Chiang Mai
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  • Chiang Mai Fields of Gold Cycling Tour

    1. Chiang Mai Fields of Gold Cycling Tour

    Cycle in beautiful countryside on the outskirts of Chiang Mai to experience Lanna culture and rural scenery around Chiang Mai. Between October and December, the fields of rice turn to an iridescent gold color. You will have a personalized and memorable cycling tour of Chiang Mai as the group number is limited.  Be picked up and dropped off at your accommodation for the 8-hour ride, which has a maximum distance of 36 kilometers with 289 meters of elevation gain. The terrain is a combination of paved road and dirt double track. You will use premium quality bikes and equipment including a helmet (full face helmets are available upon request), knee pads, elbow pads, gloves, and a hydration pack. 

    Excellent tour expertly run. Tour is as described. While in early March Fields are not golden they are brilliant green. great cycling experience for all but most avid cyclists who want to push hard,hard hard

  • 4-Hour Doi Suthep & Hmong Hill Tribe Village from Chiang Mai

    2. 4-Hour Doi Suthep & Hmong Hill Tribe Village from Chiang Mai

    Depart Chiang Mai and travel to the temple of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep on Doi Suthep mountain. Follow in the footsteps of the pilgrims who climb up 309 steps to the stupa on the hilltop. Get spectacular views of Chiang Mai city and its surroundings. Then, visit a village and museum of the ethnic Hmong hill tribe, located inside the boundaries of the Doi Suthep-Pui National Park. Learn more about the life of the tribe, known for their colorful costumes and handicraft traditions. Return to Chiang Mai and get dropped off at your hotel.

    Our guide was absolutely great! Great company and great knowledge about the tour and Buddhism

  • Chiang Mai History & Mouth Watering Food - Small Group Tour

    3. Chiang Mai History & Mouth Watering Food - Small Group Tour

    At 9.00 AM, you will meet your licensed guide at the Three Kings monument. Begin the trip by walking to various restaurants, then continue on to stop by a local market to experience Chiang Mai's tasty local food. Then, visit the temples, wet market, and key attractions in the city. Go slowly by foot and take local transportation to observe the local people's way of life in Chiang Mai. Your licensed tour guide will show you around and introduce you to the local culture. At 12:00 PM you end your tour in Chiang Mai's old city. Feel free to continue exploring the old city on your own before saying goodbye to your guide.

  • Chiang Mai Local Village Exploring with Weaving Experience

    4. Chiang Mai Local Village Exploring with Weaving Experience

    Benefit from hotel pick-up from your hotel in Chiang Mai city center. This trip will bring you to Sankampang Village where the villagers try to maintain their weaving traditions for the next generation. You will learn and experience the process from the beginning to the final stage of the master fabric piece where you can try weaving by yourself. The program also offers a local dessert cooking class which, again, you will be the one who is involved in the cooking process. The trip is the combination of the village visit together with things that support the community including the Fishery Project and the Forestry Project. Lunch with drinking water with the villagers is included in the program. After the day is completed, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Chiang Mai.

  • Chiang Mai Trek: Doi Suthep Area w/ Market and Temple Visit

    5. Chiang Mai Trek: Doi Suthep Area w/ Market and Temple Visit

    After a 7:30 AM pick-up from your hotel, drive to Doi Suthep – Pui National Park. Start by visiting local Ton Payom market to taste produce and buy food for your packed lunch. Then it's off to visit Doi Suthep Temple and its compound. Now it's time to head to the trekking part of the trip. Start at the Forestry Camp and trek downhill of the Doi Suthep area. Pass small waterfalls, walk through lush green forest and enjoy a view point of Chiang Mai. Doi Suthep – Pui is a part of Thanon Thong Chai Range. The forest is a mixture between evergreen forest (1,000 meter above the sea level) and mixed deciduous-evergreen forest. A variety of the animals and birds species can be found such as oaks, dipterrocarps, magnolia, crocodile salamander, wild boar, minivets and eagles. Take time out to enjoy your lunch at  Monthatarn Waterfall before arriving back in Chiang Mai at mid-afternoon.

  • Chiang Mai: Tour of Craft Village at Ban Nam Ton

    6. Chiang Mai: Tour of Craft Village at Ban Nam Ton

    Get your creative juices flowing with this tour to a fascinating craft community with a superb environment. Check out the ancient Lanna red umbrella that is being preserved for the next generation by an elder villager. Continue to the villager's backyard garden to collect home-grown vegetables. Head to Ban Nam Ton Learning Center by a local sidecar. Feast on a lunch made from your collected vegetables. After enjoying lunch, take a look around the learning center and museum to get to learn about the Lanna Pottery. Mold your own workpiece or try your hands on paper cutting. Try grind and drip and then, take a sip of your own fresh coffee, bringing your tour to an unforgettable end.

