Tour Code: PK4D01
To explore natural beauty of National Parks and mountains. Learn about life style and folklore of Tai people in Mae Hong Son and different hill tribes scattering in mountainous area.Visit water falls and
Day1. Chiang Mai-Pai
Depart from Chiang Mai to visit Maesa
Elephant Camp,established as the first camp in the north, to see how mahouts train their
animals. You will watch elephants taking their morning bath in a mountain
stream. A demonstration starts at 10.00 and shows how they work with timber and
other abilities such as painting, playing mouth organ, dancing and soccer etc.
Then a visit to orchid farm and butter
*You can do elephant riding for half an hour or 1 hour as optional.
Please let us know before so that we will assist you to book in advance. Then you pay them directly on arrival.
After that we continue driving through
serpentine road to Pai,a small town in valley. It is one of the most beautiful route for view and challenge driving skill. On the way, we make stop at a hot spring with possibility
to take mineral bath and view point from high mountain.
Accommodation in Pai.
Day 2. Pai-Mae Hong Son
Leave from hotel to visit Wat Nam Huwhich is one of the most popular temple of Pai and then a Chinese community for
After that, we head to Shan village and Lod cave where it displays natural beauty of stalagmites and stalactites. At the entrance of the cave ,you will see thousands of fresh water fish that is good spot for photos.
After lunch at local restaurant, we make stop at Lahu village to see life style of hill tribe people. They live by growing corps like corn, pumpkin, and vegetable.
Day 3: Mae Hong Son -Boat to Long Neck,City temples
Enjoy a day with Boat trip along Pai river to visit Long Neck Karen which is originally from Myanmar. This group has migrated to Thailand for political reason. They scatter in the northern part of Thailand and this village is the first community of them.
After a walk, take the boat back to the
car for a visit to Wat Doi Kong Mu, the most important temple of this small town with panoramic view of this
town.It is believed that the pagoda was built to house a relic of Buddha.
From there you will see how for big is the town for Tai people.
Then lunch at a local restaurant. Late afternoon,you visit Wat Chong Klang and Wat Chong Kham where it houses the biggest Buddha image.The Buddha was made in Burmese style by Burmese craft men. You will see some wooden antique which describes Buddhist story.Taking photo of temple with its reflection of water in the lake is highlight of this spot.
Accommodation in Mae Hong Son
Day4: Mae Hong Son- Chiang Mai via Doi Inthanon National Park
After breakfast, depart for Chiang Mai via Mae Cheam to see the different country side. We will visit Hmong village and their plantation.This high land tribe lives at the height of more than 1,000 meters above sea level.They cultivate vegetable such as lactuce,cabbages,potato,chili,pumpkin ,corn and carrot.
After lunch,we proceed to visit Karen village that grows coffee and to taste organic coffee .Then visit Wachiratharn water fall, one of the most beautiful in Doi Inthanon national Park.
We continue driving to Chiang Mai and drop off at hotel.
End of service.
Tour Price: 15500
- Suv Car/Mini van with air conditioning
- English speaking and licensed tour guide
- All entrance fees as mentioned in the program
- Soft drinks and snack / fruits
- Refreshing towels
- 4 Lunch
- Hotels 3 nights
- Accident insurance
- Drinks on meals
- Elephant riding