Walking Tour around Chiangmai City


Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes. Suggestion kids have to be 8-10 years old up and willing to walk. However, walking distance from place to place is less or not over 500 meters. Possible to stop for resting if needed.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5



Thai (fluent), English (advanced)

Sight seeing by foot and local transportation (ricshaw and minibus)

Get the insight of Chiangmai by walking and taking Samlor (Richaw) See Lor/Songteaw (minibus).

One of the valuable experiences one can get is by visiting local market and buying different commodities. Fresh market in Chiangmai is also fascinated by local foods, vegetables, flowers, fabrics, people and much more.

The old city of Chiangmai has a rich and colorful history. Let me tell you about the evident in the architecture of the old monastery, the city wall, about people, religion and way of life. Visit some historical site that most people are missing. Travel around the town as local.

Chiangmai Art and Culture Center, this museum together with the explanation of the guide will help you to get in-depth understanding of the history of this region since the prehistory, the rich of the culture of Lanna Thai period, information about hill tribes in Northern Thailand, agricultural history, regional cultures. (subjected to be open).

Enjoy local lunch in a local store, such as nooodle.


First we will start to explore Kad Luang and Kad Ton Lumyai, the main market that people can find everything from spices, vegetable, flowers, clothing, sweets etc, .

Then continue by richaw ride to view part of the city wall and moat, ride through the main street in the center of the old city to visit Chiangmai Art and Culture Center, (subjected to be open).

After that continue by foot to visit Wat Chedi Luang, the original massive chedi was built in the mid 1400s, was ruined by a severe earth-quake. The temple briefly uses to house The Emerald Buddha, which is now in Bangkok. Wat Pantao, the old traditional wooden style building which use to be a residence of King Mahotaraprathed. Then continue on foot, feel the flavor of the pass, passing several old temples, local stores to visit Wat Pra Singha. Lunch will be simply at local restaurant, such as noodle store.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel in Chiangmai city, will be meet at the hotel lobby.

Hotel outside city will arrange meeting point. Possible to arrange round trip transfer to town. (Extra)

End location: Hotel in Chiangmai city, will be back to your hotel.

Hotel outsitd city will be back to the same meeting point or your desire place in the city.

Duration: 7 hours


Local transportation that local use around the city, richshaw and minibus, walking.

What’s Included

Guide fee, local Transportation, Lunch in the local restaurant.
Water and cool towel.

What’s Extra

Round trip transfer from hotel outside the city. This can be arranged upon request.

A Recent Review of this tour

We enjoyed this informative tour. Lunch was very tasty, our guide spoke good English. There are many temples to see, and a chance to learn the history of northern Thailand.
Julie Dubuisson

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