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The 2 Day Karen Homestay Experience

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Day 1: Chiang Mai - Karen Village

Stop At: Longneck Karen Village, 262 M.6, Ban Paoo Nanglae Subdistrict, Chiang Rai 57100 Thailand
Longneck Karen is one of Karen tribes. They call themselves Padaung. It is believed that originally they came from Yunnan Province, central China. Later in 1000 AD according to the history, they migrated to Salween River Basin in Myanmar. In 1995, there were approximately 25,000 Padaungs living in Myanmar. They mainly live on traditional agricultural activities. After political incident against the minorities in Myanmar, Padaungs have evacuated from Myanmar and until now cannot fully identify where is the major location they are living in. It is believed that they scattered all over the area and co-live with other minority group that armed so that they can be protected.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Picnic Lunch
• Dinner: Dinner at Karen Village
Accommodation included: House within the Karen Village itself. Basic conditions as this is a homestay. No air-conditioning and shared bathrooms.

Day 2: Karen Village - Chiang Mai

Stop At: Longneck Karen Village, 262 M.6, Ban Paoo Nanglae Subdistrict, Chiang Rai 57100 Thailand
Longneck Karen is one of Karen tribes. They call themselves Padaung. It is believed that originally they came from Yunnan Province, central China. Later in 1000 AD according to the history, they migrated to Salween River Basin in Myanmar. In 1995, there were approximately 25,000 Padaungs living in Myanmar. They mainly live on traditional agricultural activities. After political incident against the minorities in Myanmar, Padaungs have evacuated from Myanmar and until now cannot fully identify where is the major location they are living in. It is believed that they scattered all over the area and co-live with other minority group that armed so that they can be protected.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at Karen Village
• Lunch: Lunch at private house
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from all hotels in Chiang Mai city area, Chiang Mai International Airport and Chiang Mai Train Station.
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • 1x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Pick up/Drop off all hotels in Chiang Mai city area, Airport and Train Station
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation by pick up truck
  • Shared homestay accommodation in village with shared bathroom
  • Bamboo rafting (about 45 minutes)
  • Leaflet with practical information
  • Entry/Admission - Longneck Karen Village
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks
  • Any purchases of a personal nature (souvenirs, etc.)
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the program
  • Suppliment for travelling on certain dates (quoted separately if applicable)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place. Single traveler may book this product, but is subject to availability and cancellation if minimum number of people is not met on the activity day.
  • Child rate applies once minimum of 2 adults booked
  • Should your travel plans change after booking, do not worry. I Asia Thailand will do all possible to change your booking to fit with your new travel arrangements free of charge.
  • Departures of Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays only (subject to change)
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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By: I Asia Thailand
922 reviews
Frank E
10
Airport transfers
Worth the extra money for private pick up service was really good both from airport and from hotel saves having to
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Sophie L
Port Coquitlam, Canada
20
Great Touring Company
After using the transportation from the airport which was excellent, we met with Thip at our hotel. WOAW! She
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reynoldsstephen
Austin, Texas
60
good tour
had a good time on tour. There was so much to see that dealt with temples. One must really be in the mood for
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joannesimpson1
30
Superior Electric transfer to reach Bangkok city!!
It was great experience to get the EV transportation from Bangkok Airport to our hotel in Pratunam area in
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gailbV899MK
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
62
lovely
wonderful day and loved our guide. My only complaint is that i would skip the Summer Palace, or shorten it up
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Pioneer630588
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
10
Phi phi islands,maya,maiton,CoCo and Amazing Big Buddha
Amazing...must visit...we covered many islands phi phi,james bond,maya, maiton,CoCo islands with catamaran and
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Ppech
80
Additional charge for service fee for further distance is not clear, Service standard
I found I Asia from Expedia service of return trip from SVB airport to Pakret, Nonthaburi at 1600 Baht. Then the
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Islandkris
Missoula
72
This a great local experience with fantastic guides
We really enjoyed this experience. Bonvoyage is a local company so you are supporting local entrepreneurs who
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trond N
Oslo, Norway
293
Airport transfer
We were met by representatives from the company outside the airport with a small poster with our names on. A very
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denist265
St Ives, United Kingdom
62
Efficient service
We waited around 5 minutes for our car to pick us up from the airport and we were surprised that Woody visited us
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sesarioe
Aptos, California, USA
20
Great, prompt, reliable service.
First time we use I Asia Thailand. We used them for airport pick up to our hotel in Bangkok and hotel pick up to
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400bennyl
31
Where's your EV Taxi booth
The description given of your EV Taxi booth at Bangkok's Dom Moang is NOT clear. I went outside Gate 7 to look for
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zubaidclonky
Hong Kong, China
20
Service
Pick up from the airport was quick and smooth, easy to spot. Pick up from the hotel, driver was prompt and on time.
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liberaljjh
10
gemstore shopping
the overall program isn't that bad except that it ends with "optional" gemstore shipping, which they insist
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A-MONNERS
3412
A punctual service to and from the airport
Booked via Expedia. Happy with the driver, car and overall service. Would not hesitate to use again.
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