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Hill Tribe Trek – Pang Ma Pha

Local Experiences

Hill tribe trek 3 days 2 night in Pang Mapha District area where you will experience 2 different indigenous communities; Red Lahu at CBT Ban Pha Mon, White Karen at CBT Ban Muang Pam. We stay with friendly host family and take your opportunities to learn about their local cooking, lifestyle and local wisdom. Please Note: Photos taken during rainy season. This is the most beautiful period with more local activities. Travel during dry season (March-May) is summer and some forest fire are found on this trek.

Day 1: Chiang Mai – Pai – Ban Pha Mon (Black Lahu) (L,D)

Morning: 08.00am. Transfer from Chiang Mai via Pai, enjoy beautiful mountain highway (about 3 hours)

Lunch: stop for lunch in Pai at local Thai restaurant

Afternoon: continue drive to where CBT trek begins (about 1 hour). Enroute take a short break at Giew-lom viewpoint. 

Upon arrival at where CBT trek begins, meet our CBT local guide and porters. This afternoon enjoys your trek through local farming and Limestone Mountain and rotational farming for 3 hours. Late afternoon arrives at Ban Pha Mon a black Lahu village. Check in homestay / free at leisure or observe and learn how local host family cooks your traditional Lahu foods.

Day 2: CBT trek to Ban Muang Pam (white Karen village) (B,L,D)

Morning: Breakfast at your homestay, pack up and continue your day 2 CBT trek to White Karen village. Today’s trek is about 5-6 hours. During the trek enjoy beautiful nature scenery.

Lunch: enjoy our team to experience jungle cooking style

Afternoon: continue trek through beautiful forest area and visit some local cave, rice paddy field, conservation forest area and etc. Late afternoon arrives at Ban Muang Pam warm welcome by Ban Muang Pam CBT club then check in homestay / free at leisure or observe and learn how local host family cooks your traditional Karen foods.

Day 3: Village walk – Bamboo rafting – Lod Cave – Pai (B,L)

Morning: Breakfast at your homestay, this morning take village walk tour about 09.00am pack up and continue your trek to Lod Cave (about 6.5 Kms)

Lunch: at local Thai restaurant

Afternoon: Visit one of the biggest caves in the north at Lod Cave. Explore the mysterious Lod Cave which contains three large chambers; Giant Pillar, Doll Cave and Pre-historic wood coffin cave. By the end of the day, transfer to Chiang Mai (about 4 hrs)

Approximately arrival to Chiang Mai by 06.30-07.00 pm

Tour includes:

  • Tour leader (English speaking)
  • Transportation from Chiang Mai to Pang Mapha (roundtrip) van with air conditioning upto 8 pax
  • Meals & drinking water (B,LD) total 7 (local foods)
  • Homestays 2 nights provide with mattress, blanket, mosquito net, squat toilet
  • Local guide
  • Entrance to Lod Cave
  • Entrance to National Park
  • Travel insurance
  • Tax

Tour excludes:

  • Personal expenses