Departure to board your bamboo raft. Descent of the Mae Taeng River. Lunch. Visit the Chiang Dao cave and a village of Lisu mountain dwellers (from Tibet). Arrival at Thaton. Accommodations in Thaton hotel.
Around 180 kilometers of day.
Breakfast at your hotel. 4-hour motorboat excursion on the Mae Kok River to Chiang Rai, with several stops in various tribal villages. Lunch in Chiang Rai. After you will going to Doi Tung (Flag Peak) by a winding and steep road through villages Shan, Akha and Lahu. You visit the botanical garden Mae Fah Luang which located is 950 meters high and covers 4 hectares. It is certainly one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in Thailand. Continuing to Chiang Saen, in the heart of the famous Golden Triangle. Accommodation in Chiang Saen hotel.
Breakfast at your hotel. Discovery of the famous Golden Triangle where the borders of the three countries Thailand, Myanmar (Burma) and Laos meet on the Mekong River. Then visit the amazing “Hall of Opium” museum (closed on Monday), telling the story of opium from the opium war to the present day with the consequences of its consumption. Lunch. Road to Mae Saï, Thailand’s northernmost point, on the Burmese border. Mae Saï is a prosperous small town where you will meet many mountain people from the area. Returning to Chiang Rai and accommodation at your hotel.
Breakfast at your hotel. Discover the local market of Chiang Rai, then visit the amazing temple Wat Rongkhun (White Temple). This temple, a masterpiece of Thai architecture, was founded in 2000 by the famous Thai artist Chalermchai Kositpipat, and is composed of white concrete and several thousand small mirrors. Lunch. Return to Chiang Mai with a stop at hot springs. Arrival in Chiang Mai and transfer to your hotel or airport.
620 Euros / person