Chiang Dao Cave Trekking Tour – Full Day

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  • Explore the caves of Chiang Dao, a spectacular system of stalactites and stalagmites less than two hours’ drive from Chiang Mai
  • See the five limestone caverns beneath the mountains via gas lanterns
  • Climb the Buatong Sticky Waterfall and appreciate the scenic landscape
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About this activity

  • Location

    Chiang Mai

  • Language


  • Trip type

    Day Tour

  • Duration

    8.5 Hours

  • Confirmation

    Instant Confirmation

  • Cancellation policy

    Free cancellation (before 24 hours)

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The TripGuru Promise

The TripGuru Promise

  • Small Groups (max 5-9 people)
  • Awesome Local Guides
  • Curated Itineraries
  • Comfortable Private Cars
  • Solo Traveler Friendly
Small Groups

Small Groups

Small enough allowing you to explore each place independently, but big enough to create a fun social atmosphere. Average group size does not typically exceed 9 people – no busload trips or tourist traps!
Local Experts

Local Experts

Follow in the footsteps “cultural translators” who call your destination home. Get insights into local legends, history, and personality – discovering treasures other visitors miss when left to their own devices.
Curated Itineraries

Curated Itineraries

TripGuru Signature experiences are original tours created and operated by our own team with the help of partner travel bloggers. Unlike other itineraries, “Signature” branded trips reflect global travel trends and the feedback we get from our customers.
Private Car

Private Car

TripGuru Signature tours come with a driver and comfortable, air-conditioned cars. Enjoy the ride without wasting time lining up, waiting for the bus to come or finding your way around crowds.
Solo Traveler Friendly

Solo Traveler Friendly

Book without having to pay for empty seats and meet fellow adventurous souls along the way! TripGuru Signature experiences are designed to connect like-minded explorers.

What is included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel
  • Insurance
  • Water
  • Entrance fee (Chiang Dao cave 40THB)
  • Personal expenses
  • Food and drink
  • Fee for guide with lantern in cave (300THB/group of 4)
  • Lantern fee (Only needed if you wish to explore the cave very deeply)


  • 1

    8.00 am

    Pick up from free pick up areas

  • 2

    9.00 am

    Departure from Meeting Point

  • 3

    10.00 am

    Arrive Chiang Dao Cave

  • 4

    10.30 am

    Meet cave guide and equip lanterns

  • 5

    11.00 am

    Explore the limestone caves

  • 6

    12.30 pm

    Lunch at CDao Market

  • 7

    2.30 pm

    Drive to Buatong Sticky Waterfall where you can climb to waterfall

  • 8

    4.30 pm

    Pass by the Mae Malai Market before returning to hotel/meeting point

  • 9

    Free pick-up areas for Small Group Tour

    Within 2km radius from the Thapae Gate- Chiang Mai city area. Such as Central city of Chiang Mai and the surrounding areas of the Old City Wall in Chiang Mai Province including Chang Klan Road, Thapae Road, Wualai Road in zones of the Night Bazaar, Lam Yai Market and Warorot Market (Kad Luang)

  • 10

    Meeting Point

    If your hotel is outside the free pickup area, the designated meeting point is the Thapae Gate in Chiang Mai Old City, in front of McDonalds. Your tour guide will be holding a TripGuru sign waiting for you

  • 11


    Kindly be at your meeting point/hotel lobby (please ensure your accommodation is within our free pickup areas) at least 10 minutes before the stated meeting/pick up time. Our tour guides will only wait a maximum of 10 minutes for you before proceeding to the next stop. If you are headed to the meeting point, we would like to stress that heavy traffic in the mornings is expected, and can vary greatly when compared to the travel time stated in navigation apps (e.g. Google Maps, Waze, etc.). Please make sure to consider leaving with enough time to reach your destination.

Note: The timings may differ based on the selected timeslot

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