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Northern Foodie Discovery by Local Rail and Ride

Full DayTour

Overview

Discover the unique taste of the north on this foodie discovery by local train, songtaew, saleng, and bicycle. Explore a local morning market, then take a train ride to the outskirts of Chiang Mai for a special cooking class in the setting of an organic farm. 

Itinerary

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Northern Foodie Discovery by Local Rail and Ride
- Full Day
Be picked up at the hotel at 08:45 by a local chef who will lead the way to explore all local scenes by local modes of transport such as the songtaew (a local join-in mini bus), train, saleng (a local tricycle taxi) and bicycle. Begin the trip with a ride on local songtaew to the train station, get on a short train ride, approximately 15 mins, to the outskirts of Chiang Mai towards Lamphun. Hop off the train at a local train station, then hop on a bike and start pedaling for about 10-15 mins to a local market with a brief stop at a local temple. Arrive at the market and chat with local people and enjoy local style coffee, tea or herbal drinks.

Following the morning market, take the saleng to the Little Mango Organic Farm. En-route on the saleng, enjoy a beautiful scenery of the villages and farms along the way. This is a nice Chiang Mai experience on local transportation. On arrival at the cooking home, be introduced to Lanna culture by learning how to make a Lanna style flower set with local banana leaves that are traditionally used for paying respect to Buddha images or the elderly. Then begin the cooking class, learn how to cook rice and familiarise with the recipes of dishes.

Then, take a stroll around the organic garden and pick fresh ingredients for the cooking class with the chef. The cooking is conducted in a traditional charcoal and firewood style, no gas stove. Learn to cook various kinds of Northern Thai dishes for a better cooking experiences.

After lunch, relax with some tea and coffee and say goodbye to the chef.

Return to the hotel in Chiang Mai by private air-conditioned transport, driving along a famous route lined with very impressive Yang Na trees. (L)

Important Information


Our services include:
– Local transportations (songtaew, train, saleng, and bike)
– Transfers by private Air
-Conditioned vehicle with English speaking guide on the returning to Chiang Mai
– All activities mentioned.
– Local English speaking chef and guide
– Northern cooking menu with lunch
-Afternoon tea and coffee
– Tips for driver
– Drinking water
Our services do not include:
– International and domestic Flights
– Meals other than mentioned above.
– Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tips etc.)
– Travel insurance
– Any service not mentioned above
– Transfers outside the city area

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