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3Days 2Nights Volunteer Doi Pu Muen


Itinerary

Day 1

Chiang Mai – Fang – Doi Pu Muen (-/L/D)

Morning

09h00 After Breakfast at the hotel, depart to North of Chiang Mai to Fang.

Lunch

12h00 Arrive and have lunch at Phumanee Lahu Home Hotel in the downtown of Fang.

Afternoon

13h00 Brief about Doi Pu Muen & Lahu Tribe; - Phumanee is the information centre of Lahu tribe.-The condition of the village as well as the history of immigration and birth place of origin., - Their main objectives for the better future.13h30 Transfer to Doi Pu Muen by 4x4 WD truck. Stop at the local market on the way to buy things needed during volunteer period.14h15 A short stop on route is made at Pu Muen Waterfall. 15h00 Continue driving up the high mountain along the bumpy road for approximately 45 minutes to Lahu village at Doi Pu Muen, 1,306 meters above sea level. The people who live here are the black Lahu hill tribe who mainly settle their communities in the Union of Myanmar and Thailand. Here, at Doi Pu Muen there are 2 villages of the Lahu; Pu Muen Nok/Outside (the Buddhist) and Pu Muen Nai /Inside (the Christian).15h30 Arrive Pu Muen Nai (Inside) and welcome by the hosts. Leave your gears at home stay (dormitory room for the group) & relax. 16h00 Time to learn Making Tea; As tea & coffee are the main cash crops of Doi Pu Muen especially tea so, a lot of tea plantations can be found all over the village., - picking leaves from plantation, - heating, - massaging to remove the oil out of the leaves, - drying process 17h00 Begin sightseeing around; -seeing more of the village’s atmosphere, -learning by chatting & interchanging some cultural ideas with the hill tribe people, -learning their daily life., -learning about their style of architecture (house’s pattern & materials).18h00 Debrief for the next’s day activities

Night

19h00 Enjoy having dinner with the host’s family as well as having a good time with them chatting and learning some Lahu words in order to be able to communicate with the Lahu people who know nothing about English.
   

Day 2

Doi Pu Muen (B/L/D)

Morning

08h00 Take an easy morning having breakfast at home stay. 08h30 Half an hour walk from the village to the school in another village because these two Lahu villages share the same school.09h00Arrive and begin teaching 1. English 2. Games 3. Learning Techniques of how to get good grade at the school.

Lunch

12h0 Lunch box at the school prepared by the host.

Afternoon

12h30 Walk back to the village. 13h00 Start doing more social works (for the whole village): 1. cleaning up the village.2. organizing vegetation plots or classifying them into the group of vegetables or herbs. 3. improving the kitchen for a better condition. 4. sanitary the toilets especially separating a bath’s bucket from a wash one as well as keeping a soap in a proper container.17h00 Return to home stay for freshening up and recreating.

Night

18h00Group gathering around the Camp Fire at the village’s ground. Join cooking then having Bamboo Meal with the villagers. 20h00 Get a cultural exchange with the Lahu hill tribe. Participate in the cultural dance with the locals as they welcome us and show their appreciation for our contribution to their village.
   

Day 3

Doi Pu Muen – Fang – Chiang Mai (-B/L/-)

Morning

07h30 After breakfast, farewell and giving thanks for the host before leaving home stay.08h30 Meet at the meeting point with the villagers informing them about all the social works done by this group as well as what’s the project of the next volunteer group in the nearly future. 09h00 Hike from the village to the jungle area. 09h45 Spend an entire morning to reforest.

Lunch

12h30 Lunch in the jungle.

Afternoon

13h00 Trek back to the village.13h30 Transfer back to Phumanee by 4x4WD truck. 14h30 Depart to Chiang Mai by local Song-Taew (normal truck). 17h00 Return to the hotel on reservation or the airport for the afternoon flight to…..

Night

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Remark :
 
Include :
 

1. Transportation           : Truck Transfer from Chiang Mai - Fang and Fang – Chiang Mai

                                    : 4x4WD Truck Transfer from Fang - Doi Pu Muen -Fang

2. Meal                         : 02 Breakfasts

                                    : 03 Lunches

                                    : 02 Dinners (01 Camp Fire Bamboo Meal)

3. Accommodation        : 02 Nights at Lahu hill tribe home stay

4. Admission fees

3. English Speak Guide

4. Accidental Insurance

Exclude :
 

1. Personal Expenses

2. Activities of volunteer expenses