Chiang Mai Bike and Cook

DestinationsThailand
Tour MeetsSpiceRoads Chiang Mai Office
Tour EndsSpiceRoads Chiang Mai Office
Fly in toChiang Mai International Airport
Fly out ofChiang Mai International Airport
Group Size2-14 riders
Minimum Age12 (on scheduled departures)
Cycling Distance17 km

Trip Profile

What better way to discover the city than on bikes? This excursion combines historical city highlights with a special cultural touch through Thai culinary traditions, a one-of-a-kind experience guaranteed to work your muscles and your taste buds!

Venturing along backstreets get to know Chiang Mai from the eyes of a local as our guide shows you their home city. Explore unique temples with intricate details and architectural style particular to this region of Thailand. Our journey takes you through small roads and a neighbourhood market where the locals shop for their fresh ingredients. A warm welcome by our friendly chef into her home kitchen and it's time to roll up your sleeves and get started on a culinary adventure. With tips and tricks from an expert you will quickly discover how easy it is to prepare seemingly complex dishes. Then sit down and enjoy your creations. Bon appetit!

This is a 17 km ride that will take you on flat roads traveling at an easy pace. We ride mostly quiet lanes with little or no cars but on some sections we will be sharing with traffic. This tour will visit temples, which are considered a place of worship. Please wear a shirt with sleeves and shorts that cover the knees to show respect in these sacred places. Alternatively, you can bring a sarong to wrap around yourself during the temple visits.

What's Included

  • Water bottle
  • Guide(s)
  • Bike and helmet
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Cooking class
  • Accident insurance

What's Excluded

  • Alcohol
  • Tips

General booking info

Booking

If this is the tour for you here's what you need to do to confirm your place: Read our Booking Conditions

From the tour page click the 'Book Now' link. All departures for this tour will appear, just select the date you'd like to travel. There is a minimum number of participants (usually 2) required to enable the trip to go ahead. Once the minimum number is reached, the trip status will change from 'Available' to 'Guaranteed to Depart'. Once a trip is guaranteed to depart you are free to book your flights and make other travel arrangements. If you are unsure about the trip status, please email us or call our office. For the next steps you'll need to know the names of the people traveling and have either a Visa or a MasterCard. If you wish you can also provide extra details such as passport numbers, height, or you can add that later by logging into Manage My Trip (we'll set up an account for you automatically if you don't already have one). However, if you wish to get a children's discount, please do fill out the date of birth of the riders. If you are having any problems, please send us an email, or give us a call (+66 2 381 7490) and one of our travel specialists will assist you with your booking.

Deposit

For Long Tours (7 days or more) to guarantee your place we require a 30% or 500 USD deposit, whichever is the greater. For Short Tours (6 days or less) we require full payment to guarantee your place. We also require that you take out travel insurance when you book your holiday. Besides covering you during your holiday it will also enable you to claim for any money that you have paid to us, including your deposit, should you have to cancel your trip.

Balance

Full payment must be paid 45 days before the departure date with fees for any bicycle rental(s), single supplement(s) and extra hotel nights. Our confirmation will include personal details you provided us (including your flight information), visa application advice, a packing suggestion list and a detailed tour itinerary. It will also include a checklist to ensure you get everything ready for your holiday.

Cancellation Policy

On the rare occasions when we, SpiceRoads, must cancel a trip, all payments received to date will be 100% refunded, which constitutes full settlement. There will be absolutely no deductions. If you, the client, must cancel your reservation, your cancellation fee will be determined according to when you cancel. For full details, please read our cancellation policy.

Loyalty Riders Club

For those who have been on several long tours with us we reward customer loyalty by offering repeat customers a special discount off the tour price (excludes single supplement and bike rental). If this is your fourth scheduled tour or more you will receive a 5% discount. If this is your eighth scheduled tour or more we will extend a 10% discount. The discount will be reflected in your online booking, but please contact us if any questions. Loyalty discounts can not be used in conjunction with any other offer. Note: Only tours of 7 days or more will be applicable for loyalty discount.

International Flights

International flights, to and from the start and finish points are not included in the tour price. Once your tour is Guaranteed to Depart you can book your flight. Please contact us for advice before arranging flights for the best arrival and departure times. We would only cancel a trip for an extreme circumstance, but in that case, where we cancel your trip, we cannot be liable for losses incurred relating to any flight booking you have made. Please claim any losses from your travel insurance that you acquired when you booked your holiday.

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