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The Mae Ping River cuts through Chiang Mai just a few blocks east of the old city and night market, where its banks have been developed with hotels, open-air restaurants, and bars. As it passes through the countryside, the river retains its natural charms. The ancient city of Wiang Kum Kam is also set on its shores south of Chiang Mai.

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Chiang Mai farming and Khao Soy

Chiang Mai farming and Khao Soy

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Take a gentle boat ride on the Mai Ping River and see a different side of Chiang Mai. This half-day guided excursion ends at a local farm where traditional methods are used to make your bowl of 'khao soi' noodles for lunch. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.88
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$19.88

Cruising with lunch

Cruising with lunch

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See Chiang Mai from a unique vantage point on an intimate river cruise. Enjoy the scenery along the Ping River as your guide tells you fascinating information about the history of the area. Eat a delicious lunch at a riverbank farm. Round trip transportation from your hotel makes this a relaxing, hassle free experience.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.64
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$26.64

1-Day Bike and River Kayak Adventure from Chiang Mai

1-Day Bike and River Kayak Adventure from Chiang Mai

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Get the best of land and water on this leisurely four-hour bike and river kayak adventure from Chiang Mai. Journey into the picturesque Mae Ngat Valley for an up-close look at rural Thai life. Paddle through the peaceful landscapes of the Mae Taeng Forest Reserve and learn about the incredible countryside that lies before you. This popular tour combines exploration by boat and bike and is ideal for travelers of all fitness levels.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.28
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Full-Day River Kayaking Trip in Northern Thailand Jungle from Chiang Mai

Full-Day River Kayaking Trip in Northern Thailand Jungle from Chiang Mai

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Paddle your way through the jungle on this full-day kayaking tour. Venture off the beaten track to explore the creeks, bamboo forests and wetlands of the Ping River and get up close to local wildlife as you journey through the heart of the rainforest. Your back-to-nature adventure includes hotel transport from Chiang Mai and a delicious lunch by the waterfront.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.61
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Full-Day Leisure River Kayaking into Mae Taeng Forest Reserve from Chiang Mai

Full-Day Leisure River Kayaking into Mae Taeng Forest Reserve from Chiang Mai

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Paddle into a serene landscape of jungle-fringed rivers, grazing water buffalo and rolling hills on a full-day kayaking trip through the Mae Ngat Valley from Chiang Mai. Learn the basics of paddling, and practice your skills in the slow-moving, gentle current. Watch for bright tropical birds as you wind through the Mae Taeng Forest Reserve, and enjoy a wonderfully undeveloped side of Northern Thailand.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.28
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Chiang Mai Paradise Full-Day Cycling Adventure Tour

Chiang Mai Paradise Full-Day Cycling Adventure Tour

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Pedal through traditional communities, rice paddies and orchards on a full-day bike tour along the Ping River from Chiang Mai. See villagers make traditional paper garlands at a Buddhist temple, and learn about Thai farming and mushroom cultivation. Sample local treats and have lunch in a neighborhood restaurant, then keep riding through gently rolling vegetable fields and bamboo forests. Enjoy a relaxing pace with plenty of time to stop for refreshments, and visit a centuries-old chedi and bustling fresh market before returning to the city.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.38
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$66.38
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One Day Highlight of Chiang Mai

One Day Highlight of Chiang Mai

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Experience some of northern Thailand’s beloved Buddhist temples on this guided adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, head to Doi Suthep-Pui National Park and hop on a cable car or climb 306 steps to reach the sacred temple of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.
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  • 8 hours
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$101.02
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$101.02
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Mae Ping River Cruise

Mae Ping River Cruise

Terms and Conditions Rates Included fully comprehensive insurance, Chauffeur, Fuel, Parking Fee Extra charge over time 300 baht/hrs. customers pay directly to driver.
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  • 1 to 8 hours
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$12.58
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$12.58

Dinner Cruise on the Ping River

Dinner Cruise on the Ping River

Around 7:00pm you will be transported by comfortable, air-conditioned, private minivan to The Riverside Restaurant. Join this enchanting boat trip as it takes its nightly cruise down the lovely River Ping, feasting on the large variety of food (and drinks at own expense) from the restaurant menu. An ideal way to spend a relaxing evening in Chiang Mai is to drift past old temples and houses that lie on the river banks. The 75 minute dinner cruise leaves from the pier at 8.00pm every night. After boarding the boat at 7.15pm, you are presented with a delicious Thai Set Menu of foods and drinks to treat yourself with as you lean back and enjoy the romantic surroundings. After arriving back at the pier at about 9.15pm, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.90
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$60.90

