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Bamboo Rafting Chiang Mai Tour - Long Neck Tribe & Elephant Trekking

The Bamboo Rafting Chiang Mai Tour combines both culture and adventure in Chiang Mai. With visits to an orchid and butterfly farm and local folk villages, as well as some bamboo rafting and a scenic stop at a waterfall, you'll fall in love with authentic Chiang Mai’s northern charm.
  • Departure: Chiang Mai
  • Type:
  • Duration: Approximately 8 hours
  • Meeting time: Approximately 08:30
  • Meeting point: At your hotel lobby
Highlights
  • Visit an orchid and butterfly farm
  • Enjoy some adventurous jungle trekking
  • Learn about the fascinating lifestyle of the Karen long neck women
  • Explore the beautiful Kaeng Kuet Waterfall
  • Experience bamboo rafting
Tour Options
Pick up
The pick-up time at your hotel varies based on your hotel location and traffic.Pick-up and drop-off service is available for hotel in city centre. If you are not sure where your hotel is, please indicate the exact name of your hotel and our team will get back to you with a suggestion. Guests staying outside of the city centre will be advised on an additional surcharge subject to distance, which will be payable on the spot to the tour guide or driver.
Suggestion
What to wear: comfortable sandals or trainers and shorts.What to bring: dry clothes, insect repellent, towel, hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
General
The itinerary may be subject to change due to weather and local conditions, without notice in advance. Maximum occupancy per a van is 12 guests on a join-in service basis.We reserve the right not to refund customers should they decide not to partake in certain activities.
Includes
  • Driver
  • Gas
  • Vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fee
  • Guide (English)
  • Insurance
  • Elephant Riding
  • Bamboo rafting
  • Life jacket
Excludes
  • Tips
  • Other expense

What are some of the best things to do in Chiang Mai? Visit Karen Long Neck Tribe, Elephant Trekking, Kaeng Kuet Waterfall & more

On this full-day trip you'll get to see some of the most interesting locations in Chiang Mai. The magnificent scenery of this charming city, known as Thailand's 'Rose of the North,' will be yours to enjoy. You'll see a flourishing orchid and butterfly farm, take a jaunt through the rural Chiang Mai villages, enjoy some bamboo rafting, and go on an elephant trek in Chiang Mai's jungles.Your first stop is the orchid and butterfly farm. Walk through rows and rows of vibrant blooms; the vast collection of Thailand's signature flower is impressive. As you look at your surroundings, you will feel as though you've been transported to a botanical dreamland. The butterfly enclosure is home to various butterflies of Thailand. You’ll be mesmerised by the different species of butterflies, kaleidoscopic and playful in their habitat.Next, it’s time for an exciting trek through the jungle. It's a nice bonding moment, and one you are sure to remember forever.After all that excitement, it's time to relax and have a filling Thai lunch. Once you've tried a little bit of everything at the buffet, you'll embark on a bamboo rafting journey where you can get a taste of the village life as you drift merrily down the river. There is a certain charm to this archaic mode of transportation; you will feel like Huckleberry Finn on a whirlwind adventure.Continuing in the vein of village lifestyle, you'll head to a Karen Long Neck village. These villages practice fascinating ancient traditions, and it is a great privilege to be in the company of these culturally rich communities. The Karen 'long neck' women famously use brass bands to elongate their necks to unbelievable lengths and dress in intricate, colourful fabrics that they wove themselves.Ending your day in style, you’ll get to explore the wonderful setting of Kaeng Kuet Waterfall. Here, you’ll get to take in the stunning scenery, enjoy the fresh air, and feel your worries melt away.