Day 1: Chiang Mai – Mae Tang – Chiang Dao
Your guide and driver will meet you at the hotel at 0830.
Drive to the Mae Taeng area. We will take a backroad to Kaeng Keud onward to the rafting camp along Mae Tang River.
After lunch and a professional introduction into white water rafting and river safety, you are off onto the most exciting white water rafting trip available on the Mae Taeng River – an adventure in pure nature. The rafting takes about 2 hours.
After this we will drive to Chiang Dao. Here we will visit the fantastic forest temple Wat Tham Pha Plong. Walking up the 500 steps stairs will be a good exercise for our trek up the mountain the next day. Proceed to Chiang Dao Nest resort where we will stay overnight.
Overnight at Chiang Dao Nest Resort
Day 2: Doi Luang Chiang Dao
Meals: B L D
Enjoy breakfast at the resort before driving to Chiang Dao cave, we will explore around the cave before we drive a short while to the start of our hike up Doi Chiang Dao. We will be joined by a local guide and porters. We will trek up the mountain through forest and open areas until we have lunch somewhere on the slopes of the mountain.
After lunch we will trek up to Ang Salung. Here we will set up camp. Ang Salung is a short distance from the summit of the mountain. After having set up camp we will hike up to the summit to enjoy the sunset. The views are magnificent. Return to the camp where we will have dinner. Our guide will prepare for us.
Overnight in tents just below the summit of Doi Chiang Dao.
Day 3: Doi Luang Chiang Dao – Chiang Mai
Meals: B L
Wake up in the dark and hike up to the summit to enjoy sunrise and the sea of fog and clouds, unique to Chiang Dao. We will study plants in the area before we descend to the campsite for breakfast. After breakfast we will start the descent. We will walk down a different way to Pang Wua. Lunch will be along the way. The truck will be waiting for us when we will arrive at the Chiang Dao Cave at around 1500. Drive back to Chiang Mai. We will drop you at your hotel.