Travelling to Laos? – Beware of scams!

Travelling to Laos? – Beware of scams!

Important notice for those booking bus and boat tickets to Luang Prabang and other destinations in Laos. We recently had a report from a very unhappy customer saying that they were the victims of a scam while in Chiang Kong after purchasing a Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang bus ticket through Travel Hub. Briefly the report was as follows; the passengers were required to change buses at the border in Chiang Kong. The changeover takes place at a hotel called Portside. On this change over they were asked by a…

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The Chinnarit Buddha Foundry Phitsanulok

The Chinnarit Buddha Foundry Phitsanulok

For those who do get to visit the city of Phitsanulok then the small Chinnarit Buddha foundry is well worth checking out! At this Buddha foundry bronze Buddhas of all shapes and sizes are still manufactured and cast in the traditional method which is now becoming increasingly rare in Thailand. Most Buddha manufacturing concerns now employ modern, cheaper methods to manufacture the image. The foundry here is a real working concern and a great chance to see the process of Buddha casting in action!   Buddha Casting Method The process…

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What to do with your main luggage while on a trek

What to do with your main luggage while on a trek

A frequently asked question from our clients who are departing on overnight treks from Chiang Mai. What should i do with my main luggage while on an overnight trek? If you are heading out on an overnight trek the last thing you want to do is bring all your holiday luggage with you, especially if it is in a large suitcase, as everything you bring you will have to carry! It is recommended that you only bring a small rucksack with the essentials, our our trek details page we do…

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Travel Hub Inspection trips

Travel Hub Inspection trips

At Travel Hub we regularly send our staff out  on inspection trips. At our Chiang Mai office as well as operating our own privately escorted tours we also sell treks, tours and activities for over 60 different companies! Travel Hub staff inspect nearly every tour and trek we sell! We are one of very few agencies who do this in Chiang Mai (actually probably the only one!) Why we do this? 1. We can ensure our staff have the correct knowledge about the trip to pass on to our clients 2….

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Read Uncensored Customer Reviews On The Tours We Sell!

Read Uncensored Customer Reviews On The Tours We Sell!

Travel Hub have been operating a feedback system for over 3 years  (every customer who books a tour online will be emailed an electronic feedback form within a few days of their tour finishing). Through this feedback system we can monitor the quality of the tours we sell (both Travel Hub’s own operated tours as well as for over 60 different companies we sell for). We constantly monitor the feedback and have stopped using companies which do not meet an acceptable quality standard we do not and will not sell…

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Chiang Mai Trekking Without Elephants

Chiang Mai Trekking Without Elephants

Travel Hub are very happy to announce that we are now acting agents for Barking Gecko Travel. At Travel Hub we do not sell anyones tour and are very selective about the companies we choose to work with but are now happy to represent Barking Gecko and there great range of elephant free trekking and activity trips. Many of our clients are choosing not to ride elephants or see elephant shows and many are already are preferring more quality time with elephants on an elephant care or conservation programme such as…

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Travel Hub office – How to find us

Travel Hub office – How to find us

At Travel Hub we very much welcome walk in customers (if you do not want to book online or would prefer to chat with one of a staff about the tours and services we offer . We now have a very well located (and easy to find)  Chiang Mai office at Thapae Gate! We are situated only 20 meters from Starbucks Coffee on Chaiyphum Road. If you make it to Thapae Gate you should see us quite easily!       Travel hub Chiang Mai Address: 2 Chaiyaphum Road (Thapae…

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Touring Chiang Mai in the Rainy Season

Touring Chiang Mai in the Rainy Season

Well the peak of the rainy season is nearly upon us! A frequent question  from our clients is what will happen if it rains on the day of the tour? Well we do continue running all tours throughout the year whether the sun is shining or the rain is falling. If you are travelling with us during the rainy season then it is worth noting the following Rain in Chiang Mai can be heavy, very heavy at times! however long periods of prolonged rainfall are rare and rain is usually…

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