5 Days Food Tours Thailand

  • Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, 123-123/1 Charoen Prathet Road, Changklan, Muang, Chiang Mai 50100 Thailand

Northern Delights Thailand Food Tour

Uncover northern Thailand's rich culinary heritage from the tranquil riverside luxury of this Chiang Mai hotel, renowned for its sophisticated blend of Thai charm and colonial style. Spend your days exploring the moated old city's bustling markets and countless temples, as well as its thriving street food culture and quirky cafe and art scenes. Step back in time, with visits to age-old hill tribes and authentic handicraft villages, and enjoy the regions breathtaking national parks, picturesque lakes, impressive waterfalls, and idyllic mountain scenery.

Highlights

  • Elephant camp experience
  • Hands-on Thai cooking class
  • Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos tour
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Opium Museum visit
  • 4 days with instruction
  • English
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Housed in a striking modern building of wood and expansive glass, 84 sleekly designed rooms and suites boast a private balcony with a daybed, overlooking manicured gardens, The Colonial House or Mae Ping River. Inside, sunlight streams through floor-to-ceiling windows, with contemporary decor of stylish furnishings and neutral hues accented by distinctive local artifacts.

The 52 deluxe rooms at Anantara Chiang Mai Resort are elegantly appointed with a sumptuous bedroom, luxurious amenities, and a bathroom with both a deep terrazzo tub and rain shower. Perfect for couples, desiring Chiang Mai accommodation with more space and luxury, as well as families with up to two children (32 Kasara suites impress with over double the space). Share meals at the dining area, enjoy an indulgently large open plan bathroom and upgraded amenities, such as Bose entertainment, an iPod dock and JURA Swiss brand coffee machine, in addition to a host of exclusive privileges that will show you the truly standout amongst hotels in Chiang Mai.

Deluxe river view room

Relax at your balcony's table and chairs, or recline on your oversized daybed, drinking in soothing views of river life unfolding. In the evenings, open your bathrooms retractable doors to extend the space and take a lazy soak in the tub, before selecting a nightcap or watching a movie. Sleep in a sumptuous bed. When you wake up, sip a tea or coffee as you catch up on emails and plan a wonderful day.

Deluxe room

Wake up and draw back the curtains with the press of a bedside button. Snuggle up on the cushioned daybed of your private balcony, sipping a tea or coffee amidst the cool morning air. Return from a day of rich exploration to soak in your deep terrazzo tub, either in enclosed privacy or with an extended view by opening the retractable bathroom doors. Then, ease into a relaxing evening with a tipple from the mini bar, enjoyed at your outdoor table and chairs, overlooking beautiful grounds.

Kasara river view suite

Sip a gourmet coffee and read a good book on your inside or outside daybed as the river comes to life. When the sun sets a romantic glow, order room service and savor a meal at the dining table. Play your favorite iPod tunes, fold back your open plan bathrooms doors, and soak in the deep terrazzo tub, gazing over the illuminated banks. To make your stay even more indulgent, enjoy a host of exclusive in-suite and Kasara lounge privileges.

Kasara suite

Unraveling over an incredible 105 square meters, Kasara suites epitomize space and elegance. Rest on your indoor and outdoor daybeds, share meals at the dining table, and fold back your bathrooms polished wooden doors to soak in the tub with a view. While a range of discerning privileges includes a private butler and exclusive Kasara lounge experiences.

This combined northern delights escape immerses you into the legendary Golden Triangle, with staying at Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, on a hilltop in the jungle overlooking three countries and the mighty Mekong River. Experience a luxurious all-inclusive package with a daily choice of incredible activities, from once in a lifetime elephant adventure, an indulgent spa package that incorporates indigenous wellness traditions, cooking classes that reveal the secrets of northern Thailand's timeless cuisine, to a private tour that delves into the unique character of Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos.

  • Enjoy a spa treatment package
  • Explore the moated old citys bustling markets and countless temples
  • Join an elephant camp experience
  • Partake in a private tour that delves into the unique character of Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos
  • Sample the street food culture and quirky caf and art scene in Chiang Mai
  • Visit the Opium Museum and the age-old hill tribes, authentic handicraft villages

Explore authentic Thai areas, seemingly endless markets, and the city's quirky art culture with its bohemian vibe, as well as popular cosmopolitan hangouts and a growing wellness scene. Surrounding the valley in which Chiang Mai resides, verdant mountains are home to vast national parks of virgin rainforest, impressive waterfalls, and rare flora and fauna. Discover countless Buddhist temples, timeless hill tribe communities, exotic animal sanctuaries, fascinating handicraft villages, as well as historic ruins that tell a tale of a time when Chiang Mai was the capital of the ancient Lanna Kingdom. Discover the land of smiles from an insider's perspective. Ask about your favorite rooftop bar or about many quiet upcountry villages to explore. Maybe you prefer to simply sip a stylish cocktail, as you relax on a white-sand shore. Thailand offers the perfect array of city charms and country repose.

