Hill Tribe Helping Hands

ETC Travel

Discover Thailand in a different way by joining a NGO and helping local communities.

You will get a few days of orientation about Thai culture and sightseeing before jumping into a true adventure by spending time in a remote village in the north of Thailand. Learn to make your skills be beneficial to the hill-tribe children in the village, share your experience with other NGOs and enjoy exploring the many beautiful sights in the area.

The things you’ll love

Live an authentic experience by making a difference while traveling.

Accommodation Type



2 People

28 Days 2 Persons

From$1650 AUD/Package


Contact Details

Julien Terrasse


+66 2440 1979



  • Services with station local English-speaking guides.
  • Activities as specified in the itinerary, including admission fees.
  • Assistance of a coordinator in the project.
  • Activities in the project will be JOIN BASIS.
  • All meals as mentioned in the program.


Day 1: Arrival Bangkok

Arrival and join transfer to your hotel.(-/-/-)
Our well experienced guide will also provide you with some useful tips for exploring the city and give you some ideas of what you could do on your tour.

Day 2: Day 2

Bangkok walking tour and night train to Chiang Mai (B/-/-)
Today is a tour on foot. The aim is to ensure that you see as much as possible of the everyday life of Bangkok and its people combining many different modes of public transport. Depart Bangkok in the evening to Chiang Mai by overnight train.

Day 3: Day 3

Chiang Mai and orientation tour (-/-/-)
After settling yourself into your accommodation take a walking tour around the old city. There is always something of interest for everyone; spectacular temples, the gastronomic delights offered by the local food vendors, fantastic markets and shopping, etc.

Day 4: Day 4

Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai (B/-/-)
Take a public air-conditioned bus to Chiang Rai. After checking into your hotel, have a day free to explore the small town by yourself.

Day 5: Days 5-25

Community services with local NGOs (B/L/D)
It is time for you to join the enthusiastic people who devotedly give their hearts to help the hill-tribe villages to develop in the right direction. The list of activities that you can take part in include teaching English, helping with the Virtual Hill-tribe Museum and joining work projects undertaken by the foundation and villagers. Creative ideas are always warmly welcomed! The program also includes visiting Chiang Rai and nearby attractions and trekking with home-stay in Akha and Lahu hill-tribe villages.

Day 6: Day 26

Chiang Rai and night bus to Bangkok (B/-/-)
After saying farewell to your team, you will return to Bangkok by public overnight bus.

Day 7: Day 27

Bangkok (B/-/-)
Arrive Bangkok and make your own way to your accommodation. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 8: Day 28

Bangkok Departure (B/-/-)
Free day and transfer to the airport for flight home.


21/8 Krungthonburi Road, Klongtonsai, Klongsan, Bangkok

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