Flavors of Chiang Mai: Market Adventure & Local Delights Tour

Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Guru: Jakkrit
Registered on November 09, 2023

"Greetings, I am Tum, a seasoned tour guide with 5 years of experience. My passion for travel is deeply intertwined with my appreciation for connecting with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. It is my earnest desire to serve as an ambassador, introducing visitors to the wonders of my hometown, Chiang Mai – the very place that has shaped my identity and growth. Through my guidance, I aspire to offer an immersive and enriching experience, allowing guests to delve into the cultural tapestry of Chiang Mai. I am devoted to fostering a genuine understanding and appreciation for the rich heritage, traditions, and scenic beauty that characterize this remarkable city. I look forward to the prospect of sharing this journey with you, fostering meaningful connections, and creating lasting memories as we embark on an exploration of the captivating Chiang Mai."

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

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***Tipping your tour guide is a thoughtful way to show appreciation for their hard work in creating an enjoyable and informative experience for you. It also helps support our tour guides, who often depend on tips to make a living. For our free walking tours, a customary tip is start form €10 (400 Baht) or more per person,  If you found the tour enjoyable, please consider leaving a tip to demonstrate your appreciation.

Welcome to the 'Flavors of Chiang Mai: Market Adventure & Local Delights Tour'! Get ready for a delicious journey through the best of Northern Thai cuisine. We'll start at the 3 Kings Monument and head to Thanin Market, known for its diverse Thai dishes. You'll get to taste authentic flavors and learn about Thai and Northern Thai culinary traditions.

Next, we'll visit Muangmai Market, where you'll see the bustling trade of fresh ingredients that make Chiang Mai's food scene so vibrant. Then, we'll explore Warorot Market, where locals shop for daily essentials. You'll experience the sights, smells, and flavors of Chiang Mai's markets, gaining insight into local shopping practices.

Our tour concludes at Thapae Gate, marking the end of our culinary and cultural exploration. Join us as we uncover the culinary treasures of Chiang Mai, guided by our knowledgeable experts and fueled by a passion for Northern Thai cuisine.

Remember to bring some cash (around a few hundred baht) for buying food and drinks. Food costs about 20 to 50 THB per dish, and fruits are 30 to 200 THB, depending on the type and season.

 If you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions, let us know before we start. We want everyone to have a fun and safe time on our tour. We're excited to explore Chiang Mai's food and culture with you!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    QXRP+3WX, Prapokkloa Rd, Tambon Si Ph...
    QXRP+3WX, Prapokkloa Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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    I will be in front of the Three Kings Monument and holding a sign “ Free walk with Tum Jakkrit”

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    Three Kings Monument

    The Three Kings Monument, situated in Chiang Mai, Thailand, occupies a central position within the city, adjacent to the Old City Wall. This imposing structure is dedicated to commemorating the significant contributions of three esteemed monarchs to the establishment of the Lanna Kingdom. The monument prominently showcases statues of King Mengrai, King Ramkamhaeng, and King Ngam Muang. Notably, King Mengrai, renowned as the founder of Chiang Mai, is depicted in a commanding stance at the center.

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    Siri-wattana Market (Tha-nin Market)

    Siriwattana Market is a renowned marketplace located in Chiang Mai, Thailand, celebrated for its vibrant atmosphere and diverse array of goods. From fresh produce and local delicacies to handicrafts and souvenirs, Siriwattana Market offers visitors a rich tapestry of offerings to explore. This bustling marketplace serves as a hub for both locals and tourists alike, providing an authentic glimpse into Chiang Mai's dynamic culture and lifestyle. Whether you're seeking to sample authentic Thai cuisine.

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    Muang Mai Market

    Muangmai Market is a prominent wholesale market situated in Chiang Mai, Thailand, renowned for its extensive selection of fresh and aromatic ingredients. Catering primarily to local vendors and businesses, Muangmai Market offers a diverse range of produce, including fruits, vegetables, meats, and spices. This bustling marketplace serves as a vital hub for Chiang Mai's culinary landscape, providing chefs, restaurateurs, and home cooks with high-quality ingredients sourced from local farmers and suppliers.

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    Warorot Market (Kad Luang)

    Warorot Market, also known as Kad Luang, is one of the most renowned and bustling markets in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Located near the Ping River, this expansive market offers a diverse array of goods, ranging from fresh produce and local delicacies to clothing, handicrafts, and souvenirs.

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    Tha Phae Gate

    Tha Pae Gate is an iconic historical landmark located in the heart of Chiang Mai, Thailand. This ancient gate is part of the fortified Old City Wall that once protected the city from invasions. Built during the 13th century, Tha Pae Gate has stood as a symbol of Chiang Mai's rich history and cultural heritage for centuries.

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).

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Annie 01 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Lovely to meet Jakkrit. He was friendly and interesting. Really enjoyed my tour 😊
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Who is this tour for?

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

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires 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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