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Chiang Mai

Jungle Wisdom Survival Trek

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    What to Expect
    • Hike a scenic trail to a remote waterfall
    • Sleep in a jungle camp
    • Ride and learn to guide a bamboo raft

    Karen women still know how to make their own clothes completely by hand and without electricity by weaving on a back loom. It takes time to master but you will have a chance to try it out. In addition to other outdoor survival skills you guide can so you how to how to build in the jungle. Karen houses were traditionally bamboo with roofs made of grass or leaves. Your guide can teach you to make a basic shelter using only these items and a machete.

    • Identify wild edible plants
    • Cook and eat in the jungle
    • Make cooking utensils from banana leaves
    • Identify medicinal plants
    • Find water in bamboo
    • Build a basic shelter using bamboo, grass and leaves
    • Weave cotton into cloth to make clothing“On this tour you don’t just have fun, you also you also give jobs to Karen people and we are happy to share indigenous jungle wisdom with you— Nukul Chai Lai Sisters Founder

    Chai Lai Sisters is Thailand's 1st trekking company owned and operated by Karen women. We strive to make the impact of tourism a positive one for both our community and the ecosystem.    

    7:45- 8:00am Pick up from your hotel or the 3 Kings monument 

    18:00 (next day) Return to  your hotel or the 3 Kings monument 
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    8:00 Any hotels in the old city
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    2 days
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • Overnight accommodation
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Local taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner - 2-course dinner
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Gratuities
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Zen, our tour guide was suuuuper nice and amazing and so knowledgable, teaching us along the way everything about nature, culture and Thai life and thinking! Elephant day, trekking day, homestay in bamboo hut - do it guys!!! Especially Dey, our host at the trekking hide out
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