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Hill Tribe Helping Hands Adventure

  • 28Day(s)
  • Trip Code: STBKKHIL

Provide skills, training, education and support to help villages thrive without losing their cultural identity. You will assist at one of the following: childcare centres, schools, a temple, the hospital or a vocational college. Highlights: Explore colourful Bangkok and Chiang Mai and enjoy a three-day trek to hill tribe villages.

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Day 1: Arrival

Volunteers will be collected from Bangkok International Airport and transferred to their accommodation.

Day 2: Bangkok

During this orientation you will learn what to expect from your stay in Thailand including cultural differences, the school and village and what might benefit the community. Explore Bangkok on foot, tuk-tuk, taxi-boat, bus and Sky train, taking in as much as possible of Bangkok and its people. You'll then travel by overnight train to Chiang Mai.

Day 3: Chiang Mai

There's no better way to see this old and culture-rich city than walking. There's always something of interest in Chiang Mai - from spectacular temples and gastronomic delights to fantastic markets and shopping.

Day 4: Chiang Rai

You'll jump on a public air-conditioned bus to Chiang Rai. Your afternoon is free to explore the small town at your leisure.

Day 5 - 23: Volunteering Project

Now it's time to put your skills to work for Thailand's hill-tribe people. Work will either include teaching, and other educational activities, or manual labour work on and offsite, depending on whether you choose the indoor or outdoor project. Indoor programme includes a homestay at an Akha hill-tribe village, with a forest walk, while Outdoor programme volunteers go on 3-4 day homestays twice a month*. *Duration and schedule may vary according to the program and local conditions.

Day 24: Chiang Rai

After saying your goodbyes, today you will leave the project and head back to your hotel in Chiang Rai.

Day 25: Chiang Mai

After breakfast you will board a public bus to Chiang Mai.

Day 26: Chiang Mai to Bangkok

After saying farewell to your team, you'll return to Bangkok by public overnight train.

Day 27: Bangkok

Early morning, arrive into Bangkok and make your own way to the hotel. This time is at your leisure so explore Bangkok one last time!

Day 28: Departure

Home time.

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  • TRIP NAME: HILL TRIBE HELPING HANDS ADVENTURE
  • DURATION: 28 DAYS
  • FROM PRICE: POA
  • TRIP CODE: STBKKHIL
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You will visit

  • Thailand

Is this for me?

  • Trip Style: Volunteer
  • Physical Demands: You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.

What's included?

  • Shared accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Project transfers
  • Airport pick up and drop off