Day 1: 9 a.m. departure at Chiang Mai. The drive will take you in 1 hour north west of Chiang Mai to Mae Malai market. You can wander around for 30 minutes while your guide is buying more fresh food. Drive 30 minutes to Pong Duet National Park and Mog Fah Waterfall where you can swim and relax for about 1 hour. After a further drive of 1 hour you will enjoy lunch at a beautiful view point. Drive further for about 20 minutes and start walking. After trekking for about 1 hour you will reach the Pong Duet hot springs. Walk for about 1 hour to the Karen village called Pong Noi village and further 2 hours to the Karen village Mae Manai where you will have dinner and spend your first night.
Day 2: 8:00 a.m. breakfast is served. Start trekking at 9 a.m. for about 1 hour to the Karen elephant camp Pang Maka. The elephant ride of about 1 ½ hours will bring you across the Mae Taeng river to the ethnic Lahu Pong Ngaen village. Your rafting adventure will start with handmade bamboo rafts. During the 2 hour journey on the raft your may observe nature with different wildlife. You will have lunch at Sopgai village. Our pickup truck will drive you back to Chiang Mai in about 2 hours.
Included: English and Karen speaking guide, transportation, insurance, lunch, fruit, lodging, elephant riding and bamboo rafting
Prices according to the amount of people in a group:
1 person: THB 9,000
2 people: THB 5,500 per person
3-4 people: THB 4,000 per person
5-6 people: THB 3,000 per person
7-8 people: THB 2,500 per person
Please do not hesitate to contact us to inquire if more travelers are joining a group.