Outdoor activities in Chiang Mai

Top Outdoor Activities in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Outdoor Activities in Chiang Mai

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Parks
6+ hours
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€84.20
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Bus Tours
9–10 hours
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€45.47
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Full-day Tours
7–8 hours
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€47.41
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Adventure Tours
5 hours
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€54.73
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Adventure Tours
10–12 hours
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€61.75
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Car Tours
6+ hours
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€116.87
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Walking Tours
1 day
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€71.97
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6+ hours
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€67.36
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Bus Tours
7–8 hours
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€83.92
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Bus Tours
8–9 hours
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What travellers are saying

  • Haydn D
    2 contributions
    We had a lovely time with tour guide Banana and driver King. Despite a slight delay (which was out of the control of the tour guide), everything was amazing. Banana provided us with ample information and history about all the sights. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone looking to hit multiple attractions in one day. Bring a jacket if you aren’t familiar with cooler temperatures (it was around 12 degrees Celsius at the top the day we went). Thank you Banana and King for an amazing day.
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • Alana A
    1 contribution
    Amazing day spent with elephants! What more can you ask for? You get to walk with them through the jungle and take them for a bath in the river! They are such sweet animals and are really well taken care for. Coco was our guide and he really made sure that we felt at ease and answered any questions we had about the elephants and the sanctuary. He also told us a lot about the surrounding area and explained the local Royal agricultural project which was really interesting. Overall it was a great experience and I highly recommend.
    Written 25 May 2022
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  • Melanie P
    Sydney, Australia15 contributions
    We are an Aussie couple in our 30s, we liked this tour, but didn't love it. We felt that this tour would have been better if it was compacted into a shorter day (there is a lot of waiting around) or could have made some of the stops more interesting. Also the trip to and from the national park is 1.5 hours each way, the guide could have 'pumped up' the tourists by chatting to us, having us all introduce ourselves, playing some music or educating us along the way, instead we sat in silence and never really got chatting.
    The waterfalls were beautiful and we made sure to walk around and have a really in depth look from every angle possible. We had been after a few days of heavy rain which made for a great view.
    Next stop was the highest point of Thailand, it is surprisingly cold so believe them when they tell you to take a jacket and dress appropriately.
    The hike as well was really good, you don't see much of a view through the clouds but watching the clouds move around you is very interesting. There were lots of stops along the way meaning the hike takes longer than it needs to. The pagodas and gardens were very pretty, but given they don't actually have much history (only built in the 80s/90s I was underwhelmed). The Thai lunch was basic. Next was the markets which seems like an unneccessary stop, the prices vary from stall to stall but it is all the same products (wine and dried fruit) this would actually be more interesting as a tasting tour as opposed to a market stall. Then there was coffee tasting in a hill tribe, however once again I think it could be made more interesting, perhaps if we tasted the different products whilst learning about them (instead of learning and then tasting them by ourselves), also an opportunity to maybe order a normal coffee of our choice to go made with their beans (espresso martini anyone?). All in all, it wasn't a bad tour, but it definitely could be improved with a shorter interary, or if the intinerary was kept to this length, it needs the stops to be more interesting and definitely needs a more enthusiastic/energetic tour guide.

    Written 25 May 2022
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  • Tessah B
    Perth, Australia11 contributions
    Absolutely amazing and unforgettable experience! Thank you for the most special morning spent in the jungle, feeding, bathing and learning about the sanctuary and it’s elephants. Rain hail or shine this is a must do!!
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • Pom
    Granger, IN2 contributions
    This trip was awesome! Extremely well planned events and activities for the whole day!
    Picked us up at the hotel and dropped us off.
    Our guide Nui was the best! Pleasant, friendly and attentive!
    Written 23 May 2022
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  • Camper264967
    Kirkland, WA2 contributions
    What a amazing day! 2 families with 6 teenagers and our tour guides kept us all very entertained, safe and well fed and the owners were awesome!
    Written 22 December 2021
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  • Ramona H
    Germany1 contribution
    It was worth every penny , the Elefants are rescued elegantly from the circus or elegant riding or elegant working farms. They can go freely in the jungle and when they get back we get to bath then to check if they have any cuts from the jungle and the mud protects them from infections. They are not tied up and are healthy and free. Like all animals should be. They are the same company in Phuket and Chiang mai. The money gets infested to expand the sanctuary so more elegant scan be rescued.
    Written 12 May 2022
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  • fractulum
    1 contribution
    Guides are entertaining and competent. Their English is the best in Thailand I heard so far.
    The hiking route goes uphill and can be hard if you are not fit. The guides will insert breaks so everyone in the group succeeds the challenge, though.
    The mountainbiking is hard as hell if you are not a beginner. But you can walk down the challenging sections.
    The "restaurant" in the heart of the jungle offers an amazing view and very delicious nuddle soups. Enjoy!
    Written 18 April 2022
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  • Alexandra
    1 contribution
    Amazing experience! Rainbow was knowledgeable and fun to chat with. The elephants are well treated, free to roam around and take loads of baths. We also had a great trek in the jungle with views of rice fields and coffee tasting at the end of the walk. I would totally recommend it!
    Written 19 May 2022
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  • Jelo833
    1 contribution
    This was a fantastic tour. Pim was an excellent guide; positive, knowledgeable, hilarious and provided unexpected surprises all day. She also was incredibly patient while we took longer than average to take pictures.

    The tour is all day but dependent on how long you stay at each location. We were out almost 12 whole hours, but we lingered in each location a long time. The nature walk itself wasn’t too difficult but I wouldn’t recommend it for anyone with mobility issues. The terrain is still somewhat rough even though it’s not physically challenging (if you go the downhill route).

    If you want something a little different I recommend this tour and hope you get Pim as a guide.
    Written 11 May 2022
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  • thai331
    1 contribution
    Joe took us all the way from deep/interesting culture of the long back tribe to climbing a natural waterfall then to some of the best zip lining I’ve done.

    I can’t reiterate how unique the waterfall experience was for us. All this accompanied by a Chiang Mai local who was there to answer all our questions. 🙏 🙏🙏
    Written 24 March 2022
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  • 747mmhg
    London, UK6 contributions
    Very nice and professional experience. The team took a great care about us and rafting as well views very breathtaking. The food was delicious and option to have photos (although for extra charge) came very handy.
    Written 19 February 2022
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  • alfonso
    Padua, Italy17 contributions
    I travelled in a Group of 14 people (including 5 under 10 kids) in Thailand in Genuary. The time we spent in the Chang Mai was an absolute highlight and big parto of it was due to the excellent Guide Narong and the Green Trail Organizations: the excursions were various, very well organized and all defenetly worth. Elephants, kayaking, Palong Villave were my personal top picks. But again, the wise and knolegable wave of Narong was inspiring and made the difference! I defenetly recomend the Organization and Narong in particular. Hope to go back to those beautiful land!
    Written 26 February 2020
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  • Felix W
    Stuttgart, Germany4 contributions
    This is the only Sticky waterfall Tour you will need! You really have all the time to explore this beautiful place after she guides you and shows you all the nice or difficult spots. Afterwards there is lunch in a nice restaurant with great food. 10/10 would recommend!
    Written 1 March 2022
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