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Bike tour(afternoon): Chiangmai Historical/Cultural Exploration (easy riding)

Duration: 3h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: SAN
Registered on September 14, 2023

Hey there, I'm Santi, but you can call me 'SAN.' With 10 years of freelancing as a local tour guide in the beautiful city of Chiang Mai, I've decided to take a leap into the world of FreeWalk because I'm on the hunt for thrilling new experiences that will help me grow and share the captivating tales of my hometown. Chiang Mai, with its warm-hearted locals and enchanting vibes, is more than just a place; it's a sanctuary of serenity. I'm here to show you the hidden gems, the historical tapestry, and the flavors that make Chiang Mai unforgettable. Imagine walking through ancient temples steeped in history, savoring street food that dances on your taste buds, and feeling the warmth of the locals' welcome. Chiang Mai isn't just a destination; it's a journey into the heart of Thailand's peaceful soul. So, whether you're a curious traveler or an adventurous soul, I can't wait to weave unforgettable moments and stories with you amidst the charm of Chiang Mai. Join me, and let's embark on a voyage of discovery together!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

—— Please read all before booking ——

*** Tipping is greatly appreciated. Your tour guide works hard to provide you with an informative and enjoyable experience, and they rely on tips to make a living. If you enjoyed the tour, please leaving tips appropriately.
At least 10 EURO( 380 THB )per person, or more
 to show your “appreciation and respect”.

Warning:
This tour would take about 7-8 kilometers ride/ would not suit for kids under 12 years old/ over 100 kilogram people.


—- Itinerary —-


Meeting Point: Sai Moon Muang Temple at 1.00 P.M.


Walk to Bike Rental Location.
A short walk from Sai Moon Muang Temple to the bike rental shop.
Receive bikes and instructions.
- Folding bike(JEEP), easy to ride.


Visit Thapae Gate
Learn about its historical significance and take photos.


Visit Wat Pantao Temple 
Discover the beautiful teakwood architecture and its cultural significance.


Visit Three Kings Monument
Explore the monument and hear about its history.


Visit Chiangman Temple
Discover the oldest temple in Chiang Mai and its importance.


Visit Fresh Fruit Market
Experience the vibrant market atmosphere and sample fresh fruits.


Visit Warorot Market
Wander through the market, experiencing local commerce and culture.


Visit Klong Mae Kha
Enjoy the scenic views and take a short break.


Return to Bike Rental Location
Ride back to the starting point.
Return bikes and conclude the tour.


Finish: 4.30 P.M.


—-What you need to prepare —-

  • Tips for guru: minimum 380 THB/person
  • Bike fee: 50 THB/person
  • Toilet fee/donation: 5 THB/person/time
  • Personal expenses: a couple of hundred THB
  • Woman need to cover knees and shoulders when visiting temples(scarf or long outfit), no strict for man.
  • Some water


—-  Important  —-


***If you find that you are unable to attend the tour, kindly consider canceling your reservation to allow others who are eager to join the opportunity to participate, preferably with at least 1 hour's notice.


Thank you for your attention to this matter. Get ready for an extraordinary journey through the heart and soul of Chiang Mai. Join us for an unforgettable experience!

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    7/16 Mun Mueang Rd, Tambon Phra Sing,...
    7/16 Mun Mueang Rd, Tambon Phra Sing, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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    I'll be waiting at the front of Wat Sai Moon Muang Temple, holding a sign that reads 'Bike Tour: Chiangmai Exploration'.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Tha Phae Gate
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Wat Phantao
  • 3
    Entrance not included
    Three Kings Monument
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Wat Chiang Man
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Fresh Fruits Market
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Warorot Market (Kad Luang)
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Khlong Mae Kha

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

4.92
Excellent
(59 ratings)
By category
Professionalism
4.95
Fun
4.75
Expression
4.84
Quality
4.85
Route
4.88
Miho 25 Jun 2024
New York

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
San was great and ver knowledgeable about Thailand’s history and Buddhism at large. I was worried that biking on a hot day would be difficult, but the breeze actually made it feel cooler! Sam’s route was great, showing us many thing we wouldn’t have seen and the context we never would have learned. Thanks for a great tour!
Bhavik 15 Jun 2024
Hamilton

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
SAN was a phenomenal guide. Since I was the only client, he was able to customize the route to my interests. He added a few stops that he thought would be interesting for me based on our conversation. He has a vast knowledge of Thai history and explains it very well in English. I highly recommend this tour! Thank you SAN for a great experience.
Anni 05 Jun 2024
Berlin

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
The tour is AMAZING! Do it!!! You get to catch a lot of different sides of the city, because you are way faster by bike. And honeslty: I didn’t expect it to be this safe and easy to cycle in Chiang Mai’s traffic. San is a great guide. He really overdelivers. His English is very good and his knowledge is incredible. Don’t hesitate and get in the bike! ;-) Few things to keep in mind: better come well fed and stay hydrated. Women may also want to bring clothes to cover up for entering the temples.
Leonie 05 Jun 2024
Munich

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Great Tour around the City. Also enjoyed going into the market together and hearing interesting facts about different things there :)
Albert 03 Jun 2024
Denver

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Really amazing tour and bikes were s great way to see more of the city!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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