Saying good bye to the host family at Palong village

Our adventure brand Green Trails

Our partner Green Trails

We offer cultural, historical and soft adventure tours. If you are looking for more adventurous and active tours, please visit the website of our sister brand Green Trails.
Green Trails offers active trekking, cycling and rafting tours in North Thailand. The site also contains lots of information about the ethnic minorities (hill tribes) of North Thailand.
Green Trails also offers educational tours for schools and universities.
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statue and two chedis

Chiang Mai UNESCO World Heritage

The submission of Chiang Mai as a World Heritage Site has been postponed to 2022

The Chiang Mai World Heritage committee has decided to postpone its submission to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site to next year. The government decided to submit the archaeological site Sri Thep in Petchabun to the UNESCO World Heritage committee.
We wish the people responsible for the Sri Thep project succes. Our city just has to wait another year. We are still 100% behind our World Heritage Committee.
Read more about the Chiang Mai World Heritage Site project
Sky lanterns in the evening

Join our festival tours!

There are many festivals in North Thailand. Some of these such as Loy Krathong and Songkran are well known. 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.

READ MORE ABOUT FESTIVALS IN NORTH THAILAND
Kew Mae Pan Nature Trail Doi Inthanon Hmong guide

Customized Tours

We have more than 20 years experience with designing customized tours in North Thailand. 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.

YOUR CHIANG MAI TRIP STARTS WITH US

About Chiang Mai a la Carte

Chiang Mai a la Carte values and showcases the tangible and intangible Heritage of Chiang Mai and North Thailand. Tourism can and should create awareness and contribute to the preservation of the heritage that we consider unique and invaluable. At the same time, we focus on discovering heritage in the making or future heritage. We specialize in customized private tours. We offer a wide range of day tours and multiple day tours on this website. All these tours are based on thorough research. We update the itineraries continuously.

Customized Experiences

Chiang Mai a la Carte gives your visit to this region special “a la carte” treatment.

We are 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.

How to book a tour

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

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