Chiang Mai Northern Food Tour By Truck

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    5pm Monday to Sunday
  • Departure Details :
    Wat Lok Moli temple
  • Return Details :
    The tour finishes along the southern road of Chiang Mai's moat. It's easy to reach most hotels in the old town and your guide will direct you or help you get transport should you need.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Calling all foodies. Want to discover what real Northern Thai cuisine is all about? Forget the tourist markets and hop onboard our daily small-group adventure limited to just 8 exclusive guests. Over 4 hours you'll ride around Chiang Mai in a classic rod daeng truck in search of the best hidden eats in the city from small hole-in-the-wall joints to bustling indoor food markets. While sampling over 15 different tastes of Northern Thai food, your guide will help you understand the region's flavors and the history which has impacted on its dishes. Get stuck into the best sai oua sausage in town, slurp on delicious nam ngiaw noodles and gobble up refreshing tea and tamarind leaf salads not found anywhere else in Chiang Mai.

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Greet your guide at the beautiful Wat Lok Moli temple along the edge of the city's moat at 5pm and kick start the evening with a plate of braised pork in Chinese five spice from the famous cowgirl. Afterwards, you'll hop oboard the group's private rod deang truck and be whisked away to one of the finest fresh food markets in Thailand where your guide will teach you all about Thai ingredients and their uses. Don't worry, there's lots of little morsels to try along the way including the best sai oua sausage in town. 
Back on board, you'll drive to an impossible-to-find Burmese restaurants tucked away in a residential area outside the city walls where a spread of salads and dips will be freshly prepared. While you sample tasty tea and tamarind leaf salads, nam prik pu peanut dips with jungle greens, zingy miang kham leaf wraps and crunchy pork crackling with nam prik num bought from the market, you'll learn about the Burmese influence of Chiang Mai after 200 years ruling the city. 
En route to Warorat Market, you'll stop by a tiny family run restaurant that serves up the best Northern Thai herbal larb and sticky slow-cooked hang le pork curry best eaten with the rolled balls of sticky rice. On reaching the market, your guide will lead you away from the tourist spots to a small stall holder that's been making the finest nam ngaiw noodles in town for decades. Trust us. You'll never taste anything like it. 
This gastronomic tour finishes along the southern moat where you'll try a range of desserts like little deep fried sweet potato balls, an ancient Thai dish made from coconut cream and rice flour and a bowl of fiery ginger infused syrup and silken tofu. At the end, your guide will direct you on how to get back to your hotel which are typically close by. Leave with a deeper appreciation of Northern Thai cuisine and culture. It'll be like no food tour you've ever done before.

Inclusions

  • Sample more than 15 different food and drinks focusing on Northern Thai cuisine
  • Bottled water and other refreshing Thai drinks
  • Small-group tour for just 8 exclusive guests
  • Ride around in a private rod deang truck with your fellow guests
  • A licensed and passionate foodie guide will accompany you throughout
  • A seperate driver for the evening
  • All taxes and surcharges are included 

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks are not included in the tour
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel, the meeting and end point are both centrally located

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infant meals not included

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

A minimum of 2 guests are required to run the tour. Though very unlikely, there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Not recommended for pregnant women

You will be transported in a van, but there is a small amount of walking is involved around a local market

Please contact us before booking if you have a disability

The tour departs rain or shine, so please wear appropiate clothing in rainy season and bring an umbrella