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Tours and Sightseeing
Full Day Private Golden Long Neck Tribe and Silver Cave Tour
Full Day Private Golden Long Neck Tribe and Silver Cave Tour From $174.01 per Adult
Discover the legends, mystery, and exotic beauty of northern Thailand. Be enchanted by delicate orchids and butterflies at an orchid farm. Penetrate the depths of prehistoric caves, and visit four hill tribes, including the “long neck ladies.”
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Elephants, Snakes, Butterflies, and Orchids Tour
Elephants, Snakes, Butterflies, and Orchids Tour From $174.01 per Adult
Learn all about Asian elephants at a camp dedicated to their preservation. Watch them play soccer and paint, then visit a king cobra snake farm and an orchid and butterfly garden before journeying to a handicraft village.
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Full-Day Private Temples Gardens and River Cruise
Full-Day Private Temples Gardens and River Cruise From $160.00 per Adult
Discover the palaces, gardens, and renowned temples of Chiang Mai during this full-day highlights tour. Stuff Enjoy some of the city’s most popular sights and a buffet lunch and dinner cruise.
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Full-Day Private Temple, Zoo, and Hot Springs Tour
Full-Day Private Temple, Zoo, and Hot Springs Tour From $174.01 per Adult
Spend a day discovering the sights of Chiang Mai including its well-known temple, zoo, and museum. Visit a handicraft village, and take a relaxing dip in the hot springs before enjoying a delicious Thai dinner.
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Full-Day Private Chiang Rai Tour
Full-Day Private Chiang Rai Tour From $174.01 per Adult
An otherworldly modern temple, royal palace, and mountain-top panoramas await discovery on this private tour of Chiang Rai. Get to know the tribe of “Long Neck Ladies,” and relax at a hot spring.
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Full Day Private Culture Tour and Khantoke Dining Experience
Full Day Private Culture Tour and Khantoke Dining Experience From $160.00 per Adult
Experience the traditions and hospitality of Northern Thailand. Highlights of this full-day private tour include a morning river cruise, a visit to an ancient abandoned capital, and a not-to-be-missed dinner and show.
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Private Full-Day Lampang Province Tour
Private Full-Day Lampang Province Tour From $160.00 per Adult
Spend a day discovering the sights of Lampang Province just southeast of Chiang Mai, including a stop at the Thai Elephant Conservation Center and a horse carriage ride around Lampang city—the “Horse Carriage City.”
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Private Full-Day Temples and History Tour
Private Full-Day Temples and History Tour From $160.00 per Adult
Wander the grounds and interiors of some of Chiang Mai’s 300 Buddhist temples. Gaze back on an era and explore a few of this capital city’s most significant 14th-century temples. Top it off with a 1-hour Thai massage.
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One-Day “Golden Triangle” Private Tour
One-Day “Golden Triangle” Private Tour From $174.01 per Adult
Stand on the borders of 3 intersecting countries at the “Golden Triangle." Discover the highlights of extreme North Thailand with a visit to one of its bordering countries, Laos.
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Full Day Private Top of the Mountain and Khantoke Dining Experience
Full Day Private Top of the Mountain and Khantoke Dining Experience From $160.00 per Adult
Take in panoramic views of a surrounding national park atop the highest peak in Thailand. Discover a hill-tribe village, flora, and fauna. Relax before a Khantoke dinner and performance with a 1-hour Thai massage.
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Small-Group Tour: Chiang Mai Mind and Soul
Small-Group Tour: Chiang Mai Mind and Soul From $71.21 per Traveler
Embark on a spiritual journey through northern Thailand. Partake of an early morning breakfast, absorb the peaceful atmosphere at Wat Umong, and make merit at Wat Suan Dok.
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Small-Group Tour: Mae Ping River
Small-Group Tour: Mae Ping River From $65.37 per Traveler
Get a taste of both urban and rural life in Thailand. Explore Mae Ping River by boat and see the villages of its shores. Return to the city and roam the Warorot Market and Ton Lamyai Flower Market.
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Exotissimo Travel: Private Half-Day Wat Prathat Doi Suthep and City Temples Tour
Exotissimo Travel: Private Half-Day Wat Prathat Doi Suthep and City Temples Tour From $53.00 per Adult
Experience ancient and modern Chiang Mai with visits to the old city walls, Tapae Road, the temples of Wat Prathat Doi Suthep, Wat Jed Yot, and Wat Suan Dok, and more.
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Exotissimo Travel: Private Half-Day Tour of Phu Ping Palace and Wat Prathat Doi Suthep Temple
Exotissimo Travel: Private Half-Day Tour of Phu Ping Palace and Wat Prathat Doi Suthep Temple From $55.00 per Adult
Enjoy a private visit to the spectacular Phu Ping Rajnivet Palace and the majestic Wat Prathat Doi Suthep Buddhist Temple.
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Exotissimo Travel: Private Half-Day Lamphoon Lanna Heritage Tour
Exotissimo Travel: Private Half-Day Lamphoon Lanna Heritage Tour From $45.00 per Adult
Explore the history and architecture of Lamphoon with stops at an ancient temple, a local market, and more.
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Exotissimo Travel: Private Half-Day Morning with Monks
Exotissimo Travel: Private Half-Day Morning with Monks From $69.00 per Adult
Join locals for an alms-giving ceremony with the monks, enjoy an appetizing breakfast, visit the heavily forested temple of Wat Umong, and visit with monks at the International Buddhist Studies Center.
