Taste of Chiang Mai - Thailand Culinary Tour

A Thailand Epicurean Adventure – Chiang Mai

5 Days /4 Nights – Tour Code (CMC)

Land Only – Departs Daily

Besides being renowned for its unsurpassed charm, magnificent natural beauty and heart-warming hospitality, Thailand has forever known as a Foodies Paradise that draws millions of food lovers from the world over. Explorient is proud to present our food aficionados an opportunity to not only savour these tantalizing delights, but a chance to bring home Thailand’s best-kept culinary treasures that can be relished for years to come.

This memorable tour features an enchanting visit to Chiang Mai, a charming city with a beautiful cultural personality blessed with majestic natural beauty. Here, we spend day in the countryside on an elephant safari including a visit to the Tiger Kingdom where you have a chance to play with a young tiger inside the enclosure, a full day culinary course at the exclusive Pantawan Cooking School, plus a fun-filled evening to sample the city’s fabulous night food markets.

From tranquil countryside to exotic wildlife, dazzling landmarks to bustling night markets, heartwarming hospitality to mouth-watering cuisines. They’re all here. Your Thai culinary adventure awaits.

Special discounted airfares are available for this tour — contact us for details.


  • Hotel breakfasts daily
  • Meals as specified per itinerary
  • Full day (6-hour) Culinary Lesson at Pantawan Cooking School (join session)
  • Full day Elephant Safari and Tiger Kingdom Visit
  • Private Tour*: Sightseeing & Transfers by private car, driver and Professional Guides

*except during culinary lessons. Classes are conducted on join basis


Day 1. Arrive Chiang Mai
Upon arrival, transfer to the Puripunn Baby Grand Hotel for your next 4 nights’ accommodations. In the evening, take a foodies tour of Chiang Mai and sample some of the most tasty treats thecity has to offer. Our first stop is at the legendary Warorot market where you will have the opportunity to explore the market and take in some of the local flavors. Afterward, head to the outer environs of the city to sample the quintessential Northern Thailand dish Kao Soi. Enjoy a stroll of the night market before returning to your hotel. (B)

Day 2. Chiang Mai (Elephant Safari / Tiger Kingdom)
A full day excursion to Chiang Mai’s beautiful countryside visiting an elephant camp, where the elephants and their “ Mahouts“ show us how these enormous creatures have been working in the jungles for the past centuries, followed by bamboo rafting and trekking through the jungle on an elephant’s back. Later this afternoon, visit the Tiger Kingdom at Mae Rim for a rare opportunity to spend time and play with a tiger inside its enclosure. Includes lunch at a local restaurant. (B,L)

Day 3. Chiang Mai (Cooking Lesson)
This morning, enjoy a fun-filled Thai Culinary lesson at Pantawan Cooking School. Nestled in the countryside just 10 minutes outside the city, Pantawan is a classic teak wood house with an intimate setting with its own herb garden, Here, we begin the session with a market visit to choose the day’s freshest ingredients followed by an opportunity to prepare your very own Thai lunch with the help of an expert chef. (B,L) ****hotel pick-up and drop off on join basis (non-private) provided by cooking venue****

Day 4. Chiang Mai (Doi Suthep)
Enjoy a morning tour of Chiang Mai City visiting local temples, markets and residential areas. Afterwards, drive up Doi Suthep Mountain and visit the most sacred Temple in Northern Thailand, located at an altitude of nearly 5,000 ft. Return to Chiang Mai in the afternoon and enjoy the balance of the day at leisure. (B)

Day 5. Depart Chiang Mai
Transfer to Chiang Mai airport for your departure flight onward. (B)


2017 Price Chart (Prices valid through December 24th, 2017)


Twin Sharing Single Supplement
As listed Above 1075 1,195 495 625
 Supplement for one passenger traveling alone: $500


  • Prices is per person, based on double occupancy.
  • Price includes all entrance fees, hotel taxes & service charges
  • Price excludes airfares, personal expenses, beverages, gratuities to guides and drivers.
  • Holiday Surcharges and/or compulsory Gala dinners at hotels may apply Dec. 20 – Jan. 05

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