Welcome to Chiang Mai Province

Thailand’s northern capital is an overnight train ride and light years away from the bustle and bombast of Bangkok. Wrestled from Burmese control by the kingdom of Siam, the former capital of the Lanna people is a captivating collection of glimmering monasteries, manic markets, modern shopping centres, and quiet residential streets that would not look amiss in a country village... Read More

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$138.15 Sightseeing tours

Private Tour: Cycling and Zipline Adventure from Chiang Mai

Take an adventurous bike and zipline private tour through rural Chiang Mai, one of Thailand’s largest cities! Spend the morning cycling through the countryside to see temples, rice fields, local markets and the incredible Tweechol Botanic Garden. Reenergize with a delicious Thai buffet lunch before you soar through the trees in Mae Sa Valley on a zipline. After morning pickup at your hotel, head with your private guide to the lush outskirts of Chiang Mai where you stop to pick up your bikes. After a safety orientation, follow your guide through the quiet roads of the Thai countryside where you can see glittering temples, rice fields dotted with water buffalo and vibrant local markets. Slow down to snap pictures and stop for a chat with a monk at a Thai temple. From there, pedal to Tweechol Botanic Garden. The hidden gem outside of Chiang Mai has themed sections connected by a series of paths that are perfect for cycling. Ride through the orchid garden to admire a small waterfall and koi fish pond, then head to a spectacular rose garden. Marvel at the elaborate topiaries including a dinosaur-shaped shrub, or see live animals in the small zoo. Pay close attention to the traditional houses exhibited in the garden and a small museum; the structures give you a look into Lanna culture. Once you’ve covered the grounds, switch to pedal boats and cruise around the garden’s tranquil lake. After relaxing over a Thai buffet lunch, head to Mae Sa Valley for your next adventure: ziplining through the trees!Receive a safety talk and get fitted in your safety harness, then follow your expert guides to begin! Soar from platform to platform on 16 different ziplines that take you through the jungle for bird’s-eye views and fun thrills. Challenge yourself by crossing a rotating log or a zigzag walkway. You are strapped into a safety line at all times so there is no danger of falling and you can quickly gain confidence about being high up!At the end of your adventurous day, your guide returns you to your Chiang Mai hotel.

$1339 Small group tours

Northern Thailand Sampler

Find a part of yourself you didn't know existed on this 12-day tour that begins in the hills around beloved Chiang Mai. Trek through the hills, making genuine connections with the region's hilltribes before heading on to Chiang Rai and further south. Explore golden temples and remote villages of Northern Thailand before ending up in bustling Bangkok. This is so much more than a trip; it's a spiritually transformative experience.

$799 Small group tours

Northern Thailand Explorer

Experience the most memorable cultural highlights of Northern Thailand on this nine-day adventure beginning in Chiang Mai. From a guided tour of golden Doi Suthep temple and a nighttime stroll at the market in Chiang Mai, to a bike tour of Sukhothai Historical Park, this tour (with its loads of free time built in) is the perfect introduction to a stunning part of the world.

$1039 Small group tours

Northern Thailand Adventure

Don't just visit Thailand; find yourself on a once-in-a-lifetime, genuine cultural experience you'll talk about forever. This 10-day adventure throughout Northern Thailand will give you amazing stories to share. Explore the ruins of the former Thai capital city of Ayutthaya, spend a night in a floating rafthouse, and take a local train up to vibrant and unforgettable Chiang Mai to trek into the hills surrounding the city. Get to know the people of the hilltribes who live there who don't often get to meet travellers. This immersive experience will take you back to a simpler time that you might not want to leave.

$146.97 Sightseeing tours

2 Days 1 Night at Elephant Retirement Park with Homestay and Meals

This is a rare opportunity to live and work closely with elephants. You will be able to build a relationship and get a better insight in to their long and upkeep. You will stay in the elephant home in their natural jungle habitat, an hour drive from Chiang Mai city. This 2 day packages allows visitors to experience life as a mahout caring and interacting with these majestic animals. Breakfast starts at 9 am. Then walk with elephants to our camp for their morning drink. Then back at the camp study how to harvest grass, teak tree leaves, bark, and bamboo. Enjoy lunch, then bath and mud bath with elephants, then back to the city again around 5 pm.

$440.90 Small group tours

3-Day Mae Hong Son Loop Motorcycle Tour from Chiang Mai

The Mae Hon Son Loop is a comprehensive way to discover one of Thailand’s most authentic provinces. For those wanting to see the real Thailand and wanting to ride a biker´s paradise, the Mae Hong Son Loop is the perfect antidote. Mae Hong Son is the most mountainous province in Thailand and receives little traffic due to its relatively remote location and time needed to reach it.