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Thailand Northern Adventure For Families

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Our fully customizable, private 9-day Northern Thailand tour has been designed for families traveling with children aged 5 and up. Your tour starts in the picturesque Chiang Rai and ends in Chiang Mai, taking you and your children on a cultural journey through local villages, tea plantations, underground caves, and temples, while staying in family-friendly accommodation and benefiti...

Our fully customizable, private 9-day Northern Thailand tour has been designed for families traveling with children aged 5 and up. Your tour starts in the picturesque Chiang Rai and ends in Chiang Mai, taking you and your children on a cultural journey through local villages, tea plantations, underground caves, and temples, while staying in family-friendly accommodation and benefiting from a private English-speaking guide along the way. We recommend adding a beach extension if you have time, to experience some of the idyllic islands of Southern Thailand at the end of your tour.


Kids and teens will love...

• Exploring the mysterious and fascinating Chiang Dao Caves

• Feeding and interacting with elephants in Chiang Mai

• Trying delicious Thai food! Yummy!


Parents will love...

• The perfect balance of family-friendly activities and down time

• The presence of an English-speaking guide throughout the tour

The safety of 24:7 on-the-ground assistance

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Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to Thailand!

Arrival in Chiang Rai...

• Upon arrival you and your family will be met by a representative from our local travel agency
• Private transfer to your hotel in a child-friendly resort located in the mountains (1h)
• Free afternoon to settle in and take in the panoramic views of the mountains

Visited:
Chiang Rai

Day 2: Chiang Rai - Golden Horse Temple & Golden Triangle

• Discover the Wat Pa Acha Thong temple
• Visit Mae Fah Luang Botanical Gardens and the Royal Chalet
• Explore the colorful market in Mae Sai
• Enjoy a guided tour of the Golden Triangle and the Hall of Opium

Visited:
Golden Triangle

Day 3: Fang - Wat Thaton & Hill Tribes

• Discover the Chinese village of Kuomitang inhabited by anti-communist fighters who fled to Thailand in the 1950s
• Lunch on your own at leisure before heading on to Fang, with a stop at the Thaton Temple
• Upon arrival in Fang, you and your family will have some time to check-in and relax
Bicycle to the nearby Lahu Village to learn about their culture, history and to enjoy beautiful scenery

Visited:
Fang, MaesalongThaton

Day 4: Fang - Tea Plantations & Lahu Village

• Head into the forest for a gentle 3-4 hour trek
• A picnic lunch will be served en-route, before touring the village of Doi Phumen
• Learn about local tea plantations and sample the goods
• Continue to Angkhang, a lesser-known, comfortable cool climate region

Visited:
Angkhang, Fang

Day 5: Angkhang - Gentle Forest Trek

Hike to the ethnic villages: Muser and Karen Palong
• Return to your hotel for lunch
Visit the local agricultural projects

Visited:
Angkhang

Day 6: Chiang Mai - Arunothai & Chiang Dao Caves

• Continue towards Chiang Mai stopping to explore the village of Arunothai
• Marvel at the mysterious Chiang Dao Caves
• In the afternoon, free time for lunch before continuing on to your hotel in Chiang Mai
• Experience a Kantoke dinner in the style of Northern Thailand. The meal will be accompanied by culinary specialties, traditional songs and dance


Day 7: Chiang Mai - Interact With Elephants

• Visit to De Kashor camp, 'The House of the Elephant'
• Enjoy a buffet lunch before learning how to prepare elephant food!
• Join the elephants for a walk through their natural jungle habitat
• As a final treat, you'll get the chance to help bathe the elephants!

Visited:
De Kashor

Day 8: Chiang Mai - Free Day

Free day to spend at your own leisure
Explore the beauty of Chiang Mai
• Why not pick up a few souvenirs to take home?

Visited:
Chiang Mai

Day 9: Chiang Mai - Departure For Flight Home

• Transfer to Chiang Mai Airport OR...
• Why not continue your stay by adding a beach extension for a few days on one of the stunning islands of southern Thailand?

Visited:
Chiang Mai

Chiang Rai Golden Triangle Fang Maesalong Thaton Angkhang Chiang Mai Chiang Dao De Kashor

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $1,880 / 9 days
Excluding international flights
Price per person
Low Season$1,860
High Season$1,970

Included in price:

  • Accommodation: 8 nights, based on 1 double room and 1 twin room in all hotels
  • Transfers: all transfers and internal transport
  • Entry: to all sites/parks (including tax)
  • Activities: all activities mentioned in the tour
  • Meals: breakfast x 8, lunch x 3 (on days 4, 5 & 7), dinner x 5 (on days 1, 3, 4, 5, & 6)
  • Guides: an English-speaking private guide for tours and excursions
  • 24:7 on-the-ground assistance

Not included in price:

  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Travel and healthcare insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra meals or drinks
  • Tips for drivers/guides
Book your flights to Thailand
International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
Check out the many benefits:
  • Competitive rates
  • All-inclusive prices with no hidden fees
  • Your local agent Tshering, in Thailand, will inform you of any changes to your flights
For more information or to book your flights directly, head to our partner site.

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