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Best Adventure Tours in Chiang Mai

With a number of activities like hot air ballooning, zip-lining, kayaking, trekking, river rafting, canoeing, cycling and ATV rides, adventures in Chiang Mai are endless. The mountainous city of Chiang Mai has a highly rugged topography with dense jungles, sky towering mountains, Mae Taeng River, abundant flora and fauna that makes it a dream destination for adventure lovers from all across the world.

Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand has a pleasant climate all through the year making it easy to hike and camp in the forests and sanctuaries. If you are looking for incredibly challenging outdoor activities right in the lap of Nature, adventure tours in Chiang Mai are the best thing you could gift yourself.

There are also several other bewitching adventure activities in Chiang Mai that one could indulge in - you can go on a biking tour along the Mae Hong Son Loop, embark a trekking journey with the locals or even explore the Buddhist temples and Sunday markets of Chiang Mai.

Outdoor activities in Chiang Mai are safe as they are usually performed under the supervision of professional and well-trained trainers. You can also request for English speaking guides and trainers to make your adventure experiences even more comfortable and hassle-free.

Popular Packages

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Flight of the Gibbon - Ziplining Tour at Chiang Mai 7 Hrs ₹ 7600 4.0 star View Details
Flight of the Gibbon Chiang Mai - Flat 13% off 8 Hrs ₹ 8230 4.0 star View Details
Zip-lining, Atv Ride and Rafting in Chiang Mai 11 Hrs ₹ 10643 3.0 star View Details
Chiang Mai City Cycling Tour 10 Hrs ₹ 2471 4.0 star View Details
Biking Trip to Historic City of Chiang Mai 4 Hrs ₹ 1806 4.0 star View Details
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    Flight of the Gibbon !Embark on the longest zip-lining activity in Asia, at Chiang Mai to observe the green canopy with its inhabitants in a closer vision.Relish the 5 kilometer long zip-lining with 30 stations and some are extended up to 50 meter above the valley floor....

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    About the Activity:- Get picked up from your hotel for an adventurous day out!- Fly through the trees on over 5km of zip line on Thailand's original zip line canopy tour- Feel safe with experienced guides and the highest safety precautions at the world-renowned Flight of...

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    About the Activity:Share your time with the wildlife in Chiang Mai while you indulge in a zip line activity, ATV ride and rafting along the luscious beauty of Thailand.Get picked from your hotel around 08:30 AM and head to a mountain top village on an ATV, climb over 600...

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    About the Activity:Begin your tour at about 9.00 AM in the morning from Chang Moi and get ready for  ultimate fun.Visit Chiang Mai Historical Museum and Navel Temple to witness the 700 hundred year old white Buddha.Marvel at the sights of Wat Phra Singh and admire the e...

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    About the Activity:Embark on this cycling tour at about 9.15 AM in the morning at Chang Moi and get ready to explore the mesmerizing beauty of this region.Discovers the charms of the old city, Chaing Mai and visit some of the main sights as you ride.Ride through the lane...

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    About the Activity:Make your excursions in Thailand eventful with some adventure activities, try the combination of 3 hour ATV ride and 3 hour trekking in Chiang Mai.Get picked up from your hotel around 08:30 AM for conquering the untamed wild roads in the forest and mou...

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    About the Activity: Embark on an amazing journey through breathtaking landscapes of thick jungles near Chiang Mai.Start your tour by getting picked up from your hotel or guesthouse in Chaing Mai at around 8:30 AMAfter you get picked up you will be driven up north for aro...

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    About the Activity:Set out for a real adventure and thrilling excursion in Chiang Mai with some rafting and ATV ride.Start the day with a hotel pick up around 08:30 AM and enjoy a relishing three hour ATV ride that lets you climb over 600 vertical meters of elevation.Rea...

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    About the Activity: Start your tour by getting picked up from your hotel or guesthouse in Chiang Mai.Drive up north of 1 hour and reach the famous elephant camp at Tung La Korn village for an amazing experience. You will be given a change of clothes because things migh...

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    About the Activity: Spend 2 days exploring the beautiful areas within and surrounding Chaing Mai and indulge in a plethora of local activities and cultural experiences. Your tour will start with a pick up from your hotel or residence in Chiang Mai after which you will dr...