  • Chiang Mai: Authentic Thai Cooking Class and Market Tour

    7. Chiang Mai: Authentic Thai Cooking Class and Market Tour

    Discover the secrets of authentic Thai cuisine with a private 4-hour cooking class in Chiang Mai. Shop for ingredients at Siri Wattana Market then head to the open-air kitchen to create traditional Thai dishes with the help of a professional chef.   At the cooking class, you’ll be assigned an individual cooking station and, after watching a demonstration, set to work creating an array of traditional Thai dishes. Depending on the day's menu, you'll perhaps prepare a tasty tom yum goong (hot and sour prawn soup), a spicy gaeng khiew waan gai (green curry with chicken), or a classic phad thai with fried rice noodles.   You'll also be given the recipes to take away with you and tips for ingredient substitutions to help you recreate your favorite dishes back home.

  • Chiang Mai City Culture Bicycle Ride

    8. Chiang Mai City Culture Bicycle Ride

    Explore the city of Chiang Mai on a half-day 25KM cycling tour that takes you through and around the rich cultural center of Chiang Mai. Ride through small back roads, alleyways and pass beautiful temples and colorful markets while seeing local people continue their daily activities. Stop at a silversmith who fabricates beautiful jewelry in different shapes and sizes (sorry, no shopping). Visit the adjacent Silver Temple to see the monks keeping themselves busy making decorations of alloy used for the renovation of this temple. Continue through narrow alleys and small lanes to the center of the city, where you'll visit Wat Chedi Luang. After shooting pictures of this remarkable Chedi, stop for a refreshment at the Chiang Mai Women’s Correctional Institution. Not too far from here, make a stop at the most visited and most beautiful temple of Chiang Mai, Wat Phra Singh. Continue to the ...

  • Chiang Mai: Authentic Thai Cooking Class and Farm Visit

    9. Chiang Mai: Authentic Thai Cooking Class and Farm Visit

    Learn how to make authentic Thai dishes with this fun, small-group cooking class in Chiang Mai as you prepare classic dishes using ingredients from a local market. Choose between a half-day class during the morning or the evening and cook five dishes, or go for the full-day class to cook an extra two courses! Get picked up at your hotel within Chiang Mai, then meet up with the rest of your group and choose what you want to cook from the menu. Visit a local market and buy the necessary ingredients, and tour an organic farm filled with fresh fruits and vegetables. Once you're done, head to the classroom and prepare your individual cooking stations for the lesson. Follow the instructions of your professional English-speaking guide as you cook a variety of authentic Thai dishes such as mango sticky rice, pad thai, and curry, and make curry paste with your own two hands! Enjoy the fruits of...

    Lots of fun and very well taught. We learned how to cook authentic Thai. The teacher was very knowledgeable and entertaining. beautiful location in nature. loved every part of it!

  • Chiang Mai: City Sightseeing and Local Food Tour

    10. Chiang Mai: City Sightseeing and Local Food Tour

    At 9.00 AM, your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby in Chiang Mai city center. The tour begins by walking to various mum and pop restaurants, then to street food vendors to experience the tasty food of Chiang Mai. Stroll around and take local trucks to get from one area to another. During this Chiang Mai tour, you will have the chance to visit the temples, wet market and attractions. Go slowly by foot and take local transportation to observe people way of life in Chiang Mai. Your licensed tour guide will show you around and introduce you to the local culture and people. At 12:00 PM you end your tour in Chiang Mai Old City. You will have a full flexibility to continue exploring the old city on your own or the guide can drop you off at your hotel in Chiang Mai city center.

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What people are saying about Chiang Mai

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 257 reviews

I would highly recommend this experience, it was a wonderful day put and we learned alot of helpful tips, Joy our instructor was an absolute joy, she was extremely knowledgeable, patient and fun. The food we created was sublime. We enjoyed the market and the organic farm experience, it was very informative. We walked away with full bellies and confident we could 're create at home. It was amazing and relaxing all in one.

We ended up having a private lesson because it was the early days of coronavirus and all other tourists had canceled their trip. Rachel was a great guide. Funny, fun, informative, great conversation while instructing. We loved getting to learn about the fresh ingredients and what purpose they served in recipes.

Lots of fun and very well taught. We learned how to cook authentic Thai. The teacher was very knowledgeable and entertaining. beautiful location in nature. loved every part of it!

Fantastic experience. Joy was so informative and the morning was so well planned. Thoroughly recommended

It was a pleasure! We had a lot of fun, learned a lot and cooked in a beautiful place. Thank you!