Travel to the ‘Gateway of the Golden Triangle’ and immerse yourself in the unique culture of the hilltribes in Chiang Rai. Here you will visit two major hilltribes, each having their own distinct traditional dress.
Short Stay itinerary
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: ARRIVE CHIANG RAI
Make your own way to your Chiang Rai hotel. This afternoon visit Wat Phra Kaew, the Hilltribe Museum and a handicrafts centre.
DAY 2: CHIANG RAI – MAE SALONG
Enjoy a half-day tour to Mae Salong, visiting a tea plantation, a Yao Tribe and an Akha village known as Ban Lorcha. This afternoon return to Chiang Rai and enjoy the rest of the day free at your leisure. (B,L)
DAY 3: CHIANG RAI TO H’MONG HILLTRIBE
Travel to the H’mong Hilltribe Lodge, passing forests, farms and villages along the way. This evening enjoy a local BBQ for dinner. (B,L,D)
DAY 4: H’MONG HILLTRIBE TO CHIANG RAI
Drive to Thaton and board a longtail boat to Baan Pha Tai, then continue to Chiang Rai by road. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your Chiang Rai hotel where your arrangements end. (B)
All categories will stay at the H’mong Hilltribe Lodge.
# Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.