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The closest hot springs to Chiang Mai are a delight, with private and public bathhouses and a hot, lazy river where you can soak your calves...
Arrange tours of Mae Kampong through Khun Sukanya.
This school has been training Thai and foreign fighters of all levels for 30 years. It's southeast of the city, off Rte 11 near the Chiang Mai 700 Years Park.
Founded in 1898 by British teak merchants, the historic Gymkhana Club has tennis courts and a golf course and driving range that are open to nonmembers for a daily fee...
The Peak offers a variety of adventure trips, including quad biking, abseiling, trekking, white-water rafting and rock climbing, as well as photography tours of Chiang Mai by săhm·lór.
A private university founded by the Church of Christ of Thailand; offers intensive Thai language courses in 60-hour modules.
Mae Ping River Cruise offers trips starting from Wat Chaimongkhon, south of the centre on Th Charoen Prathet, as well as longer cruises to Wiang Kum Kam.
Upstairs in the Pantip Plaza shopping centre; offers a wide range of courses in Thai, from month-long beginner packages to year-long courses.
Khun Wanna gets rave reviews for her practical training sessions, limited to a maximum of two people, lasting two to three days.
One of the first sanctuaries for rescued elephants in Chiang Mai, Elephant Nature Park has led the movement to abandon rides and shows and put elephant welfare at the top of the agenda, under the guidance of founder ...
Run by the Flight of the Gibbon team; visiting the most popular sites by Segway.
Much copied but never equalled, this adventure outfit started the zipline craze, with nearly 5km of wire and staging platforms strung up like a spiderweb in the forest canopy near Ban Mae Kampong, an hour's drive eas...
This river cruise focuses on the history of the Mae Ping river using traditional-style craft, known as scorpion-tailed boats. Informative cruises (five daily) last one to 1½ hours...
CMRCA maintains many of the climbs at the limestone Crazy Horse Buttress, with bolted sport routes in the French 6a to 7a+ range...
The owners of this adventure-tour agency take the eco part of their name seriously, offering above-average hill-tribe treks and other adventure tours.
One of Chiang Mai's first cooking schools, run by TV chef Sompon Nabnian and his team...
This small monastery holds Monk Chat sessions from 4pm to 7pm on weekends.
Near Pratu Tha Phae, this popular school offers courses in a wide variety of massage techniques and therapies, lasting from half a day to two days.
Close to Wat Chomphu, this reputable school is recognised by the Thai Ministry of Education and Public Health; training includes the preparation of herbal treatments using fresh ingredients.
Affiliated with the guesthouse Gap's House, classes are held out of town at the owner's house.
Tucked away down a quiet lane near Tha Phae Gate, Namo has drop-in yoga classes as well as workshops in chanting, qigong and massage.
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