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Chiang Mai

Full-Day Leisure River Kayaking into Mae Taeng Forest Reserve from Chiang Mai

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    What to Expect
    Start your day on the river with a kayak lesson, and learn to steer your high-quality single touring kayak through the river current—if you prefer to paddle a double kayak, the roomy, super-stable boats are available on request.

    Launch into the Mae Ping River, and enjoy the challenge of navigating sand banks and the winding river shoreline. Slip right past water buffaloes that flock to the water’s edge, then wave to fisherman as they cast their nets into the Mae Ping. Get a look at rural life in the Mae Ngat Valley, and watch for wildlife along the way—both native and migrating birds thrive in this protected area.

    Pause for lunch on the river, then continue paddling to your takeout point in the Mae Tang Forest Reserve, where a lush canopy of shade trees completely encloses the river for a serene experience. This easy-to-paddle stretch of river is accessible year-round, and all equipment is provided.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Chiang Mai
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Kayaking guide
    • Paddling instruction
    • Single or double kayak
    • Sit-on-top kayaks with back rests are available for children
    • Life jacket
    • Lunch (vegetarian options available)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • River fee, 100 Baht
    • Mandatory 500,000 baht Medical Insurance Fee 50 THB
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please bring an extra set of dry clothes, sunscreen and a cap
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Not sure if I chose the right tour but ours was the 3 hour paddle. Never mind. We were picked up at our place and dropped of later on, brilliant. Looked after really well all day in fact. Our guide was great, perfect English and plenty to tell. Really knew his kayaking so even
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    My family and I are novices to kayaking. We wanted to have a feel of what its like to kayak down the river. Looking through TA, i wrote via email and the replies were received almost instantly. We booked and made several changes through email prior to the actual day. These
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    Very nice staff, a lot of fun and adrenaline ! Really advice it !! The kayaking is very good, you'll go through a few rapids and even pass by some bathing elephants.
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    Response from KhunAidan, Owner at Full-Day Leisure River Kayaking into Mae Taeng Forest Reserve from Chiang Mai
    Responded 1 Sep 2018
    Thank you so much for your great review , the trip was the Mae Wang Rock hopper , Kayak E which indeed has elephants on the trip bathing and hanging out. See you again soon Happy wave trails Aidan
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    i booked two times downhillbiking with this company, its amazing. a great day outside, downhill pist exhausting but fun, the guides are great! then i booked a full day kayak tour, with was also great fun and a very nice day at the river, but: the 1-1/4 ride back home was
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    Response from KhunAidan, Manager at Full-Day Leisure River Kayaking into Mae Taeng Forest Reserve from Chiang Mai
    Responded 1 Apr 2018
    Dear Reviewer Glad you had some good days with us, I have spoken to the above mentioned driver , he was very apologetic and sorry for any stress caused. We can expect him to be driving at his best behavior in the foreseeable future. Thank you for your input and hope to have you back again soon . Happy Trails Aidan
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    We were picked up at our guest house and brought to the main office where we watched a quick presentation on how to kayak in a river, which I found really helpful as I had only ever kayaked on a flat lake. Then we drove about an hour out of Chiang Mai to pick up the kayak
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