Chiang Dao is a district in Chiang Mai province located about 87 kms north of the City of Chiang Mai. In the past it was a smaller city state in the Lanna kingdom. The town of the same name is the district capital. Doi Luang Chiang Dao is the third highest mountain of Thailand. All twelve tribal groups that live in North Thailand apparently live in this district. These are the Akha, Lisu, Lahu, Karen, Palong, Kachin, Hmong but we don’t know of any Yao living in the district. The district has been a very popular trekking area for many years. The Chiang Dao Elephant Camp was one of the first venues where an elephant show and elephant rides were offered. The district is also a popular rafting and kayaking destination. The Ping River flows through it. The district also has a wildlife sanctuary of the same name. We offer quite a number of tours to Chiang Dao.