|• Meet your tour guide and leave at about 08.00 a.m. from your hotel or guesthouse then drive to Tourist Police office for the trekking documentary check. (Please prepare a photo copy of your passport for our guide.)|
|• Drives approximately 2 hours passing through the beautiful landscape of Phrao district until arrive to Akha hill tribe’s village. Lunch provided.|
|• Enjoy nature walking along the green hilly route approximately 5-6 hours until arrive to our unique house camp to stay overnight and enjoy with the natural creeks bath and candle light dinner.|
|• Wake up and enjoy a big breakfast with fresh seasonal fruits and hot tea or coffee|
|• Then walk for about 2 hours through the lush green forest.|
|• Join together preparing our lunch by cooking them in natural materials e.g. banana leaf and bamboo tree.|
|• Trek along the creeks path through the forest approximately 2 hours until arrive to Dara-ang hill tribes village to stay overnight.|
|• Spend the night with Dara-ang host family where you will feel at home and be impressed by their traditional way of life.|
|• Enjoy dining and the welcoming dance from the Dara-ang poeple around a campfire|
|• Enjoy a big breakfast then we will ride the elephants about 1 hour from our huts through the forest.|
|• Continue on by walking about 1 hour to visit Pagayor hill tribe’s village.|
|• Ride a truck about 15 minutes to the bamboo rafting camp and enjoy traditional Thai bamboo rafting for about 1 hour.|
|• Drive to visit Chiang Dao's limestone cave.|
|• Break for lunch.|
|• Proceed to limestone waterfalls and enjoy the wet climbing and swim as long as you like.|
|• Return to Chiang Mai city and we will arrive to Hotel/Guest house at about 05.00 p.m.|
• Transportation by seated a pick-up truck (Song Taew) for round trip.
• An English speaking tour guide who is experienced, friendly, knowledgeable and officially registered by the TAT.
• Porters and guide helpers from the village.
• 7 Meals (Vegetarian food is available on your request).
• Basic accommodation with sleeping gears
• Small bag pack for trek on loan (Please request)
• All entrances fees.
• Accident insurance.
. Personal expenses like beverages, tips and optional excursion/visit
What to bring?
. Hiking shoes or sport shoes.
. A few T-Shirts.
. A few pairs of socks.
. Swimming suit.
. Camera & batteries
. Long pants/or trousers.
. Flip flops/sandals.
. Pullover or jacket (Cold season Nov-Jan)
. Rain coat (Jun-Oct)
. Flash light with batteries
. Soap and shampoo.
. Toothbrush and toothpaste
. Toilet paper (if you don’t like to use bamboo stick)
. Insect repellent
The park is surrounded by the valleys and a mountain chain luns from north to south. There are several brooks and creeks which flow to the Mae Ping river, the main river in Chiang Mai province. This river helps feed the many people who live along the river.
There are three seasons:
• Rainy season - from June to October. Temperature 10 – 30 c°
• Winter - from November to February. Temperature 7 - 16 c°
• Summer- from March to April. Temperature 22 – 38 c°
Flora and Fauna
The rugged mountainous park has mixed deciduous forests moist and dry evergreen and lowland tropical forests which are home many exotic plants and animal which live here. Wildlife includes; chickens, reptiles, spiders, varieties of bird and wild pig etc.
Nature Attractions: both sides along the road are covered by the forests of Prao and Chiang Dao district, having the most fantastic scenery from evergreen forests to the steep limestone mountain's waterfalls.
It is necessary to meet up with your tour guide one day before the tour starts in order to re-check and pick the options to suite your group as:-
* The family’s route.
* General adult’s route.
* Physical fitness route.
This program is suitable for the families with the small children as parts of the hiking are not difficult and can be tailored to make it suit your family.
We recommend you to leave your baggage at your hotel/guest house if it is available or at our office. The less baggage you carry with you, the more you will enjoy the program.
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