"An Experience of a Lifetime" independent trek and tour operator, since 1988. Trekking Collective's cultural sensitivity and respect of the environment along with an excellent safety record has developed unique itineraries for their adventure treks, eco-tours, ethno-cultural walking tours, life - experience tours and volunteer programs for a growing global guest list.

All trips are designed around your own schedules giving a truly personalised approach to each program. Allowing you an optimum time to interact and learn about an exciting region of South East Asia without overwhelming or imposing on the environment and your local hosts. Welcomed are clients of all abilities and encourage participation accompanied by care givers.

Commitment to the community and the environment goes back further than the establishment of Trekking Collective with many on - going projects set up working alongside local village and tribal communities in northern Thailand. Visit community & environment for updates on the latest projects or email direct to chaiyan@trekkingcollective.com

All trips depart through Chiang Mai the cultural capital of northern Thailand. Easy International and domestic connections makes Chiang Mai a natural first choice and now a regional gateway to South East Asia......easing you into the fast pace of Bangkok and beyond.

"..Trekking Collective because you seemed much more interested in customizing an itinerary for your guests than any other agencies we contacted. We were not disappointed. Our six-day cultural trek was wonderful." cultural trek

" Thank-you for arranging an unforgettable trip into the mountains north of Chiang Mai. Our guides were very important - which was a new route - so special, safe and exciting, the beautiful scenery and nature around us . Thank-you for a trip that was just the way we wanted it! mountain trek

".... The Trekking Collective gave us personal attention for our whole stay. The trek was pitched just at the right level for the whole family. The guiding on the trek was personal and informative." adventure trek

"Japanese professors' request was quite extraordinary. We wanted to talk with traditional birth attendants among hilltribe women. Despite this strange request, Caroline and Chang arranged beautifully for us" life experience trek

.."very helpful in arranging a trip, over the email and phone, to fulfil my exacting requirements. In my opinion, worth the extra. Thank you both." touring

"..Our trip was extraordinary at many levels: We learned about local ecology, environmental politics, native culture and we also came to be friends." cultural trek
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