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Chiang Mai Multi-day trips

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Chiang Rai: 2-Day Private White Temple & Golden Triangle

1. Chiang Rai: 2-Day Private White Temple & Golden Triangle

Departing from Chiang Mai, your first visit will be at a hot springs. Enjoy lunch at the local restaurant. Continue your journey to White Temple (Wat Rong Khun), a dazzling temple built in 1990. Its ornate all-white exterior with embedded pieces of mirror gives it a resplendent appearance which marks it as one of the most beautiful temples. Visit the Black House (Baan Dam), an original contemporary art museum before heading to your hotel in Chiang Rai. Start your second day at Choui Fong Tea Plantation, well-known for its grand view and the highest quality traditional teas cultivated. As the site is located on the hill, you will be able to get great scenery of the land. Continue to Wat Rong Sua Ten (the Blue Temple), which is famous for its magnificent blue interior with a large white Buddha that marks the spirits. The paintings are reminiscent of the style that you can see inside the White Temple. Next, you will visit Doi Tung, the former king mother's botanical garden in the mountain.  Continue to Chiang Sean for a panoramic view of the Golden Triangle, where Laos, Myanmar and Thailand meet the mighty Mekong River. it will be a good combination tour of the nature, culture and traditions as well as the beautiful landscapes (optional boat ride on the mighty Mae Khong River). Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and continue to explore Chiang Rai history at Opium Museum and head back to Chiang Mai by 6:00 PM. 

From Chiang Mai: 2 days Cycling & Kayaking tour in Mae Taeng

2. From Chiang Mai: 2 days Cycling & Kayaking tour in Mae Taeng

Day 1 - Mae Taeng valley and lake kayaking in the National Park Pick-up from your Chiang Mai hotel and transfer to the Mae Taeng valley (approximately one hour's drive). Arrive at the tour base for preparation and activity briefing. Short transfer to the lake to begin our paddling journey, a 1h30 paddling activity through scenic and refreshing wilderness. Follow your guide paddling your sit-on-top kayaks to reach floating restaurants. Lunch at the restaurant and relaxation. You'll have the option to paddle back for the more adventurous, or take a motorboat trip back to the shore. Transfer back to your hotel for overnight. Thai dinner at the hotel. Day 2 - morning cycling and "sticky" waterfalls After a filling breakfast, we start the day with a morning cycling in the valley. Ride through farm land, rice paddies and typical northern Thailand countryside. Ride to a local market and the impressive Wat Ban Den Temple with it's impressive pagodas and sculpted decors. Cycle back to the Resort where we end the cycling adventure. A typical northern Thai lunch is served. Pack the bags and depart by vehicle to the nearby "sticky waterfall" for a short nature hike, or simply relax at the refreshing waterfalls. Transfer (one hour) back to Chiang Mai city and drop off at your hotel where the trip ends.

Elephant Retirement Park Volunteering and Homestay Program

3. Elephant Retirement Park Volunteering and Homestay Program

Volunteering at the Elephant Retirement Park Chiang Mai provides an opportunity to engage with elephants and can be a life-changing experience. Feed and bathe the elephants regularly and learn about their care. Choose from two to seven-day program options. On day one, you’ll get an introduction to the park and the elephants. Enjoy a traditional Thai buffet at lunch, followed by a mud spa and shower with the elephants. On day two, take a trek with the elephants (riding is not permitted). Marvel at beautiful scenery along the way to a waterfall, where lunch will be served.

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4.8 / 5

based on 270 reviews

Anan and Oum are very good at their jobs. I had a problem with the reservation due to my mistake but the company was very flexible and everything was resolved. Anan is very kind and attentive. Oum an excellent driver. We visited the white temple, the blue, the black house. And one more place I didn't know was included. The lodging in chiang rai is very good, I have no complaints, the pool is super good and the breakfast super rich. The next day we started at the tea plantation and the place is impressive, very good for a date, the super romantic place. We went to a huge garden, the golden triangle and the opium museum. During the trip from chiang mai to chiang rai we made a couple of stops, one of them in a very nice cafeteria! I definitely recommend taking this tour. Thanks Anan and Oum, enjoy the trip and greetings from Mexico! When I return if I would look for them again!

We have such a lovely two day trip with Anan as our guide and Mr Oum as our driver! We had a whole mini bus to ourselves so were super comfortable for all the long drives! Despite there being lots of travel time Anan makes sure to stop often, even throwing in snack stops to try local food or extra attractions! All the attractions included in the itinerary were great to see - we particularly loved the white temple and tea plantations! We also got to visit the Long Neck tribe with some spare time! Anan and Mr Oum went above and beyond - couldn’t recommend them enough!

I’m glad i opt for this 2 days trip. The tour guide (Sid) & the driver (Aum) were AMAZING. I had my elderly parents with me, Sid & Aum were friendly, caring, & super flexible that made it so convenient for us. We told them that we wanted to get cashews nuts so they ensured we got it on our way back even though this was not part of the package. They definitely made it a memorable trip for me & my family. Thank you so much Sid & Aum.

We had an excellent time with Anan and Peter as our guides for the excursion. They were very attentive and helpful throughout the trip, willing to stop whenever there was something we wanted to see whether it was on the itinerary or not and always willing to take pictures. He shared a lot of good information and was a great travel companion over the two day journey, would book again.

Private tour by mr Pon as driver and mr Anan as guide who enthusiastically told about Thailand and the sights we went to. Itinerary was flexible and we were allowed to have our own input. We felt free to stay anywhere as long as we wanted. Booked a hotel yourself (not through Getyourguide, Laluna not recommended). Mr Anan took many pictures of us and we were sent a video of our trip.