Mae Sot

UMP 10 - 5 Days / 4 Nights - Umphang Trekking Adventure (joint tour) 


Daily departure from Mae Sot.


NOTE: If you travel by air plane to Mae Sot from Bangkok, Chiang Mai or Phitsanulok, you need to stay one extra night ( not included ) in Mae Sot before you can start the Umphang Trekking.


The following itinerary is a sample program. The actual program followed on a jungle trek is dependent upon the season and any new trail discoveries. However, the spirit and intention of the tour will always be the same.


Day 01. Morning pick up from your hotel or bus station in Mae Sot. A drive of 170 kms by pick up truck to Umphang on a very scenic road. On the way we visit the Phajaroen Waterfall and a village of the Meo hill tribe. We arrive at the Umphang Hill Resort for lunch and check in. The resort is located on the bank of the Mae Klong River.


In the afternoon we make an exploration into a cave nearby the resort. Dinner and overnight in the cosy wooden bungalows ( private bathroom ) of the Umphang Hill Resort.


Day 02. After breakfast departure for a spectacular ride on a bamboo raft over the Mae Klong River. Enjoy the dense jungle of Umphang on the way to the Thasai Cave. Observe many colourful birds and hopefully some Gibbons (monkeys) and other extensive flora and fauna. We make stops at the Tilorchor Waterfalls, hot springs and pass the exciting Takubi Rapids. Lunch (picnic). In the afternoon we arrive at the Thasai Cave, where we get off the raft and prepare a tent camp in the entrance of the cave. Dinner at the campfire and overnight in the tent. An unforgettable experience !


Day 03. The sound of the jungle will wake us up. Breakfast and departure for a long trek to the famous Tilorzu Waterfall, the largest in South East Asia. Declared by the Wildlife Fund as 'World Heritage'. After lunch at the foresty camp near the waterfalls you can take a refreshing swim in the lower basin of the waterfall. Dinner and overnight in the foresty camp.


Day 04. Wake up before sunrise and walk to the viewpoint. From here you have an astonishing view of the extensive cascades. Back to the camp for breakfast after which we start walking to a Kotha Karen Village. Arrive at the village and take a rest before we continue for a ride of 3 hours by elephant to the Palata Karen Village. Elephants are the true kings of the jungle. Experience the majesty of travelling through jungle trails on elephant back. A journey you never forget! Picnic lunch on the way. Late afternoon arrival in the village. Dinner and overnight in the village.


Day 05. Early wake up and we go by pick up truck to see one of the attractions of Umphang, the Taleymork or the 'Sea of Clouds'. From the mountain top Doi Huamod you can see the fading clouds hanging over the jungle. Return for breakfast and to explore the hill tribe village. After lunch we depart for Mae Sot. On the way we stop at several hill tribe villages and visit a small silverware factory of the Hmong hill tribe. After arrival in Mae Sot we visit the bustling market near the Burmese border. In the afternoon transfer to the airport, bus station or your hotel in Mae Sot.


Tour Includes: All mentioned meals & transfer. Transportation by covered pick up truck, bamboo raft and elephant, services of an experience English speaking local guide. Sightseeing as listed in the trip itinerary, accommodation in comfortable wooden fan cooled bungalows with private bathroom, bamboo or wooden houses without mattresses or ( private ) bathrooms and tents.


UMP 10 - 5 Days / 4 Nights - Umphang Trekking Adventure (joint tour)