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5D North Exploration Self-Drive

Toyota Vios 1.5V (ECAR): 4 passengers 4 door (Economy - Auto)
Toyota Altis 1.6G (CCAR): 5 passengers 4 door (Compact - Auto)
Toyota Revo 2.8 (FFAR): 4 passengers 4 door (Double Cap - 4WD Auto)
Honda CR-V 2.0 (IFAR): 5 passengers 4 door (SUV - 4WD Auto)
Toyota Fortuner 2.8 (PFAR): 5 passengers 5 door (SUV - 4WD Auto)

All vehicles are fitted with air conditioning and the manufacturer standard accessories.


Day 1
Chiang Mai – Hang Dong – Sa Moeng – Mae Rim (approximately 161KM)                

Bespoke’s representative to take your vehicle to your accommodation in Chiang Mai.

Leave hotel along route No. 108 to Hangdong and turn right to Samoeng. Visit Toong Rueng Royal Project and Roses Garden and Pang Da Royal Project. Then, continue the route No. 1096 to Mae Rim, visit Mae Sa Waterfall.  Proceed to Baan Pang Hai, a simple Thai village 850 metres above sea level. 

Enjoy your dinner in the cool mountain air, different Thai dishes, BBQ, salad, pasta, fruits and desserts followed by a number of Hmong cultural presentations. 

Overnight at Hmong Hilltribe Lodge where offers guests a unique opportunity to Hmong hilltribe culture amidst striking natural beauty. 


Day 2
Mae Rim – Thatorn – Doi Mae Salong – Chiang Rai (approximately 289KM) 

Enjoy your beautiful morning at Hmong Hilltribe Village and breakfast.

Depart Hmong Hilltribe Lodge. Drive drive along route No.107 via Chiang Dao and Fang to Thatorn. En route, suggested short stops at a small village in Chiang Dao, Chiang Dao Cave and the Hilltribe Development and Welfare Centre. Upon arrival at Thatorn, suggested lunch at Maekok River Village Resort. Drive further uphill on route No. 1130 to Doi Mae Salong, a Chinese village on 1350m attitude. Short stops can be made to visit the hilltribe villages en route.  Leave Doi Mae Salong along route 1130 and turn left to route No. 1089 and No.01 to Chiang Rai.

You have arrived your destination at The Legend Chiang Rai Boutique River Resort. 

Day 3
Day at leisure at Chiang Rai or Chiang Rai – Chiang Saen – Golden Triangle – Mae Sai (approximately 130KM)

Drive along route No.110 and No.1016 to Chiang Saen, the former capital of the first Thai Kingdom, situated directly on the Mekong River at the border between Thailand and Laos. Visit to Wat Phra Dhat Jom Kitti, Wat Chedi Luang and the small museum near-by. Continue along the Mekong River to the Golden Triangle where the borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos convene.  Suggested lunch at the Imperial Golden Triangle Resort. Then drive northwards to Mae Sai, the northern most Thai town and visit the local market.

Return to Chiang Rai. Relax and overnight at The Legend Chiang Rai Boutique River.

Day 4
Chiang Rai – Pha Yao – Lampang (approximately 240KM)

Drive 98 kms southwards on route No.1 to Phayao. Visit Wat Sri Kom Kam with its fine carved and guilded wood facade, and Kwan (Lake) Phayao where here you can find several restaurants for your lunch. Continue on route No.1 and drive 134 kms to Lampang. Enroute short stops to visit the Elephant Training Camp at Ban Pang La and Tham Pha Thai Forest Park.

You have reached your destination at Lampang River Lodge.

Day 5
Lampang – Lampoon – Chiang Mai (approximately 116KM)

Touring of Lampang, visit to Wat Phra Keo Don Tao, a very interesting Myanmar style temple with a small museum. Also visit to Wat Chedi Sao with its many small pagodas. Continue to Ko Kah to visit Wat Phra Dhat Lampang Luang housing the only Emerald Buddha besides the one at Wat Phra Keo in Bangkok. Drive along route No.11 to Lampoon. Visit Wat Phra Dhat Haripoonchai and the museum near-by. Suggested lunch at the Khum Ton Kaew Restaurant, located behind the museum. Drive north to Chiang Mai along route No.106

You have reached your destination in Chiang Mai.