Northern Thailand Hilltribes Trek 2023

Trek up into the mountains to meet Thailand’s remote hilltribe communities on a five-day adventure. Head out from wondrous Chiang Mai and through a national park to Lahu and Karen villages, spend time with a shaman, explore deep caves by bamboo raft, and marvel at the lush jungle scenery before arriving at the hilltop village of Ban Jabo and the warmest of welcomes.

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All travellers must have received a full COVID-19 vaccination with the final dose given at least 14 days before the start of the tour.

If your tour starts on or after March 31, 2023 we will no longer require you to be fully vaccinated, however we do still recommend that all travellers are fully vaccinated before travelling. Look for the Vaccinated Tours icon to determine if a vaccine is required for your departure.

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Important pre-departure information

To help you prepare for your trip, please ensure you understand the latest travel and health requirements and restrictions by destination, for both directions of travel, which may change frequently.

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Travel Style: Active

Hiking, trekking, biking, rafting, and kayaking adventures all over the world, made for outdoor types.

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Rating: 3 – Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 5. Please note this trip runs often in order to provide maximum flexibility when choosing dates. It’s possible your group size will be fairly small.

Itinerary Notes

1. Please be advised that a 2-week period of traditional slash and burn farming occurs in this region between March and April (start date varies). During this time your trek may follow an alternate route to avoid uncomfortably smoky areas.

Departure Dates:

  • Thu, 12 Jan – Mon, 16 Jan – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 26 Jan – Mon, 30 Jan – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 02 Feb – Mon, 06 Feb – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 09 Feb – Mon, 13 Feb – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 16 Feb – Mon, 20 Feb – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 23 Feb – Mon, 27 Feb – SGD559/Pax
MARCH 2023
  • Thu, 09 Mar – Mon, 13 Mar – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 16 Mar – Mon, 20 Mar – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 23 Mar – Mon, 27 Mar – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 30 Mar – Mon, 03 Apr – SGD559/Pax
APRIL 2023
  • Thu, 06 Apr – Mon, 10 Apr – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 13 Apr – Mon, 17 Apr – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 20 Apr – Mon, 24 Apr – SGD559/Pax
MAY 2023
  • Thu, 11 May – Mon, 15 May – SGD559/Pax
JUNE 2023
  • Thu, 08 Jun – Mon, 12 Jun – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 15 Jun – Mon, 19 Jun – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 29 Jun – Mon, 03 Jul – SGD559/Pax
JULY 2023
  • Thu, 06 Jul – Mon, 10 Jul – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 13 Jul – Mon, 17 Jul – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 20 Jul – Mon, 24 Jul – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 03 Aug – Mon, 07 Aug – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 10 Aug – Mon, 14 Aug – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 17 Aug – Mon, 21 Aug – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 31 Aug – Mon, 04 Sep – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 07 Sep – Mon, 11 Sep – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 14 Sep – Mon, 18 Sep – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 05 Oct – Mon, 09 Oct – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 19 Oct – Mon, 23 Oct – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 26 Oct – Mon, 30 Oct – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 09 Nov – Mon, 13 Nov – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 23 Nov – Mon, 27 Nov – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 07 Dec – Mon, 11 Dec – SGD559/Pax
  • Thu, 21 Dec – Mon, 25 Dec – SGD559/Pax


Day 1 Chiang Mai

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:

 Your Welcome Moment Welcome Meeting – Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2 Chiang Mai/Ban Pha Mon

Drive from Chiang Mai to the trailhead. Trek through farmland and bamboo and teak forests. Learn about bush food and medicinal plants. Enjoy lunch en route before continuing through rice fields and valleys to reach the first village of a Lahu tribe. Assist with food prep and cooking, or check out a local Lahu massage.

Exclusive Inclusions:

 Your G for Good Moment Ban Pha Mon Homestay

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3 Ban Pha Mon/Ban Muang Pam

Trek between villages, over farmlands and grasslands, and ascend to the ridge line. Learn about bush medicine and seasonal fruits as you make your way to the lunch stop. Go for a swim and help the local guides prepare lunch. Continue on to the Karen village and spend the night. Opt to learn about medicine from a shaman or play football with the locals.

Exclusive Inclusions:

 Your G for Good Moment Ban Muang Pam Homestay

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4 Ban Muang Pam/Ban Jabo

After breakfast, leave the village and continue on, trekking beside the Pam River through lush jungle. Arrive at Tham Lod, a 1666m deep cave. Enter by bamboo raft and move to different chambers – a truly unique experience. Following the cave visit and lunch travel to Ban Jabo, a Black Lahu village. Learn about the Lahu culture, try out some traditional activities, and lend a hand making dinner using regional products and cooking methods.

Exclusive Inclusions:

 Your G for Good Moment Ban Jabo Homestay

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5 Ban Jabo/Chiang Mai

Following breakfast, bid farewell to your hosts and return by private van to Chiang Mai, arriving at approximately 3pm. Tour ends on arrival.

Meals included:


What’s Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Ban Pha Mon Homestay, Ban Pha Mon
  • Your G for Good Moment: Ban Muang Pam Homestay, Ban Muang Pam
  • Your G for Good Moment: Ban Jabo Homestay, Ban Jabo
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Meeting – Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Trek to remote hilltribe villages (4 days)
  • Lod Cave visit and bamboo rafting
  • Prehistoric coffin cave visit
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


Hotels (1 nts), basic huts (3 nts, multi-share).


4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners


Open pickup truck, van, trekking, raft.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, specialist trekking guides.


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  • YOU have read all the above paragraphs and YOU know, understand, and appreciate these and other risks that are inherent in The Activity. YOU hereby assert that your participation is voluntary and that YOU knowingly assume all such risks.
  • YOU acknowledge the agreement freely and voluntarily, and intend by completing this form and unconditional release of all liability to SGTREK PTE. LTD.


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Phone: +65 92700908 (WhatsApp)
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This trip is organized by: 
Reg. No. 201816267K
STB License No. 03160

Address: 28A, Kandahar Street
Singapore 198889
WhatsApp: +6592700908

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