Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai 5 days/4 nights
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Day 1 (D) CHIANG MAI ARRIVAL – CITY TOUR
Arrive Chiang Mai Airport by flight, meet local tour guide and transfer by private vehicle to check in at hotel.
Next drive up to Doi Suthep mountain to visit Prathat Doi Suthep temple and to enjoy panoramic view of the city from the mountain top.
Evening enjoy a typical Thai dinner at Benjarong with presentation of ancient dances from northern Thailand, followed by a performance of dances and songs by various hill tribe. Return to hotel
Day 2 (B, L) ELEPHANT CAMP – HANDICRAFT CENTER
Visit the wooded area north of the City to see Elephants at work at Mae Sa Elephant Camp, watch the elephants taking their morning bath in the running streams before starting their day’s training and work. See the demonstration of elephants at work. Continue on to a nearby orchid farm where lunch is served. After lunch there is time to explore and learn about the exquisite blooms at the farm.
Afternoon visit Sankamphaeng Handicraft village to see northern handicraft products including silk, silver, Saa paper, lacquerwares, etc.
Day 3 (B,L) CHIANG MAI – GOLDEN TRIANGLE - CHIANG RAI
After breakfast check-out and depart Chiang Mai and road through Splendid Mountain scenery and tropical jungle approx. 3 hours to Chiang Rai. with en route stop at local hot spring and Wat Rong Khun, also known as the "White"Temple” where design by the famous Artist in Thailand and then visit local hot spring. Proceed to visit Golden Triangle mountain viewpoint of Wat Phra Thatt Phu Kao, Stop at a place called "Golden Triangle" of the hill Saturday Moum Muang embraces a panoramic view across the Golden Triangle and the border of 3 countries. Drive to Chiang Sean to explore the ruins of this ancient city Visit Wat Phra Dhat Jom Kitti by climbing up 383 steps to the top of the hill; Also visit Wat Jedi Luang. Also visit small opium museum and lunch at local restaurant.
The journey continue to Mae Sai border market, the northernmost point in Thailand situated on the border with Burma where the shops and street stalls are full of Chinese and Burmese handicrafts and antiques. Check in at hotel in the late evening.
Day 4 (B,L) CHIANG RAI - TREKKING
Pick up from your hotel, transfer to the boat pier for long tail boat ride to the elephant camp. Ride elephant (1 Elephant: 2 pax) from elephant camp across the Mae Kok River to Karen village. Arrive and visit Karen village where lunch will be served. After lunch leave from the Karen village at Baan Klang. This afternoon we walk through the forest scenery to the Red Lahu village at Baan Huay Pu. Arrive and visit Red Lahu village of Baan Huay Pu. Walk up the hill to Huay Kaew waterfall where you can enjoy swimming so pack your bathing costume. Leave from waterfall and hike up to the hot spring and Akha village. Arrive at Akha village for visit, and take a local transport (Song teaw) back to Chiang Rai and return back to hotel around 17.30.
Day 5 (B) DEPARTURE
After breakfast, check out and road to visit Mae Fah Luang Botanical Garden, which lies 1512 m. above see level, followed by a visit to the Princess Mother’s Royal Chalet and museum. On the way stop for a visit some Akha and Lahu ethnic hill tribe village.Lunch at local restaurant. Drop off at Chiang Rai airport for afternoon flight to next destination.
PRICE PER 1 PAX IN USD:
Price valid from 01 NOV 13 – 31 OCT 14 (except 20 DEC 13 - 10.01.14)
- Transfers by private air-conditioned van
- Accommodation in lowest category room
- Points mentioned in itinerary
- English speaking guide on tour
- Meals indicated in the program
- Breakfasts at hotel
- Visa fees
- Points not mentioned in Itinerary
- Own expenses
- Tips for guide and drivers
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