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Chiang Mai Half Day Tour:

CMHD06 Cruise on the Mae Ping River



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Spend two hours cruising on the Ping River. A very relaxing and pleasant way to spend an afternoon in Chiang Mai


You will be picked up from your Chiang Mai hotel and we will make the short drive to the boat landing on the Ping River. The cruise will set off in a northerly direction up river and you will see Chiang Mai suburban scenes from the river. The city will soon give way to peaceful rural scenes and and rural riverside life. The cruise will stop at an old style farmers house where you will stop for some traditional fruit refreshments, before cruising your way gently back into the city and the boat pier where you will be transferred back to your Chiang Mai hotel.


• 10:00 - pick up from your Chiang Mai hotel (14:00 for afternoon tour)
• Drive to the boat pier on the Ping River.
• Cruise the Ping River
• Visit and enjoy fruit and drinks at Farmers house.
• Return cruise to Chiang Mai
• 12:00 transfer back to Chiang Mai hotel (16:00 for afternoon tour)


Group Join In Tour

Adult (Thai Baht)


Child - under 123cm tall (Thai Baht)

Infant 0-24 months (no allocated seat) free

This tour includes:
• Private transport by air con minibus
• Careful driver
• All listed activities
• All entrance fees
• fruit drink at farmers house
• Pick up and drop off at your hotel

This tour excludes:
• Option - Khao Soy lunch at farmers house


Group tour:
Daily departures & requires a minimum of 2 persons
Group Tour
This tour is available as a group join in tour. You will join a group of up to 14 persons
Group tour: The tour is operated by a partner operator Blugecko are agents for the operator of this tour


This tour is conducted as a group tour to depart we need a minimum of 2 persons booked on the tour. On a group tour you will join a group of up to 14 persons.

Group tours - transport to and from the boat pier will be by modern comfortable air-conditioned minibus. The cruise boat will be by a small motor powered traditional craft.

This tour includes transfer to and from your Chiang Mai hotel. Please be ready and waiting in the lobby of your hotel before the pick up time specified on your booking confirmation. Please specify your hotel and its address on the booking form. If you do not have a hotel booked we can still process your booking but please inform us of your hotel at least 3 days prior to departure.

Please note that this tour can pick up from city hotels only and can not pick up from resorts outside the city.

This is a half day tour and no accommodation is provided. Blugecko can arrange your Chiang Mai hotel if required

This tour is conducted with an English speaking guide. The guides will be TAT licensed (Tourist Authority of Thailand)

A limited amount of accident insurance is provided to cover some medical bills in case of an injury but it is advised that you have your own comprehensive accident insurance.

Dress Codes and what to wear

• The Northern Thailand climate is hot all year round. Wear light, cool clothes: Shorts (or long pants if you prefer), T shirt and a sun hat are ideal attire.

• Please be prepared for the occasional shower, luckily in Chiang Mai rainfall is mostly confined to short showers rather than prolonged rainfall. A lightweight easily packable raincoat is an ideal precaution

• No swim wear is required on this tour

Exertion levels are light on this tour with very little walking required. There are steps and slopes

This is a half day tour and no lunch is provided. However there is an option to purchase a traditional Khao Soy noodle dish at the farmers house.

There is no compulsory tipping. Tipping is at your own discretion and choice, but if you felt that you were served by the guide and driver well during your trip any extra income is gratefully received.