1-Day Bike And River Kayak Adventure From Chiang Mai

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up at all places inside city limits
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Explore the Mae Ngat Valley farmland and villages and take an amazingly peaceful kayak trip into the Mae Taeng Forest Reserve. With hotel transfers, lunch, bottle water and a professional local guide included, this 1 day, leisure biking and kayaking combination tour could be just perfect for you.


  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Lunch included
  • Free drinks included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Chiang mai Mountain Biking & Kayaks, Chiang mai

Your day starts with being collected from your hotel at 8:30 am with a stop at the shop to get us ready for the day. We usually include here a brief lesson in river kayaking theory .

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wat Ban Den, Mae Taeng

Wat Ban Den is at the start of our biking trip , its amazing, rich in culture set in superp Thai counrty side with view over the Mae Taeng valley

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Mae Ngat Dam & Reservoir, Mae Taeng

In our valley crossing, by bike, we are aware of the Mae Ngat Dam east of the valley, watering this lush farm land all year. We marvel at the rich rice fields and wonder over the hard working local farmers that seem to effortless tend to the crops .Heading further into the valley you will pass through open rice fields with local farmers tending to their crops using traditional farming techniques. The ride is leisurely and the pace is just right, so when it is time to cool off, you will make a stop at a local produce market and see what is on the menu.
Then you continue riding through the rural villages to the south of the valley where you can splurge on local fruits and snacks to re-energize for a change of pace with the kayaking leg of your adventure ahead.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Mae Ping river, Chiang mai

With help of the favorable current of the Mae Ping river you will be steering your kayaks into the Mae Taeng Jungle Reserve. Only accessible by boat, as a nature lover, you will find your peace in this serene, quiet setting.
As bird life accompany you through the forest reserve, you will reach the far south end of the Mae Ngat Valley, where you may be greeted by a kayaking monk, and friend of your guide.
From the river bank, in a beautiful plantation setting, you find a cozy restaurant with a well-deserved meal and a cold drink waiting for you.
Nature lovers and sport enthusiasts of all levels, will thoroughly enjoy this biking and kayaking combination tour, in northern Thailand.

Duration: 2 hours


Lunch and bottle water

Local driver/guide

All activities and necessary equipment

Hotel pick-up and drop-off


River Fee/insurance of 150 THB per person payable direct

Personal expenses and gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Vegetarian option is available

Minimum age is 4 years

double kayaks are available on request

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Infant seats available

Most travelers can participate

Traveler Reviews

  • 08-Jan-2019

    We had a nice pedal and paddle, suitable for just about everyone (tho, the river slows down towards the end, so you actually have to move yourself a bit versus just steering). A was a great guide, gave some interesting history of the areas we were in, including how the Ping River was named. Good and peaceful time outside the city.

  • 05-Apr-2018

    This is a fun day trip to see the countryside and enjoy some outdoor activities. Both the kayaking and the biking were pretty easy and would be appropriate for just about anyone. The visits to the temples were nice before we got started on the biking, but I thought the best part was the activities and I would have been just as happy to skip one of the temples and spend a bit more time on the bike. I didn't know to bring a swim suit but we were given a chance to go swimming along the kayak part as well. But overall, the mix of sightseeing and activities were fun and relaxing.

  • 14-Mar-2018

    Our guide was very friendly, and ensured everyone was safe and having a good time. Biking through the rice paddies and small villages was awesome. The kayaking was so much fun, and the scenery was absolutely breathtaking. We stopped along the way to eat fresh fruit and fried bananas. I highly recommend doing this adventure.

  • 10-Jan-2018

    We cycled through beautiful countryside and saw a lot of different crops along the way.

    Kayaking on Ping River was relaxing and the view was just breathtaking.

    Highly recommended.

  • 20-Nov-2017

    Tryed to give an detailed review but they only give you 300 characters so here is the skinny. Unorganized, shoddy Eqipment , tour guide that was 20 min. ahead of us most of the time. Only highlight was the Tempels at the beginning. Supposed river was more like a lake with no current. Yeah to bad....

  • 08-Feb-2017

    Excellent excursion! The guides were wonderful and so knowledgeable. Great for families with kids that aren't too young or just adults. We saw some Wats, went to a market, kayaked and rode bikes. Very well organized and fun.

  • 06-Mar-2016

    This is an all day affair. It is beautiful. We rode on mostly dirt roads through rice paddy country. We stopped at a colorful temple. This is a great way to escape the city and the tourists and enjoy nature. The kayak was blissful. We swam, watched the birds and paddled with a mild current for several hours. DO this tour. You will not regret it.