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Mae Ping River Cruise and Temple Tour – Chiang Mai

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Key Highlights
  • Easy to book – easy to cancel – easy to change
  • Book early and receive discounts
  • Price same or lower than local rates
  • Best hand-picked operators
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    Approx. 3 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 0900h (09:00am) and 1300h (1:00pm)
    Duration: Approx. 3 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Chiang Mai.
    (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Chiang Mai

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview The many ancient and beautiful temples in and around Chiang Mai are undoubtedly its biggest attractions. The festivals bring out the brightest and best in the people and the city.

    The lovely Mae Ping River forms a border of Chiang Mai with many lovely walks and restaurants along the banks. It is a serene and ideal river to take a gentle relaxing cruise.

    Chiang Mai is a captivating blend of the ancient and traditional with modernity and development. The breathtaking scenery makes it one of Asia’s most beautiful locations. There is always something new to see and do in Chiang Mai.


    This river tour is an ideal way to catch your breath in the midst of your hectic touring schedule.

    Leave the city as you take a relaxing cruise down the Mae Ping River and watch the ever changing scenery drift by. The boat will drift serenely down the river passing beautiful teak houses and verdant greenery. The boat will stop at a local Thai farmer’s house where you can admire the riverside garden with its growth of jasmine rice and a variety of herbs that is used in Thai cooking and also for medicinal purposes.

    Visit the Chiang Mai Wat Phra Singh Temple, which is probably the most famous of all the Wat Phra temples in Thailand. The temple houses a significant Buddha image of the Thai Lanna people for many years.

    The Wat Chedi Luang completed in 1481 was the highest structure in Chiang Mai for over 500 years and thousands of devotees throng its premises on major Buddhist festival days. The Emerald Buddha was originally housed here for over 80 years. The statue is now stands in the Wat Prakeaw in Bangkok.

    At the end of this peaceful river trip you will be taken back to your hotel

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Boat ride
    • English speaking guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm departure details.

    Not applicable for Panviman, Bella Villa, Veranda or hotels in Sa-meung & Hangdong area however, available on request.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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