Chiang Mai Cooking Class & River Cruise – Full Day


  • Experience the heart and soul of Chiang Mai through its delectable cuisine
  • Visit a lively local market to get the freshest ingredients for your cooking class
  • Whip up tantalizing Thai dishes with the help of a culinary guide
  • Go on a leisurely scorpion-tail boat cruise along the tranquil Mae Ping River
  • Enjoy the intimacy of a small group/private tour
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About this activity

  • Location

    Chiang Mai

  • Language


  • Trip type

    Full Day

  • Duration

    9 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

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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

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide and instructor
  • 4-hour cooking class at Mama Noi Thai Cookery School
  • Lunch
  • 1-hour scorpion-tail boat river cruise
  • Drinking water
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses


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    Pick-up from your accommodation within the free pick-up areas/meeting point

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    Visit a local market

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    4-hour cooking class

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    Arrive at Wat Chai Mongkol Pier

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    Cruise along Mae Ping River (1 hour in a scorpion-tailed boat)

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    Hotel drop off by tuk tuk

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    Free Pick-up Areas (Private Tour)

    All major areas in Chiang Mai within 5 km radius from the Thapae Gate 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, Ton Lam Yai Market, and Kad Luang are eligible for free pick-up. Your tour guide will be holding a TripGuru sign waiting for you in the hotel lobby.

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    Meeting Point

    If your hotel is outside the free pickup areas, the designated meeting point is the Thapae Gate in Chiang Mai Old City, in front of McDonald's. Look for a guide wearing a TripGuru shirt or holding a TripGuru sign.

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    No vegan option available Itinerary details are for reference only and may be subject to change depending on the weather and other unforeseen circumstances on your activity date. Kindly inform us of any food allergies by adding this as a note upon booking.

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    Important Information

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    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.

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    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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