Based on 18 reviews
Northern Thailand: Hilltribes & Villages - G Adventures
8 days

Northern Thailand: Hilltribes & Villages

From Bangkok to Bangkok
Tour Highlights
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Age range:
18 to 39 year olds
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US $511
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Places You’ll See

  • Bangkok
  • Chiang Mai
    Chiang Mai
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  • Thailand street food crawl
  • Trek the northern Thailand hills
  • Build a bamboo raft
  • Farewells in Bangkok


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Bangkok
  2. Day 2: Bangkok/Chiang Mai (1B)
  3. Day 3: Chiang Mai
  4. Day 4: Chiang Mai/Ban Mae Jok (1B, 1L, 1D)
  5. Day 5: Ban Mae Jok/Pa Khao Lam (1B, 1L, 1D)
  6. Day 6: Pa Khao Lam/Chiang Mai (1B, 1L)
  7. Day 7: Chiang Mai/Bangkok (1B)
  8. Day 8: Bangkok
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

      Sleeper Train

          Customer Reviews

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          • Guide
          • Transport
          • Accommodation
          • Food
          • 4.6
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          • S
            November 17, 2019
            Had a fab time, Nan made everything much better!
            Trip date: November 2019
          • N
            July 22, 2019
            There are a few things which were disappointing about this tour. 1. The accommodation in Bangkok was poorly chosen - location was not great, and it was a dorm- style bedding, 6 to a room based on gender, with communal outside toilets/showers. No soap... Show more
            G Adventures commented on this review
            Thanks for the review Niloofar, and our apologies some things didn't live up to your expectations here. We will review how we can be better.
            Trip date: June 2019
          • Northern Thailand: Hilltribes & Villages reviewer 3
            June 22, 2019
            Great tour, trekking, guide was fantastic!
            G Adventures commented on this review
            YES! Thanks Korynn.
            Trip date: June 2019
          • SA
            June 21, 2019
            Samart knows the Villages, he is super funny and has brilliant energy. We love him.
            G Adventures commented on this review
            As do we - thanks for sharing Shawn.
            Northern Thailand: Hilltribes & Villages customer review photo 1
            Trip date: June 2019
          • Northern Thailand: Hilltribes & Villages reviewer 5
            April 16, 2019
            I am so glad we had Sunni as our tour guide. He was amazing and organised the additional activities best suited for the group. He was very informative, friendly and passionate about his country. I think he had a good balance with the amount of time he... Show more
            G Adventures commented on this review
            Happy to hear it, thanks Laura.
            Trip date: April 2019
          • A
            November 02, 2018
            The atmosphere of the kind of traveling
            Trip date: October 2018
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          • A
            October 01, 2018
            I really enjoyed it! Depends on the destination though, there are a number of places I would rather travel to independently without having everything organized, plus it's not the cheapest way to travel.
            Trip date: September 2018
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          • A
            September 27, 2018
            This tour was amazing! The tourguide was so nice and helpful! And seeing the villages was an experience and so interesting! I would definitly recommened the tour and the tourguide Prasit was just amazing and made the tour even better. I am very grateful... Show more
            Trip date: September 2018
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          • A
            September 17, 2018
            Incredible insight into local life and the less touristy parts of Thailand.
            Trip date: August 2018
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          • A
            September 03, 2018
            Everything was very well prganised, we did not have to worry about anything
            Trip date: August 2018
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          Frequently asked questions

            • Do you arrange airport transfers?

              Airport transfers are not included in the price of this tour, however you can pay for an arrival transfer in advance. In this case a tour operator representative will be at the airport to greet you. To arrange this please contact our customer service team once you have a confirmed booking.

            • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

              Of course we can! If you wish to arrange additional accommodation then please contact our customer support team once you have a confirmed booking.

            • When and where does the tour end?

              The tour ends upon the groups arrival at Bangkok train station, where you can say farewell to your travel companions. This will be on the morning of Day 8.

            • Where and when does this tour start and end?

              Day 1 of the tour starts in Bangkok. You can arrive in Bangkok at any time before your important Welcome Meeting, which will be held at around 6pm. Get to know your Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and travel companions before heading out for an optional dinner with the group. Please be aware that your joining point hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

            • What is the age range?

              The age range for this tour is 18 to 39 year olds, as the itinerary is designed to suit this age group. Those outside of this age range are unable to participate in the tour.

              G Adventures offer similar options under their Classics style tours, which are designed to suit a wider age group. A great alternative tour would be the "Northern Thailand Experience" which takes a similar route.

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              Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


              These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
              • Typhoid - Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
              • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
              • Cholera - Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
              • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 3 months before travel.
              • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 months before travel.
              • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Thailand. Ideally 10 days before travel.
              • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 1 month before travel.
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              • For any tour departing before 12 February 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 12 February 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with G Adventures. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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