Day trip

High Mountain Day Trek from Chiang Mai

4.8 / 5

63 reviews

Activity provider: Active Thailand

High Mountain Day Trek from Chiang Mai

Activity provider: Active Thailand
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From US$ 56.12 per person

Likely to sell out

Experience the lush rainforest and flora of Northern Thailand near Chiang Mai on a full-day mountain trek. Walk 4 hours+ through pristine forest and take lunch at a local village.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Thai, English
Pickup included
Pick-up from your accommodation in Chiang Mai. Please be ready at lobby 5 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Hike through mountain trails and jungle of northern Thailand
  • Encounter local people and get a glimpse of their lifestyle
  • Learn more about the flora and culture from your guide
  • Local-style Thai lunch at the village
Full description
Depart Chiang Mai and travel by covered pickup truck to the start of the trek in the wilds of Northern Thailand in approximately 1 hour. Arrive at the starting point and begin your adventure. Hike along one of numerous available trails that can vary depending on the conditions of the day. The versatility of the itinerary will ensure that you experience some of Thailand's most pristine forest up close. Stop for lunch in the lush jungle or at the village, and enjoy a delicious lunch of homemade Thai food with fresh fruits, as well as tasting local coffee or tea. Stroll through the village after lunch, and then continue your trek through the beautiful forest. Encounter friendly locals and hill tribes and get a glimpse into their everyday lives. Return to the transfer vehicle and drive back to Chiang Mai for an approximate arrival time in the city at 17:00.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by covered pickup truck
  • Guide/driver
  • Water and snacks
  • Thai local lunch, tea or coffee
  • Beverages (apart from water, which is provided)
  • Tips or gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses
  • Other meals
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • People with low level of fitness
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are optional for this activity

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Rain gear
  • Insect repellent
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Outdoor clothing
  • Daypack

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This trip involves 7.5 to 10 kilometres of hiking on undulating landscape (suitable for participants in good physical form)
  • Activity not recommended for participants with medical conditions
  • Please note that the timings mentioned are estimated only and are depending on external factors such as traffic
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 63 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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This outing was great, we had a great time! Our guide Chin (sorry if there is a mistake) was very friendly and interesting, showing us, explaining and tasting many things! I loved evolving in the middle of this magnificent nature! The lunch was excellent. In short, one of the best moments of my trip to Thailand (I have been here for 1 month!). PS: we were only 2 because few tourists in this period, the top!

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February 21, 2020

The Tour was amazing! Don't panic if they're a lil bit late, depending on how many people they have to pick up at different locations in the city that can be up to half an hour. Our Guide shared lots of super interesting information and spoke English very well. The drive itself is amazing as well. Shorts will do, but u definitely need anti mosquito spray. Also, bring at least sneakers - they will be very dusty afterwards, tho. The hike itself isn't that exhausting, but definitely not just "walking around" either. Lunch in the mountains was amazing. Worth every penny!:)

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February 9, 2020

Great day trip. Our guide Chin (Michael) was absolutely nice and friendly. He told us a lot about the region, people, culture and the wildlife. On our trip we were the only two who booked the Trip so we had even more the chance to ask questions about everything - and he was able to give us all the answers - very profound. The trip was not as exhausting as we expected due to the reviews - it's a nice little hike - would have enjoyed some more hours ...

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January 19, 2020

Product ID: 57657