In northern Thailand, around 1-2-hour drive from Chiang Mai, there is a small town called Lamphun. This hidden gem is known amongst the locals for its cultural heritage and beautiful scenery.
With the Hilltribe Village Homestay you will be afforded a unique experience into the area. You will be impressed with the lifestyle and cultural diversity of the Paka-Kyaw indigenous people. The village has a strong trust in Buddhism and practice respect to any life. For this stay you will be served vegetarian meals only.
DAY1: Chiang Mai- Lamphun (-/L/D)
We will pick you up by a private vehicle from your hotel in Chiang Mai. On the way to Lamphun we will visit Phra That Ha Duang Temple, which is the main temple in Li. Lunch will be served. After arriving in the village, you will check in to your homestay. Then we will take you on a bicycle tour around the village where you will learn about the local folk wisdom. You will also see silver handicraft work, weaving, natural dyeing and also a traditional welcoming ceremony. Dinner will be served at your homestay. Overnight: Simple and comfortable homestay, bedding and mosquito net are provided.
DAY2: Lamphun- Chiang Mai (B/L/-)
In the morning we will visit the Phra Bat Huai Tom Temple where we will offer food to the local monks.
Afterwards, we will visit the morning market to observe local way of life. Breakfast will be served. We will then travel to visit Mae Ping National Park. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. We will then travel back to Chiang Mai where you will be dropped off at your hotel or Chiang Mai International Airport.
Note: All mentioned activities are subject to change depending on the weather, availability and safety reasons. This can occur without notice prior to the date.
This program will be a part that could be generated a community development fund for the community to ensure that every travelers' spending goes to support local people and reducing rural-urban migration.
Transportation: roundtrip local vehicle for pick up and drop off at the hotel in Chiang Mai/ Chiang Mai airport/bus terminal to the village
Accommodation: 1-night stay at Homestay Ban Phra Bat Huai Tom
Local English speaking guide
Meal plan: 4 Meals as mentioned in the program (B/L/D)
Entrance fee and activities as mentioned in the program
All taxes and service charge
Any meals, transfers or tours that are not mentioned in the itinerary
International and Domestic flight/bus/train ticket