I Love Adventures - Local Living Thailand–Hilltribe Experience

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Local Living Thailand–Hilltribe Experience

When most of us think "Thailand," we think bustling Bangkok, fresh and spicy Lanna cuisine, and flamboyant Buddhist temples. This trip introduces you to a side of Thailand that few see, partnering you up with a local hilltribe for an all-access glimpse into (very) rural life. Explore the village and the jungle that surrounds it, study ancient farming techniques, try your hand at bamboo-weaving, and learn about daily life in the hills from your more-than-welcoming hosts. Bangkok, schmangkok – head for the hills and discover what everyone else has been missing.


Whats Included

  • Your Local Living Moment: Ban Jabo Homestay, Ban Jabo. Three-day homestay with a local hilltribe and all activities as listed in the itinerary. Transport between destinations and included activities.
  • 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Basic hotel (2 nts), local homestay (3 nts)
  • Private vehicle, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Countries Visited

  • Thailand

Connect with local Black Lahu and Shan communities, savour home-cooked Thai food, experience local culture hands-on, learn about local hilltribe customs from those who live and breathe them.

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Days : 6

Price : From AED 1,476*
*Per person twin sharing and excluding flights

Trip Style : Basic

Trip Type : Individuals

Physical Grading : 3 - Average

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Full Itinerary

Day 1 Chiang Mai
Day 2 Chiang Mai/Ban Jabo (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 3 Ban Jabo (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 4 Ban Jabo (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 5 Ban Jabo/Chiang Mai (1B, 1L)
Day 6 Chiang Mai (1B)

Trip Advice

We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage.

What to Take

What you need to bring depends on the trip you have chosen and the countries or regions you are planning to visit. Most travellers prefer to carry a softbag or rolling bag of small to medium size can be suitable. If you have combined this trip with another G Adventures trip (basic or standard) we recommend you to travel with a backpack. You will also need a day pack/bag to carry water, cameras and other electronics like ipods and mobile phones.

About Accommodation

While staying in the hilltribe village, the group will be split into groups of 2 and 3, with each group staying in a different home. Beds are on the floor; all bedding and a mosquito net are provided.

Local Dress

In Asia the dress standard is more conservative than it is back home. When packing try to pick loose, lightweight, long clothing that will keep you cool in the usually hot and humid climate of Asian summers. In predominately Buddhist, Hindu and Muslim countries we ask that you dress respectfully and avoid very short shorts/skirts and singlets/tanktops when visiting temples or mosques or other holy sites.

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*Per person twin sharing and excluding flights