Half-Day Chiang Mai Tour: Cultural and Food Treasures

Cultural & Theme Tours in Thailand
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Tour description

Experience the cultural and culinary treasures of Chiang Mai, as you cruise along in your own songthiew - the city’s infamous red taxis!  Tour the old walled city and learn about the history of the ancient Northern Lanna Capital, all while tasting the amazing food specialties for which this city is famous! Our local insiders have carefully chosen the most interesting monuments and tastiest spots for your enjoyment!

Meet your guide at the entrance to the Old City of Chiang Mai at 9am and dip into the early morning hustle and bustle of the Muang Mai wholesale market to learn how the city starts its day. Its bustling streets and alleys are crammed with motorbikes, bicycles, trucks, human-powered hand carts, and an endless supply of shoppers going about their daily tasks. Savour the most famous noodle dishes from Chiang Mai - ‘khao soi’ - at the most highly regarded restaurant in the city! Then, visit the most famous local market in Chang Mai, learn its history and sample savory and sweet delicacies, including the Northern sausage, Sai Oua.Next, meet the famous Three Kings Monuments of Chiang Mai stands in front of the old provincial hall very close to the center of the old city. Take some photos and we proceed to enjoy the best savory chicken and rice in the city at the city's favorite eatery. We will finish the tour off with Thailand's infamous mango sticky rice at the spot favored by the locals.

What's included

  • Bottled water and beverages
  • Food tasting as per itinerary
  • Professional guide/driver
  • Transport by private vehicle

What's not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses


  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Great overview and orientation of the city