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Private Tour: 2-Day Authentic Hill Tribes Tour and Homestay from Chiang Mai

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    Day 1: You will be picked up from your hotel at 9am and head to Doi Angkhang mountain, approximately 2-hour drive from Chiang Mai town. Enjoy the landscapes as we drive up this sweeping mountain range, beautiful garden, agricultural areas and visit an outlook point which overlooks the Thailand-Myanmar border.

    A cluster of peaks and valleys this is home to colorful minorities, we will visit Lahu and Palong hill tribe villages.  Descend Doi Angkhang and onto a Karen hill tribe village. Meet your host family, enjoy a traditional hill tribe dinner together. You will stay overnight at Karen hill tribe (homestay), and please note that the meals and accommodation are not included (please refer to additional information for extra charges).                  

    Day 2: After breakfast, you will learn and explore Karen village lifestyle. We will take a short trek to the farm and around hill tribe villages. You will see many beautiful flowers and vegetables grown in the farm. You are welcome to join the farmer for rice planting or harvesting (depending on the seasons).

    We will then visit Akha hill tribe community located at tourism village (ticket not included). After you have purchased your entrance ticket, a local Akha guide will show you around Akha Hill House surrounded by natural, plantation, rice field and traditional life (hunting and weaving). After the tour at Akha hill tribe, we will return to Chiang Mai and the journey will take approximately 3-hour. Once we reached Chiang Mai, you will be transferred back to your hotel safely.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Chiang Mai
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    Your hotel in Chiang Mai
    Inclusions
    • Professional local guide and driver
    • Transport by private vehicle, 4x4
    • Meals at home stay
    Exclusions
    • Petrol: fill up and pay at the pump along the way, approximately 2,300 baht
    • Home stay accommodation: 500 baht/night/adult and 250 baht/night/child under 16 years
    • Food: it is customary to pay for guide and driver when eating together they will take you to try local foods
    • All entrance fees
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • We cannot guarantee or specify what you can see/do in the village, as the tour follow the natural rhythms of village life
    • You will travel with a local hill tribe guide, who opens up cultural doors for you in a respectful way
    • The tour includes an overnight at a hill tribe home stay in a village. Conditions are basic, with electricity and simple hard bedding, but no hot showers. Bedding and mosquito nets are provided. You are welcome to bring your own sleeping bag.
    • You can request overnight at a local guesthouse instead
    • You pay for the home stay directly to the host family, so they benefit directly from your visit
    • Activities are subject to change based on weather, events and other local factors
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 21 August 2019 via mobile

    This tour absolutely deserves 5 stars. Anan, our guide, and Sam, our driver did a fantastic job, they were so kind and helpful and looked after us very well. We visited a Karen village and spent the day and night experiencing their lifestyle, they cooked...More

    Thank 567suzyk
    Reviewed 30 July 2019

    The key to this experience is doing the overnight. We stayed in a Karen Village (with also visited the Hillside Tribe National Park which is 500 baht entry fee and puts a number of different tribes in traditional style homes and dress selling goods). However,...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Indiegoddess
    Reviewed 27 August 2018

    As part of our family trip to Thailand we wanted to experience a little more than just the standard touristic attractions Thailand is famous for. This tour promised and delivered in full exactly what we were looking for - a chance to see first hand...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    1  Thank yuvala326
    Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

    READ ME YOU ARE GONNA LAUGHT. First things to say, our driver and our guide were really nice and really good in their job. The problem is this society. It says : Our tours focus on a non-tourist experience.  So for the authentic villages we...More

    5  Thank Sanka0212
    Reviewed 28 July 2018

    It was very very nice homestay! Our son also enjoied staying there. The people were so nice and good food and interesting house for us! We enjoyed walking around there,watching animals,trees,houses... Guide and driver are very nice too.The family and guide made local food and...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    1  Thank Departure792918
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