Your day starts with being collected from your hotel at 8.30am and the short 45 minute drive north of Chiang Mai brings you to the beautiful Mae Ngat Valley. The amazing Ban Den Temple, located at the entrance of the valley, is hard to miss and makes a great starting point for your ride.
Heading further into the valley you will pass through open rice fields with local farmers tending to their crops using traditional farming techniques. The ride is leisurely and the pace is just right, so when it is time to cool off, you will make a stop at a local produce market and see what is on the menu.
Then you continue riding through the rural villages to the south of the valley where you can splurge on local fruits and snacks to re-energize for a change of pace with the kayaking leg of your adventure ahead.
With help of the favorable current of the Mae Ping River you will be steering your kayaks into the Mae Taeng Jungle Reserve. Only accessible by boat, as a nature lover, you will find your peace in this serene, quiet setting.
As bird life accompany you through the forest reserve, you will reach the far south end of the Mae Ngat Valley, where you may be greeted by a kayaking monk, and friend of your guide.
From the river bank, in a beautiful plantation setting, you find a cozy restaurant with a well-deserved meal and a cold drink waiting for you.
Nature lovers and sport enthusiasts of all levels, will thoroughly enjoy this biking and kayaking combination tour, in northern Thailand.