We start from your hotel in the City at 8.00 a.m. and drive northwards for 1 hour where we will visit a local market to get our supplies. Later, we will drive 30 mins to the elephant sanctuary. Meet our elephants and enjoy getting to know each other, feeding, playing with elephants and taking photos. Take the elephants for a walk through their natural habitat in the jungle. Enjoy bathe elephants. Lunch will be provided, we will travel by truck to the village (Tung Yua), where we will start to trek for about 2hrs approximately 5-6km. Then we reached Pong Ngan Village located beside Maetang River. Here we will have dinner and stay overnight with a Lahu hill tribe family and take part in joint special activities which will introduce you to the local, tribal lifestyle. Take a rest and relax and walk around the village to see the way of life.
After breakfast, you will enjoy traveling by bamboo raft along the scenic Maetang River for about 2 hours 10km. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Then drive to Suthep – Pui National Park, one of our beautiful National Parks to visit an impressive waterfall, standing over 30 meters in height. Here there is plenty of cool, clean water where you can swim… even in the dry season. Spend time relaxing for about 40-60mins. We then return to Chiang Mai City where you will arrive about 18.00 P.M
What to bring:
Hat, sunglasses, insect spray, sunscreen, extra clothes, towel, walking shoes and sandals, personal toiletries for second morning.