Taste Of Nature

Chiang Mai, Thailand
1 Day
English, Thai

About the trip
Gastronomy
The one day taste tour offers the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and experience a more authentic side of Chiang Mai at a remote community situated on the highest mountain of Thailand, Doi Inthanon. Understand how the locals live, work and eat at the high altitude - sourcing fresh ingredients native to this part of the country. You’ll have the chance to listen to the many stories about how local ‘Lanna’ food is made, as well as cook up some delicious northern dishes of your own, all of which are very difficult to find anywhere else in the world. Afterward, It’s back down to the city for a fine-dining dinner that adds some modern, artistic flair to Northern Thai cuisine.
  • Visit and learn about the agricultural processes at royal agricultural station
  • Learn how to roast and drip coffee beans by yourself
  • Forage for wild ingredients around the karen village
  • Visit and learn a story of Karen households
  • Taste Pga K’nyau cuisine with the locals
  • Enjoy with traditional instrument known as “Tay Naa”
Day One

8.00 am.             Pick you up at your hotel. then travel to Doi Inthanon National Park.

10.00 am.            Arrive at the royal agricultural station, Doi Inthanon. The office of King Rama IX's royal project for the sake of agricultural career development to thai hill tribes for the local sustainability.

11.00 am.             Arrive at Baan Pha Mon Village, A village of Karen hilltribe people. Get to know all about the ways of life, beliefs and food culture of ethnic group who have lived in this mountainous region for decades. Discover the history of the Pga K'nyauswith Khun Surasith Donjaipraiwan, the community's leader. 

 

11:30 am.             Enjoy lunch made from high quality ingredients from the royal project.

 

1:00 pm.              Learn more about "Jo-Pa Coffee" from the developing project under king Rama IX's supervision, how to roast it with stove, then test your own-dripped fresh coffee.

 

2:00 pm.             Explore the Pga K'nyaus' lifestyle and the beautiful scenery of the village on foot, enjoy their toxic-free, natural fruit and vegetable farming areas where they grow the commodities for the Royal Project.

 

3:00 pm.              Visit the Pga k'nyaus traditional kitchen co-create the meal with local people.

 

4:30 pm.              Farewell to the locals and head back to the city center. 

7:00 pm.              Arrive at your hotel safe and sound. 
 

Electricity 24/7
Cell Signal
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Transportation during the trip
  • Activities as listed in the itinerary
  • Tour guide
  • Local guide
  • Travel insurance
  • VAT 7%
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