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Trip Highlights

Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project

Immerse yourself in Thai culture as you spend a memorable day at a local community school and help the students practice their English. No special skills are required for this; just enthusiasm and imagination. The focus is on fun and interaction.

Spend a further 3 days making friends and learning about these fascinating people, as you complete a number of volunteering activities(as required):


Trip Summary

This trip is guaranteed to be a sensory delight, a great learning experience and a rewarding adventure.

Visit an ethnic hill tribe community in Mae Hong Son province and immerse yourself in community life. Enjoy a fun and authentic journey which strikes a balance between learning and teaching. Learn about the community's relationship with the land and discover how the culture and environment have influenced traditional arts and crafts in this area.

Your volunteering experience will foment your understanding of these wonderful people as you work along side them on varied projects. Enjoy the looks of delight and appreciation on the children’s faces as you teach and interact. The intimate moments with the children and the rest of the community will be treasured memories that live on.

Explore further afield as you hike and raft through this majestic landscape. Then take a piece of Thailand home with you when you learn to cook your favorite meal. The joyful recollections of this remarkable trip will forever be evoked by the fragrant smells of that one dish.

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Great Extension Trips
1: Laos
2: Cambodia

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Pre-trip Buenos Aires
Tour Code:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Repairs and Renovations
Police Check:
Guest Numbers:
2 - 12

Price from

NZ$ 2,550
GB£ 1,300
AU$ 2,100
CA$ 2,250
EUR€ 1,700
Extra charge for solo travelers:
US$ 295

The price is per person, based on 2 people sharing a room. We can tailor-make a trip to meet your exact requirements.
With one person booking, please contact us for the price of your trip.
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You can choose your own trip start dates. Please contact us if you would like to proceed or require any further information.
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Suggested Itinerary

We would be delighted to tailor-make this to your requirements.

Day 1: Arrival Bangkok, briefing (D)
Day 2: Canal trip and sightseeing in Bangkok; overnight train to Chiang Mai (B,L,D)
Day 3: Transfer to Ja Bor, Mae Hong Son, language lessons and orientation (B,L,D)
Day 4: Outdoor orientation and education (B,L,D)
Day 5: Local crafts and wisdom education (B, L, D)
Day 6: Local school visit and teaching (B, L, D)
Day 7-9: Volunteering in village (B,L,D)
Day 10: Whitewater rafting (B,L,D)
Day 11: Trekking to Pie (B,L)
Day 12: Transfer back to Chiang Mai, rest (B,L,D)
Day 13: Thai cooking class, tour, night market (B,L,D)
Day 14: Doi Suthep tour; overnight train to Bangkok (B,L,D)
Day 15: Bangkok, trip ends; extension trips begin

(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

Thailand Extension Trips
Extension 1: Laos
Extension 2: Cambodia

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