Full-Day Jungle Kayak Mae Wang Rock Hopper Trip From Chiang Mai

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Chiang Mai
  • Return Details :
    Your hotel in Chiang Mai
  • 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.


Go kayaking on the Mae Wang River and pass by elephant campsin the jungle during this full-day excursion from Chiang mai. Travel to theMae Wang Valley and enter the river where it begins as a small creek, ideal for beginners. Sit-on-top kayaksare highly maneuverable and equipped with a backrest, while white-water kayaks includea spray skirt for navigatingClass III and IV rapids for more experienced paddlers in the river's lower section.


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Lunch included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

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After hotel pickup, start your day trip with a 45-minute drive south of Chiang mai into the Mae Wang Valley, which flows with its namesakeriver. At the start of the rainy season it starts to fill and kayakers can get a taste of jungle kayaking. After snapping on your life jacket and practicingbasic paddling skills, follow your guide into a dense jungle landscape.

The 3- to 4-hour excursion is ideal for motivated beginners or any sports-minded kayakers. You'll set out in a sit-on-top or white-water kayak and start by navigating the easierClass I and II rapids. Pass by several elephant camps along the way, and spot the animals thatcome to the waterto bathe and drink.

The lower part of the river is reserved for advanced kayakers who can play between boulders and paddleinto the white-water rapids of Lost Canyon at the mouth of the valley, which features more challenging Class IIand IVrapids.

Your day trip includes a riverside lunch and return transport to your hotel.


Bottled water


Professional guide

Kayaking instruction

Sit-on-top kayak or white-water kayak

All safety equipment

Hotel pickup and drop-off


River fees 100 baht

Mandatory 500,000 baht Medical Insurance Fee 50 THB

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Sit-on-top kayaks are highly maneuverable and equipped with a backrest

White-water kayaks are have a skirt and white-water paddle

Traveler Reviews

  • 18-Sep-2016

    Just a great day White water Kayaking, in a very scenic place, with lovely people, But be prepared for lots of horse fly attacks