Chiang Mai Province
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Chiang Mai: Authentic Thai Cooking Class and Farm Visit

1. Chiang Mai: Authentic Thai Cooking Class and Farm Visit

Learn how to make authentic Thai dishes with this fun, small-group cooking class in Chiang Mai as you prepare classic dishes using ingredients from a local market. Choose between a half-day class during the morning or the evening and cook five dishes, or go for the full-day class to cook an extra two courses! Get picked up at your hotel within Chiang Mai, then meet up with the rest of your group and choose what you want to cook from the menu. Visit a local market and buy the necessary ingredients, and tour an organic farm filled with fresh fruits and vegetables. Once you're done, head to the classroom and prepare your individual cooking stations for the lesson. Follow the instructions of your professional English-speaking guide as you cook a variety of authentic Thai dishes such as mango sticky rice, pad thai, and curry, and make curry paste with your own two hands! Enjoy the fruits of your labor by sharing a meal with your group. Exchange stories as you sample each others' cooking before you head back to your accommodation.

Chiang Mai: Grand Canyon Water Park Ticket

2. Chiang Mai: Grand Canyon Water Park Ticket

Spend the day exploring the only outdoor water park in northern Chiang Mai with an area of over 35 acres. The park offers various outdoor activities including giant sliders over 10 meters in length. Experience canoeing and kayaking and marvel at the panoramic view of Grand Canyon Water Park. Enjoy the zip line that has 2 lines, over 400 meters in length, which cross over the Grand Canyon water. Experience the only wakeboarding in Chiang Mai and the Northern part of Thailand. The park ensures safety and convenience with life jackets for all swimmers, as well as certified and well-trained lifeguards on site. 

Chiang Mai 3-Hour ATV & White-Water Rafting Adventure

3. Chiang Mai 3-Hour ATV & White-Water Rafting Adventure

Before starting your activity, a safety orientation and state-of-the-art helmets and life vests are provided. The first 3-hour ATV (all-terrain vehicle) trip is set up for beginner to intermediate-level drivers. It covers roughly 40-kilometers in distance and is a mix of road and off-road jungle terrain. It’s well-suited for those that would like to explore the local countryside and see it a different way. After the ATV, the 10-kilometer white-water rafting will begin. It's broken into 3 sections. The first section is a great warm-up where you learn skills practising with the guides and getting used to the boat. This section has one class III and is probably the most beautiful section of the river with the encroaching jungle offering lots of shade. The second section is action-packed with rapids and is probably the best white water in Thailand. Most of this section is class III and IV rapids. The third section lets up in the beginning giving you some time to relax before entering a great class III rapid, leading into a short continuous section of rapids that goes almost all the way to the take out where the camp is. Towels and shower facilities will be provided when you finish before heading home. Make sure you bring a second set of dry clothes so you can ride home comfortablly.

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What people are saying about Chiang Mai Province

We had such an enjoyable day at the Lanna Kingdom Elephant Sanctuary! Our guide / driver (Alex) was very helpful guiding us through the various activities including cooking a meal for the elephants! We were definitely a bit nervous never having been that close to such large and majestic creatures but the owners were all very helpful and reassuring. Also the pad Thai that was cooked for lunch was so delicious!! I would definitely recommend this tour to my family and friends. Thank you!!

Great sanctuary with a lot of respect and love for each of the animals, the owners are really nice too! I definitely don’t regret to have done it, that’s an incredible experience and I am pretty sure I won’t do it again anywhere else like that, so 100% worth it.

Amazing! The school is located in such a beautiful site. Kopi, our instructor was very kind and helpful. We were proud of our creations ! The class is lasting long enough to execute 3 or 4 recipes. We just loved this activity.

A great tour with a great guide (Big up Tim)! It’s was really worth it, the atmosphere and the souvenirs are perfect!

Our guide Mr. M was very dedicated and explained a lot about the tourist spots we went. We enjoyed our day trip!