Chiang Dao – Thaton – Mae Salong – Chiang Rai – Chiang mai Joy’s house
Incl. Overnight, breakfast, Lunch, dinner, tickets, transfer, Guide and activities
Day 1: Chiang Dao cave & temple Thaton
On the journey direction Thaton we stop at the Chiang Dao cave. Before we will visit there, we will get a Buddhist ceremony. In Chiang Dao cave, you will have adventure, along the way there will be a light of lamp and the locally village guide show you the way. After lunch drive to Thaton, along the way we will visit orange farm which you could visit and enjoy the farm experience. See sunset on the temple mountain. Stay overnight in lovely Bungalow and have Dinner at a typical restaurant.
Day 2: Thaton – rafting – life at the river, hill tribe life
After breakfast we will make a rafting tour. First, we will go trekking to Karen Village and have Lunch together. After that we will go rafting. The day journey will give you a deep insight into the life on the river. Overnight we stay in simple hill tribe village, made new friend with native hill tribe people. Have dinner together with host family
Day 3: Boat trip - Hiking to the idyllic Akka village
On the day three, we will go on boat trip and Hike around 2.5 hours to a beautiful idyllic Akka mountain Village. There we will get to know the village community. And enjoy swimming or relax at the hot spring. After lunch drive to beautiful village in the mountain “Mae Salong”. We will have Dinner at a typical restaurant and sleep in nice bungalows with marvelous view above the wide valley.
Day 4: Beautiful Mountain, tea farm, Hill tribe market, chiang Rai
The early morning visit Temple and hill tribe market, have delicious breakfast at bungalow. Today we will know about a family controlled tea plantation. Enjoy tea and walk through the beautiful valley, enjoy the nature around. After lunch next direction is Chiang Rai where we visit Black House and White Temple. At night, we sleep in Home stay in Chiang Rai city and have dinner nearby Kog River.
Day 5: Bamboo forest, water fall
Today we make a light wandering through fantastic bamboo forest to Khun Korn waterfall. After Lunch we drive direct to Chiang Mai, to Joy’s house. Along the way, we will visit hilltribe market and small Hot spring.
Day 6: treatment Massage, Cooking course
3 hours treatment massage in the afternoon, relax at the swimming pool. Evening start at 4.30 cooking course, Thai cooking belongs to the everyday life in Thailand and therefore also to the life of our family in Joy's House. Our students will bring you to the village where you will experience the local market, buying herbs, vegetables and other ingredients for dinner. You will come back to Joy’s House and learn how to cook real Thai food, taught by the students themselves. You will cook 3 dishes per course.
Day 7: Say Good bye
After breakfast you have the opportunity to relax at the pool. Or you just make a walk through the village. To say goodbye we will bring you to the airport or to any place in Chiang Mai.