Chiang Mai Northern Food Tour by Songthaew Truck

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Thailand, Thailand

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Calling all foodies. Want to discover what real Northern Thai cuisine is all about? Forget the tourist markets and hop onboard our daily small-group adventure limited to just 8 exclusive guests. Over 4 hours you'll ride around Chiang Mai in a classic rod daeng truck in search of the best hidden eats in the city from small hole-in-the-wall joints to bustling indoor food markets. While sampling over 15 different tastes of Northern Thai food, your guide will help you understand the region's flavors and the history which has impacted on its dishes. Get stuck into the best sai oua sausage in town, slurp on delicious 'nam ngiaw' noodles and gobble up refreshing tea and tamarind leaf salads not found anywhere else in Chiang Mai.

What's Included

15+ food tastings included, more than any other Chiang Mai food tour

4 hours of feasting around the streets and fresh markets of Chiang Mai

Awarded Tripadvisor's Badge of Excellence with over 2000 happy guests

Bottled water and local soft drinks included

Explore Chiang Mai using a private songthaew truck

Join a small group limited to eight exclusive guests

Join our award-winning Chiang Mai food tour

Led by a passionate food guide who knows the city well

Local soft drinks and bottled water included throughout

Maximum of 8 exclusive guests on each tour

Taste 15+ Northern Thai drinks and snacks

What's Not Included

Alcoholic drinks are not included in the tour

Alcoholic drinks excluded

Not suitable for vegetarians, vegans and those that don't eat pork

Pick up and drop off from your hotel

Pick up and drop off from your hotel excluded

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not suitable for vegetarians, vegans and those who don't eat pork
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • The tour departs rain or shine, so please wear appropiate clothing in rainy season and bring an umbrella
  • This tour isn't suitable for vegetarians, pescatarians or no pork diets due to street vendors' limited menus. Other dietary restrictions may require some dishes to be missed
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Infant meals not included
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infant meals not included
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately and bring an umbrella in rainy season
  • Please contact us before booking if you have a disability
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • The tour isn't suitable for shellfish, peanut or severe allergies due to the nature of street food. Other allergies may require some dishes to be missed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Muang Mai Market
Don’t follow the herd… Hop on board and enjoy this unique food tour with us in one of Chiang Mai’s famous rod daeng trucks. Delve into the history behind Northern Thai food and the influence Burmese cuisine has had on the region with your foodie guide. She knows the Chiang Mai food scene like the back of her hand and will lead you away from the crowds on the most exciting food tour in town.

After starting with a delicious plate of khao ka moo (braised pork in five spice) from the famous cowgirl, it’s time to continue the food tour outside the old city walls to some of the best secret street eats and real local markets. Dig deep into the city’s underbelly; explore how locals shop for ingredients and discover what true Northern Thai cuisine is about about.

Note: the tour isn't suitable for vegetarians, vegans or those that don't eat pork.

4 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Chiang Mai
Our feasting tour of 15+ tastings invites guests on a culinary experience around the Chiang Mai led by our team of professional foodie guides. Our award-winning tour has hosted over 2,000 foodie travellers in groups no bigger than 8 exclusive guests. Before we get started, our tour reflects the local cuisine and the limitations of street food vendors means we unfortunately cannot cater for every dietary restriction. Here's an honest appraisal for the tour so no-one is disappointed ✘ Unsuitable for vegetarians, pescatarians and no-pork diets ✘ Unsuitable for shellfish, peanut and severe allergies. ✘ Unsuitable for severe gluten intolerances, there are traces of gluten in soy sauce. ✔ Suitable for lactose intolerances. ✔ Suitable for no beef diets. If you are feeling adventurous for a foodie journey, read on!

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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