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LANJIA WALKING EXPERIENCE

Itinerary
Chiang Rai


Day 1 : Transfer from Chiang Rai - Arrive at Lanjia lodge

14h10: Get firsthand experience on how to make Hmong batik handkerchief with Hmong ladies (about 45 minutes). Alternatively, you can learn how to make and set animal traps. Then you will help villagers to plant trees at the Herbal Plant Nursery Project. The project is dedicated to His Majesty the King to commemorate his 84th birthday on December 5, 2011. The main objective of the project is to improve the quality of life of local people by educating them on how to grow vegetables and the importance of the eco-system in their village. Then walk from the lodge up hill towards the Lahu community. At sunset, you will see families cooking their dinner, children playing on the road and people hanging out under their homes as farmer gathers their things heading back home.
At the edge of the Lahu village, the path begins, high up on the edge of the hill you will walk along the trails with Mekong River and Laos to you right. The path will give you full view of the valleys, where you will walk through plantations, corn fields with small bamboo huts dotted through out. You will learn about the burial ground of the Hmong Hill tribe where tall grass grows under the shaded of the trees. Along the walk you will see farmers working their fields of various plants and rice fields. You will circle back and
walk along the path that on the other side of the hill, where you will see mountain ranges and steep valleys and the stunning nature. The sunset on the mountain ranges side is so special with gentle lines showing layers of mountains in purple hues.
Dinner and watch traditional Hmong performances
Overnight at Lanjia Lodge

Hotel :
Lanjia Lodge



Day 2 : Transfer to Chiang Rai

After breakfast, (09h40) watch a presentation about the Hmong and Lahu tribes, the Golden triangle area and the giant catfish (locally known as Pla Buek) – the world’s biggest fresh water fish found in the Mekong River. Learn about activities that affect the Mekong River and people whose lives depend on the river. (10h00), tour the Hmong and Lahu hill tribe village, including a visit at the shaman house of the Hmong. Drink tea with the shaman and discover why the fireplace is important to the Hmongs and why they bury the placenta and umbilical cord of their newborn babies. Lunch will be provided on the charming terrace that looks to the Mekong River and Laos.
Transfer to Chiang Rai
Per traveler Total
2 persons : 8,500 THB 17,000 THB
4 persons : 6,600 THB 26,400 THB
6 persons : 5,090 THB 30,550 THB
Our price includes:
  • Assistance of English-speaking Lanjia escort during the trip.
  • Accommodation in a non air-conditioned room with a view of Laos and the Mekong River. The twin bedded room is equipped with an electric fan and a private bathroom.
  • Power Point Presentation about Hmong & Lahu Tribe, Golden Triangle, Pla Buek (Giant Catfish) in Mekong River.
  • Activities: Visit the village and a shaman’s house, learn how to make Hmong Batik (Alternative: Learn how to make and set animal traps) and tree planting and walking along the nature trails.
  • Traditional Hmong and Lahu performances.
  • Meal as specified.

Our price does not include:
  • Transfer to / from Lanjia Lodge.
  • Airfares and airport taxes.
  • Other meals and services than those mentioned in the program.
  • Personal expenses such as drink, laundry, telephone, etc

Remarks:
  • Guests should be healthy and in good physical conditions.
  • Minimum 2 people traveling together

Payment: 30% non-refundable upon receipt of our invoice (after confirmation of all bookings), the balance 1 month before the start the tour