3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS TREK MAE TAENG AREA
DAY 1 CHIANGMAI - WATERFALL - KAREN HILLTRIBE VILLAGE.
|Depart from the hotel by truck. On route stop at Mae Malai local market to purchase some food and vegetables needed during the trek. stop at Mok Fah Waterfall for swimming and relaxation.
|Transfer by truck to Baan Pang Lun for a local lunch.
|Drive about half an hour along the wildly road to Huay Nam Dung National Park. Spend another 2 hours to trek from here to Baan Mae Jok, Karen village.
|Arrive and explore around the village chitchatting with local people as well as joining local activities. Dinner and overnight at the village.
DAY 2 KAREN HILLTRIBE VILLAGE - KAREN HILLTRIBE VILLAGE - ELEPHANT FEEDING AND BATHING (B/L/D)
|Breakfast at the village. Trek about 3.5 - 4 hours to Karen village, Bann Pang Khao Laam. which?s quite Impressive because you will mostly trek under the shady of green trees.
|Lunch at the village, guide will show his cooking skill by preparing lunch for the group.
|Then, take time after lunch to walk around the village to see their local lifestyle.
|Feeding the Elephant and bathing Elephant in the river. Dinner and overnight at the village. There?s usually a camp fire with some entertainment (Jokes - Games - Funny Stories) lead by the guide after dinner
DAY 3 KAREN HILLTRIBE VILLAGE - BAMBOO RAFT - CHIANG MAI (B/L/-)
|Breakfast at the village. Take a very smooth bamboo rafting along the Mae Tang River for 1.5 - 2 hours (depend on water level) to Lahu hill tribe village at Baan Pong Ngan. Shortly break to view around visiting Lahu people and village. Continue exciting on the bamboo raft passing many rapids down to Shan village for 2 hours.
|Lunch at Shan village.
|Transfer back to Chiang Mai by local truck and transfer to hotel on reservation.
This is THE MAIN TREK for Most of people who are looking for a remembrance to enhance life?s experience. The HIGHLY RECOMMENDED reason is the excellent program which is consisted of bamboo rafting, Elephant feeding and bathing or visiting hill tribe villages in an unspoiled jungle area. Let?s see how interesting the program is.......
One day before departure trek, at 18h00 the meeting will be arranged at the Trekker Camp, a center of our Trekking Tour, for the members of the group that they will be introduced to know each other before sharing the same trip. Also, the guide will present and inform about "how should you prepare yourself and all equipment supposed to bring along during the trek".
ACTIVITIES ON THE 1st DAY:
** Along the natural trail, a tour guide will always lead and instruct how to walk in the jungle trail as well as shows the group various kinds of trees and vegetation seen during the trek.
IMPRESSION ON THE 3rd DAY:
** Enjoy a marvelous bamboo rafting passing many rapids along the Mae Taeng River.
WHAT TO SEE? WHAT TO GET?
* Able to learn distinctive customs, costumes & ornaments, life styles and dialects of different ethnic groups. * Able to see various kinds of trees and vegetation.