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Half-Day Colors of Chiang Mai Biking Tour

Highlights
  • Discover local culture, crafts, and religious traditions in Chiang Mai's countryside
  • Designed to follow quiet roads for easy bike riding
  • Get a glimpse of daily life in the country
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Half-Day Colors of Chiang Mai Biking Tour
From US$34.22
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Colors of Chiang Mai Morning tour at 08:00 AM
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Colors of Chiang Mai afternoon tour at 01:00 PM.
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Overview
See Chiang Mai’s countryside on a bike tour that explores a Buddhist temple, a former lepers’ colony, a traditional craft studio, and more, all with gorgeous views of rice paddies and mountain ranges. Following quiet, laid-back roads, this bike tour is a great way to experience Chiang Mai beyond the bustling city center’s tourist destinations. The tour includes market snacks, drinks, and a light Thai lunch of curried noodles.
What to Expect
Make your way to a centrally located meeting point in Chiang Mai, where you’ll be fitted with a bike and helmet. Set out along the Ping River, pedaling with views of mountains, fields, and farms.

You’ll pass Wiang Kum Kam, once the capital of the Lanna kingdom, and pause to learn about Thai spirituality at a local Buddhist temple. Next, visit the McKean Rehabilitation Centre, a former lepers’ colony that’s now a refuge for people with physical disabilities. Pedal by an elementary school that serves children from the area’s hill tribes, and see local craftsmen creating pottery using traditional techniques.

Make hourly snack stops throughout the ride: Try a sweet at a local bakery, sample market fruits and delicacies, and visit a local restaurant for a light lunch of curried noodles (khao soy kai) that are a Northern Thai classic.

The bike tour ends at the original departure point.
Reviews (31)
1 - 5 of 27 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Fantastic tour to discover the green side of Chiang Mai

This is a nice tour where you see rice and ginger fields,temples, ruins, school and a local restaurant. We started at 8 Am, so the temperature was still very nice. Our guide Dieuw did a fantastic job. Thank you very much.

Thank lutzk579
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Beautiful and historical bike ride!

Amazing way to experience Chiang Mai. This was the first thing we did when arriving to Chiang Mai and it was a blast.

Thank Jackie M
Foek, General Manager at Chiang Mai Biking, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jackie, Thank you for joining our tour and your review. We are happy to read you had a blast. With warm regards, Fokke van Egmond

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile
Made some new friends

Yesterday we had this tour. It was a lovely day! We took a ride with the always happy Mr. Wee. He let us experience the colors of Chiang Mai. And it was wonderful. Ate some new food like crickets and worms. Also let us know...More

Thank David v
Foek, General Manager at Chiang Mai Biking, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dar david, Thank you so much for this great 5 star review about our Colors of Chiang Mai excursion and guide Mr Wee. We are proud to have him in our team because he always makes any day special for our clients. With kind regards,...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile
Friendly guide!

Very good (new) bikes to ride with. Friendly guide with a good sense of humour. Of the biking route itself I had slightly higher expectations, but nevertheless the experience was nice, passing by an elementary school, a local market and the lepra colony. For me...More

Thank lancelotd669
Foek, General Manager at Chiang Mai Biking, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear lancelot, Thank you for your review. Sorry you had higher expectations of our tour which is showing you the suburbs of Chiang Mai and life around and in it. The rice fields and vegetables fields are not mentioned in our tour itinerary. This was...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Great places at a great pace and great value!

A perfectly paced ride where you get to see and taste local life. Bikes and equipment are in excellent condition and the guide is very mindful of safety..... not that there is any real risk on this particular tour (Colors). Our guide was splendid and...More

Thank pjeggold
Foek, General Manager at Chiang Mai Biking, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear pjeggold, Thank you for this wonderful review about our half day Colors of Chiang Mai excursion. We are looking forward to have you on our multiple day tours in the future. With warm regards, Fokke van Egmond

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