Chiang Mai Night Light Kayaking

Chiang Mai Night Light Kayaking

Featuring a 2-Hour, 6 km Night Light Kayak Trip in to the heart of Chiang Mai. Witness the amazing night sky unfold and take in the light show of Chiang mai from your kayak . We glide mesmerized, submerged in a play of light rays, as the distorted reflections glitter under our boats. Festively lid up Restaurants and Clubs at the river banks, echoing music as we pass under light decorated Iconic bridges . It is breathtaking as we are silently paddle, witnessing Chiang mai from a different dimension. Escorted by Chiang mai's leading kayaking instructor team, guests can relax and take in the sites.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.08
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Chiang Mai Lifestyle

Chiang Mai Lifestyle

This trip is a gentle way to see the lives of Chiang Mai's people. Leave your Chiang Mai hotel to Wat Chai Mongkol where you start cruising down the Mae Ping River by long-tail boat for 30 minutes. Softly moving along the river, you will see wooden houses and modern residences with colourful scenery and lifestyle of the local people. Arrive at a local farm house where you can take a leisurely stroll around the grounds.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$55.13
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Private Tour: Discover 8 Chiang Mai Temples & Cruise along Mae Ping river

Private Tour: Discover 8 Chiang Mai Temples & Cruise along Mae Ping river

A full-day of Chiang Mai city discovery fully packed with beautiful temples, architectures, and relaxation. Enjoy cruising along the Mae Ping River and its serene surroundings and learn about Northern Thailand’s culture and the story of Lanna Kingdom. All with comfortable transport, and high standard services of our knowledgable guide who will provide a live-commentary with insights of all the attractions.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.87
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$97.87
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Chiang Mai Rice Fields Biking Tour

Chiang Mai Rice Fields Biking Tour

Experience the traditional way of life in the Lanna villages. Cycle through beautiful landscapes and scenery. Chill in the fields of gold. Have fun riding off-road while seeing the traditional Lanna villager's way of life. Climb on to a provided bike, don your helmet, and follow your guide, enjoying the scenery while they focus on navigation and directions. Exploring the Mae Ping Valley via bicycle allows travelers to get out from behind the tour bus windows and truly experience the culture, stopping at small Thai villages on the way to taste food and meet residents. Convenient hotel pickup and drop-off in Chiang Mai.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.81
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River Kayaking in Chiang Dao Jungle From Chiang Mai

River Kayaking in Chiang Dao Jungle From Chiang Mai

Take a tranquil kayaking trip down the Northern Ping River with this guided experience, which includes transportation from your hotel. You can expect to see not only beautiful scenery, but also a wide variety of birds and other native wildlife, with a riverside stop along the way to dine on an included lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.76
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Chiang Mai Foodie Tour [morning]

Chiang Mai Foodie Tour [morning]

Do not miss the opportunity to explore the tastes and traditions of the real Chiang Mai, with this half-day excursion, which will begin with a ride in SongTeo [traditional taxi] to the temple of wat Chai Mongkol, where you will participate in some ancestral ceremonies, we will visit the ancient market of Kad Luang a TRUE local fresh market, here the gastronomic tour will begin with the tasting of fresh tropical fruit, then taste the famous "Sai Oua" sausages characteristic of the north of the country. Afterwards it will be the time to try the typical dish of the North and in particular of Chiang Mai the "Khao soi" The main ingredients are red curry paste, turmeric and yellow curry, accompanied by a fresh lime, shallots, pickled cabbage and roasted chillies. The day will end in the fortified area of the city where in addition to the landscape you will taste the fresh coconut sorbet.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.17
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Colourful Chiang Mai seen from a bike

Colourful Chiang Mai seen from a bike

Traveling by bicycle is not only an eco-friendly choice, it allows you to truly immerse yourself in your surroundings. Cycle through the city, exploring cultural aspects and history with a local guide along the way. Pass temples, ruins, and the McKean Rehabilitation Institute, and visit a small pottery factory. A snack at a local bakery is included. 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.34
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Doi Suthep Temple, Mhong Village and Cruise along Mae Ping

Doi Suthep Temple, Mhong Village and Cruise along Mae Ping

A short drive west of Chiang Mai, the sacred Doi Suthep Temple sits atop Doi Suthep mountain. Known for its golden stupa, grand buildings and stunning religious sculptures, Doi Suthep Temple is a popular sightseeing spot for visitors to Chiang Mai. There’s no need to get on a crowded tour bus or brave Thailand’s roads in your rental car to get there, though: instead, join this small group tour (or choose a private excursion) and drive to and from Chiang Mai in a comfortable chauffeured vehicle.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.59
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Private Tour of Sacred Sakyant Ceremony in Lamphun Province.

