2 Days Trek Waterfalls Trail in Doi Inthanon Area

  • Mae Sapok
  • Trekking, Wildlife, Tropical plants, Waterfall, Swimming, Karen village
  • Pickup and drop-off at your hotel or guesthouse
  • Basic English-speaking local Karen trekking guide
  • Private Tour
฿3,000 /adult
  • Itinerary
  • What we’ll do
  • This Tour Includes
  • This Tour Excludes
  • What To Bring
  • Additional Informations

Overview

This 2 day tour features a private trekking route within the jungled hills surrounding Doi Inthanon, Chiang Mai. It’s the perfect tour if you’re looking for an adventure exclusively dedicated to hiking trails and experiencing the natural sights along the way. You’ll see wildlife and tropical plants, a cave, hill tribe villages, and waterfalls. We guarantee that you’ll be the only ones there!

Please see our note about age limitations in the ‘Additional Information’ section below.

Itinerary

Pickup will be between 8:30 AM and 8:45 AM if your hotel is in Chiang Mai’s Old City or Night Bazaar areas. Pickup will be between 9 AM and 09:30 AM if your hotel is within 3 kilometers outside of the Old City. You’ll return to Chiang Mai at approximately 5 PM on the second day. This tour is available daily.

Day 1

9:30 AM
Visit a local Thai market where your tour guide will buy fresh food for the trip
10 AM
Arrive at the trek’s starting point near Doi Inthanon
11 AM
Walk along the banks of the river and visit the first waterfall
12:30 PM
Eat a local Thai lunch
1 PM
Hike through the jungle and learn about wildlife (approximately 2-3 hours)
4 PM
Visit a Karen hill tribe village and meet the locals
5 PM
Enjoy a Thai dinner and spend the night at a Karen camp

Day 2

8 AM
Eat a simple breakfast before packing up and continuing your trek
9 AM
Take a scenic walk through the forest (approximately 2- 3 hours)
12 PM
Enjoy a picnic-style Thai lunch at the Karen Village
1 PM
Visit a waterfall and enjoy a swim in the freshwater plunge pool
2 PM
Learn about wildlife and hike through the jungle to the departure point
3 PM
Depart from the Doi Inthanon area
5 PM
Return to your hotel in Chiang Mai

Please Note: The amount of time you spend on the trails and jungle activities will depend on the weather and the pace of other group members. Therefore, the start and end times of the above schedule may vary. Only the pickup and drop-off times are final.

What we’ll do

About the 2 Day Trek Waterfalls Trail in Doi Inthanon Area Tour (WALKING ONLY)

If you’re looking for a tour that’s dedicated exclusively to trekking, then look no further. Experience the thrill of hiking for two days deep in the quiet jungles surrounding Doi Inthanon National Park, which is a small area about 1.5 hours north of the city of Chiang Mai.

trekking through beautiful rice terraces on doi inthanon national park

This truly authentic trekking tour begins with a scenic morning drive. Along the way, your Karen guide will stop at a bustling Thai morning market to buy food and supplies for the trip. After a little more driving, you’ll arrive at the trailhead on the edge of the jungle and begin the day’s three-hour trek. You’ll learn about the various flowers, trees, animals, and insects on the trail. There will be several opportunities to rest and take in the beautiful sights, too.

Near the end of the first day’s trek, you’ll visit a Karen village. These indigenous people are known for their farming techniques and beautiful weaving. After exploring the Karen village, hike a short way and then settle down for the evening at a camp nestled beside the Karen village. Enjoy a tasty Thai meal cooked by your guide and then retire for the evening in a communal bungalow with basic bedding.

walking on wooden bridge on doi inthanon national park

On the following morning, have a simple breakfast and pack up your belongings before continuing with the trekking tour. You’ll spend three more hours hiking deep into the Thai jungle. Around noon, visit another waterfall and your Thai guide will prepare a picnic-style Thai lunch.

After getting your fill and taking a rest, hike a short while longer until the trek ends at a pickup destination. There you can change into dry clothing before riding back to your hotel in Chiang Mai. There are no additional stops or ‘add-ons’ during this tour.

This Tour Includes

  • Basic English-speaking local Karen trekking guide
  • Pickup and drop-off at your hotel or guesthouse
  • Transportation via pickup truck with driver
  • One breakfast, two lunches, and one dinner (four meals total)
  • Basic accommodations and sleeping materials (see below)
  • Travel accident insurance

Note: The Karen camp is one communal bungalow in which everyone will sleep together. The accommodations are very basic. Pillows, sleeping mats, blankets, and mosquito nets will be provided. There is no electricity or running water. There is a separate toilet area.

This Tour Excludes

  • Drinking water

Note: Drinking water, soda, and beer are available for purchase during select rest periods.

What To Bring

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring sandals or flip-flops that can get wet
  • A small backpack
  • A photocopy of your passport
  • A bathing suit and towel
  • Two extra changes of clothing (t-shirts, shorts, socks, underwear)
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • A flashlight
  • Personal first-aid kit (band-aids, disinfectant wipes, etc)
  • Personal toiletries including toilet paper or tissues
  • Any prescription medication you require such as an asthma inhaler or allergy medicine
  • Money for small purchases such as drinks and hill tribe crafts
  • Camera (Optional)
  • During the cool season (November to January) the nights can be quite cool. Pack a long-sleeved shirt, long pants, and socks to sleep in.
  • During the rainy season (June, July, and August) pack a light raincoat.

Additional Informations

  • This tour is suitable for people between the ages of 15 and 60 years old. Because it has a number of physical activities, this trek is NOT appropriate for elderly people with movement problems or families with young children. Participants who want to join in should be relatively fit and be able to walk for several hours at a time.
  • If you have any dietary restrictions or allergies, please inform your tour guide. We can serve vegetarian food upon request.
  • Tour operated by our Tour Operator Partner.

Pick Up and Drop Off

Complimentary pickup and drop-off is included for hotels and guesthouses within a 3-kilometer radius of Chiang Mai Old City. If you are out of town, please make arrangements to meet us in the city at a predetermined meeting point.

Cancellation Policy

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