Adventures in Northern Thailand

Looking for your next big adventure in Thailand? For the ultimate Northern Thailand experience picture yourself escaping for 17 days of fun and exploration… and discovering all that Thai culture has to offer with G Adventures.

From big-city life in Bangkok, then on to historic Ayutthaya, followed by a hill-tribe trek from Chiang Mai to meet the locals, this tour takes you to all the places on your must-see list, and some you didn’t know existed. Perfect for first-timers or travellers that have seen it all.

With prices from just £1,099 read on to discover more details and click here to book today!

Details of the tour

Day 1 Bangkok

Day 2 Bangkok/Kanchanaburi

Enjoy a klong boat tour of Bangkok including a visit to Wat Po. Travel to Kanchanaburi and head to your floating rafthouse accommodation. Enjoy free time to explore.

Day 3 Kanchanaburi

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.

Day 4 Kanchanaburi/Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

Travel to Ayutthaya and visit the historical sites of the old capital city. Optional visits to Chan Kasem National Museum and Chao Sam Phraya Museum.

Day 5 Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya/Chiang Mai

Spend a full day exploring Ayutthaya before boarding an overnight train to Chiang Mai.

Day 6 Chiang Mai

Arrive in Chiang Mai and explore the city. Visit Doi Suthep in the afternoon.

Day 7 Chiang Mai/Ban Pha Mon

Drive from Chiang Mai to the trailhead. Trek through farmland and bamboo and teak forests. Learn about bush food and medicinal plants. Enjoy lunch en route before continuing through rice fields and valleys to reach the first village of a Lahu tribe. Assist with food prep and cooking, learn about weaving and embroidery or check out a local Lahu massage.

Day 8 Ban Pha Mon/Ban Muang Pam

Trek between villages, over farmlands and grasslands, and ascend to the ridge line. Learn about bush medicine and seasonal fruits as you make your way to the lunch stop. Go for a swim and help the local guides prepare lunch. Continue on to the Karen village and spend the night. Opt to learn about medicine from a shaman or play football with the locals.

Day 9 Ban Muang Pam/Chiang Mai

After breakfast, leave the village and continue on, stopping at other villages along the way. Arrive at Tham Lod, a 1,666m deep cave. Enter by bamboo raft and move to different chambers – a truly unique experience. After lunch, drive back to Chiang Mai for some free time to explore.

Day 10 Chiang Mai

Enjoy free time to explore Chiang Mai. Opt for a bicycle tour, a visit the Mae Sa waterfall, shopping at the night market, or getting a traditional Thai massage. Enjoy a local cooking class with dinner.

Day 11 Chiang Mai/Chiang Rai

Travel to Chiang Rai and start exploring.

Day 12 Chiang Rai

Visit the town of Mae Sai and the Opium Museum.

Day 13 Chiang Rai/Lampang

Continue on to Lampang and enjoy a home stay in a traditional Lanna village. Participate in craft demonstrations and opt to help prepare a local meal.

Day 14 Lampang/Sukhothai

Take in traditional morning activities, followed by lunch in the village. Travel to Sukhothai and enjoy a free afternoon.

Day 15 Sukhothai

Take a half-day guided bike tour of Sukhothai Historical Park and explore the area with some free time.

Day 16 Sukhothai/Bangkok

Travel to Bangkok and enjoy some time for last minute shopping.

Day 17 Bangkok

Adventure travel is more than a holiday. It’s a chance to get to know a country better by putting yourself on a first-name basis with the people, places and things that make it worth exploring.

G Adventures believes a country opens up a little more for a small group than it does for a solo traveller or a big-bus tour. Small groups can offer security, access, camaraderie and an affinity with your destination. So take the first step on your road to discovery with this experienced travel operator and book today.