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Thailand

An expedition to the mountain and tribal areas of northern Thailand is a very exciting and fun filled experience for students. Students will participate in exciting team building activities which will challenge each student

to work with their teammates in thinking through problems and working cooperatively together to solve those problems. These trips incorporate several treks of varying difficulty through jungle areas and wonderful tribal villages, home to gentle and friendly people. Students will kayak a jungle river and through caves, ride elephants in the jungle, bamboo rafting; camp in tents and live in a wonderful jungle setting. Several caves will be explored. Some topics covered will be Cave geology, anthropology, general science and ecology, astronomy, history and philosophy. Students must participate in a community service project with hill tribe children in a village in this beautiful area of northern Thailand. An experience that students will never forget.

THAILAND SUMMARY ITINERARY
(Difficulty: 3-4)

Day # 1 Arrival Chiang Mai International; Drive north to farm country in Mae Rim; Check in resort; Surprise activity; Relax and night at resort
Day # 2 Mountain drive towards Mae Hong Son; Lunch and relax in hot springs; afternoon check-in at Cave Camp; Large cave exploration; dinner and night
Day # 3 Different groups:Team building o­n river bank; cave exploration and trek; jungle and cave kayaking
Day # 4 Different groups:Team building o­n river bank; cave exploration and trek; jungle and cave kayaking; big community service; river swimming; relaxing dinner; night Cave Camp
Day # 5 Different groups:Team building o­n river bank; cave exploration and trek; jungle and cave kayaking; river swimming; relaxing dinner; night Cave Camp
Day # 6 25th Drive to Chiang Dao area, river lunch; Palong Elephant safaris; Bamboo rafting; Mae Rim traditional Thai feast and Culture Night.
Day # 7 Thai temple and Buddhism; waterfall afternoon; Chiang Mai Night Market and shopping; Night in Chiang Mai
Day # 8 Chiang Mai International Airport departure