Trekking Collective, Ethical Travel, Authentic Experiences Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Ethical Travel, Authentic Treks, Tours and Travel Company Since 1988.
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About us

“Authentic Experiences, Expert Guiding, Local Knowledge Sharing … Let Trekking Collective take you on a personal journey through Lanna, Northern Thailand........."™
Chaiyan and Caroline's Family Welcome you to the many varied indigenous hill tribes and lowland cultures with stunning landscapes that still is the Ancient Lanna Kingdom. Based in the northern capital of Chiang Mai in 1988-89 as an independent Travel Local with Care and Integrity. Trekking Collective  noted as a pioneer in Small Scale 'one to one 'real' Community Based Experiences. Hiking within the Mountains,Forests and local Communities. Local guides speak and So you Learn Thai,English, Lahu, Karen and Ancient Kam Muang languages during your stay with us:)
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Guaranteed No chatbots or off-shore virtual assistants - Only Real People here 🙂   ....If you are already in Chiang Mai you are welcome to phone us or we invite you to our Family Home cum Office to secure your own personalized trip! PLUS You get to meet a guest's favorite  'Kung fu' Po their very friendly family pet Dog.

Quality one - one Experiences of the Lanna region, cultural sensitivity, integrity,mutual trust and long term respect of the communities visited with an excellent safety track record gives you the confidence to book  real experiences   ..."A recognized best practice community based small scale independent throughout  the Region"......"One of our Mekong  Champions"

...."Integrity...small scale,slow travel in a world now full of 'fast food' mass tourism"

"Travel with Care"..........." You can 'Trace your Experience all the way to the source'

........" Tourism with a Social Conscience!"..........Mekong Responsible Tourism

Ethical Hill-Tribe On to One Cultural Treks

Nostalgic for a more gentler kinder world with honest " quality life enriching experiences" on an individual personalized basis we welcome all Individuals, Small B.Y.O. Group trips, Couples, Honeymooner's, 50+ good general fitness, Family Adventure Tours and Treks Family Summer School Holidays,Regional End of Business Trips, Women Travelers, Indian Wedding Guest's, NEW Adventurous Chinese Family Getaways, Office Colleagues 'Bonding' Trips. City Mini-Stays,Graduations Trips, Independent Solo's Expat Family and Friends,Special 'Train the Trainer' and Teacher Programs wishing to expand their own personal knowledge base. Special Spring and Summer Break plusare among the experiences with new  'Unplug from EMR and EMF and Surround Yourself in Nature and ' Mind Health Focus Treks

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Now Weekend Daily Departures*


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Call by our Home-Office/book by email/ Mobile

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* Minimum 2 persons guaranteed departures OR schedule your own trek travel dates* 

Quality one Day and Overnight Treks, Tours and Touring programs with options to suit every one's  interests. Exclusive trek programs from one to six days for the novice walker and the serious hiker with many tour itineraries ideal for the enjoyment of a generational family trip. Special interest and educational groups particularly ethno-cultural and  'Local Wisdom'. Rare endemic orchid, montane birds and nocturnal animal watching trips plan well in advance to request one of the many one - off tailored programs. For health motivated travellers unique ' Farm and Foodies Tours' and 'Well Being' options. All trips let you reach deeply into the essence of what is true and unique to Lanna, northern Thailand.

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Be in balance with the people on an cultural experiences high-lighted by traditional 'Local Wisdom' experiences and indigenous hill tribe religious celebrations with welcoming overnight family homestays in Wiang Haeng, Chiang Dao, Chai Prakan and Mae Suai Communities.

Experience adventure trekking with a traditional journey by bamboo raft along scenic river routes, forest elephant trails with additional seasonal exciting white-water rafting.

Take an unforgettable journey travelling on mountain roads passing timeless Buddhist temples taking in the vivid green of rice paddi or speed along the mighty Mekong river by long-tail boat in the 'far north' of the Lanna region

Bathe with elephants in their natural environment in the hills whilst on a trip to learn about their lives with their traditional Mahout keepers, learn of their past. present and future.

Organic Rice planting and Coffee Harvesting excellent up close and personal experiences with all year round activities based around the farming calendar  at local lowland family and indigenous community run farms ask Caroline for details!

All these trips and much more awaits you on their easy to use tour and trek menu take time to look at all the unique possibilities then go to the contact us page stating your interests or 'wish list', levels of fitness, ages - if appropriate and your time frame, they will then forward to you a personalized trip plan. Alternatively contact directly with

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Featured in "Perfect Holiday in Thailand" The Sunday Times, London.

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THE ROUGH GUIDE, EYEWITNESS TRAVEL GUIDE TO THAILAND, ELPAISAGUILAR, MICHELIN GUIDE,  EXPLORING CHIANG MAI GUIDE. Featured in Adventure Travel Magazines. 'travel' Magazine- Sunday Times, London. Official website 'Mekong Responsible Tourism', ACTION ASIA and ADAC REISEMAGAZIN. Asia Horizon's latest ADVENTURE & ECOTOURISM GUIDE TO THAILAND.

"Authentic One to One Ethical Experiences.......Let Trekking Collective take you on a personal journey through Lanna, Northern Thailand..........."™

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