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Best Sightseeing Tours in Chiang Mai

Sightseeing tours in Chiang Mai are a complete package that offer you all that a complete vacation demands. One of the Thailand cities which is modern yet holds tightly to its cultural roots is Chiang Mai. The century-old chedis, temples, and shrines co-exist along with modern structures. Covered with mountains on one side, Chang Mai offers a beautiful landscape for people looking for adventure. A wide range of activities like elephant trekking, white-water rafting, visiting tribal villages etc. can be done here. Doi Inthanon is the highest peak in Thailand and can be trekked from Chiang Mai. In the Doi Inthanon National Park, one can learn a lot about Thailand’s culture. The Chedis and the tribal villages are located within the premises of the National Park. The beautiful Wachiritham Waterfall is also a scenic place to visit and relax in the cold waters of this paradise. A guided exploration of Mae Pin River region will give you a glimpse of the urban as well as rural Chiang Mai life. It can be done either by foot or by boat.

 

Visiting vibrant markets along the Mae Pin River is a surreal experience and one can also taste Khao Soi which is this city’s famous noodle dish. For adventure seekers, Chang Mai also offers opportunities for river rafting. Many Class 3 and 4 rapids are present in Mae Taeng River and make for a perfect place for this thrilling water rafting sport. Rafting in this river with the backdrop of picturesque valleys and green woods is an experience many adventure sports enthusiasts crave for and this place provides the same. For those who love an eventful day in Mother Nature’s lap should try the full day countryside biking tour. Exploration by bicycle is the best way to experience the culture and serenity of that place. While cycling in the countryside along lush green fields, stunning visuals are a common sight. Visiting Chang Mai with friends and family would be a great trip. Apart from adventurous activities, the place offers the best sight-seeing tours in Chang Mai.

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    Unseen Thailand Tour with Mountain Biking and Bamboo Rafting
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    Bangkok
    d15 Days n14 Nights

    Friendly and fun loving, exotic and tropical, cultured and historic, Thailand radiates a golden hue from its glittering temples and tropical beaches through to the ever-comforting Thai smile.Get off the beaten tourist path in Thailand in 14 days: Explore bustling Bangkok...

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    Chiang Mai
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Get picked up from your hotel at 08:30 AM to engage in this half-day Chiang Mai temple tour and explore the most famous historic structures of the city.Stop at the old city walls, gates and a local markets to taste some authentic northern Thai food li...

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    33 ratings

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    Chiang Mai
    h9 Hours

    About the Activity:Spend a day out cycling the Chiang Mai Countryside. The bicycle tour starts with a train ride from Chiang Mai to Lamphun. Visit some historical temples in this ancient capital before biking back to Chiang Mai through the countryside and forested foothi...

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    30 ratings

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    Chiang Mai
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Get picked up from your hotel at Chiang Mai around 09:00 AM to engage in this half-day Chiang Mai temple tour to explore the most famous historic structures of the city.Stop at the old city walls, gates and a local markets to taste some authentic north...

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  • l
    Chiang Mai
    h10 Hours

    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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    Chiang Mai
    h4 Hours

    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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    Chiang Mai
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Cycle from Chiang Mai’s city center up and over forested foothills to the valley beyond. This bike ride is for those who like a little challenge with a few small hills and one fairly steep, but short. Ride through forest and through country fields loop...

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    Chiang Mai
    d2 Days n1 Night

    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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  • l
    Chiang Mai
    h6 Hours

    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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    Chiang Mai
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity: Enthrall in a one of a kind off-road adventure while you travel in a raging jeep through breathtaking landscapes and an elephant camp.Get picked up from you hotel at around 8:30 AM and drive up to a beautiful orchid farm and to the north of Chiang Ma...

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  • l
    Chiang Mai
    d2 Days n1 Night

    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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  • l
    Chiang Mai
    h7 Hours

    About the Activity:Get picked up from your hotel around 09:00 AM and embark on this trip to the Elephant Park and watch the magnificent elephants bathe and demonstrate their skills. Witness the demonstration as they pick up tiny objects with their massive trunks and perf...

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  • l
    Chiang Mai
    h9 Hours

    About the Activity:Indulge in a day trip to see the historic symbols of Thailand such as the old villages, streets, attractions and wildlife parks.You will get a pickup from your hotel at Chiang Maia around 09:00 AM and will be dropped to the tour location.Upon reaching ...

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  • l
    Chiang Mai
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Get picked up from your hotel around 08:00 AM at Chiang Mai and travel to the Mae Sa Elephant Camp.Explore Mae Sa’s Elephant Camp and its exotic Orchid and Butterfly Farm.Witness the elephant's demonstrate their daily work and take a leisurely stroll t...

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  • d5 Days n4 Nights

    About the Activity:If you are in search of a holiday with your family with some adventure and fitness activities, then this tour is a perfect tour for you.Start your journey after reaching Chiang Mai - a pick will be sent to pick you from the airport. At any time and exp...

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Attractions

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Warorot Market (Kad Luang)

Situated approximately two minutes from the Chang Mai Night Bazaar and sitting beside the Ping River, Warorot Market is a daytime hub of Locals. It opens early in the morning and closes when dark. You can buy almost anything from here. This is basically a Local market where you get goods better than a tourist market at even cheaper prices.

Highlights: Everything is here, fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers, bakery items, handicrafts, souvenirs, ceramics, clothes etc. Also, it is an amazing place to try on local snacks and sweets from the food stalls in this market. There are back and side streets around the Warorot market full of hill tribe and Northern Thai Handicraft products. Visiting this market is a must when you are at Chang Mai to witness local Thai shopping.

