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Northern Hilltribes & Villages

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Northern Hilltribes & Villages - G Adventures
Northern Hilltribes & Villages - G Adventures
Excellent
13 reviews
Starts
Bangkok
+1 Destinations
Northern Thailand
Ends
Bangkok
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Highlights

  • Thailand street food crawl
  • Trek the northern Thailand hills
  • Build a bamboo raft
  • Farewells in Bangkok
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Sleeper Train, Hut
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure, Local Living, Christmas & New Year
Start and end in Bangkok! With the in-depth cultural tour Northern Hilltribes & Villages, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Bangkok, Thailand and Chiang Mai. Northern Hilltribes & Villages is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

13 Reviews

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  • K
    Written on November 2, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The atmosphere of the kind of traveling

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  • R
    Written on October 1, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    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.

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  • B
    Written on September 27, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    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... Read more

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  • H
    Written on September 17, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Incredible insight into local life and the less touristy parts of Thailand.

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  • N
    Written on September 3, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Everything was very well prganised, we did not have to worry about anything

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  • J
    Written on August 28, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Pentor was a wonderful guide - he was always so friendly and helpful, and often gave us free tours of the places he took us (even though they weren't included in the G Adventures package). Food was excellent throughout the trip (although overnight... Read more

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  • L
    Written on August 28, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Cool CO and interesting Events everyday!

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  • L
    Written on August 24, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    My tour guide was amazing, my experience was great and knowing that g adventures invests back into the communities I feel at ease recommending others to travel with them.

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  • E
    Written on August 17, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing guide. Great vibes. Perfect balance between organized activities and free time.

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  • TC
    Written on April 21, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    A fantastic trip exploring the northern villages of Chiang Mai. The hike / trek is HARD, even with some degree of fitness but so worth it! The home stay accommodations are very basic and there is no wifi but a digital detox is needed and you really get to... Read more

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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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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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    • 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.

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    Vaccinations

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    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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    Location
    Start and end in Bangkok.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 26 March 2019 the full payment of $431 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $431 for Northern Hilltribes & Villages, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,165 km.
    • Bangkok (Thailand)
    • 582 km
    • Chiang Mai (Thailand)
    • 582 km
    • Bangkok (Thailand)

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