2 Day Doi Inthanon Trail 2700THB per person
•Pick up 7.00 – 7.30 am
•Stop at a local market on the way to buy supplies
•Drive to the Hoi Tong Karen Hilltribe village and head to the starting point of our hiking trail
•We will hike about 6 hours through the borders of the Doi Inthanon and Mae Wang National Park. Along the way we will stop at a beautiful a waterfall where you can swim and relax, experience the beauty of the rainforests fauna and flora and take in breathtaking views at the viewpoint. Stopping along the trail for lunch.
•Arrive at the Churkee Farm Stay, where you will be sleeping for the night. Here we will relax and also show you the traditional herbal steam room where your guide will tell you about the medicinal herbs the Karen people have been using for centuries in these steam rooms. You will have a chance to enjoy the steam room and its health benefits if you like. The cost is 50 Baht per person and money goes straight back to the village helping Karen people keep their tradition alive.
•IF YOU ARE LUCKY we will see Gibbons or hear them barking, one of their home trees is 5 minute walk from the camp. They come to the tree when it is producing fruit. The best time to visit is early morning or late afternoon if the gibbons are around.
•This family of Gibbons are protected by the Hoi Tong Karen Village which has allowed this group to prosper without fear of being hunted.
•After the steam we will have dinner and relax around the fire.
•If you wake up early and would like to go see if the Gibbons are in the tree, we can take a walk to see.
•After breakfast we will depart from camp around 9.30.
•Our hiking trail will be about 4 hours this day and we will stop at 2 waterfalls along the way. Enjoying lunch along the way and swimming at the 2nd waterfall.
•Departing for Chiang Mai. Arriving back to Chiang Mai around 18.30
Level: Medium, has a mix of uphills and downhills