We are running our trekking tour business together for more than 20 years now.
We were both born north of Chiang Mai and with our combined experienc we are offering truly unique and authentic trekking in Northern Thailand.
We focus on delivering non-touristic trekking adventures to our guests and take them away into one of the most beautiful areas in all of Thailand where they will get in touch with the simple life of the hilltribes we spend the nights at with our participants.
Our tours will lead you off the beaten tourist paths and into the jungles and rural areas so that you can delve deep into the local culture and way of life in this remote areas.
One of our main goals is that we want our guests to feel like good friends from the very first minute on.
Ae was born in the Mae Tang province and he spent almost five years in a temple as a novice monk before he started to study Tourism Industry Management (BA) and after that he additionally did the training to become a tour guide and got his license in 2006. Meeting many different people from all over the globe and sharing each others thoughts about the different cultures and habits is something Ae really enjoys a lot.
Det was born and raised in a Karen tribe village and before he became a tour guide he was a captain for kayaking and whitewater activities and he also did 4WD off-road tours. He is an excellent cook and a very knowledgeable and informative person and his english skills are excellent. He enjoys working as a tour guide very much especially meeting guests from all over the world and talking with them about the local culture and nature.
Kan was born in the Pare province within a Karen tribe and spent almost nine years as a novice monk in a temple before he started to study for a BA in Tourism Industry Management where he has specialized in the ethnic minority knowledge. He also additionally applied for his license as a tour guide in 2002 and has been working as a tour guide since that time. He has a deep knowledge of the buddhism and is very skilled in cooking yummy Thai dishes. Kan is living in Chiang Mai and enjoys trips through the countryside in his time off.
Born and raised in a Karen village Pieare was serving a few years in the Thai Air Force and after that he decided to start his training and got his official license as a tour guide in 2009. Pieare likes long trekking tours into the mountains along with the easyness during a bamboo rafting through the green nature. He is quite good in playing the guitar and he is a pretty good singer too.
Ping was born at a Lahu tribe village in the Mae Tang area. He has worked on the rice farm of his family before he started his training to become a licensed tour guide a while ago and he is collecting practical experience by working for us as guide & assistant. Ping is very creative in carving tea or coffee cups and other things from bamboo, he amazes with several magic tricks, he is very skilled in bamboo rafting and Thai-Cooking. He enjoys the work with guest from other countries and explaining our culture and the beautiful nature to them.
Song was born within a Lahu tribe village in the Mae Tang area with more then 17 years of experiences as a licenced tour guide. He is a thoughtful and informative guide and as his guest you are in extremely capable hands. He also is an expert at fishing and Thai cooking and enjoys playing the guitar. Song likes long trekking tours into the mountains and bamboo rafting.
Sun is from Baan Mae Jok, a Karen hilltribe vilage. He is doing a lot of studying & training to become a licensed tour guide, meanwhile he is getting the practical experience while working for us as guide & assistance. Sun is a pretty good expert about the nature, he prepares delicious Thai meals and he has some experience in climbing.
Wan was born in a farmer family from a Karen tribe and has started working in the tourist branch in 2007 at an elephant camp where he took care of the pachyderms before he switched to become a tour guide a few years later. Wan is an easy going, very friendly and often funny guy with a wide knowledge of the local culture and nature and he is a very good cook as well. Wan enjoys to meeting new poeple and learning about their different cultures from all around the world.
2018-10-06, 5:31 AM
Unforgettable ,off the beaten bath, experience
Ursula, Martin & Elias, Switzerland
We and our 15 year old son were very pleased with the 3 days trekking tour with song and song song. Well organized, excellent fresh food incl. breakfast. Very interesting to see, with how little people live in very remote areas and create such wonderful tasty meals. Highlights: Waterfall, bamboo rafting ... [More...]
2018-08-27, 10:20 AM
Three beautiful days
Paolo e Giovanna, Italy
From 20 to 22 august we spent 3 beautiful days with Chang Mai trekking in the Huai Nam Dang Park. Ours guide was "Ollalla'". He is very nice, kind and very professional. We have done trekking, cooked together and eaten a lot, sailed along the river with a bamboo boat!!!! The villages were very welcoming ... [More...]
2018-08-20, 3:20 PM
Une expérience a faire et a vivre!
Frappa Sébastien et Valentine, France
Vraiment ce trekking a marqué notre passage dans le Nord et a Chiang mai. Nous avons beaucoup aimé la prise en charge par notre guide Wan qui a tout fait pour que nous nous sentions a l'aise et que nous en profitions un maximum. On a adoré du début à la fin : la rando, la nuit dans la jungle, le ... [More...]
2018-08-17, 2:13 PM
Super trekking en famille sur 2 jours
Super trekking en famille, notre bon guide WAN nous a bien accompagné avec sa joie et sa bonne humeur. Il a pris le temps de nous expliquer la faune et la flore et la vie des montagnards. Nous avons apprécié l? hospitalité des Karens. Nous avons bien aimé toutes les activités.
2018-05-13, 10:24 AM
BIZET Benoit, France
Nous avons effectué un trekk privé (du 2 au 4 mai 2018) de 3 jours et 2 nuits en famille pour 7 personnes (4 Adultes et 3 Ados). Nous souhaitons commencer par remercier Wan (notre quide) pour nous avoir fait visiter sa région avec passion et bonne humeur. Le trekk est bien dimensionné et la nuitée ... [More...]
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If you are German speaking you can also find many reports of participants
of my tours on the website of Stefan Loose
(publisher of a very popular German travel guide for Thailand).