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    Chiang Mai
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    About the Activity: Start your tour by getting picked up from your hotel or guesthouse in Chiang Mai.Drive up north for 1 hour to a local market to buy fresh fruits like bananas or sugarcane to feed the elephantsReach the famous elephant camp at Tung La Korn village for ...

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    About the Activity:- One can select between 1or 2 days Gibbon Glider Tour and experince some action-packed activities.- Stroll through Chiang Mai effortlessly while learning about the city with a trained guide on the city segway tour.- Next, feel the trees beneath your f...

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    About the Activity: Get picked up from your hotel at around 8:30 AM in Chiang Mai town.Head on over to a famous elephant camp in Tung La Korn village where luxury meets nature, you will stay in the private accommodation at this wonderful camp situated at the banks of ...

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    About the Activity:Ride on the most popular motorcycle route in South East Asia - the Mae Hong Son. Some of the most scenic roads on big bikes will be a memory for life.Enjoy Christmas eve in the town of Chiang Mai in case you choose the first departure date.Journey begi...

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    About the Activity:Take to the most exciting adventure that the beautiful region of Chiang Mai has to offer; white water raftingGet an inflatable boat and take hold of an oar to ride the rapids of the Mae Tang RiverThe total distance of the journey on this river amidst c...

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What You Should Know More About Adventure in Chiang Mai

  • Q. What are the famous adventurous activities in Chiang Mai?

    Ziplining

    Fancy exploring the jungles of Chiang Mai like Tarzan? Ziplining is one such Adventure activities in Chiang Mai that zoom you through thickly wooded rainforests letting you enjoy the canopy of the gigantic trees, chirping of birds and the rumbles of the mountain streams.

    You can indulge in individual ziplining, couple ziplining, superman zip lining, or walk through the sky bridges with harnesses protecting you. Ziplining in Chiang Mai is something that promises ultimate heart-thumping adventure.

    Price: Starts INR 7600 per adult

    Atv-Ride & Rafting

    This thrill ride on an ATV vehicle takes you on an elevation of about 600 meters through the jagged and unexplored terrain of the countryside of Chiang Mai; yet, it is perfect for beginner level and expert ATV riders.

    Rafting in Chiang Mai happens by the Mae Taeng river. This scenic river has class III-IV rapid sessions and white river rafting here is sure to give you some hair raising moments.

    Price: Starts INR 8,742 per adult

    City Cycling Tour

    Grab yourself a cycle and pedal through the city of Chiang Mai visiting all the major attractions of the city at your own pace and choice. A few attractions that you cannot afford to miss are Chiang Mai Historical Museum, Navel Temple, Wat Phra Singh, Wat Chedi Luang.

    Later in the evening, ride to the Night Bazaar and get an insight into the bustling market activities of Chiang Mai and shop for souvenirs.

    Price: Starts 2,471 per adult

    Trekking

    Being a mountainous city, Chiang Mai boasts of some picturesque trekking trails in Thailand like the trek from Muang Kurt to Huay Kukap, Baan Pha Dang to Huay Kukap and trek to Mountain Doi Inthanon. If you are a beginner, you could enjoy basic trekking trails along Pilgrims trail up to Doi Suthep mountain.

    Thrill-seekers who would love to set out on an adventure could trek up Doi Luang Chiang Dao, Thailand’s third tallest mountain. Enroute the Adventure tours in Chiang Mai, you can enjoy the lush forest cover, stunning landscapes around and many tribe villages.

    Price: Starts INR 2,500 per adult

    Camping

    Camping promises Adventure in Chiang Mai right in the lap of Nature. There are several camping sites in Chiang Mai with all modern facilities like bathrooms, showers, and small huts/tents on rent that make camping hassle-free.

    Some of the popular campsites in Chiang Mai include Doi Inthanon National park, The Mae Ping National Park, The Ob Luang National Park, Padang Camp, and Mae Taeng River Camp situated on the banks of Mae Taeng River. From the camp, you can expedite into the jungles with guided trekking and hiking tours or experience Adventure in Chiang Mai with activities like ziplining, bungee jumping, and river rafting.

    Price: Starts INR 3,800 per adult

    Elephant Care & Camping

    Chiang Mai is the home to many domesticated elephants and the parks and sanctuaries that allow the tourists to camp with the elephants. On such camps, you can watch these huge mammals getting involved in their daily routine, feed them fresh bananas and sugarcane or even give them a nice bath in the nearby river.

