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Mae Ping River Cruise

133 Charoenprathet Rd.,T. Changklan, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
+66 53 274 822
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Cruising up the Ping

This trip was most enjoyable and the scenery very nice. I love the trees. Stopped at a herb farm... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Perth, Australia
Excellent boat cruise along river, very informative and good fun.

This cruise travels about 8 km along Mae Ping river in the centre of Chiang Mai. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Myrtleford, Australia
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Leave from the jetty at Wat Chai Mongkol and travel north out of the city. The river soon shows its true rural identity as city bridges pass from view and are replaced by scenes of wide water stretching from green tree-lined bank to bank. Kids play, daring each other to swing through an old motor tyre and plunge into the cool river below.Smiles,Yells,And the boat chugs on to reach its destination point,the "Thai Farmer's house "Agriculture remains Thailand's largest source of income and here the vistor can discover the basic elements-rice local herbs, fruits,fishing-all thriving in a chemical-free environment.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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133 Charoenprathet Rd.,T. Changklan, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
+66 53 274 822

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This trip was most enjoyable and the scenery very nice. I love the trees. Stopped at a herb farm for lunch. Most enjoyable and interesting.

Thank TheCallanClan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cruise travels about 8 km along Mae Ping river in the centre of Chiang Mai. Lots of interesting river front properties including King of Thailands sisters holiday residence. Stops at an organic farm for drinks and food. Great value. Guide was funny and very...More

Thank skiinglen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a two hour round trip up the river with driver who spoke English and stopover at the Farmer House. were we were shown about learned a lot about different plants and what benefits they had both cooking and health wise... then had a drink and...More

Thank sandra c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the Farmers House during our Mae Ping river cruise. The trip up the river was lovely and the tour of the produce and animals in the farmers garden was informative. Well worth the trip!

Thank Janet J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been on many river tours and this particular excursion was average at best. As a photographer I was expecting to take many scenic photos but there were few opportunities. The farm stop was interesting given the wide variety of spices and fruits grown in...More

1  Thank The_Canadian_Drifter
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Enjoyable cruise down the river with English speaking guide. Stopover at The Farmer House where we were given a plate of beautiful fresh fruit and refreshing drink.

Thank JudyandJim7250
Phaduung N, Manager at Mae Ping River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you very much. Hope see you next year again.

Reviewed 31 May 2017

We did the two hour river cruise which visits an organic farm with a variety of fruit trees, herbs and spices growing naturally. There were also some animals but it's not a zoo substitute. You travel about 5 or 6 kms along the river with...More

2  Thank petsaloz
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Me and my girlfriend booked this through our hotel and it cost us 500 baht each. It's about a 2 hour trip and worth it! our driver showed us all of the sights along the river and took us to a garden with lots of...More

Thank Pete G
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It's amazing how quickly you leave the city of Chiang Mai behind as you cruise upriver past nice houses on the city outskirts and into farmland. The cruise stops at a farm (run by the same people as the cruises) where you can see some...More

Thank pbb451
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We went on the 2 hour cruise down the Ping river. The commentary was interesting and in good English. The highlight was stopping at the farm and wandering through the gardens and seeing the animals - rabbits, pigs, fish, frogs etc. We were then provided...More

4  Thank Bryan W
Phaduung N, เจ้าของธุรกิจ at Mae Ping River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you very much.

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Response from Sue F | Reviewed this property |
In regards to the Mae Ping River Cruise, we just turned up at the wharf, We too, were a party of 4, and they accommodated us on the very next cruise leaving. Our party included 2 seniors, 1 adult and a 6 year old. Each of... More