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Ultimate Northern Thailand

7 day Private Tour - from £795

Travel through some of the best scenery the North of Thailand has to offer, visiting places of cultural and historic importance. Visit Wat Phradhat Doi Suthep, Long neck tribes of Karen Paduagn and take a trip along the Pay River.

Highlights:

  • Scenic mountainous countryside
  • Karen Longneck hill tribe
  • Chiang Mai market
  • Doi Suthep temple and views
  • Golden Triangle viewpoint
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Mae Hong Son

Head out from Chiang Mai along winding roads through spectacular jungle clad mountains, via the Pai Valley to Mae Hong Son province. Stop en route at an orchid farm and Fish Cave where many large freshwater fish live in a mountainside pool, before arriving at your hotel.

Meals: 1 Lunch
Hotel: The Imperial Resort, Mae Hong Son

Day 2 - Mae Hong Son

Today your guide will take you through the jungle to visit the “Long Neck” Karen Padaung Village. The Karen Padaung women wear numerous brass coils round their necks and legs and over time their necks become elongated. After lunch take a boat trip on the Pai River before returning to Mae Hong Son for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
Hotel: The Imperial Resort, Mae Hong Son

Day 3 - Chiang Mai

Make an early start to visit the market where you will find an array of local Thai produce and witness the traditional Buddhist offering which is an important start to the day. Afterwards travel to the lakeside to visit some simply beautiful Burmese temples before heading up the mountain to visit Wat Phrathat Doi with its breathtaking views of this sleepy town. After lunch drive back to Chiang Mai and your hotel for the night.

Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
Hotel: The Park Hotel, Chiang Mai

Day 4 - Chiang Mai

Today you have a full day to enjoy the delights of Chiang Mai, have a good breakfast because in the morning you will visit the hilltop temple of Wat Phra Doi Suthep which offers spectacular views of the Chiang Mai area but has over 300 steps to reach the top! After lunch visit the district of Sankampaeng, home to Chiang Mai’s famous handicraft industries. Tonight enjoy a northern Thai style Khantoke dinner whilst you watch elegant dancers.

Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Hotel: The Park Hotel, Chiang Mai

Day 5 - Chiang Rai

Travel north to Chiang Rai through breathtaking mountain scenery via Mae Ka Chan, famous for its hot springs. You will arrive in Chiang Rai in time for lunch and afterwards travel up the narrow mountain roads to visit the Akha and Yao Hill tribe villages. Enjoy the outstanding scenery and great views along the way. Then head back for dinner and an overnight stay in Chiang Rai.

Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
Hotel: Wiang Inn, Chiang Rai

Day 6 - Golden Triangle region

Start the day by travelling to Mae Sai, Thailand’s northernmost town on the Burma border. It is possible to cross over the border (copies of passport needed and border fee payable locally, subject to time and current border restrictions). Continue onto the renowned Golden Triangle where you can stand on the hilltop and enjoy views over Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and the mighty Mekong River. After this drive along the route of Mekong River to Chiang Saen, where evidence of the original 13th century city can still be seen. Return to Chiang Rai in the late afternoon for an evening to relax or explore as you please.

Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
Hotel: Wiang Inn, Chiang Rai

Day 7 - Farewell

Transfer to Chiang Rai airport for your onward flight.

Meals: 1 Breakfast

7 day Private Tour - from £795

With flights from £1469

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All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a twin or double room. Seasonal variations may apply, please call Freedom Destinations for more information and availability.

Your Touring Experience

Touring at its very best with a private driver/guide and vehicle. Plus time to explore at your own pace

Your Private tour includes:

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Private tour guide/vehicle
  • Arrival/departure transfers
  • Sightseeing & entrance fees
  • 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 1 dinner

Departure dates:

Tour departs daily.

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