Live like a Local

For a unique experience you can spend a night on the country side with a Karen family. Enjoy dinner cooked over the fire and peaceful nights under the stars as you learn from your hosts about the traditional Karen way of life.

This overnight excursion will allow you to take in the breathtaking beauty of the rice fields, fruit farms and the jungle. You can try your hand a cooking and farming. This is an opportunity for you to not only relax away from the bustle of the city, but also educate yourself about a the Karen way of life.

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What to Bring

Comfortable quick-dry clothing, athletic shoes, overnight wear, change of clothes, toiletries, bug spray, sunscreen, poncho, flashlight. Extra Thai baht to tip or buy beer.


The accomadations are rustic and back to basics. Most Karen people sleep on a mat on the floor covered with a mosquito net. All of the homes have outdoor bathrooms with Thai style facilities and cold water. You will have your own room for privacy and a mosquito net.