Chiang Mai City-Culture-Ride
Tour Overview :
Chiang Mai City-Culture-Ride is a half day cycling tour that takes you trough and around the rich cultural centre of Chiang Mai.
During this tour of 25km we cycle as much as possible over quiet roads and small lanes passing by beautiful temples and watching the Thai people with there daily activities.
The tour starts daily from our office: Baan Nai Fun 1 in Pa-Dead. Cycling over mostly quiet roads and small lanes we’ll pass trough and around the rich cultural centre of Chiang Mai.
We stop at a silversmith that makes many different beautiful products in all kinds of forms and shapes.
Of course we visit the Silver Temple of this village to see how the monks keep them self occupied with making decorations in the aluminium that is used for the renovation of this temple.
After this stop we cycle trough narrow alleys and small lanes to the centre where we’ll visit Wat Chedi Luang that was build already in the 14th century.
After visiting and photographing this remarkable Chedi we take a refreshment at the woman prison foundation. This foundation makes it possible that the woman after they have done there sentences can find there way back in to society again.
After this refreshment its time to visit the biggest active and most beautiful temple of Chiang Mai: Wat Pra Sing.
After this stop we continue our trip and come to the outer circle of the centre where we cycle trough a fresh market.
U will be surprised about the many different kinds of fresh fish mostly sold here in the early morning hours.
All cycling we pass by the flower market of Chiang Mai in the so called China Town area. Here we see the most beautiful flowers of the north. After this visit it is time to cross the river where we will make a stop at another local market. Here we have more time for explaining and tasting the exotic fruits and other delicious snacks.
After this stop we are charged again to cycling over a beautiful route back to our office.
Ancient temples in the city area, Silver producing village and temple, local fresh market.
Departure Date :
Excursion starts daily at 08:00 & 13:00
Maximum 8 persons per group.
Tour Inclusion :
What is included:
Tour Exclusion :
Note : due to heavy traffic in the city this trip is only for the more experienced riders ( no children under the age of 12)