Location: Near the Chang Mai Night Bazaar, by river Ping.

Price: The experience is free. 
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Maesa Elephant Camp

If the love is for Asian elephants then the apt place to get close to them is the Maesa Elephant Camp. The camp is by far the largest one in assembly of domestic elephants in the Northern part of Thailand. It also showcases the most entertaining as well as educational elephant show which has managed to enlist itself in Guinness book of Records 2005. The camp houses nearly 80 elephants which were all employed in timber and logging industries but with modern process they are all now taken care of in these centres for conservation and training. Visitors can enjoy the location playing with the baby elephants, feeding and bathing them and also interacting with the same. The elephants draw excellent pictures which can be purchased here.



Location
: Tapae Road, North of Mae Rim, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Price: Entry: 200 Baht,

Elephant ride: 1200 Baht for 1 hour and 800 Baht for 30mins
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Saturday Walking street market

Based on the opposite side of Chiang Mai Gate, Wui Lai Market or Saturday Market is another popular market in Thailand. On every Saturday the 1 km stretch market area remains close to traffic so that visitors and locals can shuffle around various shops and purchase goods according to preference. There are plenty of shops in Saturday Market almost like Sunday Market on all goods but the silversmiths shops are the primary attraction here because of the silverware sculptures and goods available here. Apart from this one can find clothing, belts, lanterns, candles, perfume, shoes, street performers, food stalls, sketch artists, wood carvings and woodwork ornaments, housewares etc. Evening time remains entertained with local night show and puppet show.

 

Open on
: Mon to Sunday, from 4pm to Midnight

Highlights: Thai Massage and 7 Eleven Supermarket.

Location: Wu Lai Road, Thailand
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Anusarn Night Market

Based near the bottom end of famous Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, this market is a pleasure to visit. Having its own charm this is equally popular as the famous Night Bazaar. During day time the vendors of the market are usually are not present though the eateries, bars and permanent shops remain open. The market starts in the evening and the key attraction of the market is the low cost delicious meals available here. Be it Asian, Seafood or Indian cuisine all remains available here. Another attraction is the open air Thai message which charges around 60 THB for ½ hour and 120 THB for 1 hour. Apart from this one can find shops of all kinds of goods that includes clothing, electronic items, gift items, accessories, shoes, music stores, and household items

 

Open on
: Mon to Sunday, from 7pm to Midnight

Highlights: Fish Massage

Location: Chang Khlan Road, Thailand
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Chang Puak Gate Night Market

One of the most attractive markets Chang Puak Hate Night Market is quite famous among the tourists. For all those who love to walk around the streets and check out different shops this is the ideal location. With outstanding collection of various goods like clothing, perfume, , wood carvings and woodwork ornaments, shoes, street performers, belts, lanterns, candles, food stalls, sketch artists, house wares one can find it all here. It is quite crowded place and there are unique vendors who sells exclusive Thai foods which is quite delicious and mouth watering. Apart from this there are other stores of clothing, shoes, and accessories with reasonably good stock.



Open on
: Mon to Sunday, from 4pm to Midnight

Highlights: Thai Massage

Location: Prathu Chand Puak, Thailand
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Chiang Dao Elephant Camp - Training Center

At Chiang Dao Elephant Camp - Training Center primary importance is given towards making the elephants feel comfortable in a natural environment. As a result the camp provides an experience to its visitors which combine both jungle activities and training schedules with a one to one interaction with a single elephant making the whole experience more interesting and absolutely unforgettable. There are about 32 elephants which provide excellent rides in the adjacent teak forest and the nearby Ping River. The highlight of the destination is watching the baby elephants get trained in the morning with lessons on how to walk, how to bath etc. Bamboo rafting sessions are also available here on the Ping River. A visit to hill tribe village is also organised.



Location
Chiang Mai-Fang Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Timing: Open daily from 7 am Price: Starting from 60 Baht.
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Four Seasons Golden Triangle Tented Camp

65km from Chiang Mai International Airport, the Four Seasons Golden Triangle Tented Camp is a ideal location to enjoy elephant trekking, pleasant stay, excellent meals and superb spa treatment. The arrangements are superb with 15 tents with white crisp bedding, copper tubs, and leather recliners setting the jungle safari mood. The brilliant ambience of the forested environment, the excellent elephant rides and superior Thai massage after a elephant rides along with excellent relaxation makes it a preferred destination in Thailand.



One can explore the flora and fauna, get up close with the elephants and enjoy a entertaining day with the luxury of a resort to stay. Riverside pool and river boat trips are some additional entertaining activities done here.

Location: 4 hours drive from Chiang Mai City.




















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Chai Lai Orchid Elephant Camp

To experience the best eco travel tour and immerse in the beauties of nature Chai Lai Orchid Elephant Camp is the best experience. One can spend the days, feeding, bathing, playing and taking care of the gentle giants. There is option for elephant ride which is equally interesting. The visitors of this camp need to accommodate in eco hut and enjoy the panoramic beauty of nature. Be it river rafting or swimming in the cool pools, enjoying the mountain sun or tasting the sweetest juicy fresh fruits, life here is simply entertaining.



Elephant experience here can be either enjoyed with a single elephant or with shared elephant. With friendly staff and excellent trainers the experience is a pleasant one guaranteed.

Location: Mae Win, Mae Wang, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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