Pull on your walking boots and take to the hills in this adventure-packed trip taking in the unique sights of northern Thailand. Make new friends as you hike through remote villages and learn the secrets to jungle survival from locals. If you're looking to escape the cities and get a taste of the real Thailand, then this short trip is the ideal adventure, taking you into the heart of this fascinating region.
Day 1 Chiang Mai
With a famous night bazaar and more than 300 temples to explore, thereÂ’s always something to see and do in this charming northern city.
Day 2 Hilltribe Trek
Pull on some hiking boots and set off into the northern hills to meet locals and visit their villages. Walk through forests and rural terrain, and learn about the distinct languages, dress and beliefs of the various hilltribes. Stay overnight in a bamboo hut for a real taste of life in the jungle.
Day 3 Elephant Experience
Continue the hike and stop off at an elephant camp to see the fascinating relationship between a mahout and their elephant.
Days 4-5 Chiang Mai
Opt to try bamboo rafting, stopping in at small riverside communities along the way. In free time back in Chiang Mai, why not pick up some last-minute bargains or simply settle back at a local cafe and share stories of this hilltribe experience?