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Hill Tribe Experience
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Pull on your walking boots and take to the hills in this three-day, adventure-packed trip. Take in the unique sights of northern Thailand and the fascinating Hill tribe people the inhabit the area.
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Days 1-2: Hill Tribe trek
Leave your hotel in the morning and head north from Chiang Mai in a Songthaew (an open pick-up truck) with your fellow travelers. After a quick stop for lunch head on foot into the tropical forest for a 2 to 3 hours walk to the village where you will spend the night. Explore the traditional village and help prepare the evening meal. After eating your evening meal with the villagers, retire to a traditional-style bamboo hut.

For the next couple of days, hike through forest and rural terrain and visit some of the Hill Tribe villages. The villages are filled with ethnic minorities that fill the hills of northern Thailand, and many of them have retained their own languages and belief systems which they have held through the centuries. Interact with people of the hill tribes and learn about their cultures and way of life. Learn about elephants and how they live, and have a chance to ride one through the jungle.

Day 3: Chang Mai
Water-levels permitting, jump aboard a bamboo raft (surcharge) for a trip down the river, or hike through the tropical forests to one of the local villages. After lunch, you will be met by a Songthaew and driven back to Chiang Mai.

Inclusions :
  • Guided trek through Thailand
  • Select meals
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Admissions

Duration:
3 days / 2 nights

Available:
Daily

Departure time and location:
9 AM; from central Chiang Mai hotels

Return time and location:
5 PM; to central Chiang Mai hotels

Note:
Porters may be available to carry bags on days 2 and 3 at an additional cost. Basic aerobic fitness is required as extensive walking is involved.

Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it iscritical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

Exchange your voucher for activity:
Reservation confirmation is required. Please contact Urban Adventures Thailand at least 24 hours prior to your tour date to ensure your reservation: contact information is provided on your printed voucher(s). Upon arrival at the redemption location, present your printed voucher(s) and photo ID in exchange for service.
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.