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Great Activities for Kids Active in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai

Planning a trip up north with the family? Check out BKK Kids’ top activities for to keep the kids active in Chiang Mai.

Art in Paradise – Chiang Mai

Location : 58/8 Moo 1, Tha Sala Subdistrict, Mueang District, Chiang Mai Province, Chiang Mai, 50000
Contact : 098 660 0051, [email protected]
Open : Every 9:00 am – 19:00 pm

Art in Paradise Chiang Mai, a museum of 3D paintings, presents paintings that use techniques and expertise in painting on a flat surface to become a virtual illusion (Illusion Art), a place for viewers to experience and engage with the artwork closely (Interactive Art) to feel as if the audience is part of the painting (Realistic Art). Founded by Mr. Jang Kyu Suk (Mr. Jang Kyu Suk) from South Korea, works of art by 10 professional Korean painters.


Chiang Mai Biking

Location : Baan Nai Fun 1, 135/157, Soi 9,, Pa Daet Sub-district, Mueang Chiang Mai, 50100
Contact : 081 032 0011, [email protected]
Open : Please contact

They are welcome guests from all ages and have specialized private tours for groups or families with children. Their tours are inclusive of water, soft drinks and snacks along the way together with a delicious local lunch. They have an unforgettable cycling experience through stunning rice fields and local communities while visiting local markets, schools and small factories. Their team of well-trained cycling guides is ready to show you the hidden secrets of Chiang Mai and to answer all your questions during our cycling tours.


Chiang Mai Night Safari

Location : 33 m.12 NONG KHWAI Amphoe Hang Dong, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50230
Contact : [email protected]
Open : Everyday at 11:00 am – 21:00 pm

Chiang Mai Night Safari is a Nature Theme Park with an emphasis on natural science. Wildlife in Asia and Around the world. Visitors can study wildlife behavior closely


Chiang Mai Zoo

Location : 100 Huay Kaew Rd, Tambon Su Thep, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200
Contact : 053 221 179, [email protected]
Open : Everyday at 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
At the foot of Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai Zoo houses Thailand’s only giant panda family, which has enjoyed the limelight with the birth of Lin Ping in 2009. This beloved baby has returned to China to find a mate, but her parents Lin Hui and Chuang Chuang remain. The zoo is hilly, and shuttle buses loop the expansive grounds. The facilities are somewhat rundown, but kids will nevertheless enjoy seeing the animals.


Elephant Nature Park

Location : 1 Ratmakka Road, Phra Sing, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Contact : +66 (0) 53 272855, +66 (0) 53 818932
Open : Mon-Sun 07:00 am -17:00 pm
Elephant Nature Park is an elephant rescue and rehabilitation center in Northern Thailand where you can volunteer and visit to help. We have been involved in dozens of rescues which have created our thriving elephant herd. The park provides a natural environment for elephants, dogs, cats, buffaloes and many other animals under our care.

Volunteers and visitors contribute to the healing while learning about their lives past and present. Arrange a visit to all our projects in Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar.


Elephant Poopoopaper Park

Location : 87 Moo 10 T.Maeram A.Maerim Chiangmai Amphoe Mae Rim, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50180
Contact : 053 299 565, [email protected]
Open : Thu – Sun at 8:30 am – 17:30

Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park is an eco-friendly, naturally built, outdoor museum park focused on introducing and explaining the unique steps involved in making our world famous paper products from elephant poop fibers.
The self-guided and interpretive walking tour takes visitors through eight different pavilions explaining each stage of our fascinating process (from rinsing through to product assembly) through the use of rich graphics, informative signage and demonstrations by our skilled artisans.
Visitors will also be introduced to Chiang Mai’s long and rich history of traditional paper-making and handicraft production and tracethe history of paper from its invention in China almost 2000 years ago and its evolution throughout Asia, Egypt, Europe and the Americas.
In a single destination, Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park encompasses so many aspects of what the typical visit to Chiang Mai is all about: genuine eco-tourism, history and culture; artisans; local crafts; education, fun and one-of-a-kind shopping! Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park is certain to be one of the most memorable parts of any visitor’s trip to Northern Thailand.


Hidden Village Chiangmai

Location : Hidden Village Chiangmai Chiang Mai, Thailand 50300
Contact : 064 550 0305
Open : Every day 9:00 am – 19:00 , Sunday close 21:00 pm.

The Hidden Village of Chiangmai is now unveiled awaiting your exploration.

Hardly anyone being aware of this unseen village hidden in the heart of Chiangmai town, the village is simply 15 minutes driving distance from the International Airport. You will experience an interesting story of the village whilst getting unique ambience and activities including closely exploring the jungle of giant insects the house of animals.

