Day 1 Bangkok Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Bangkok/Kanchanaburi (1B, 1D) Enjoy a klong boat tour of Bangkok including a visit to Wat Pho. Travel to Kanchanaburi and head to your floating rafthouse accommodation. Enjoy free time to explore.
Klong Riverboat Tour
Wat Po Visit
Overnight Rafthouse Excursion
Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 129km)
Day 3 Kanchanaburi (1B) Enjoy a day of sightseeing at Erawan Falls and the Bridge on the River Kwai. Explore the Allied War Cemetery, the Thai-Burmese Railway Centre and the JEATH War Museum to learn more about the area's history.
Erawan Waterfalls Visit
Bridge on the River Kwai Visit
Thai/Burma Railway Centre and Allied War Cemetery Visit
Enjoy a short drive to view the beautiful Erawan Waterfalls. (1-2 hours per direction)
Private Vehicle (1.00-2.00 hours)
Day 4 Kanchanaburi/Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (1B) Travel to Ayutthaya and visit the historical sites of the old capital city. Opt to visit Chan Kasem National Museum and Chao Sam Phraya Museum.
Temple Ruins Tour
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 5 Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya/Chiang Mai (1B) Spend a full day exploring Ayutthaya before boarding an overnight train to Chiang Mai.
Basic overnight train (beds) (12.00 hour(s))
Day 6 Chiang Mai Chiang Mai is a vibrant city with heaps to see and do. Famous for its night market, cooking classes, and Muay Thai, it's a feat to fit it all in.
Doi Suthep Temple Visit
Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s))
Day 7 Chiang Mai/Ban Mae Chok (1B, 1L, 1D) Stop en route at a local market to stock up before the trek. Visit a nearby waterfall, enjoy a local lunch, then trek for 2 hrs to a Karen village. Opt to explore the village before dinner.
Hilltribe Trek Day 1
Drive to Mok Fah village for a swim in a waterfall before continuing to Baan Pang for lunch. Continue another 30 mins to Huay Nam Dung National Park to start the trek.
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
Day 8 Ban Mae Chok/Pa Khao Lam (1B, 1L, 1D) Enjoy a full day of trekking through the gorgeous scenery of Northern Thailand. Meet Karen villagers and learn about their unique customs and way of life.
Hilltribe Trek Day 2
Day 9 Pa Khao Lam/Ban Muang Kut (1B, 1L, 1D) Board a traditional bamboo raft for some leisurely floating downriver. The first stretch of a couple hours will end at Lahu hill tribe village for a short visit with the locals. Hop aboard the raft for a cruise to Shan village for lunch. Then, continue by truck before a short trek to a waterfall and another village for the evening.
Bamboo Rafting to Lahu Village
Bamboo Rafting to Shan Village
Hilltribe Trek Day 3 (Shan Village - Ban Muang Kut)
Day 10 Ban Muang Kut/Chiang Mai (1B, 1L) After breakfast, leave the hilltribe villages behind and head back to Chiang Mai with free time in the afternoon to explore.
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 11 Chiang Mai/Bangkok (1B) Enjoy another free day in Chiang Mai to experience more of this fun city before an overnight train to Bangkok.
Basic overnight train (beds) (12.00-13.00 hours)
Day 12 Bangkok Onward travel can be booked for 3pm or later.
Departure Day (Activities)