Mae Ping River Experience

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Mae Ping River Experience

Leave from the jetty at Wat Chai Mongkol and travel northout of the city. The riversoon showsits true rural identity as city bridges pass from view and ar replaced by scenes of wide water stretching from green tree-lined bank to bank. Kids play, daring each oter to swing through an old motor tyre and plunge into the cool river below Smiles Yells.

Next the boat chugs on to reach its destination point, the 'Thai Farmer's House' Agriculture remains Thailand's largest source of income and here the visitor can discover the basic elements'reice, local herbs, fruit all thriving in a chemical free environment.

It down and relax over a fresh fruit or herb juice, together with a plate of newly prepared mixed fruit, which is included in the price of your two-hour excursion. But you may also wish to experience the signature dish of this part of the world 'Khao Soy' Hear at Thai Farmer's House the dish is prepared to a very special recipe shich bring out the unique flavour of the mild, creamy curry soup.


  • Cruise the Mai Ping River in a longtail boat and see local life unfold along its banks.
  • Explore Chiang Mai's authentic culture, lifestyle and laid back atmosphere on the Mae Ping River Experience tour.
  • Visit one of Chiang Mai's oldest temple communities - Chai Monkol - and uncover the way of life of the local monks.
  • Indulge in a bowl of in Khao Soy, a traditional northern Thai noodle soup over lunch at a traditional farm.

Price Includes

  • Transfers from/to hotels (major hotel in Chiangmai city only).
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • Boat ride over the Mae Ping River.
  • A bowl of Khao Soy at farmer’s house (optional).
  • Thai set meal (optional).
  • Fresh fruits and herb juices.

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses such as tips, alcoholic beverage, etc.
  • Other services not mentioned on this programme.
  • Tips and gratuities.

Transfer Service

  • Transfer service operates according to pre-assigned and route only. Please let us know your hotel name during your booking process. We will confirm you the pick up time by email.
  • Extra charge will be applied for transfer outside Chiang Mai city. (To be advised)


  • Minimum of 2 adults required.
  • Children between 4 - 9 years old will be charged as the child price.
  • In any case of your booking isn't matched with reality when you show upfront (such as child's age, child's height, the quantity of people and etc), you are responsible to pay the additional charge upfront the show/tour. reserves the right to non-refund if the booking is mistaken reserved by guest.

Important Thing To Know

  • Please plan to meet your tour guide at your hotel lobby at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled pick-up time.
  • Hours of operation: Start time 09:00 am - 17:00 pm (LAST BOAT). tour start every hour, please inform us for your preferred start time upon booking process.
  • Dress code: Dress standards are conservative throughout Asia, especially outside major cities. To respect this and for your own comfort, we strongly recommend modest clothing. This means clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Loose, lightweight, long clothing is both respectful and cool in the predominantly hot Asian climate. This trip visits religious sites, please ensure your knees and shoulders are covered.
  • What to bring: We recommend face towel, hat or cap, umbrella, camera, bottled water.
  • Please note that the itinerary and timing are approximate and may be modified without notice to fit the tide and local weather conditions..
  • This tour operates everyday.
  • Late arrivals: If you arrive more than 10 minutes late or after we have moved from your hotel, you may be considered a no-shows.

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