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Exotissimo Travel: Private Full-Day Tour of Chiang Rai and the Golden Triangle
Exotissimo Travel: Private Full-Day Tour of Chiang Rai and the Golden Triangle From $140.00 per Adult
Take a scenic trip to the northern Thailand border to see the famous Golden Triangle—where the borders of Thailand, Burma, and Laos come together. Explore the area along the Mekong River, visit hill tribes, and discover ancient ruins and temples.
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Exotissimo Travel: Private Full-Day Chiang Dao Hill Tribes Tour
Exotissimo Travel: Private Full-Day Chiang Dao Hill Tribes Tour From $126.00 per Adult
Discover a unique Thai culture in the lush forests of the Chiang Dao district. Stop at an elephant camp for an unforgettable ride atop these large mammals. Then, visit traditional Thai hill tribes to learn about their way of life.
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Exotissimo Travel: Private Half-Day Spirit of Chiang Mai Tour
Exotissimo Travel: Private Half-Day Spirit of Chiang Mai Tour From $48.00 per Adult
Explore ancient Chiang Mai with stops at Wat Suan Dok and the Wat Prathat Doi Suthep Temple. Learn the ins and outs of this historic area after most of the crowds have left for the evening, and witness an evening chant with local monks.
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Exotissimo Travel: Private Half-Day Wat Prathat Doi Suthep and White Hmong Hilltribe Tour
Exotissimo Travel: Private Half-Day Wat Prathat Doi Suthep and White Hmong Hilltribe Tour From $60.00 per Adult
Listen to the temple bells and admire the view of Chiang Mai from the Wat Prathat Doi Suthep Temple atop Doi Suthep Mountain. Take a songtaew up the mountain to Chang Khien and visit the coffee research project, while witnessing the 500-year-old traditions that are still practiced to this day.
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Exotissimo Travel: Private Visit to Chiang Mai's Night Bazaar
Exotissimo Travel: Private Visit to Chiang Mai's Night Bazaar From $30.00 per Adult
Explore Chiang Mai's night bazaar and mingle with the locals. Soak up the sights and smells, browse the large selection of goods for sale, and try your bargaining skills.
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Air and Land Adventures
Full-Day Private Safari Adventure
Full-Day Private Safari Adventure From $174.01 per Adult
Jumbo-size a Thailand vacation with a jungle safari on the back of an Asian elephant! The gentle pachyderm driver offers an unforgettable exploration of a northern Thailand river and jungle.
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Full Day Private Northern Thailand in the Palm of Your Hand Tour
Full Day Private Northern Thailand in the Palm of Your Hand Tour From $174.01 per Adult
Grab hold of the essence of northern Thailand on this combination tour. Trek through the jungle on the back of an elephant. Float down river in a bamboo raft, and visit the hill tribe villages of lush Thailand.
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Jungle Zip Line Adventure
Jungle Zip Line Adventure From $74.53 per Traveler
See nature from a different perspective with a zip line and rope playground adventure in Chiang Mai. Fly through the jungle with a birds-eye view of everything below.
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One-Day Rock Climbing Course
One-Day Rock Climbing Course From $95.65 per Traveler
Try the exhilarating sport of rock climbing in superb surroundings not far from Chiang Mai. Experienced staff assists with skills needed to start this climbing adventure.
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One-Day Mahout Training Course
One-Day Mahout Training Course From $128.57 per Adult
Enjoy an exciting eco-tour in the Thai jungle, and get trained in the mahout job. Learn basic elephant language and motion control, plant a young tree, and look for food for the elephant.
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Culinary Experiences
Exotissimo Travel: Chiang Mai Thai Orchid Cooking Class
Exotissimo Travel: Chiang Mai Thai Orchid Cooking Class From $56.00 per Adult
Impress friends and family with newly acquired cooking skills from Thailand. Select fresh ingredients from a local market and learn how to master the art of Thai cooking.
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Restaurants and Nightlife
Exotissimo Travel: Traditional Khantoke Dinner with Floating Lantern Launching
Exotissimo Travel: Traditional Khantoke Dinner with Floating Lantern Launching From $50.00 per Adult
Enjoy a scrumptious Khantoke-style dinner, followed by khom loy (floating lantern) launching.
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Maeping River Dinner Cruise
Maeping River Dinner Cruise From $26.09 per Adult
Experience the city of Chiang Mai by night while enjoying a relaxing cruise down the Maeping River. Dine on Thai cuisine, and take in the evening sights the river and its shores have to offer.
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Spa and Beauty
SpaFinder Wellness Gift Card
SpaFinder Wellness Gift Card From $50.00 per Adult
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Travel Accessories
Fly Green with TerraPass
Fly Green with TerraPass From $6.99 per Traveler
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Ground Transportation
Shared Chiang Mai International Airport to Chiang Mai Hotel Transfer
Shared Chiang Mai International Airport to Chiang Mai Hotel Transfer From $9.32 per Adult
Save and travel in the comfort of a shared shuttle transfer from your Chiang Mai International Airport to your Chiang Mai hotel.
  • Total transfer time is approximately 20 minutes (each way)
  • Each passenger is entitled to 2 pieces of baggage
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Private Chiang Mai International Airport Transfer
Private Chiang Mai International Airport Transfer From $23.29 per Car
Travel by private airport transfer between Chiang Mai International Airport and your Chiang Mai hotel.
  • Each sedan car accommodates up to 2 adults & 1 child and each minivan up to 6 passengers
  • Total transfer time is approximately 20 minutes (each way)
  • Each passenger is entitled to 1 piece of check in luggage, plus 1 hand luggage per person
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