2 Day Hui Nam Dang Hilltribe Trail and Bamboo Rafting

Join us to the beautiful Hui Nam Dang National Park and hike scenic trails through the rainforest and jungles of the North. Passing through and sleeping in rural hilltribe villages and experiencing a rural way of life. Along the trail you will get to see buffalo and bamboo raft down the Mae Tang river. This trail is perfect for families with young and older children.

Quick Facts

Price: THB 3,500
Duration: 1 night 2 days
Meal(s): Meals
Difficulty: All levels
Seasonal: Available All Year

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Pick Up & Drop Off

Pick up from your hotel around 8.30 am. Drop off in Chiang Mai around 4.30 - 5.30 pm.

Included

Pick up and drop off from your hotel, meals, 2 liters of water, English-speaking guide, park fees, insurance, accommodation and necessary bedding, blankets, mosquito net etc.

Not Included

Extra snacks or soft drinks.

What to Bring

Wear shoes with grip suitable for trekking and climbing, swimsuit for enjoying at the waterfall and pack a warm layer, mornings can be chilly at the summit. Bring toothbrush, toothpaste and any other necessities for an overnight stay.

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Highlights

  • Explore Hui Nam Dang National Park
  • Stay at Hilltribe Villages
  • Get to know Water buffalo
  • Enjoy the beauty of Mork Fa Waterfall
  • Have fun on Bamboo rafting

Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Depart from your hotel between 8.00 – 8.30 am, drive out to Hui Nam Dang National Park.
  • Stop at a local market along the journey to get supplies and take a restroom break.
  • Continue the drive along a steep road will bring us to Mork Fa waterfall where you can swim in this relaxing place with wonderful views.
  • A short drive later, have lunch and relax at the restaurant. We will do the cooking for you and you can enjoy authentic Thai food prepared by your guide.
  • After lunch, drive another 45-60 minutes to reach the drop-off and begin the trekking potion of the tour.
  • Trek approximately 3 - 4 hours, enjoying the rainforest and nature of the North, passing through Baan Pong Noi Karen Village and then hiking deeper into the National Park. Along the way, see buffalo and maybe even some wildlife.
  • Arrive Mae Ma Nai Karen Village, where you will spend the night in a homestay. Enjoy dinner prepared by your guide. Spend time walking around the village and enjoy the evening scene of the surrounding mountains. This is a small village with about 20 houses. You will get to see a very rural way of life and how the locals live in the rainforest. The village is at an altitude of about 1,400 meters above sea level. Among other things you can see the top of Thailand's 3rd highest mountain, Doi Chiang Dao, in the distance.
  • Day 2: In the morning, have breakfast and pack up for the hike.
  • After breakfast, leave the Karen village and hike for approximately 1 to 2 hours to the Mae Tang River.
  • At the the river, board the bamboo rafts and flaot down the river for approximately 2 to 3 hours. Each bamboo raft has a rack in the middle for luggage which keeps it dry. Enjoy scenic views rafting down the river and enjoy the beautiful scenery. If you like, your guide can show you how to steer the raft (it's harder than it looks!).
  • Reach Sopkhai village, where you can refresh yourself, have lunch and explore the small village on the other side of the long wooden suspension bridge.
  • Leave to arrive in Chiang Mai around 6.30 pm.

Notes:

Please note that trails and stops may change due to weather and seasonal conditions, or depending on fitness levels of the group. Due to dangerous rapids and deep water, it may not be possible to bamboo raft after heavy rains.

Trip Images

Hui Nam Dang National Park
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Hui Nam Dang National Park waterfall
Hui Nam Dang National Park waterfall
Hui Nam Dang National Park waterfall
buffalo Hui Nam Dang National Park
Hui Nam Dang National Park waterfall
Hui Nam Dang National Park mountain
Hui Nam Dang National Park mountain
Hui Nam Dang National Park mountain

2 Day Hui Nam Dang Hilltribe Trail and Bamboo Rafting

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