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Mae Ping River Cruise

133, Charoenprathet Road | Changklan, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
+66 53 274 822
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Not worth the money

Considering the price of the cruise i would definitely not recommend it. The cruise itself is... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Great trip up the Ping River

A hidden treasure in Chiang Mai. The cruise was relaxing and informative. We also took part in the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Charles J
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Leave from the jetty at Wat Chai Mongkol and travel north out of the city. The river soon shows its true rural identity as city bridges pass from view and are replaced by scenes of wide water stretching from green tree-lined bank to bank. Kids play, daring each other to swing through an old motor tyre and plunge into the cool river below.Smiles,Yells,And the boat chugs on to reach its destination point,the "Thai Farmer's house "Agriculture remains Thailand's largest source of income and here the vistor can discover the basic elements-rice local herbs, fruits,fishing-all thriving in a chemical-free environment.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
133, Charoenprathet Road | Changklan, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
+66 53 274 822

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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Considering the price of the cruise i would definitely not recommend it. The cruise itself is alright. There is not that much to see except for a few fishermen and a few resorts along the river. The boat does not get out of the city...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A hidden treasure in Chiang Mai. The cruise was relaxing and informative. We also took part in the cooking class offered which was phenomenal. For those visiting Chiang Mae this is a must do!

Thank Charles J
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We took the Ping River Cruise - very relaxing and toured a working Thai farm with great food and drink. Definitely a nice low key adventure. The following day, we went back for the Thai Cooking Class at the farm (5 courses). We were picked...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This was nice to have 2 hours of chill time. Nothing to LOVE but nothing to dislike. We are ready to hit the Sunday market so this was nice to relax before a lot of waking. Guide was nice and polite

Thank laurelsze2
Reviewed 2 August 2017

it is a 8km ride along the Ping River. as you cruise you just get to see both sides of the river. nothing much but some wooden house, families washing their clothes and bathing. they include a visit to an organic farm where you will...More

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

On our last day in Chiangmai we decided to spend the last few hours on a boat ride on the river. We had 2 more adults with us and 2 young children. The company picked us up promptly from our hotel and after stopping to...More

Thank smallglobetraveler
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This trip was most enjoyable and the scenery very nice. I love the trees. Stopped at a herb farm for lunch. Most enjoyable and interesting.

Thank TheCallanClan
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This cruise travels about 8 km along Mae Ping river in the centre of Chiang Mai. Lots of interesting river front properties including King of Thailands sisters holiday residence. Stops at an organic farm for drinks and food. Great value. Guide was funny and very...More

Thank skiinglen
Reviewed 25 June 2017

a two hour round trip up the river with driver who spoke English and stopover at the Farmer House. were we were shown about learned a lot about different plants and what benefits they had both cooking and health wise... then had a drink and...More

Thank sandra c
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We visited the Farmers House during our Mae Ping river cruise. The trip up the river was lovely and the tour of the produce and animals in the farmers garden was informative. Well worth the trip!

Thank Janet J
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Pete L
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Response from Sue F | Reviewed this property |
In regards to the Mae Ping River Cruise, we just turned up at the wharf, We too, were a party of 4, and they accommodated us on the very next cruise leaving. Our party included 2 seniors, 1 adult and a 6 year old. Each of... More