Not to be missed is our Dinosaur Town – the first and only one in Chiangmai.

Yet you can enjoy a relaxing meal at The Barn Steak House where the best ingredients meet here with us at the first the one and the only attraction in town.our long experience chef’s remarkable flavouring touch.

Open your new senses and touches here with us at the first the one and the only attraction in town.


Siam insect zoo

Location : 23/4 Moo 1 Mae Rim, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50180
Contact : 062 956 5645
Open : Fri – Sun 9:00am – 17:00 pm
Some of the inhabitants of the Siam Insect Zoo in Mae Rim might make your skin crawl, but it offers a fascinating (and very close) look at a variety of insects, including moths, butterflies, stick insects, beetles and scorpions. Explore a small butterfly enclosure and watch cocoons hatch, dig for squirmy beetle larvae, and check out exhibits featuring thousands of pinned insects.


Siam River Adventures

Location : 17 Ratchawitee Rd., Sri Poom, Ampur Muang Chiang Mai, Thailand 50200
Contact : 089 515 1917
Open : Everyday

Siam River Adventures Co., Ltd. specializes in whitewater rafting kayaking trips in Chiang Mai and Northern Thailand. We operate adventure tours for the culturally minded with an emphasis on preserving local ways of life and customs. We can tailor make your adventure for you, your family, or your whole group – from airport pick up to drop off!

With our private river camp and jungle home-stay located less than 75 km from Chiang Mai’s old city center on the Mae Taeng River in Sop Kai Village. We offer you a genuine jungle experience.

Our unique jungle home-stay, Hill tribe trekking excursions, elephant treks, whitewater rafting trips, whitewater kayak school, full moon rafting and multi-sport trips are unbeatable! Come experience a life of adventure with us for one or multiple days and enjoy a break from the tourist crowds of Chiang Mai.

Come experience a life of adventure with us for one or multiple days and enjoy a break from the tourist crowds of Chiang Mai. Adhering to International standards, our English speaking first aid and swift water rescue trained guides guarantee your safety.

Browse our site for more information on whitewater rafting and whitewater kayaking in Chiang Mai Northern Thailand.


Thai Akha Cooking School in Chaing Mai

Location : 14/10 Rat Chiang Saen 2 Ko. Alley, Tambon Hai Ya, Muang District, Chiang Mai 50100,
Contact : 061 325 4611
Open : Every day at 8:00am to 10:00pm

The “Akha” people immigrated and became citizens of Thailand in the early 1900’s through China, Laos and Myanmar. There are now 80,000 Akha people living in small villages in the mountains of Thailand. Akha people have their own traditions, culture and beliefs, different from the rest of Thailand, as many hill tribes do.
Thai Akha Kitchen is run by Akha people who were born and raised in Thailand. They love Thai food just as much as you! So They would like to invite you to experience Akha food and Akha culture. Give us a chance to tell you our story. Our small culture will sooner or later cease to exist and will become forgotten, so this is our chance to pass down our traditions and cooking styles to the world in hope that at least some parts of it will live through people who continue to use our techniques.

Akha Food is totally different from Thai Food and is much healthier and fresher. Akha people have a saying: “There are only three things in jungle that you can’t eat, and nobody knows what they are”.
In other words, we haven’t found anything that’s not edible yet!


X Centre Chiang Mai

Location : 816 Moo 1, Mae Rim-Samoeng Rd., Rim Tai, Mae Rim Chiang Mai, Thailand 50180
Contact : 053 297 700
Open : Everyday 9:00 am – 18:00 pm

Chiang Mai’s X-Centre is the one-stop for all adrenaline junkies with a wide range of thrilling activites to keep visitors of all ages entertained all day long.
If its motorsport action you’re after you can try one of our off road tours by motorcycle or buggy into the hills that overlook the beautiful Mae Rim Valley or if you’d sooner go racing you can take to the track in the easy-to-drive indoor drift karts.
Got a team of friends together ? Then it could be time for some paintballing using the very best equipment available. If none of this gets your adrenaline pumping then perhaps try bungy jumping 165 feet from our custom-built tower or rolling down a hill inside one of our huge Xorb Balls – two great ways to make people laugh and scream at the same time.
When you’ve had enough excitement for the day and are feeling hungry or thirsty you can chill out with a hearty meal and a beer either in the air-conditioned sports bar or open-air restaurant.
Whether you come alone or in a group our friendly, easy-going staff are there to take care of you and ensure everyone has a day to remember at the X-Centre.



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