Hidden away in the mountains of northernmost Thailand, Chiang Mai is a refreshing change of pace from city lights, giving you a dose of rustic beauty. Chiang Mai has cooler temperatures than you'll find in the south, and crisp mountain air. Known as "the Rose of the North," Chiang Mai is famous for its beautiful landscapes and wats. Trek up to the golden wat sitting atop the Doi Suthep mountain or explore the Doi Inthanon National Park, which offers sanctuary to all kinds of birds and animals. The fascinating culture, stunning landscapes, and ancient architecture make Chiang Mai an alluring destination for the discerning traveller. Ziplining and whitewater rafting are the more popular activities attracting outdoor enthusiasts on action-packed vacations.
Found 28 tours in Chiang Mai
The Asia Scenic Thai Cooking School takes you on a culinary adventure in Chiang Mai. Introducing you to Chiang Mai food by sharing cherished family recipes and traditions, Asia Scenic is more than just a Thai cooking class – it provides a flexible and all-round experience of what makes Thai food one of the most vibrant cuisines in the world. So, get ready to tickle your taste buds and have a blast while you’re at it.
See Chiang Mai's beautiful countryside from the seat a bicycle. You'll feel wind-tossed and invigorated as you fly across the back roads. Local markets, a winding river, and colonial architecture create a scene of Northern charm that will enchant you.
Hop on the back of an ATV and sink your teeth into Chiang Mai's back-country. You'll see a whole new side of Thailand as you trek through the jungles, zoom down the road less travelled, and raft through the white water. It's an exhilarating way to become acquainted with Thailand's enchanting north.
The Bamboo Rafting Chiang Mai Tour combines both culture and adventure in Chiang Mai. With visits to an orchid and butterfly farm and local folk villages, as well as some bamboo rafting and a scenic stop at a waterfall, you'll fall in love with authentic Chiang Mai’s northern charm.
Experience all that northern Thailand has to offer at Benjarong Khantoke. This marvellous Chiang Mai restaurant will dazzle you with its vibrant Thai dance performances and traditional Khantoke dinner while introducing you to the legacy of Lanna culture in Thailand. Feel like royalty as you enjoy authentic Chiang Mai delicacies served on a traditional Khantoke pedestal tray while being mesmerised by the hypnotic performances.
You'll learn about classic Thai architecture on the Doi Suthep Temple and Bhuping Palace Tour. These Chiang Mai landmarks are lovely, and show off the incredible skill of Thailand's architects. Doi Suthep temple is a golden masterpiece sitting atop the Doi Suthep mountain, and Bhuping Palace is a colorful palace surrounded by cultivated gardens.
This full-day tour gives you a dose of authentic Chiang Mai. Vibrant markets and lovely temples create a distinct northern Thai personality that you will fall in love with.
Chiang Mai at dusk is a breathtaking sight not to be missed. Explore some of the most famous Chiang Mai temples, like Wat Umong and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, on the Chiang Mai Temples Night Tour. These incredible structures take on a whole new personality when the sun goes down, making a night tour an unforgettable experience.
This Chiang Mai Temple tour explores Thailand's history and village culture. You'll go to Doi Pui and Suthep National Park, and have the chance to meet with the Hmong hill tribe people. Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (also known as Doi Suthep) is a highlight of the trip and a stunning example of Thai craftsmanship.
Zip through the jungles and hit the rapids; this full-day tour is a non-stop adrenaline rush. You'll see Chiang Mai at its most natural as you fly across the tree-line and soar along white water.
Doi Inthanon is the highest peak in Thailand. On this tour, you'll be able to hike through its lovely wilderness, some incredible stupas, and the famous Napa Mataneedol Chedi and Phra Mahatat Napaphon Bhumisiri monuments. Waterfalls and the Karen hill tribe villages are also nestled in these parts, as well as a nearby bustling market ready for your exploration.