Welcome to Chiang Mai! In early December 2017, Chiang Mai was awarded the UNESCO title of Creative City. However, its 2015 application for UNESCO Heritage City is still under consideration. Chiang Mai was one of two tourist destinations in Thailand on TripAdvisor‘s 2014 list of “25 Best Destinations in the World”, where it stands at number 24.
There are plenty of activities in Chiang Mai and Khai will help you to enjoy your time in Chiang Mai: from watching an outstanding international Muay Thai match to a local cooking lesson, and even have a washing elephants inside the jungle. Just relax at the hostel and we will provide you all the informations required and book your favorite ones. All activities have been selected from local partners to assure sustainability and eco-friendly ones that can give you a unique and respectful experience in northern Thailand. All people can book an experience from us, it is not necessary to be a Guest House customer.
Entertainments in town
Chiang Mai is certainly known for its cultural highlights, the close proximity to plenty of natural spots and the laid back atmosphere during the day. But the city comes really alive after sunset, when countless bars and beer gardens open, live music venues pulling people from the street with their hot tunes and adult-only shows surprising with a great mix or music and comedy.
Muay Thai is not only a huge and important part of the Thai culture, but also considered the national sport of Thailand. If you are interested in Muay Thai you can attend several national and international matches and even have a personal training.
The popular Cabaret shows are performed by ladyboys featuring a mix of singing, dancing and comedy. You will be surprised by the high show quality, the costumes and performers. The themes can range from extravagant over hilarious to drama, but rest assured they are always entertaining and consist of a big portion comedy. And if you decide to sit in the front row, be prepared for some touchy-feely ladyboys – remember, this is all just fun!
Khantoke is the way of consuming your meal typical northern Thai style. Dishes are served on pedestal trays which can hold several bowls filled with rice, meat and various side dishes, whereat the range of food can be unlimited. Throughout the evening, you’ll be entertained by live music and cultural performances.
When arrive to the hostel have a talk with Khai to discover what to do in town!
- Thai Boxing Matches
- Muay Thai training – 1 day, 1 week, 1 month
- Cabaret Shows
- Khantoke – Dinner + Thai Dancing Show
- Zoo, Panda, Aquarium Safari – Day/Night
- 3D Art Museum
- Tailor made clothing (suit, dress, wedding set, etc)
- Alms round with monks
- Visit Temples at night
Thai cuisine (Thai: อาหารไทย, rtgs: Ahan Thai, pronounced [ʔāː.hǎːn tʰāj]) is the national cuisine of Thailand. Balance, detail, and variety are of paramount significance to Thai chefs. Thai cooking places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components and a spicy edge. Thai cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines in the world. In 2011, seven of Thailand’s popular dishes appeared on the list of the “World’s 50 Most Delicious Foods (Readers’ Pick)“— a worldwide online poll of 35,000 people by CNN Travel. Thailand had more dishes on the list than any other country. They were: tom yam goong, pad Thai, som tam, massaman curry, green curry, Thai fried rice and moo nam tok.
Learning to cook at one of the best Thai cooking schools in Chiang Mai is an exceedingly popular activity. This all-weather activity seems to be a rite of passage for everyone visiting this northern town and the amount of schools is impressive. Depending on your level of skill, amount of time available and whether you would like to include a market or farm visit, there is surely a cooking class in Chiang Mai to suit your particular needs. There are even a host of vegetarian and vegan cooking classes now available.
You can choose between Private and Group Lesson and different kind of cooking:
- Sea vegetables
- Organic food
The beautiful Mekong River runs through this lush wilderness and you have a mutiltude of choices on how to explore the river and surrounding foothills including ziplining, renting ATV’s with a guide, and white water rafting.
There are tour options on the eclectic, combining fun-filled adventure trips with the chance to see this beautiful nature land close up and at its best. You can choose the Whitewater rafting through the spectacular scenery of Mae Tang River valley near Chiang Mai and on the Pai River in northern of Chiang Mai or Wa River near the Thai-Laos border.
