Private Tour - 8 days/7 nights
Culture and Hilltribes in the Northern Thailands
If you want to go trekking and enjoy the nature, Northern Thailand is the perfect destination for you to go. Discover the hilly landscape and the jungle! The Province Mae Hong Son in the North of Thailand will welcome you with waterfalls, hot springs, impressive caves and hill tribes – perfect for adventurous tours and individual round trips.
Day 1 - Arrival in Chiang Mai
Transfer from the airport to your hotel in the centre of Chiang Mai. You can discover the famous Night Bazaar or the old town in the evening. Hotel: The Rim Hotel
Day 2 - Chiang Mai-Soppong: A 4.5 hours’ drive will take you through the green mountains and valleys of the North. Check in at Little Eden Resort. The resort is located directly at the river in the middle of the jungle. You can relax at the pool, enjoy a coffee at the river or discover the surroundings.
Resort: Little Eden (B)
Day 3: Half day Cave Tour
In the morning you will have a Thai massage for one hour - relax. In the afternoon you will visit a Cave. The Lod cave is one of the most famous limestone caves of the region. You will be guided through the cave with a gas lamp. At the end of the tour you can watch thousands of swallows and bats coming back to their cave. Little Eden Resort: Little Eden (B)
Day 4: 2 day Mae Hong Son-Tour
A 1.5 hours’ drive through the mountains will bring you to Mae Hong Son. The small town is located at the border to Burma which is also reflected in its architecture. First of all you will visit the Shan temple on the hill where you can enjoy a breath taking view over the hilly landscape. After lunch you will visit another impressive temple at the lake. Resort: Eco-Fernresort outside Mae Hong Son. (B-L)
Day 5: Mae Hong Son-Tour
After breakfast we will visit a Longneck Village outside Mae Hong Sorn. Lunch break. And on the way back you will have a stop to get a MUD-Tretent at the Mud-Spa.In the afternoon you will be back in the Little Eden Resort. (B-L)
Day 6: Soppong-Hilltribe Tour
You will be brought to a Lahu village at 9 am to explore their life style. From this village you will hike approximately three hours though impressive natural surroundings to a Shan village. Lunch time.
After lunch, you will go to the Lod cave. This is one of the most famous limestone caves in this area. You will be guided through the cave with a gas lamp. After your cave tour you can watch thousands of swallows and bats returning to their cave. You will be back at your resort around 7 pm.
Resort: Little Eden (B; L)
Day 7: Soppong - Chiang Mai
You will be brought back to Chiang Mai by private transfer. In the afternoon you will be back at your hotel in Chiang Mai. You can go shopping or visit some of the temples in the city. Hotel: The Rim (B)
Day 8: Before your departure, this day is for your free disposal. Transfer to the airport.
Little Eden Resort
This resort will pamper you during this tour. Enjoy the garden with the pool and the natural surroundings directly at the river. As the name already indicates: this resort is like a little paradise.
Minimum 2 Personen.
Included: Airport-Transfers, 7 nights include American Breakfast, Program see above, private Transfers Chiang Mai - Soppong - Chiang Mai, english speaking Guide.
Resorts: The Rim Hotel Chiang Mai, Little Eden Resort Soppong, Fern Resort Mae Hong Son.
Riverview House/Lotus House/Riverside House:
Double room - Package pro Person 25540 Baht = ca. 680 Euro
3. person in room include package 13700 Baht = ca. 360 Euro
Room categories at Little Eden Resort
- Riverview House:
Directly located at the river, living room with TV and chimney at the ground floor, bathroom, bedroom on the 1st floor, tower room with nice view (shower with bath tub, double bed, toilet, fan, mosquito net, TV, DVD)
- Riverside Bungalow for 2 persons
directly located at the riverside, with a balcony above the river and large windows with view in the jungle, extra bed available (TV, bedroom, bathroom, balcony, double bed, air conditioning)
- Lotus House for 2-4 person:
A nice, well-furnished house with two floors (TV, living room, DVD, bedroom, balcony, double bed, fan, mosquito net) extra bed available
- Room Dhara House for 2 persons each: Spacious, modern room with double bed and view on the pool (bathroom, balcony, double bed, fan, mosquito net)
Please note: Bring a warm pullover during winter season because it can get cold in the evening. Do not forget to bring mosquito spray, comfortable shoes for hiking, a small backpack and flip-flops.
Time: October – March, June – August
Not to be recommended: April and May