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The Maetang River is located one hour’s drive from Chiang Mai city. This is the perfect place for a fun rafting day trip! Paddle through a series of exciting rapids (depending the season)

amidst beautiful nature and countryside.

Duration: 7 hours (approximately)
Departure: Daily departures from Chiang Mai city (during rafting season)
Fitness level: Swimming competency is essential; average level of fitness is best.
Season: This tour is operated from mid-June until 31 January annually (subject to water levels)


  • Experience this thrilling action trip paddling the rapids of Maetang River
  • Learn from your professional rafting guide(s)
  • Delicious Thai set lunch at the raft camp


08:00 – 08:30 Pick-up from your Chiang Mai hotel and transfer to the Mae Tang River.

09:30Arrival at Maetang River Camp located on the riverbank; this will be our base for the day. Start the adventure with a safety briefing and demonstration of basic paddling skills, followed by equipment fitting.

10:00 Jump on board our covered pick-up truck where we travel a bumpy road for 10km until we reach our put in point. Here the rafting experience begins with a descent for the first section, a perfect paddling introduction. This is followed by a more intense and thrilling rapids to keep the adrenaline pumping until the the raft arrives back at Mae Tang River Camp.

13:00 Catch your breath and dry off at camp before enjoying a set lunch of delicious Thai cuisine and fresh fruits.

14:00 Vehicle transfer back to Chiang Mai city (arrival approximately 15:00)

Notes: depending on the season and availability, we might operates different timings for this trip. We usually also run an afternoon trip. Contact us for more information.



  • Air-conditioned vehicle transfers to Mae Tang River Camp and back to Chiang Mai
  • Professional rafting instructor and English speaking guide
  • All required equipment for the activity (e.g. EEC standards life jackets & helmet)
  • Thai lunch at river camp (please inform us at time of booking if you have any dietary requirements)
  • Drinking water, coffee and tea


  • Beverages (apart from drinking water which is provided during the activity)
  • Tips or gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Additional Information

    • We recommend participants not to wear any jewellery or valuables on this trip.
    • Participants must wear a life jacket and helmet while on the rafts.
    • For an adrenalin packed day we can combine river rafting with other activities such as ATV or zipline, ask us for further info!