Discover the Rose of the North, Chiang Mai, and its beautiful surrounding countryside. Explore the city, forests, hills and rivers by bicycle, raft and elephant. You’ll get to meet hill tribe people and stay with village locals in a community ecotourism project.
Experience the charm of Chiang Mai starting with a trishaw ride to a busy local market and sample a cup of the local Arabica at a coffee research project. Continue to a hill tribe village to meet the locals, ending your day with a private blessing ceremony at Chiang Mai’s most sacred temple, Wat Doi Suthep. Next day we’ll mountain bike through country scenery; elephant trek through jungle paths then board a rubber raft for an exhilarating ride downriver to meet an Akha hill tribe family in their village. Stay at a home stay in the countryside, helping your family with the dinner and strolling around the friendly village. After saying goodbye to your hosts you’ll head for a hot springs where the water is guaranteed to relax and soothe.
Sleeping and meals
Mid-range to Luxury homestay. Some meals included.
|Until 28 Feb 14||US $1,342||US $2,906||US Dollars per family for shared twin/double|
|01 Mar 14 – 30 Apr13||US $1,309||US $2,841||US Dollars per family for shared twin/double|
|01 May 14 - 31 Oct 13||US $1,269||US $2,761||US Dollars per family for shared twin/double|
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Backyard Travel is an independent online company specializing in tailor made tours to seven destinations in Southeast Asia, Japan and China. Launched in mid February 2012 with headquarters in Bangkok Thailand, Backyard Travel is staffed by locals and expats with many years of experience in the travel industry, who are committed to sharing their deep knowledge of, and passion for the region. Clients travelling with Backyard Travel will explore hidden places and see the classics with a unique twist, connect on a deep level with local people and ultimately gain a genuine understanding of the countries and cultures they visit.