This cross-country tour of Northern Thailand and East Myanmar takes you to visit some of the most fascinating rural areas of Southeast Asia, allowing numerous insider experiences of lesser-seen regions.You’ll discover the beauty of Northern Thailand, making stops at the sublime limestone caves of Chiang Dao, Tha Ton and Mae Salong, where you’ll have the chance to interact with local hill tribes on your the way to the Golden Triangle.
The region north of Chiang Mai is home to many indigenous hill tribes, such as the Yao and Akha and you’ll have the chance to spend some time observing their way of life and interating with them.
Once at the Golden Triangle, you’ll see the confluence of Mekong and Ruak Rivers where Laos, Thailand and Myanmar meet and have the chance to make a short visit to Don Sao Island, part of Laos.
Your special cross-country tour will take you across the border at Mae Sai and into marvelous Myanmar. You’ll experience some of the most picturesque landscapes in the country as you travel to Kengtung where you will have the opportunity to take a trek along a lesser-seen route.
Your Backyard Travel guide will lead you along a hilly trail, stopping at an isolated monastery, coming to rest at Wan Nyat a small village inhabited by the Loi hill tribe where once again you can observe the traditional way of life in a rural region of Southeast Asia.