Jungle Wisdom survival trek
Trekking + waterfalls + rafting + hill tribe village + Karen Culture Experience
2 days $115
Get off the beaten path and learn how to live in harmony with the jungle. On this private trek you can learn some jungle survival skills in a relaxed and fun environment from knowledgeable indigenous Karen hill tribe guides.
Karen people have lived peacefully in the in the mountains for generations, combining hunting, gathering and farming to survive. On this trek your guides will teach you to return to indigenous roots and enjoy the simple pleasures of jungle life. On this Chai Lai Sisters tour you will experience what life is like without wifi, supermarkets, factory farms, and 7-Elevens on every corner.
Trip Highlights Include:
- Hike a scenic trail to a remote waterfall
- Sleep in a jungle camp
- Ride and learn to guide a bamboo raft
Learn from experts
Karen women still know how to make their own clothes completely by hand and without electricity, by weaving on a back loom. It takes time to master but you will have a chance to try it out. In addition to other outdoor survival skills your guide can show you how to how to build in the jungle. Karen houses are traditionally constructed from bamboo with roofs made of grass or leaves. Your guide can teach you to make a basic shelter using only these items and a machete.
Some of the wilderness skills you will learn:
- Identify wild edible plants
- Cook and eat in the jungle
- Make cooking utensils from banana leaves
- Identify medicinal plants
- Find water in bamboo
- Build a shelter
- Weave cotton into cloth
4000 thb | 115 USD