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Cool Trekking Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Rewarding experience.

I did the 2 day 1 night. You start off with a hike up which isn’t easy! Definitely fitness needed... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Mazface
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Dublin, Ireland
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Lovely experience

We finished a 2 day 1 night trek in Mae Taeng area and really liked it. The route is for relax... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
SoSo W
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Cool Trekking Chiang Mai promote responsible tourism and offers eco treks and non touristy treks out of the beaten track in the remote areas of Mae Wan or Mae Chaem (South West of Chiang Mai). Enjoy waterfalls, the greenery of the paddy rice fields, presentation of the flora, culture of Karen and explanation of differents Hill Tribe clothes. Sleep over night at the Karen village in locals houses with the guide's family. Private or small group. No rafting, games or other gimmick.
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“stream” (2 reviews)
“tong” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I did the 2 day 1 night. You start off with a hike up which isn’t easy! Definitely fitness needed (my friend was able to ask for a lift half way up so long as she gave the villager who provided a little something!) but...More

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CoolGuesthouse, Propriétaire at Cool Trekking Chiang Mai, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you Mazface for your review, We are glad that you enjoy this eco-trek! The food is indeed simple, as villager's life there, and that is what we want our customers experiment! We are happy that you like the nature around, landscapes ares indeed wild...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We finished a 2 day 1 night trek in Mae Taeng area and really liked it. The route is for relax pacers but still some strength required as there is a non-stop climbing for 2 hours. We should have prepared more, especially rain coat and...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't come to Thailand without doing this. If you are into hiking and connecting with people different than you this is an amazing experience. We hiked with a guide through the jungle, stopped to have lunch with some local farmers in the mountains, and...More

1  Thank Chelsea P
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

We did a 2 day trek with Cool Trekking (the "Non-touristy" eco tour" and it was a wonderful experience. The trek was definitely for advanced trekers but we later learned that the guide assess (eithout you knowing!) and tailors your trek based on your hiking...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2015

Just got back from 3 day 2 nights trekking and absolutely loved it, there was plenty to do and see and the guide "Justin" was very funny and informative, it turned out to be great value for money and the food was excellent for a...More

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

Liked- our guide bobo was funny and played guitar and sang at night. Very good guide for young and sociable backpackers. The waterfall was great and so many other fantastic attractions on the two day one night trip. Disliked- bamboo rafting and water rafting wasn't...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2015

I would like to start by thanking the guides and villagers that we stayed with for being so kind and making us feel so welcome in their homes. An absolute must do when In the area. Walking was challenging in parts but waterfalls lakes and...More

Thank Grace C
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Reviewed 21 November 2014 via mobile

Did a three day trek and stayed over at Karen village. Slept in a hut and Singing drinking local whiskey with the locals all night. Lots of fun amazing tour guides. Was a hard walk at times and being a fairly fit strong man had...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2014

We were a group of 4 and we chose the 2 day trekking package which included 1 night to rest in the bamboo huts. The van which picked us up was fully-packed and the person in charge seemed to have a problem with our booking...More

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