Day tours

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Schools and Universities

Green Trails has an impressive track record when it comes to Educational Treks for Universities and Schools. Participants are usually between 15 and 22 years old. We try to keep the groups maximum 20 persons in order to keep the impact in the community under control. We are very much aware of the sensitivity and or our responsibility to do this in a sustainable way. We have been doing these kind of tours for more than 20 years, albeit under a different name. We have a lot of experience with these kind of tours, in short.These tours are always customized. Every school or university has different needs and wishes. Every tour is unique and deserves special attention.

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Two Day tours

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Why you should visit Doi Inthanon

Doi Inthanon National Park is the most popular national park in North Thailand. Within the park Thailand’s highest mountain is located: Doi Inthanon. The park boasts prolific birdlife as well as spectacular waterfalls. There are Hmong and Karen villages in the park. Doi Inthanon National Park can get very busy, especially in December and January, the cool months in North Thailand. The best way to avoid crowds and really enjoy the beauty of the national park is to stay there overnight. We offer two day tours with overnight in a village and in a small lodge. Highly recommended!

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Elephant Tours

From: 5,500.00 ฿
Chiang Mai Elephant Experience Mosha

Visit Elephant hospitals of Lampang

The elephant hospital of the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation was the first of its kind in the world. It is home to elephants Mosha and Motala. Motala has been there for 16 years since she stepped on a landmine. Mosha suffered a landmine injury while walking near the Burmese border when she was just seven months old. Both elephants have prostethic legs. Next door is another hospital: the Thai Elephant Conservation Center hospital. Both hospitals offer free healthcare to elephants in North Thailand. 

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Tours for the whole family

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Tribal weaving project in Chiang Dao

The Dara-Ang Tribal Textile Weaving Cooperative is located in the village Mae Chon aka Pang Hoo in Chiang Dao District. The Dara-Ang are locally known as Palong or Palaung. We have been organising trekkings in this area for many years and are very familiar with the communities.
We have been fortunate to work with Haute Culture Textile Tours on unique tours that include workshops in tribal villages. Mae Chon is one of those. Haute Culture Textile Tours started a weaving project that Green Trails is supporting.

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Do you have special requirements, Is there a place that you would really like to see? Let us know what you want to see and do during your excursion and we will make sure it is included in the itinerary.

Explore Authentic Northern Thailand

We want you to discover the authentic beauty of North Thailand. Tourism has had its impact over the past decades but we are still able to find unspoiled and authentic forests, landscapes and villages. We do our utmost to help preserve these for future generations.

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Your personal safety is of paramount importance to us. We offer small group and private tours and treks. Our small group tours have fixed departure days. Departure guaranteed from two persons up. Maximum group size is 10 persons. Private tours and trekking programs can be tailored to your own personal wishes.

We respect nature and traditions

Green Trails organises active and cultural tours in Chiang Mai and North Thailand. We respect nature, local traditions and local culture. We promote outdoor activities such as trekking, hiking, rafting and cycling. We try to conserve natural biodiversity, local cultural traditions and values. We love tribal culture and traditional tribal dress. We are about meaningful encounters with nature and people.

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Adventures in Chiang Mai and Northern Thailand

We have been involved outdoor activities in Northern Thailand for more than 25 years. In the early days trekking was one of the most popular activities for tourists. It was also the only activity on offer for visitors. That has changed over the years. We still love trekking but also offer tribal experiences, cycling, rafting and other nature and culture friendly activities. We are very much aware of our impact on the environment and on communities. We monitor our activities as much as possible to make sure our footprint is as small as possible.

Akha hilltribe trekking

Chiang Mai National Parks Adventures

Northern Thailand is a stunningly beautiful area. There are many national park with beautiful forests, sparkling rivers and thundering waterfalls. We have developed a number of active tours in these national parks. We offer many different tours to Doi Inthanon National Park but there are also other, less known parks that are worth visiting. We will do everything possible to minimize our footprint in these lovely, protected areas. 

Chiang Mai Tribal Experiences

A variety of ethnic minority groups inhabit the mountains of Northern Thailand. They are often called “hilltribes”. Each of these group has their own interesting customs, traditions, and dress. Most groups have their own language. Although development has eroded this heritage they still keep their own customs and traditions. We offer a number of tours that focus on these minority groups. We will show you this heritage. By doing this we hope to contribute to the preservation of these invaluable cultures. 

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