Nearby places

  • Bhubing Palace - 45 minutes
  • Chiang Dao (elephant camp, river rafting, and caves) - 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Chiang Mai Night Safari - 20 minutes
  • Chiang Mai Zoo & Aquarium - 20 minutes
  • Doi Inthanon National Park - 2 hours
  • Mae Sa Elephant Camp - 40 minutes
  • Night bazaar - 5 minutes
  • Nimmanhaemin - 20 minutes
  • Old city - 15 minutes
  • Ratchaphruek Garden - 25 minutes
  • Wat Prathat Doi Kham (Golden Mountain Temple) - 45 minutes
  • Wiang Kum Kam (ancient ruins of the Lanna Kingdoms first capital) - 15 minutes
Activities
  • Boating
  • Cooking classes
  • Diving
  • Fishing nearby
  • Fitness center
  • Gym
  • Horse riding / rental
  • Massage
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Shopping
  • Spa
  • Tennis court
General
  • ATM / banking nearby
  • Currency exchange nearby
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • In-room dining
  • Library
  • Local market
  • Meeting room
  • Room cleaning
  • Tour assistance
Services
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Concierge desk
  • Dining area
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lobby

During this culinary holiday, guests will indulge in discovering distinctive flavors across Thailand. Embark on a gastronomical adventure at a wide range of restaurants in Chiang Mai, and let talented chefs, bartenders, tea masters, and wine gurus tantalize your palate with expertly crafted classics or something rivetingly new. Toast signature cocktails at sunset, and pair elegant nightcaps with a fine cigar to wind down at the end of the day.

Each day begins with a breakfast buffet of tropical fruits and juices, fresh bakery temptations, eastern and western favorites, and made to order hot dishes. Cooling down is a decadent treat with homemade ice creams and sorbets throughout the day. Lunch and dinner have dual appeals with a choice of two different cuisines. An international grill menu offers creative tartar appetizers and salads, a sauted collection, expertly blended soup and gazpacho creations, the finest meats and seafood char grilled to perfection, as well as Italian pasta and risotto dishes, infused with connoisseur ingredients.

By contrast, the authentic Indian menu showcases the regional specialties of talented chefs from Mumbai, Calcutta, and Kerala, enhanced by traditional tan door oven cooking and signature recipes you wont find anywhere else. Pair memorable meals with the perfect wine or champagne, recommended by a wine guru. Enjoy a table in the elegant dining room, or sit outside on the peacefully secluded riverside deck. The wine cellar houses an impressive selection of new and old world wines, and offers an exclusive connoisseur haven for wine tasting journeys, and private dinner parties. Savor single malt in the private whiskey tasting room, and Cuban cigars, presented from the resident cigar aficionado.

  • Book a streetwise guru city tour
  • Feel free to explore Chiang Mai during your free time
  • Join island excursions and horse riding lessons
  • Play water sports, box step aerobics, and fitball
  • Practice muay thai and yoga with a personal trainer

In the heart of the city, yet feeling a tranquil world away, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort offers a heaven of serenity beside the meandering Mae Ping River, with a dedicated health club, scenic riverside lawn, and a luxurious spa, offering inspirational spaces for a wide range of wellness experiences. Discover a uniquely flexible approach to feeling good on holiday with Anantara's balance wellness concept. Whether you want to focus on weight loss and body toning, detoxing and anti-ageing, de-stressing or holistic healing, or simply the satisfaction of returning from holiday looking and feeling great, balance invites you to pick and choose the ideal elements for you, from individual experiences with the total freedom to relax and indulge in between, to tailored programs for maximum benefits to help you achieve your personal goals.

Enhance your health and wellbeing in any way you wish with a wide choice of experiences, from a healthy raw juice menu, fitness classes for body and mind, wellness seminars, results driven spa treatments, and healing alternative therapies. Call upon an expertise for bespoke recommendations and programs to suit your personal ideals, needs and time. Leave feeling enriched by professional advice and practical experience, so that you can incorporate a healthier balance into your daily routine back home.

Essence of Anantara

Surrender to a sequence that offers a transformative awakening. Relax in a warm steam of therapeutic herbs that coaxes your mind to unwind and your pores to open. Purify and polish every inch of skin with a refreshing green tea exfoliant. Feel how purpose designed movements, reflexology and a signature oil blend combine to bring you deep relaxation and enhanced overall wellbeing.

Lanna ritual

Begin with a pampering ritual to cleanse, reduce swelling, relax and refresh the feet and lower legs. Surrender to a full body massage combining healing plai massage oil with Thai, Burmese and Chinese techniques to enhance energy flow and overall wellbeing, ending with a mini pressure point facial. Awaken to a singing bowl, wash your hands in herbal and floral water to clear negative energy and make a wish with a golden heart Bodhi leaf.

  • 2 nights accommodation at Anantara Chiang Mai Resort and Spa
  • 2 nights accommodation at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort
  • Airport transfers
  • Beverages (select range of non-alcoholic drinks, house wine, beer, and spirits)
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • In-room mini bar
  • Internet access
  • Lunch and dinner for every night stayed
  • One activity for every night stayed from a choice of: spa treatment packages, elephant camp experiences, three country tour and a Thai cooking class
  • One time visit to the Opium Museum
  • Transfers between Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort and Anantara Chiang Mai Resort and Spa
  • 1% provincial tax
  • 7% government tax
  • 10% service charge
  • Airfare
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses

Arrival by airplane

Please arrive at Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) or Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI). Anantara Chiang Mai will pick you up. The pick-up is included in the price.

GPS

  • 8.781889, 99.004
  • 18.46.54.80 N, 99.00.14.40 E

Chiang Mai, Thailand

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