This 6-day cultural adventure tour in Thailand combines an insightful exploration of Thai culture with an exciting roster of activities. Over the course of a week, students will get to grips with the traditions of local communities in Doi Pui, take in the sights of the bustling Chiang Mai, and have a once-in-a-lifetime experience at an ethical elephant sanctuary. They’ll also get the chance to try their hand at whitewater rafting, rock-climbing, and caving.
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*Prices based on groups of 20 students with 2 free teacher spots, not including flights.
✓ All accommodation costs
✓ Full board meals for the entire trip
✓ All transportation costs, including airport pick-up and drop-off
✓ All activities listed in the itinerary
✓ 1 free teacher per 10 paying students
✓ 24-hour emergency contact support during the trip
✓ Detailed pre-departure summary & briefing
✓ Full financial failure protection
✓ Public liability insurance
✓ Our trips are fully risk-assessed
Day 1: Welcome to Chiang Mai
Touch down in Chiang Mai, ready for the start of your culture school trip to Thailand. Meet the Adventure Leader at the arrivals gate, transfer to your accommodation at the gate, and settle in. Come back together for a trip briefing, where the Adventure Leader will explain details about your travel plans, give advice on adapting to local culture, and provide tips on staying safe.
- It’s then back out into the city for a half-day sightseeing tour around Chiang Mai. Explore the city’s temples and cultural landmarks before returning to the hotel for some well-deserved rest.
Day 2: Chiang Mai
- Visit Doi Pui, the highest peak in the Doi-Suthep Pui National Park. Famous for its pristine natural beauty and majestic waterfalls, spend some time exploring this beautiful natural landscape. While at Doi Pui, pay a visit to the Hmong Tribe village, Ban Kun Chang Kian. Enjoy a wonderful cultural experience in this village, where they’ve been able to keep their traditions alive, to learn more about their customs and heritage.
- The Karen Hill Tribe are the largest tribal group in Thailand. Today, visit a local Karen Hill village to learn about their local life, from the traditional arts and crafts they still create to the local medicines still in use. Learn about their locally-sourced food customs and then prepare to eat – a truly farm-to-table meal!