• 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Sporty
  • En

3 Days 2 Nights

Sporty

En
Start from 430 USD
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About this Experience

The award-winning eco-friendly Lisu Lodge offers adventure tours and cultural insight of the fascinating Lisu hill tribe in northern Thailand. This tour combines hill tribe experience with fun and educational activities from biking, rafting, tea plantation tour to Thai cooking class. Enjoy
  • Learn about the flora of northern Thailand and how we are working to restore the forest eco-system


Supporting Neighbors


Contributions from your stay will be used on community projects that will improve the local hill tribe people’s living conditions.


Your Itinerary

Morning

LISU LODGE (Lunch, Dinner) Upon arriving at the lodge in the morning (10 am.), you will be greeted with a welcome drink. The Lisu guide will then take you for a walk in the village. Your first visit is Ton Lung temple, a place where local people go for spiritual guidance. The temple’s herbal garden has many medicinal plants that are used by the villagers. Your next stop is the shaman's house. You will have a cup of tea and chat with him about his spiritual practice.

Afternoon

Return to Lisu Lodge for a tasty Thai Lunch.After lunch, you will visit Rice paddies - Walk with our guide through rice paddies where we work together with the villagers to grow rice without the use of pesticide and insecticide. Besides strolling through the green or the golden carpet of the paddy fields, depending on the season, you will learn and participate in the various stages of rice cultivation in northern Thai style. Himmapaan nursery - Learn about the flora of northern Thailand and how we restore the forest eco-system at a a tree nursery of the Himmapaan Foundation whose goal is to support and implement environmental and social projects by working with local communities in areas affected by tourism. Vegetable garden - Visit the vegetable garden where we produce organic fertilizer from leftover organic waste and grow a variety of vegetables and fruits that are used in several dishes served at Lisu Lodge. During the afternoon you have a choice of activities: Guided bike tour around the Lisu Lodge area Steam bath Thai Massage Ox-cart ride through farmlands and orchards to the Thai village of Baan Pang Mai Daeng - about an hour ending up back at Lisu Lodge

Evening

Spend the rest of the day at leisure. In the evening, enjoy delicious Thai dinner and watch a traditional Lisu dance. Overnight at Lisu Lodge

Morning

LISU LODGE – KHUM LANNA (breakfast, lunch, dinner) After breakfast at the Lodge, start an exciting day with an easy 13 kilometers (8 miles) of cycling to Muang Guert village. Enroute stop at Tea plantation - Stop off to relax and enjoy a magnificent landscape at our tea plantation where you will be led by an experienced guide who will introduce you to the process of growing and harvesting tea as well as vegetation propagation to produce tea seedlings at the nursery, whilst teaching you how to pluck tea leaves and enjoy a cup of fresh-roasted tea.

Afternoon

Continue cycling to Rafting Station. After a healthy picnic lunch by the river, you will go on an exciting ride, about 45 minutes of white water rafting that takes you a traditional Thai country village.

Evening

From there, you will proceed to Khum Lanna. Upon arrival at Khum Lanna, enjoy a refreshing herbal tea or fruit juice from the bountiful gardens of Khum Lanna. Check-in to your room and relax at your leisure. At a Thai cooking lesson in the evening, you will receive a “Khum Lanna Thai Recipe Book” that explains many delicious recipes, plus the herbs used and the health benefits of each. We will also give you descriptions of Thai words that will be helpful for your market visit the following day. Start a first lesson to learn to prepare an authentic Thai meal (4 dishes). All the major ingredients in Thai cuisine are introduced along with the concept of balancing the 5-flavor groups. Enjoy the Thai dinner that you help prepare yourself. Overnight at Khum Lanna

Morning

KHUM LANNA (breakfast, lunch) Coffee and tea will be brought to your room before sunrise. Today, you will start the day with a biking tour on a country road to a local market. Here, you will get the chance to try local coffee and buy local cookies and flower garlands to offer to the monks. You will also visit a rice and traditional tool shop where you will learn about a history of Thai rice and different properties of a variety of rice. Bike back to Khum Lanna with a stop at a Buddhist temple to see a locally respected Buddha statue enshrined under the tree. Return to Khum Lanna for breakfast. Then, our chef will work with you side-by-side to show you how to cook sticky rice.

Afternoon

You are free to visit our small museum that exhibits of different types of rice-farming equipment used in the old days or walk in our organic garden where Thai herbs, vegetables and fruits are grown. Feel free to taste it if you wish. You will also have the opportunity to collect herbs and vegetables from the garden and use them in your next cooking class. Lunch will include a country style barbecue, sticky rice that you prepared earlier, and other scrumptious dishes.

Evening

choose one of the exciting activities: A guided biking tour around Khum Lanna countryside. Creative Fruit (or vegetable) carving. A local herbal steam bath to relax and rejuvenate your body. A therapeutic hot-pressed herbal massage (consisting of 8 kinds of herbs: ginger, zingier, lemon grass, plantain, tamarind leaves, soap pod, camphor and Aom Kiew) After you finish the activity, you will check out from Khum Lanna and return to Chiang Mai. Notes: A second additional 1-hour activity can be booked at a nominal charge. Khum Lanna is a great place for biking. You are free to use our bicycle to roam around the village.

Package Detail

Inclusion

  • Meals as specified in the program and local coffee at the market.
  • English-speaking guide during the program
  • Accommodation in non air-conditioned room with electric fan at Lisu Lodge and Khum Lanna
  • Tours and activities: rafting and cycling tour
  • Your choice of one activity at Lisu Lodge: biking or oxcart ride or steam bath or massage
  • Your choice of one activity at Khum Lanna: biking or steam bath or massage
  • Baggage handling

Exclusion

  • Pick up and drop off

Logistical Information

Starting Point

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Ending Point

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What to Expect

Stay with Host Family
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Electricity 24/7
Body Hygiene Kit
Heated Water
Air Conditioning
Seated Toilet
Wireless Internet
Cell Signal
Bicycle
Kitchen
Wheelchair Accessible
Television
Parking on Premise
Safe Deposit Box
Laundry Service

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