Pai Explorer [3D2N]

Our Pai Explorer itinerary includes everything in the Pai Higlights program, and adds exploration further west into Mae Hong Son Province.

With two nights based in the town of Pai, you have enough time to experience everything in and around Pai, and take a day trip to Tham Lod Caves and Huay Pu Keng Long Neck Village.

Pai Explorer [3D2N Private Tour]

฿9,900 (2 pax)     ฿7,400 (3 pax)

฿6,500 (4 pax)     ฿5,700 (5+ pax)

฿4,750 (7+ pax)

per person

(lunch is included each day, but other meals & accommodation not included).

This is a three day private tour with your own licensed, English-speaking guide and transport. There is time for an additional activity on day 1 as you travel to Pai, we can provide details and prices depending on your interests.

Day 1 – Chiang Mai to Pai

  • Pickup from your hotel in Chiang Mai
  • Bai Orchid & Butterfly Farm (free)
  • Tiger Kingdom (optional, additional cost)
  • Tea Picking Tour at Araksa Tea Garden (picking tour and light refreshments included)
  • Lunch (included)
  • Drive across mountain to Pai
  • Pai Canyon (free)
  • Check in to Pai hotel (1 night stay)
  • Mae Yen Temple for valley views (free)
  • Evening free time – go out for dinner (own cost) and evening markets

Day 2 – Mae Hong Son Day Tour

  • Drive northwest to a mountain viewpoint on the road to Mae Hong Son city.
  • Boat trip to Huay Pu Keng long neck village (boat included)
  • Soft trekking (30 minutes around village)
  • Lunch (included)
  • Tham Lod Cave (entry included with local guide/lamp and bamboo raft)
  • Bathe at Sai Ngam Hot Spring (tickets included)
  • Return to hotel
  • Evening free time – go out for dinner (own cost)

Day 3 – Pai to Chiang Mai

Itinerary Details

Day 1 – Chiang Mai to Pai

Bai Orchid & Butterfly Farm

Visit the Bai Orchid & Butterfly Farm. The main attractions are the rows of hanging orchids, and a walk-in butterfly enclosure.

Optionally, we can stop at Tiger Kingdom which is close to Bai Orchid & Butterfly Farm. Additional costs apply if you choose to visit – you can pay for tiger encounters at the ticket office.

Araksa Tea Garden Chiang Mai

At Araksa Tea Garden, take the tea-picking tour. Learn how to pick, grade and process tea leaves from the experts.

Tea & Refreshments served.

Take a break for lunch. A set-menu or buffet meal is included in the tour package. Let your guide know if you would prefer to use the lunch budget towards an a-la-carte restaurant of your choosing.

Visit Pai Canyon for a short walk to see the view.

White Buddha Statue at Mai Yen Temple in Pai

At Mae Yen Temple, climb the steps to the white Buddha statue for great views across the valley..

Check in to your Pai hotel. In the evening you have free time to go out for dinner (own cost) and explore the evening markets.

Day 2 – Mae Hong Son Day Tour

Drive northwest to a mountain viewpoint on the road to Mae Hong Son city.

Boat Trip to Huay Pu Keng

Take a boat trip to Huay Pu Keng long neck village.

Explore the village by foot before returning down-river.

Take a break for lunch. A set-menu or buffet meal is included in the tour package. Let your guide know if you would prefer to use the lunch budget towards an a-la-carte restaurant of your choosing.

Tham Lod Cave in Mae Hong Son Province

Explore Tham Lod Cave by lamplight with a local guide. You will enter the cave on a bamboo raft.

Return to hotel. Evening free time – go out for dinner and explore the night market.

Day 2 – Pai to Chiang Mai

After breakfast, go for a walk in the town center to see the shops, have coffee, etc.

Check out from your hotel.

Santichon Chinese Village - Great Wall

Take a walk at Santichon Village (Yunnanese Cultural Center)

Yun Lai Viewpoint

Visit Yun Lai Viewpoint for great views across the Pai valley

Take a break for lunch. A set-menu or buffet meal is included in the tour package. Let your guide know if you would prefer to use the lunch budget towards an a-la-carte restaurant of your choosing.

Pai Memorial Bridge

Walk across Pai Memorial Bridge, a reminder of Japan’s interest in Burma & India during WWII.

Drive across mountain towards Chiang Mai, with rest breaks as needed.

Mok Fa Waterfall

Take a short walk through the forest to Mok Fa Waterfall. Swimming is possible if you would like to do so.

Return to your Chiang Mai hotel early evening.

Want to book, discuss details or request a custom itinerary? Let us know your interests, dietary needs, time constraints, etc. The more we know, the better we can serve your needs.

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