Private Tour of Sacred Sakyant Ceremony in Lamphun Province.

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Sak Yant Tattoo is well-known not just only in Thailand or Asia, but it is world-famous as there are many Hollywood stars who had this Sak Yant Tattoo as well. You will also participate in the real sacred ceremony and blessing after the Sak Yant Tattoo is finished.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.59
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Doi Suthep Pui National Park Hiking From Chiang Mai

Doi Suthep Pui National Park Hiking From Chiang Mai

It's a great activity for tourists visiting Chiang Mai. Climb to the 1650-meter and experience the way monks live in the northern region. This National Park was established in 1981. It was not only to protect the surroundings of the temple but also the diverse forest ecosystems of the mountain. Doi Suthep provides a magnificent green backdrop to Chiang Mai. The park boasts several waterfalls: Huay Kaew, Montathan, Mork Fa, Tad Mok, Mae Sa and Mae Yi waterfalls. It is one of Thailand's most rewarding peaks, with highland jungle and hill tribe contact. • Spend a full day in the highland jungle of Doi Suthep-Pui National Park. • Trek ancient monk trails to Wat Suthep Temple and beyond. • Walk in the footsteps of hill tribe hunters and gatherers as you near Doi Pui Summit.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.16
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Chiang Mai City Life Style (Half day, No lunch)

Chiang Mai City Life Style (Half day, No lunch)

CHIANG MAI CITY LIFESTYLE 08:30 - 12:30 Hrs. / 13:00 - 17:00 Hrs. Experience the gentle way of Chiang Mai local’s life; Leave hotel to Chai Mongkol Temple where you start cruising through rural Mae Ping River by long-tail boat for 45 minutes. Softly moving along the river, you will see wooden houses and modern residences with colorful scenery and lifestyle of the local people. Stop at the Local farmer’s house to see a variety of herbs. Enjoy a snack of seasonal fresh fruit and refreshing taste of lemon grass and other herb juices. Continue by boat to Warorote Market, the biggest local Market which sells everything from clothes and textiles to fruits, herbs, flowers, vegetables, insects and even fireworks. Take a Sam-Lor (Trishaw) ride along Thapae Road down though the Old City Walls and visit Phra Singh Temple, this temple contains marvelous examples of Lanna art style. Then transfer back to the hotel.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.57
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An Early Morning Mingle in Chiang Mai

An Early Morning Mingle in Chiang Mai

Gain insight into local life in Chiang Mai on a morning tour. Start early in order to give alms to the monks at the temple, then visit Warorod Market, and the Chiang Mai Art and Cultural Centre. Cap off the morning with a longtail boat cruise on the Ping River. Includes guide, entrance fees, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$134.11
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$134.11
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Past Kingdoms with a local Chiang Mai Touch

Past Kingdoms with a local Chiang Mai Touch

Beat the crowds and get a true local’s experience during this early-riser private sightseeing trip in Chiang Mai. See the early-morning procession of Buddhist monks as they parade through the streets to receive their daily alms. You’ll then proceed to the ancient ruins of Wiang Kum Kam, a historical park where enjoy a horse-drawn carriage tour and boat cruise.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.91
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$125.91
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A Magical Evening in Chiang Mai: Private City Tour

A Magical Evening in Chiang Mai: Private City Tour

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Explore Chiang Mai at night with your own private guide who shares highlights including temples and night markets. Set out to see two impressive temples including Wat Phra Singh, then continue to a bustling night market where you can purchase food or other items such as clothing and souvenirs. Your tour includes snacks and beverages.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.30
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Pure Couleure Local in Chiang Mai

Pure Couleure Local in Chiang Mai

Leave the tourist life behind to live in the heritage, culture, and traditions of iconic Chiang Mai on this full day guided tour that includes a sightseeing cruise on the Mae Ping River. Walk and shop in the town’s oldest market seeing local shops and homes and get inside travel tips from your guide and float down the river that divides the modern and ancient parts of the town.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.77
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