Chiang Mai Variety - 3 day / 4 night
tour of Chiang Mai (CMPT4)
This tour includes Doi Suthep temple, Chiang Dao Elephant camp, Padong (long neck) tribe, Thai Cookery course and 4 nights accommodation in Chiang Mai. You can also do the tour if you spend only 2 or 3 nights in Chiang Mai - as long as you have two full days for the tours.
Day 1 Arrive in Chiang Mai. Transfer from the Airport to your hotel. Accommodation according to grade chosen.
This tour starts at 9am. You
are picked up from your hotel by your guide.
This tour starts
at 8.30am. You are picked up from your hotel by your guide. Drive north of Chiang Mai to
Chiang Dao (approx. 1hr) to the elephant camp. At the elephant camp you will see the
elephants taking their morning bath and demonstrating some of their skills. Afterwards
take an elephant ride for approx. 1½ hrs to a Lisu hilltribe village. The ride takes you
through some of the lovely forest scenery and along the river. After lunch take a bamboo
raft trip down the river for approx. 1 hr, admire the scenery and absorb the tranquility
as you float down the river. Drive a few
kilometers further to a Padong "long neck" tribe village. The women of the
tribe wear long brass coils around their neck which actually pushes the
collarbone down, giving them the appearance of an extended neck. This tribe
has come from Burma as refugees in recent years due to the persecution
of the Burmese government.
Spend some time in the village and then drive back to Chiang Mai in the afternoon.
Day 4 Learn some of the secrets of Thai Cooking. Spend a day on a Thai Cookery Course, touring the local market, learning about Thai ingredients and cooking some mouthwatering Thai dishes. Lots of Thai food to eat and a souvenir recipe book to take home. (Join in group). Course starts at 0930 and finishes approx. 4pm. Click here for daily menus. (B,L) Accommodation according to grade chosen.
Day 5 Depart from Chiang Mai, for your next destination. We transfer you from your hotel to Chiang Mai Airport. (B)
Notes: This is a private tour. Included in price are tours as listed including all entrance fees and activities (transport is A/C minibus with driver), English speaking guide, transfers to/from airport. Also includes 4 nights accommodation, choose from our recommendations or list of Chiang Mai Hotels. Prices listed below are applicable for Royal Princess Hotel.
Thailand Bicycle Tours
Chiang Mai Tours
20 Tapae Rd., Soi 4
Chiang Mai 50100
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