Chiang Mai Three Day Tour – Hike & Bike

Chiang Mai bike tour

Over the three days you will trek to, and overnight in, a rarely visited Lahu village high in the hills in the Chiang Dao area.

On the following day you will trek through some pristine jungle overnight in a Shan village.

On the final day after trekking out of the jungle we will spend the rest of the day biking through rural villages, farms and rice paddies in the Ping River Valley

Tour Experiences:

Places we visit:

Tour Experiences:

Places we visit:


Meals included: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Day 1 Hike to Lahu Village (L,D)

  • Pick up from Chiang Mai hotel then drive to north of Chiang Mai for our trek starting point.
  • On route we will stop at a local market for the guide to stock up on supplies for the trek.
  • We will begin the trek in the foothills of Chiang Dao mountain and make our way up to a remote Lahu village nestled high up in the mountains.
  • On arrival in the village you will be able to explore the village or kick back, relax and enjoy the views over the mountains and jungle.
  • You will overnight in the village in a real Lahu village house, be prepared for very basic conditions as you will be sleeping as the locals do.
  • The guide will prepare the evening meal for you.
  • Overnight at Homestay in Lahu House.

Day 2 Trek to Shan Village (B,L,D)

  • Breakfast will be taken in the village before proceeding with our full day’s trek.
  • The trek will follow narrow trails frequently trodden by the local ethnic hill tribes in the area.  The jungle is thick and pristine here.
  • On route we will stop for lunch by a local waterfall which is a great spot to freshen up in the cool waters.
  • Our final destination of the day will be the Shan village at Mae Mae where you will spend the second night.
  • The night will be spent in relative comfort in the Tree House Village. This timber and bamboo construction clings to the hillside high above the valley .below. It affords great views over the forested valley below, a truly stunning spot to spend the night!
  • Dinner will be prepared for you by the local Shan villagers.
  • Overnight at Tree House Village.

Day 3 Hike an Bike (B,L)

  • Breakfast at the Tree house Village.
  • Guide will escort you to Mae Mae village school to see where and how the local hill tribe kiddies get educated. Most of the children board (sleep) at the school as their home villages are too far to make the journey to and from the school everyday!
  • Following our school visit we continue the trek for around two hours to our pick up point.
  • Board the vehicle and make the short drive to the cycle starting point.
  • After lunch we will bike the flat river valley plain amongst the rice paddies and and tracks.  Follow irrigation channels. Some of the route will be on unpaved tracks and some on paved roads.
  • Our final destination of the day will be the imposing Ban Den Temple.
  • Next we make the 1 hour drive back to Chiang Mai and transfer to your hotel.

Note: school visit only available during term time
Fitness: This trip will involve 3 days hiking in hilly terrain as well as a biking in a hot tropical climate. A good level of health and fitness will be required.

What's Included?

  • Transfer pick and drop off from Hotel in Chiang Mai
  • Accommodation 2 nights
  • English Speaking guide
  • Activities as mention in the program
  • In village transport by pick up truck
  • Food full board
  • Travel insurance
  • TAX 7%

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