About the trip
In this experience you will immerse yourself in the world of the Karen hilltribe in the heart of the forest in Kanchanaburi.
We will meet you at your hotel in Kanchanaburi downtown around 9 am. and after 2 hours on the road we will arrive to the village. At the village you will partake in a range of activities that will you into the world of the tribe.
The first activity is hiking! This will take around 2 hours into the real deep forest. You will walk in the mountain stream, climb some waterfalls, and gather some herbs along the way. Expect your shoes to get wet!
After this adventure part we will reach a cabin. You will partake in a cooking session. Taste and smell herbal ingredients that grow in this forest and cook steamed rice in bamboos. You can also relax in the mountain stream right next to the cabin. Let the stream runs through you before meal.
Visit a real Karen house further in the forest. Receive a blessing in a small ritual before returning to the village by a vehicle.
- Transportation from/to Kanchanaburi town
- Meals and snacks at the village
- Drinking water
- Real Karen guides from the village
- (For overnight trip) One-night lodging in a real Karen cabin in the woods
- (For overnight trip) We bring female staff to accompany female guests
Meet the villager
You will meet with Chalerm at the village. He’s born a Karen in the village and spent most of his childhood with his father in the woods. He’s a profound knowledge about the forest. His children love spending time in the forest as well.