Chiang Mai Night Bike
About the trip
- Enjoy Chiang Mai in the coolness of the evening
- Cycle the quiet back alleys of the old city
- Visit some of Chiang Mai's top landmarks
- Bike tour ends with a street food tasting tour in the night market
- Take 3-4 hours for the tour
- Local English speaking guide
- Water and snacks while cycling
- Imported Merida Mountain Bikes and helmet
- All entrance fees
- 7% VAT
5:45pm. Meet at the Grasshopper Adventures Shop near Chiang Mai Gate.
6.00pm. Bike tour depart. After a quick fitting and briefing we pedal away.
Cycle "Sabai, Sabai” to Tha Pae Gate
Sabai, Sabai is Thai for being chilled out. On the way towards Chiang Mai’s old city eastern gate, Thapae Gate, we'll cycle the old city’s quaint lanes. At this beautifully restored gate learn about Chiang Mai's history as a trading hub.
Three Kings Monument and Wat Inthakin
Pedaling the twisting streets of the old city the next stop is Wat Intakhin with its serene 700 hundred-year-old white Buddha and the Three Kings Monument where you will hear about Chiang Mai’s found fathers.
Wat Lok Molee
Cycle to the city moat. Leaving the bikes by the side of the moat, walk across to Wat Lok Molee with its beautifully illuminated stupa and ornate wooden prayer hall. At this time of day you have a good chance of hearing the monks chanting their prayers.
Wat Chedi Luang
The next stop is Chiang Mai’s grandest monument. Wat Chedi Luang was built to house the ashes of a king and was once the home of the Emerald Buddha (now resident at Wat Phra Kaew in Bangkok). It is now the home of the City Pillar and 3 auspicious trees which provide protection to the city.
Street Food at Chiang Mai Gate Market
For the last stop a little food tour of the Chiang Mai Gate Market. Walking through the market your guide with point out the different types of street food available. After selecting a some street food to sample sit down with a drink with your guide and enjoy the night market atmosphere.
Return to the Grasshopper Shop
It is really just hop, skip and jump from the Chiang Mai Gate Market to the Grasshopper Shop, but we will ride our bikes anyway. After finishing the tour you can always go back to the market to explore more of the street food delicacies.
10:30pm. We are usually back at the Grasshopper Adventures shop.