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5 DAYS ACTIVE PAI COUNTRYSIDE & ONSEN STAY

Pai & Mon Cham

Family Travel, Off the Beaten

Highlights

  • Retreat into a boutique onsen stay amidst hidden Northern Thailand landscape
  • Cycle around the mountain with picnic lunch and sunset on a private farmland
  • Get invited to a local hill tribe home or float on a bamboo raft across a cave river
  • Magical mist-engulfed sunrise with Chinese tea or alms offering for local monks
  • Bring out your inner mahout at Patara Elephant Farm

Veering away from the overcrowded Southern Thailand, this active journey brings you off-the-beaten into the Pai valley where rural living takes centre stage amidst picturesque mountain valleys.

Uncover a range of authentic experiences such as countryside cycling, hill tribe village hikes, bamboo rafting across cave river system, elephant care experience or offering morning alms to local monks.

We have also selected charming accommodations to stay along the way, including a Japanese onsen-inspired retreat to soak your adventurous feet with therapeutic hot springs at the end.

From

SGD 1,980 Per Person

5 Days 4 Nights
Suitable for Family

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 Arrival in Chiang Mai / Pai

Arrival in Chiang Mai / Pai
Pai
Nil

Arriving in Chiang Mai International Airport, we transfer to your hotel in the charming Pai countryside. The rest of the day is free at leisure.

Day 02 Pai

Pai
Pai
Breakfast & lunch included

This morning, we embark on Pai Valley mountain biking. After picnic lunch at Pai Canyon, continue biking to the World War II Japanese bridge and start bamboo rafting across Pai River where remote villages reside. Thereafter, we transfer to Thapai Natural Hot Spring (not available on Aug-Sep). Finally, unwind with a gorgeous sunset afternoon tea on a private farmland.

Day 03 Pai

Pai
Pai
Breakfast included

Rise early for magical sunrise at Yun Lai Chinese Tea House (5.30-7am) with the mist engulfing the mountains, or alternatively join in the offering of morning alms to local monks (6-8am). Thereafter, we retreat to your room to rest. This afternoon, choose from one of the below two options:

Option A: Bamboo Rafting & Sceneries

Drive 1h to the famous Tham Lod Cave bamboo rafting experience, where you will float across the 1.5km cave river system. Close to the cave is the Jabo Village, inhabited by the colourful Black Lahu Tribe known for their traditional values, healing methods and harmonious relationship with nature. Enjoy a brief stop at Kiew Lom Viewpoint where the Himalayan mountain ranges can be seen stretching into Myanmar.

Option B: Village Immersion & Hike (not suitable for children under 7)

Depart 45m to Mae La Na, one of Mae Hong Son province’s most picturesque valleys, for a 30-minute downhill hike from Baan Ja Bo (Lahu) to Baan Mae La Na (San) village communities, with privilege to get invited into local tribe homes. You will also visit the sacred Coffin Cave, the rotational rice farm, the Coral Cave blessed with views of limestone cliffs, deciduous forest and herbal plantations. (This is a community-based tourism project to raise funds to conserve natural resources and create income for locals.)

Day 04 Pai / Mon Cham

Pai / Mon Cham
Mon Cham
Breakfast included

Bidding farewell to Pai, we stop at Rao Dok Lom Nhao flower hill with a view of rice terrace and visit Patara Elephant Farm (1-6.30pm; joined-in basis) to learn about and care for local elephants. Participate in health inspection, feeding, bathing and walking with elephants. This activity does not include elephant riding for ethical purposes.

Day 05 Mon Cham / Departure from Chiang Mai

Mon Cham / Departure from Chiang Mai
Nil
Breakfast included

The day is free at leisure until your transfer to Chiang Mai airport for your flight home. You may want to try your hotel’s therapeutic onsen or enjoy other hotel facilities.

Hotels & Tour Price

Recommended Hotels

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD) / Low Season (Mar - Jun) • Mid Season (Jul - Sep) • High Season (Oct - Feb)

Minimum 2 Pax
Low Season: S$ 2,280
Mid Season: S$ 2,380
High Season: S$ 2,580
Minimum 4 Pax
Low Season: S$ 1,980
Mid Season: S$ 2,080
High Season: S$ 2,280
Single Supplement
Low Season: S$ 720
Mid Season: S$ 780
High Season: S$ 900

Reverie Siam in Pai • Onsen@Moncham in Moncham

Pai

Pai

Reverie Siam (Deluxe Garden View)

Quaint boutique stay infused with occidental antiques and oriental furnishings referencing the bygone charm of early 20th century without sacrificing modern comfort.

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Mon Cham

Mon Cham

Onsen @ Moncham (Grand Mountain View)

Cleverly blending the Japanese hot spring ritual with friendly Northern Thai hospitality, this serene retreat is set amidst rolling green countryside at 1,200 meters above sea level. There are three dining outlets, spa and boutique gym within the property.

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COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotel as stated on bed & breakfast basis
  • Meals as stated
  • All transportation & transfer
  • Local English-speaking expert guide
  • All entrance fees in sights stated

COST EXCLUDES:

  • International Airfare
  • Beverages in restaurants where meals are included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses e.g. telephone bill & laundry
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance

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