Chiang Mai Adventure
Duration: 3 nights independent tour
Price from: £439pp
Day 1 Bangkok/Chiang Mai: Morning departure from Bangkok for a one hour flight north to Chiang Mai, famous for its friendly people, refined handicrafts, cool climate and striking mountain scenery. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon take an "Inherited Craftsmanship" tour to witness the process of making and weaving silk and cotton. Proceed to Bor Sarng, the umbrella village where delicate Thai paper umbrellas are produced and hand painted. Finally, see the intricacies of lacquerware, silverware and teakwood furniture.
Day 2 Chiang Mai: Enjoy a half day tour visiting the gilded temple buildings of Wat Phra That before admiring the panoramic views from Doi Suthep Hill at 3,300 feet. Finally visit the White Meo hill tribe for an insight into a different lifestyle. This evening why not explore the bustling night bazaar.
Day 3 Chiang Mai: Today a full day tour to experience the famous Thai elephants in the spectacular jungle scenery before a relaxing bamboo river rafting trip when you can look out for rare wildlife as you glide through the stunning green jungle river. Continue to a traditional List village where you'll enjoy lunch and gain a greater understanding of this indigenous community.
Day 4 Chiang Mai/Bangkok: Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Bangkok.
Departures: Daily from Bangkok.
Accommodation: 4* Dusit Princess
Meals: Breakfast. Lunch also included on day 3.
Tour price: The price shown is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes domestic flights as indicated, three nights accommodation, sightseeing as outlined and transfers.