Kiw Mae Pan Nature Trail tourists on view deck Chiang Mai private tours

Kew Mae Pan Trail is open

The amazing Kew Mae Pan Trail is now open. The trail is managed by the Hmong people of Doi Inthanon. They will guide you during the walk which has fantastic views.

Check out our Doi Inthanon day tour that features this hike.

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Scenery during a boat trip on the Salawin River

Mae Sariang, the last frontier

Mae Sariang is a lovely town in the south of Mae Hong Son province. It has been relatively untouched by tourism. Its authenticity is one its greatest attractions. There are Karen and Lawa villages to visit, waterfalls, magnficent temples and fantastic scenery. We recommend at least three nights to fully enjoy this wonderful place. Don’t forget to make a boat trip on the Salawin River!

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Donation trees Salak Yom Festival

Our Day tours

Festivals Tours

There are many festivals in Chiang Mai and North Thailand. Some of these such as Loy Krathong and Songkran are wellknown. Others such as Poy Sang Long and Salak Yom are less known but also worth experiencing. All these festivals are unique events and will make your trip extra special. We do our best to be on top of the scheduling of these events which is not easy. Of many events the dates are different each year. Please check with us if there are any events worth going during your stay.

Morning View on Doi Luang Chiang Dao

Customized Tours

We have more than 20 years experience with designing customized tours in North Thailand and Chiang Mai. All our customized tours are of course private which allows for ultimate flexibility. Guide and vehicle are at your disposal. If you tell us what your interests are we will design a unique program for you. This will allow you to make the best of your experience in North Thailand. We have built up a huge arsenal of itineraries that are at your disposal. We update these itineraries regularly.



Chiang Mai a la Carte is a small company that focuses on details and giving you the best experience you can get. We need time to prepare for your trip to enable use to give you the best service possible.

Guides are pivotal when it comes to making your trip the unforgettable experience that we want you to have. They are not on standby. They are very busy because they are….good guides. Also in busy times good transportation is not always available. Therefor we request that you contact us as long as possible before your visit. The minimum time should be two days but we prefer it to be longer than that.


Chiang Mai a la Carte specializes in private Chiang Mai and North Thailand tours. All our tours can be customized. We can give your visit to this region deserves special “a la carte” treatment.

Chiang Mai a la Carte is always looking for the unique places, small restaurants, lesser-visited markets, hidden temples, special events and meaningful encounters with local people that will make your visit out of the ordinary. We promote national and local festivals that will make your visit extra special. We promote sustainable and responsible practices during our tours.


If you are interested in one or more of our tours, please send us a request form. We will then come back to you within 24 hours with a customized itinerary and quote based on your wishes. We will also check the availability of one of our guides.

Once you have agreed to the itinerary and the quote we will confirm the program and the guide.
Finally we will send you the itinerary in its full form with detailed background information.