what to do in Chiang Mai?

Explore touring activities in Chiang Mai arranging by Diethelm Travel.


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Half-Day Cycling Culture Trip

  • Met and Transferred by an English Speaking Guide from the hotel to Trekker camp
  • Start cycling from here via Padad-Singhakam route passing Padad Tai village along the Ping’s Riverside then continues through the 2nd ring road crossing Koh Klang Bridge (Kourmung).
  • Stop at Wat Koh Klang, an important temple of this community.
  • Visit McKean, A Leprosy Rehabilitation Center which’s in charge of the Church of Christ in Thailand where people give and express their love to God.
  • Get around the hospital’s compound and enjoy purchasing many lovely souvenirs at the handicraft center belonged to the hospital.
  • Proceed cycling to ewxplore the vegetable plantation belonged to the villagers 
  • Join the gardener’ activities-like cultivating, watering, and fishing.
  • Leave for the Informational Centre of Wiang Kum Kam 
  • Further biking through the village viewing Wiang Kum Kam in general.
  • Make a first stop at Wat Chang Kum 
  • Keep on traveling to Wat E-Kang, Wat Nhan Chang, Wat Pu Beai, Wat Pra Thart Khaow and Wat Chedi Liem


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Half-Day Baan Hongnaul Cookery School

  • Pick up at the hotel by an English instructor and being transferred by van to Nong Hoi local market.
  • Spend about 40 minutes joining the group purchasing fresh ingredients (chicken, prawns, herbs & vegetables) for the class as well as learning to know about tropical vegetations which’s quite interesting!
  • Continue to Baan Hong Hual, situated on Chiangmai –Lam Pang Road, only about 15 minutes away from the market.
  • Arrive and get briefly introduction of Baan Hong Nual which’s an open kitchen in Lanna Thai style.
  • All students will be then given aprons and headdresses as cooking uniforms.
  • Be introduced about all the kitchen utensils as well as the seasonings normally needed in the Thai cuisine.
  • Be shown how to prepare all the ingredients also how to cook step by step. You’ll be given a time to taste how delicious is your food.
  • Spend time to walk around seeing herbal & vegetable plantations as well as different kinds of fruits like Longan, Mango, Rose Apple, Guava, Lychees & Jack Fruit.


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Half-Day Elephant Care @ Eco Elephant Care

  • Pick up from Chiangmai city and drive around 1.5 hours to Eco Elephant Care.
  • After arrive change your clothes for do the activies.
  • Harvest Elephant Food such as Sugar Can, Grass, Banana Tree (Depend on the season) at Eco elephant Care farm.
  • Meet the elephant, feed, care and paly with the elephant and learn about the elephant.
  • Hand-on smash the native plant for scrub the elephant skin and take an elephant bath.
  • Have the buffet lunch and say goodbye. Return to drop-off you at the hotel at Chiang Mai city.


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  • Round trip transfer join-in, air-conditioned vehicle from/to Chiang Mai city hotel
  • Local truck to farm
  • Admission fees to specified sightseeing points
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Tour insurance
  • Service charge and applicable government tax

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation charges are calculated from the day the written notification is received by the company or agent as a percentage of the net total tour price as shown, plus any surcharges (e.g. ticketed air sectors and other penalties imposed by suppliers, such as hotels):

    Cancellations received

    • 6 days or more prior start of service: No charge
    • Between 5 days and 3 days prior start of service: 50% of price
    • 2 days or less prior start of service OR no show: 100% of price