Overview : 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. : Pick-up from hotel or guest-house by truck.
We will leave Chiang Mai on highway 108 past the airport to Sanphathong, and further to “Mae Wang Elephant Camp”, an about 30 minute drive. You will have a little time to look around the elephant camp while the mahouts prepare the elephants for trekking. The elephant will lead you trek through a wonderful mountainous jungle landscape for about 1 hour.
From the there we will drive to a “Shan” (Tai Yai) village where we will have lunch. After lunch we will drive to a “Karen” hilltribe village. There you can watch Karen women weaving on hand-looms and you will get some insides into the living of the Karen people. Also you can buy hand-woven fabrics and other souvenirs made in the village. The guide will lead a tour trekking through the village for about half an hour. From there we will drive to the “Mae Wang” waterfalls, where we will make a brake. You can swim there, walk around or just relax. Here we start our jungle walk to “Ban Pha Daeng” village, a village of the “Meo” tribe. The guide will lead a tour trekking through the village for about half an hour.
From there we can make an exiting ride down “Mae Wang” stream on a raft made of bamboo stems bound together. The ride will take about 1 hour.
After that back to Chiang Mai where you will arrive at about 17:00