Chiang Rai
Wat Rong Khun
Chiang Rai
Long Neck Karen
Chiang Mai
Mae Hong Son
Golden Triangle

Ultimate Northern Thailand

7 day Private Tour - from £795

With flights from £1565

With a private driver/guide, explore the stunning landscapes of Northern Thailand, visiting ancient temples, local hill tribes and relaxing hot springs.


  • Journey through the jungle clad Pai Valley
  • Enjoy a boat trip on the Pai River and visit Karen Padaung village
  • Explore the markets and Burmese temples of Chiang Mai
  • Soak in the views from the Wat Phra Doi Suthep hilltop temple
  • Head to the Golden Triangle, where Myanmar, Laos and Thailand converge
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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.

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

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.

Hotel: The Imperial Resort, Mae Hong Son
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

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.

Hotel: The Park Hotel, Chiang Mai
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

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.

Hotel: The Park Hotel, Chiang Mai
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

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.

Hotel: Wiang Inn, Chiang Rai
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

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, passport photos 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.

Hotel: Wiang Inn, Chiang Rai
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 7 - Farewell

Transfer to Chiang Rai airport for your onward flight.

Meals: Breakfast

7 day Private Tour - from £795

With flights from £1565


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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.

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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 and vehicle
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
  • 6 breakfasts and 6 lunches

Departure dates:

Tour departs daily.

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