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Waterfall Trek, Hilltribe Life & Lunch

Waterfall Trek, Hilltribe Life & Lunch

Duration:7 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Sawasdee krap! I'm Thellie, and have worked with our NGO since 2007. I live with my Thai wife and children in a Karen tribe village, just a mile from the foundation. I came to The Mirror Foundation to volunteer for a month, and fell in love with the place, the people, the ethos, and the work... been here ever since! My work is very varied, making every day different and interesting, and it also…

About The Mirror Foundation, Chiang Rai

The Mirror Foundation is a Thai grassroots Non-Government Organisation (NGO) based in Chiang Rai province. The foundation works on the major issue of statelessness, and the problems that arise from lack of Thai citizenship. It has been based here since 1999, registering as a foundation in 2004. The mission is to improve the daily lives of the hilltribe communities through education and empowerment
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to The Mirror Foundation, Chiang Rai. .

What we’ll do

After picking you up at 08:30 from our guesthouse in Chiang Rai town (Baan Pordeedin - our social enterprise venture), we'll drive to our foundation headquarters in the heart of the countryside (approximately 16km from town). Here we'll show you a short video about our work, and answer any questions you may have. Our guide will then take you on a trek through the forest, visiting a number of…

What else you should know

The trek runs through the year, in all weather. Guests need to be relatively fit, and wear suitable clothing. Guides may alter the route according to conditions and ability. Guides speak basic English

What I’ll provide

Hill tribe lunch Vegetarian and vegan catered for. Rice based meal with vegetables, meat and chilli paste. Meat is usually pork.
Filtered water We supply water, but ask guests to bring a water bottle to reduce plastic waste. Coffee is also provided at orientation.
Pickup truck We collect guests from your accommodation in Chiang Rai town, and drop off at the end of the day.

What to bring

Covered walking shoes: trekking boots or trainers are preferable
Comfortable and cool clothes (please check our dress code)
Sunglasses, hat, and sun cream
Insect repellent
Optional: Money (small notes) to buy local handicrafts
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₹6,293 per person
₹6,293 per person