
  • Two nights jungle resort accommodation
  • One night riverside hotel accommodation
  • Private and local transport
  • Nine breakfasts, three lunches, two dinners
  • Local Insider
  • Return airport transfers to Chiang Mai (CNX)
  • Lanna dinner show
  • Chiang Mai walking tour
  • Street art and food bicycle tour
  • Bua Tong Sticky Waterfall
  • Kho Kuu Bamboo Bridge
  • Pam Bok Waterfall
  • Pai Land Split
  • Pai Canyon
  • Tham Lod Cave
  • Ngam Hot Springs
  • Mo Paeng Waterfall
  • Yun Lai viewpoint
  • Mae Hong Son guided jungle trek
  • Sunset from Pha Bong viewpoint
  • Sunrise hike up Doi Inthanon
  • Elephant sanctuary visit

What's Not Included

  • Visas
    • Travel insurance
      • Flights to and from the destination

        Accommodation

        Banthai Village (or similar)

        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.

        Fern Resort (or similar)

        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.

        Doi Inthanon Riverside Resort (or similar)

        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.

        Belle Villa Resort (or similar)

        You’ll feel as if you’ve stumbled across a jungle oasis at this boutique resort, where greenery-surrounded swimming pools, cute timber cottages and a romantic outdoor restaurant are overlooked by mist-swirled mountains.

        Contact usNeed help choosing your trip or booking? We are here for you.Phone (UK): +44 (0)1630 350001Phone (USA): +1 (678) 967 4965Email: tripssupport@theculturetrip.com
        Contact usNeed help choosing your trip or booking? We are here for you.Phone (UK): +44 (0)1630 350001Phone (USA): +1 (678) 967 4965Email: tripssupport@theculturetrip.com