Zipline is a truly incredible treetop adventure experience created by a select group of fun-loving experts who have engineered a one-of-a-kind attraction. Come fly through the action-packed, 32 station course featuring jungle paths, zip lines, sky bridges, climbing nets, repelling lines, a crazy zipwire skateboard, Tarzan mega jump, gigantic exit slide, and Northern Thailand’s only treetop high-wire bicycle ride through lush rainforest canopy.
With ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) you will adventure through the countryside, deep forests, go to viewpoint to see beautiful mountains of North Thailand together!
Exciting activities include bungee jumping, kayaking, mountain biking Tours, rock climbing and several others. Either way, joining one of our adventure tours is unquestionably the best way to see Chiang Mai, and have a great time as well.
If you are passionate about adrenaline sports you’ll probably find something that suits for you:
- White Water Rafting
- Bungee Jumping
- Mountain biking
- Rock Climbing
- Fishing (40 lbs max weight)
- Shooting Range
Elephants Care (NO elephant riding)
Elephant love is in the air! ❤ They are magical creatures with a lot of love and curiosity. Don’t miss your chance with these babies!
Khai can book you a day (or a half day!) at the most responsible, sustainable Elephant Sanctuaries in Thailand.
- Elephant Care & Volunteering – 1 week, 1 month
- Elephant Care Jungle Sanctuary – ½, 1, 2, 3 days
- Elephant Training – ½, 1 Day
- ½ Day Training + Trekking, Whitewater Rafting or Karen Long Neck
- Elephant Care + Grand Canyon – 1 Day
- Elephant Care + Trekking – 1 Day
Chiang Mai tours are an excellent way of making the most of your visit to this beautiful part of Thailand. An organised tour takes all of the hassle out of travelling, leaving you with the luxury of spending all of your time on enjoying these wonderful experiences to the fullest. You no longer have to worry about making sure you’re seeing the best sights, arranging transport or getting the most out of your limited available time. With experienced local guides available, you can also skip researching each place of interest so that you can properly understand what you’re seeing.
Our tours have been designed and hand-picked to offer you the very best Chiang Mai has to offer, from the city’s famous ancient temples to its exotic hill-tribe villages.
- ½ Day Doi Suthep + Meo Village
- ½ Day Doi Suthep + Hmong Village
- San Kampang/Bo Sang
- Handicrafts Tour (carvings, thai silk, silver making, paper, umbrella painting, jewelry, etc)
- ½ Day City and Temples
- 1 Day Doi Inthanon + waterfall, pagoda
- 1 Day Long Neck and Hilltribes
- 1 Day Chiang Rai (Hot springs, Golden Triangle, Long neck Village)
- 1 Day Chiang Rai White Temple + Black House
- 1 Day Sukhothai
- Banthi Tour (Elephant Carving, Cooking, Weaving village, Mushroom village, Rice paddies – in season only)
Trekking is one of the best ways to connect with the land you visit. Chiang Mai offers some of the best treks in the country, passing through beautiful landscapes and hill tribes villages.
Trekking trips can be half day, full day, or multi-day trips. The longer the trip, the better the experience. All levels of trekkers are welcome.
- Trekking Mae Taeng (north)
– Mahout + Trek, 1 or 2 days
– Trekking + elephant riding, 1-3 days
- Trekking Mae Taman (north)
All trips include: Elephant Bathing – Hilltribe Village – Bamboo Rafting
– Trekking 1 hour
– Butterfly Farm
– Trekking 5 hours (total hours in 2 days)
– Waterfall Swimming
– Bat Cave
– Trekking 9 hours (total hours in 3 days)
– Waterfall Swimming
– Bat Cave
- Trekking Mae Wang, Doi Inthanon area (south)
Choose within 1-7 Days
All trips include:
– Trekking 6-7 hours each day (can choose less hours for 2+ day trips)
– Hilltribe village
– Waterfalls (3 waterfalls for 1 day, 6 waterfalls for 2-7 days)
- Supertrek (Doi Inthanon Area), 2-3 Days
– More difficult, moonlight
– Jungle survival skills
– Optional elephants
– Hmong Village
– Bamboo Rafting
Dorm plus 1 Day trekking
– Orchid and butter fly farm + Elephant riding + White water rafting + Visit local hill tribe in the area + White water rafting
Special price 950 Bahts.
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