    Some of the best places in Chiang Mai to enjoy elephant camping are Rantong Save and Rescue Elephant Centre, Mae Ping Elephant Village, Maetaman Elephant Camp, and Maesa Elephant Camp.

    Price: Starts INR 4750 per adult for full-day elephant camping programs

    Gibbon Chiang Mai Segway Tour

    The Gibbon Segway Tour tops the list of Adventure tours in Chiang Mai and lets you explore the rendezvous city of Chiang Mai leaving no stone unturned. The tour agency takes you on a guided tour around the attractions of Chiang Mai and its neighborhood and allows you to indulge in some of the Adventure in Chiang Mai like zip-lining, hiking and river rafting.

    During the later part of the day, you will also be taken to the Mae Kampong village where you can visit interact with the friendly local people and get an insight into their daily routines.

    Price: Starts INR 11,000 per adult for a 2-day tour

    Hot Air Ballooning in Chiang Mai

    Hot Air Ballooning is one of the most sought-after adventure activities in Chiang Mai that lets you float above the treetops and below the clouds. You can marvel at the bird’s eye view of the picturesque countryside landscapes like lush green rice paddies and forests below.

    The feeling of the fresh wind caressing your face as you glide through in your hot air balloon is something to behold for a lifetime. Sunrise and sunset view from a hot air balloon are stunning and after the activity, a certificate to acknowledge your ride in a hot air balloon will also be signed and given by your pilot.

    Price: Starts INR 20,000 per adult

    Kayaking

    You can paddle on the Mae Taeng River that runs through Chiang Mai and explore the untamed Nature of the city. The teeming mangrove forests, swift rapids of the Mae Taeng River, creepy caves and the steep rocks along the course of the river make kayaking win the best Adventure in Chiang Mai competition hands down.

    You can also stop by many countryside villages and enjoy a meal or coffee and even go for a quick fishing session.

    Price: Starts INR 4,600 per person for a full day kayak program

  • Q. What are some offbeat things to do in Chiang Mai?

    Enjoy the Cafe Scene

    Chiang Mai is the home to a number of unique cafes like the Jungle De cafe situated by a waterfall, Brand New Field Good cozily perched amidst lush paddy fields, and fairytale-themed Whimsical Mermaid Lagoon. Many more interesting and quirky cafes make you wonder if coffee can get better anywhere else in the world.

    Ride the Mae Hong Son Loop

    The Mae Hong Son Loop is one of the best biking circuits in northern Thailand. The hill tribes and dramatic scenery around with thick woods and waterfalls en route make this biking corridor a no-miss thing when you are in Chiang Mai.

    Spend Time with a Local

    The Thai people are welcoming and the hospitality of the tribes is overwhelming too. You can spend a couple of days with them learning their daily routines or even enroll yourself for cooking or trekking classes with them.

    Explore the Buddhist Temple

    Chiang Mai is surrounded by a number of pagoda styled Buddhist temples that are nestled amidst dense forests. The prominent ones are Wat Doi Suthep, Wat Phra Singh, Wat Pan Tao, Wat Chedi Luang, and Wat Umong and one can feel the calm spiritual aura engulfing these wats right when you step in.

    Wander the Sunday Walking Street Markets

    The city centre of the Old City becomes vibrant and bustling every Sunday night with local market activities. Rows of shops selling artifacts, souvenirs, apparel, local Thai food lure locals and tourists and you can walk through the streets enjoying shopping or treating yourself to the local foods.

    Do a Meditation Course at Wat Doi Suthep

    Doi Suthep Vipassana Meditation Centre inside the Doi Suthep temple holds meditation classes for a period of anywhere between 3 to 28 days. You will be taught to concentrate on your breathing and focus on your inner self.

    Cliff Diving at the Hang Dong Rock Quarry

    Once a quarry, the Hang Dong Rock Quarry is now a massive pool with glistening turquoise green waters. One can dive from the cliffs surrounding the pool and indulge in the sheer thrill. If you look forward to some swimming, you can do that too in the pool.

  • Q. Which are the adventurous activities to do in Chiang Mai with kids?

    Ziplining 

    If your traveling with kid above 3 meters in height, you can take them for ziplining through the forest canopies. Most of the tour operators who organize Adventure tours in Chiang Mai encourage kids to experience this nerve-wracking experience.

