Kayaking Thailand

Thinking about Kayaking in Thailand? Look no further; 8Adventures operates some of the most amazing trips in South East Asia and beyond. Locally on the Mae Taeng River we host amazing kayaking experiences. Go deep into the jungle or practice your skills with a pro, we have options for all levels and welcome everyone to come out and experience kayaking in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Inflatable Kayak – 15 Km Expedition

Chiang Mai Thailanfd Kayaking

 Trip Code: IK-15K


1 day, 15 Km Upper Mae Taeng

Expedition style, inflatable kayaking trip on the upper Mae Tang River near Chiang Mai Thailand. This is a special section of river rarely explored, a remote 15km stretch of scenic class I-II whitewater. You will travel back in time as you kayak down the upper Mae Taeng Gorge. Get back Into the Jungle.

PRICE: 4,000 Baht

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This trip is for those that want a softer adventure that is remote and all about doing it yourself. After arriving at 8Adventures in the Mae Taeng District we travel 30 Km upstream on a remote road for a section of kayaking 15 Km long. This area is quite remote and only accessible by trekking or floating on the river. During this time we practice skill sets to improve your kayaking ability, basic strokes and river reading skills to control your craft. We also learn about flora, fauna, and rural Thai culture. Along the way we pass a Lahu Village and elephant camp and much more. A really beautiful and peaceful section of river.

Trip Includes

 

  • Air-conditioned Transportation
  • UL and CE EN Certified Safety equipment
  • CPR and First Aid Certified guides and staff
  • Lunch
  • Drinking water, tea or coffee
  • Insurance
  • Towel set

Details

Pickup from Chiang Mai: 7:30-8:00 am

Return to Chiang Mai: 17:00 to 19:00

Trip Duration: 9 to 10 hours

Trip Code: IK-15K

What to wear / What to bring

 

Swimming suit (quick drying shorts to wear over swimsuit is recommended for comfort and cultural sensitivity), athletic shoes, sunscreen, refillable water bottle, small day pack, dry set of clothes, socks and dry shoes or sandals.

Custom Kayaking Course

Trip Code: K-GC


Learn to kayak or brush up on your technique with 8Adventures professional kayak instructors

The Kayaking Course is customized to fit the needs of the participants. No one trip is exactly the same. In general for beginners we start with the basics in strokes and water reading. For more advanced paddlers we have a wealth of local knowledge to put towards designing the ultimate trip for you. Maximum group size of 4. Price per day is the same for 1 or 4 people. Call 8Adventures for details and individual programs.

PRICE: 5,000 Baht

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Trip Includes

 

  • Transfer by air-conditioned van, SUV, car or truck
  • UL Life Jackets and CE EN Certified Helmets, Kayak – Whitewater creek boat, skirt, paddle.
  • CPR and First Aid certified guides and staff
  • Lunch each day
  • Drinking water, tea or coffee
  • Insurance
  • Towel set

Details

Pickup from Chiang Mai: Call to schedule

Return to Chiang Mai: Call to schedule

Trip Duration: 8-10 hours

Trip Code: K-GC

What to wear / What to bring

 

Swimming suit (quick drying shorts to wear over swimsuit is recommended for comfort and cultural sensitivity), athletic shoes, sunscreen, refillable water bottle, small day pack, dry set of clothes, socks and dry shoes or sandals.

GUIDED KAYAKING

Trip Code: K-G


KAYAK THE MAE TAENG RIVER WITH PROFESSIONAL GUIDE (FOR EXPERIENCED KAYAKERS ONLY)

Class I to IV whitewater kayaking. We provide a shuttle from 8Adventures Riverside Basecamp to the top of the river, all the appropriate rated equipment, and a highly skilled guided to alert you on what’s downstream, scouting key points along the way and serving as your safety kayaker.

PRICE: 2,500 Baht

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Trip Includes

 

  • UL Life Jackets and CE EN Certified Helmets, kayak, skirt, paddle.
  • CPR and first-aid Certified Guides and support staff
  • Drinking water, tea or coffe
  • Insurance
  • Towel set
  • Transport and Food are not included but can be provided for an additional charge.

Details

Pickup from Chiang Mai: 7:00 am ( Transportation Extra)

Return to Chiang Mai: Transportation Extra

Trip Duration: Up to 6 Hours

Trip Code: K-G

What to wear / What to bring

 

Swimming suit (quick drying shorts to wear over swimsuit is recommended for comfort and cultural sensitivity), athletic shoes, sunscreen, refillable water bottle, small day pack, dry set of clothes, socks and dry shoes or sandals.