Rural Chiang Mai by Bike: Group Discovery

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day tour

Tour Level: High Level

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: All day

tour highlights

  • Mingle with locals on a songtaew ride
  • Cycle through idyllic rural villages and past rice fields
  • Visit a water buffalo farm for an insight into local farming practices
  • Enjoy a delicious picnic style lunch
  • Take a cruise down the Ping River

tour details

This bicycle tour is a wonderful way to discover the beautiful countryside around Chiang Mai as you ride through tranquil villages, pass shimmering rice paddies, visit Buddhist temples and observe locals working the fields. You’ll begin your day with a transfer to Mae-Rim by local songtaew. From here, your adventure begins as we cycle through rural countryside, rice fields and plantations. After a couple of hours, we’ll stop to visit a buffalo farm. Here you can observe the rural way of life and see water buffalos assisting with rice farming. A picnic style lunch at a local restaurant is next, followed by more scenic riding on the way back to Chiang Mai. You’ll finish your tour with well-deserved refreshments at a local riverside house before embarking on a boat cruise back to Chiang Mai.

tour description

This cycling tour is a wonderful way to discover the beautiful countryside surrounding Chiang Mai. Ride through tranquil villages and pass shimmering rice paddies, taking time out to visit Buddhist temples and see the local people at work in the fields. You'll begin your day with a transfer to Mae-Rim by minivan (air-cond. vehicle). From here, your adventure begins as we cycle through rural countryside, rice fields and plantations. After a couple of hours, we'll stop to visit the handicraft center called "elephant poopoo park" where we an see the process of transforming the pachyderm's sung into paper, and turned into interesting handicraft. We continue cycling to reach a local restaurant for lunch.

After a good lunch and some rest, (at 14h00) we will transfer half hour to the boat pier along the Ping River. Embark on a boat cruise back to Chiang Mai. During the scenic boat trip enjoy a selection of snacks and refreshments including both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Arrive at the Wat Chaimonkol boat landing (before 4pm) and transfer to your hotel in the city with an interesting local temple close by.

Transfer to your hotel by local songtaew.

includes

Transfer included: Yes, Daily from Chiang Mai city hotels and transfers are by non-airconditioned, local pick-up truck (songtaew).
Meals included: Picnic style lunch
    Tour code: CNXCCAT5

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