    Chiang Mai X-Centre 

    If you are kids are strong-hearted ones, take them to the Chiang Mai X-Centre located in Mae Rim. This adventure centre has a plethora of thrilling activities like road trail biking, ATV tours, indoor drift karts, zorb balls, bungee jumping and pain ball.

    Night Safari

    This activity takes you on a safari after sunset so that you can witness the nocturnal animals and their lives. The park also has a lake with a walking trail where kids will enjoy spotting the birds like cranes and harmless animals as rabbits.

    Elephant Nature Park

    The park has more than 35 free-roaming elephants and if your kids love animals, take them here and they will enjoy feeding, giving a bath and playing with these huge mammals.

    Wat Umong or ‘Tunnel Temple'

    Located amidst serene forest cover, a series of mysterious underground passageways take you to the 'tunnel temple'. Kids will definitely enjoy this tunnel adventure. Once at the temple, kids can also enjoy feeding the catfish and turtles at the temple lake.

  • Q. Are the adventure activities in Chiang Mai safe?

    Yes, the outdoor activities in Chiang Mai are absolutely safe as they are performed under the supervision of experienced trainers. Also, most activities kick-start with a quick briefing about the safety measures to be followed during the activity. Travelers are required to strictly adhere to the instructions of the trainer and wear all safety precautions like life jackets, harnesses, etc. throughout the activity.

  • Q. What is the best time for camping in Chiang Mai?

    The best time to visit Chiang Mai for camping is during the months from November to February as the weather is sunny, cool and pleasant with very little precipitation.

  • Q. What are the things to keep in mind when going for Trekking in Chiang Mai?

    Wear comfortable clothing and sturdy hiking boots for the trek.

    Carry plenty of water and snacks to keep yourself energetic all through the trek.

    Do not forget to carry sunscreen and bug repellent as it could get really sunny and the bugs are fierce.

    If you are on a multi-day trek, have a professional guide and adhere to his instructions.

    Trekking trails could be closed on rainy days. Hence, check the status of the trek plan once before you reach the base point.

  • Q. Is there any type of restriction to go for Rafting in Chiang Mai?

    Yes, Rafting in Chiang Mai demands strong fitness levels from an individual and hence, people with heart problems, pregnant women, people suffering from back pain are advised to refrain from performing this activity.

  • Q. What if I have an injury during my adventure in Chiang Mai?

    Most of the outdoor activities in Chiang Mai are performed under the supervision of trained professionals and are usually safe. If you still face a problem during the activity, immediately seek assistance from your guide/trainer who will help you. When on adventure tours in Chiang Mai, it is advisable to carry basic medication and first aid kids too. 

  • Q. What is the maximum and the minimum number of people in a group for adventure activities?

    The number of people in a group is completely based on the outdoor activities in Chiang Mai that you choose. 

    Ziplining - Maximum 2 persons for couple ziplining

    Camping/Cycling/Biking Tour - As per your choice

    Hot Air Balloon - 4 persons per balloon

    ATV ride - 1 rider per ATV bike

    Rafting - 4 to 5 members per boat

  • Q. Which are the best theme parks and water parks in Chiang Mai for adventure?

    Grand Canyon Water Park:

    With numerous deep dive rides, high jumping rides and adrenaline rushing water slides, Grand Canyon is a great destination for a day out with friends and families. The inflatable boats are great ways to warm up your tiny tots for real-world adventures.

    Tube Trek Water Park:

    Spread over whooping 50,000 square kilometers, this theme park is divided into four zones - Kid’s Pool Phase, Splash Pool Phase, Wave Pool Phase, and Lazy River Phase. Rides like The Boomerang Capsule, The Giant Slider, The Wavy Sea, etc promise unadulterated Adventure in Chiang Mai.

    Friendly Slip n Fly:

    Friendly Slip and Fly is a compact tourist attraction with fun-filled water rides that are suitable for the entire family. You can spend about an hour or two enjoying a refreshing day out with your friends and family.

    Hidden Village Chiang Mai:

    This is a dinosaur-themed park where there are many living size statues of dinosaurs, prehistoric animals, and giant flowers placed strategically in many zones like Giant Insect zone, Animals zone, Big flower zone, etc. If you are traveling with kids, this place is a must-visit.