Doi Maesalong viewpoint

Offbeat mountains of Northern Thailand : Doi Mae Salong

Offbeat mountains of Northern Thailand : Doi Mae Salong With the main town perched atop a narrow ridge and tea covered mountain slopes dropping off on either side, Mae Salong sure boasts incredible views. Doi Mae Salong “ดอยแม่สลอง” (officially called Santikhiri) is one of Thailand’s better known Kuomintang settlements where Chinese Nationalists sought refuge in the early 1960s after fleeing…

doi luang chiang dao summit

Offbeat mountains of Northern Thailand : Doi Luang Chiang Dao

Offbeat mountains of Northern Thailand : Doi Chiang Dao As part of our blog series focusing on Northern Thailand’s incredible mountains, it’s time to reveal one of our all-time favourites – Chiang Dao (also referred to as Doi Luang Chiang Dao “ดอยหลวงเชียงดาว”) is a magnificent, rugged limestone mountain towering 2,225m above sea level overlooking the rice…

Random elephant encounter in the jungle, Northern Thailand

World Challenge Expeditioners join us for rafting and trekking in Chiang Mai

Every year we organise a variety of off-beat adventures for secondary school students participating in a World Challenge Expedition. These expeditions are student-led and through experiential learning teach relevant life skills whilst challenging students mentally and physically. More than 7,000 students from all over the world organise their own expeditions in a variety of developing nations each year.…