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Classic Discovery 2d / 1n

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The Tradition and Culture tour takes you to the Doi Inthanon mountain to meet the Karen, people who have evolved while maintaining their traditions. You will visit a school and an innovative royal project, rice fields and plantations. Two days to appreciate the nature of Northern Thailand in all its splendor.


Day 1

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai from A to Z


Departure from your hotel in Chiang Mai at 7am


Wat Chedi Luang is beautiful in the morning sun. The temple houses several relics of highly respected monks, this temple was built in the early fifteenth century. It was damaged by the great earthquake in the sixteenth century. The remains, the lower two-thirds, are 60 m high and 44 m wide. The temple is very impressive!

Visit Wat Chedi Luang in the heart of Chiang Mai city.


Several tunnels, which gave their name to the temple, lead to very small pray areas. It is a very peaceful temple and not very touristic place. As you walk through it, there are various proverbs, written in English and Thai, on plates attached to the trees. Some of them are funny: « The rabid dog hates water, the sex mad man hates Dhama ».

Visit of the Wat U-Mong located in the jungle, nestled at the foot of Doi Suthep Mountain.



Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, this famous temple is located at 1000 meters altitude on Mount Doi Suthep. A magnificent panoramic view is offered on the city of Chiang Mai.

Visit of the Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep.


In these villages, silk weaving, parasols, tableware, ceramics, antique reproductions and jewelery are practiced. The tour is private, you will be able to adapt your visits to your desires.

Visit craft villages outside the city.

Dinner in a local restaurant.


Option Thai cooking class in English from 5:30 pm to 10 pm, dinner included.
Four recipes to choose from those proposed.
A recipe booklet offered.
Aperitif offered, traditional dances show, live music.
Price 1300 THB per person.
Accompanying, meals included:
- Adult 500 Baht,
- Child 200 Baht.

Optional Thai cooking class in English.

Walk in the night market, 2 hours of free time.


The Rompo Boutique Hotel is located in the heart of Chiang Mai. It has free WiFi and air conditioning in all rooms.

Night in hotel category ''Standard''.


The Kampaeng Ngam Hotel and equipment of an outdoor pool and a restaurant with room service. Wi-Fi is free.

Or option hotel category superior.

Day 2

Chiang Mai

Waterfall and cultural meeting




Wachirathan flows down a granite escarpment on the way up to the summit of Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain in Thailand. Although segmented, this fall have a cumulative height of 80 m. It's one of several waterfalls in the area.

Visit of the Wachirathan waterfall (น้ำตก วชิร ธาร)


Visit of the King and the Queen Jedi. The jedi were built by the Thai Royal Air Force (in 1987 and 1992).
The jedi darker Phra Mahathat Jedi Nophamethanidol is for the king and the light blue or lilac Phra Mahathat Jedi Noppholbhumsiri is for the queen.

Visit of the royal Jedi.

Lunch. ​​


Doi Inthanon (ดอยอินทนนท์) is the highest mountain in Thailand.

Walk on the Doi Inthanon.

Little trek about 15 to 20 minutes in the nature.


The Karens of Thailand are renowned for their great commitment to the preservation of the environment, perfectly illustrated by the many rituals aimed at living harmoniously with the ''God of the Earth and Water''. This sacredness of nature is also materialized by the use of an eco-friendly system of agricultural rotation and the preservation of large trees. It is also the only hill tribe people to build elaborate terraces for growing rice during the rainy season.

Visit of a karen tribe.


The Hmongs is one of the most iconic tribes in northern Thailand. Fleeing the political turmoil and violence of the Qing Dynasty in their native China, the Hmongs began a long migration in the 18th century, which will lead them to first in Vietnam, then in Thailand.

Visit a Hmong tribe and the local market.

Dinner in a local restaurant.


Safarine ensures the transfer to the city of your choice in Thailand, either at the end of the tour or the day of your choice. Safarine offers a wide choice of direct or staged transfers. For any information do not hesitate to contact us.

Go back to your hotel or transfer.

Prices and terms

Price by person, minimum of 2 adults

Per person Nous consulter

Special prices for children under 1,20 m Nous consulter

For more than 4 persons Nous consulter

What's included in the price

-  Services of an English speaking guide.
-  Entrances to the activities mentioned in the program.
-  Transport during the tour.
-  Meals.
-  Water during the tour. Water, coffee and tea during meals.
-  Accommodation.
-  Insurance.
-  Booking and payment fees by Paypal

What's not included in the price

-  French speaking translator and accompanist .
-  Optional activities.
-  Tips and gratuities.
-  And as a rule everything that is not mentioned in the previous paragraph.

What to bring

Camera, sunglasses, hat, sun lotion.
Your personal medications.Please contact us to check availability or for any other questions.