Joy’s House and our Culture Travel program received the award for outstanding sensitive Tourism of Thai Tourist Authority.
We invite you to experience the unique and traditional North Thailand beside the beaten Tourist path.
Our Tours are private Tours - no group Tours. You will enjoy your day in traditional style - off the beaten tourist path - without waiting times. You can stop where ever you want, take photos or rest for a while whenever you want. You will get your private car, driver, guide and quality information. We are open for you individual wishes in any time. Ask for our special prices for Families and groups
1 Day Trips: Locally bookable
Temple, Markets and the old city of Chiang Mai
We will guide you to the local interesting places of Chiang Mai. You will see the flower market, Warrawot Market and the old famous temples. You will get close with traditional Thai life. You will enjoy a Temple Ceremony and have some typical Thai Snack at the market. We enjoy lunch in a typical Thai Restaurant. In traditional style we will drive by TUK TUK or open red Taxi in the City. We will guide you to the traditional museum and also to the local streets inside. Boat trip on Ping River back to Joys House.
Be friend with elephant, Learn how to prepare healthy food for elephants, bathing together with at the nature pool, Enjoy mud spa with that keep their body temperature down and protects them from parasites. Bananas feed the elephant, In this elephant farm you will have a lot of fun with the elephant please prepare for adventure and get wet & dirty.
Relax at our beautiful Lake and
visit Wat Doi Suthep Temple
Visit the famous temple of Doi Suthep on the mountain top (Elevation from sea level is 1,080
meters). You will have an unforgettable view over Chiang Mai. After that visit Wat umong
is famous for its
ancient tunnels and large stupa. Relax at a beautiful lake, located 20 minutes’ drive from Joy’s House. Visit
a relaxing paradise where Thai people spend their free time and get a taste of local food. You will enjoy your
stay in small open huts directly on the water and if you like, you can go swimming. For Dinner go back to
Doi Inthanon National park,
Hiking, Nature, hill tribe Village
We leave Joy’s House early in the morning to drive to Doi Inthanon National Park (Elevation from sea level is 2,565 meters.). We begin our adventure with a 3-hour hike to a beautiful waterfall. During our hike, you will admire the wonderful scenery of traditional farm cottages, rice fields and the local hill tribe flower farms. We will have a delicious lunch at the hill tribe village. After our visit to the waterfall we will walk to a Karen hill tribe village to visit their self-sustaining organic coffee farm and visit the beautiful Twin Pagodas.
Dinner in Joy’s house is included.
Chiang Dao cave and water fall
On the morning, we will drive to Chiang Dao, small city in Northern Thailand. The city that
surrounded with mountain, water fall, and jungle. First, we will stop at Mae ma lai market, you
will see local life of chiamg mai people and also jungle food. Here we will buy meal for the
picnic in lunch time. Then we will go to Chiang Dao cave, we will have lunch after that. Next
enjoy the nature by swim in the water fall or relax nearby. Feel free to lay down. Come back to
have dinner at Joy’s house.
Early morning monk Ceremony
In the morning 6.30 am we will wake up and drive to the area where 50 monks will have their early
morning walk and Ceremony. After this experience we will walk up to the famous Doi Suthep Temple in the
mountains and have breakfast there. You will get a fantastic view over Chiang Mai. We will spend time here.
The second important temple you should not miss is our Meditation Temple Wat U Mong. Its build up as a
tunnel system and the area is full of tradition and spirit. For your late lunch we will drive to our beautiful Lake
close by. Swimming, Lunch, Relaxing in beautiful nature. We go back in late afternoon
Mae Rim & Mae Sa for Family
This program is an appropriate city for travelling with kids and is certainly more family – friendly. We will drive to the scenery true Mae Rim. On the way your will pass small village and beautiful nature. First stop at Siam Insect Zoo & Museum – Chiang Mai. The exhibitions to provide closely service to guide and allow to hold, to touch stick, mantis, photography especially the live insect, including walking stick, mantis, beetles, beetle grubs, butterfly caterpillars, crickets and scorpions for examples. You will enjoy sitting in the bamboo hut for lunch near the small river. We short drive to “Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden” There are beautiful gardens an aerial walkway above the forest canopy, fountains and green house. Last place we will refresh at Mae Sa Waterfall where you and family can swim and relax. Take your time and enjoy the nature voice.
Full Day Experience Trek Mae Tang Area (For real nature sport lovers!)
4 hours Trekking, Rafting Lunch/Dinner incl.
This trekking trip will be operated in areas of Mae Taeng Forest, in the upper North of Chiang Mai where you will be able to experience the life of Karen and Lahu Hill tribes. We leave Joy’s House early in the morning to drive to Mae Taeng District around 45 minutes, we will start trekking (around 2 hours) to Karen Village along the way, you will see many kind of forest plants, insect and incredible view of Valley. Then have lunch at Karen Hill tribes, after take a walk around and see their life we will start hiking again to water fall (around 2 hours). You can have time to swim and take a rest for a while. At last, do adventure sports "Rafting” at the river nearby. Dinner in Joy’s house is included.
Remark: children age under than 12 years old parent have to well take care. Seniors over than 60 years old should be healthy to be able to participate.
Rafting can skip, please ask at the reception.