10 Best Tours in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai Most Popular Tours

Chiang Mai's best tours take advantage of the vast expanse of the province's lush, forested mountains. They offer a refreshing escape for those in search for tranquility and an adventure alike. Of course, the majestic temples and well documented heritage are also popular with visitors to explore and enjoy. 

These top 10 Chiang Mai tours highlight all the must-see and must-do experiences while visiting this attractive northern province, touching on a wide range of sites and activities from ethical elephant tours to visiting hill-tribe villages, white-water rafting to cultural discovery at various temples dotting the Old City area. All you have to do is simply book and go!

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    Temples & Old City Tour

    Chiang Mai Old City Duration: 8 hours

    On this immersive half-day tour, see the many faces of Chiang Mai, including the old city walls and bustling Tapae Road. Marvel at the ancient temples Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Wat Chet Yot, and Wat Suan Dok, steeped in culture and history. As you get to know Chiang Mai at both ancient and modern local attractions, see the old city, which boasts well-preserved ancient city walls and gates, and take in the local markets' sights and smells. Read More...

    Elephant Riding and Bamboo Rafting

    Take a trip to the highest peak in all of Thailand: Doi Inthanon. There are a host of interesting attractions at Doi Inthanon National Park Tour, including cultural highlights such as the King's and Queen's chedis and tribal villages, as well as the natural wonders present in this popular northern Thai landmark such as Wachiritham Waterfalls. This full day trip includes lunch but remember to pack layers of clothing as 2,500 metres above sea level temperatures can drop quite low in the early morning.  Read More...

    The River Ping is the quaint, slow flowing river which flows alongside Chiang Mai. Experience how relaxing a day on the water can be on this small group tour onboard a Thai longtail boat. This tour shows you the urban and rural sides of the city, along with visits to Warorot Market, Wat Chai Mongkol temple and the city’s largest flower market. At each stop you will get off the boat and stroll around at your leisure. Read More...

    A khantoke dinner experience is a classic activity when in Chiang Mai. This form of dining, with several dishes laid out on a large tray, is typical of a Lanna style feast, and can be enjoyed while watching some classical Thai dancing and entertainment. The costumes, live music and dancing troupe add to the food and festivities, promising an unforgettable night. Read More...

    Ever wonder why gibbons spend all day shrieking and flying about from tree to tree? Try and do the same and you’ll find out why. The Flight of the Gibbon Adventure gives you one forest-full of adrenaline-pumping action. From the 18 platforms, skybridges and 2-km zip line that runs through the trees, glide through different layers of the rainforest canopy in pretty much the same fashion as the monkeys. This is pure fun. Read More...

    Whitewater Rafting on Mae Taeng River

    Adrenalin-starved thrill seekers, be prepared to show off your paddle power. This wild whitewater rafting adventure delivers double doses of fun. Push your way through endless grade 3 and 4 rapids, as the river winds its way through the picturesque valleys and canyons of verdant Mae Taeng forests. Immerse yourself in the spectacular scenery and just go with the flow. Read More...

    In Chiang Mai, the past is not merely history – it is a very real part of everyday life. The city is defined by a 6000-year-old moat, sits in the shadow of a monastery built in the 14th century and is dotted with historic wats (temples). Every corner you turn into, history unfolds, through the hand-carved wooden door panels, chipped paint on a mural, creaking sound of the floor, resonance an ancient bell. Read More...

    Exploring by bicycle is one of the best ways of immersing yourself in a new place and covering a lot of ground. This is especially true in Chiang Mai thanks to its relatively compact size and abundant attractions in and around the city. This full-day tour takes you out into the fresh, green countryside which skirts the city and promises to show you many of the stunning sights for which Chiang Mai is so famed. Read More...

    Chiang Mai is the best place in Thailand to take a cooking class and there are plenty of schools offering lessons, ranging from short introductory classes, right up to intensive high level Thai cooking. Aroy Aroy Thai Cooking School and Market Tour is one of the finest of its kind in Chiang Mai and, indeed, throughout the whole country. Not only are you taught by a professional chef, this cooking adventure includes a boat ride to Chiang Mai’s largest food market. During the class you will learn to prepare five separate dishes of classic Thai cuisine. Read More...

    This full-day tour invites you to trace the history and natural beauty along the Golden Triangle’s trail, then delve into the riches along the banks of the Mekong at Chiang Saen – the birthplace of the ancient Lanna civilisation. Once a land filled with endless poppy fields, the Golden Triangle has put its past behind and reincarnated as a tourist hotspot, with a scenic backdrop overlooking the confluence of the Mekong and Ruak Rivers. Read More...

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