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  • Guest House Chiang Mai
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  • Guest House Chiang Mai
  • Guest House Chiang Mai
  • Guest House Chiang Mai
  • Guest House Chiang Mai

Travel Program North Thailand

Joy’s House and our Culture Travel program received the award for outstanding sensitive Tourism of Thai Tourist Authority. We invite you to experience the unique and traditional North Thailand beside the beaten Tourist path.

Our Tours are private Tours - no group Tours. You will enjoy your day in traditional style - off the beaten tourist path - without waiting times. You can stop where ever you want, take photos or rest for a while whenever you want. You will get your private car, driver, guide and quality information. We are open for you individual wishes in any time. Ask for our special prices for Families and groups


1 Day Trips: Locally bookable


Cooking experience and visit local market

Our family member will cook with you. Starts a trip to local market by Motorcycle Sidecar or bicycle for buy fresh ingredients. You’ll get a feel for real Thai culture. Back to Joy’s House, we will do cooking class at our outdoor kitchen and learn how to cook real Thai food. We will cook 3-dishes together. Cook for Lunch start: 10.30amm Cook for Dinner start: 16.00pm
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable

Incl. Ingredient for cooking, Transport Price Person
Cooking Class (approx. 4 hours) 1,200 Baht
1,000 Baht
Baht/person (1 person)
Baht/person( 2 adult up)



Temple, Markets and the old city of Chiang Mai

Start: 9.30am, We will start our day trip by offering food and get a good blessing from the Monk at the temple which is older than 500 hundred years old. We will guide you to the local interesting places of Chiang Mai. You will see the flower market and local handmade products at the Warorot Market. During the tour, you will get close to traditional Thai life and enjoy lunch in a typical Thai Restaurant. Afternoon, we will go sightseeing in the Old City, and boat trip on Ping River back to Joys House.
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable

Incl. Lunch, Dinner, English speaking Guide, Ticket, Transport Price Person
Temple, Market and the old City/Boat trip (approx. 6 hours) 2,500 Baht
2,000 Baht
Baht/person (2 people)
Baht/person( 3 adult up)

  Preparing:
  • T-shirt or scarf for cover your shoulder
  • Trouser or Skirts that fall below the knee
  • Wear Flip-flop in this day, will be more comfortable for you, because we will visit many temple and have to take off the shoes often.



Elephant Experience

Be friend with elephant, learn how to prepare healthy food for elephants, bathing together at the nature pool, Enjoy mud spa with that keep their body temperature down and protects them from parasites. Please prepare for adventure and get wet & dirty. (Half day morning and Full day including Lunch)
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable

Incl. Lunch, Transport, Activities Price Person
Elephant Experience Please ask direct to our e-mail Half Day / Full Day

  Preparing:
  • Sunscreen, mosquito repellent, a change of clothes or swimming suite (you will get dirty/wet) and flip-flop for changing



Relax at our beautiful Lake and
visit Wat Doi Suthep Temple

Start at 9:30 a.m. visit the famous temple, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep on the mountain top (Elevation from sea level is 1,080 meters) and seeing traditional Lanna style gold bright pagoda with worshiping several holy Buddha statues which are highly respected by Chiang Mai community. You will have an unforgettable view over Chiang Mai city. After that down through the bottom of the mountain, to visit Wat Umong or meditation centre temple. This temple famous for its ancient tunnels and large and old stupa. Furthermore, it's a good place for practicing meditation because of its located in a peaceful place in the jungle. Relax at a beautiful lake, located 20 minutes' drive from Joy's House. Visit a relaxing paradise where Thai people spend their free time and get a taste of local food. You will enjoy your stay in small open huts directly on the water and if you like, you can go swimming too.
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable

Incl. Lunch, English speaking Guide, Ticket, Transport Price Person
Relax at a beautiful Lake and Doi Suthep Temple (approx. 6 hours) 2,000 Baht
1,800 Baht
Baht/person (2 people)
Baht/person( 3 adult up)

  Preparing:
  • Please prepare T-shirt or scarf for cover your shoulder
  • Trouser or Skirts that fall below the knee
  • Also you can prepare cloth for changing, at the Lake, we will have lunch and possible to swim



Doi Inthanon National park,
Hiking, Nature, hill tribe

We leave Joy’s House early in the morning to drive to Doi Inthanon National Park (Elevation from sea level is 2,565 meters.) and it takes around 2 hours. We begin our adventure with a 3-hour hike to the beautiful waterfall. During our hike, you will admire the wonderful scenery of traditional farm cottages, rice fields, and the local hill tribe flower farms. We will have a delicious lunch at the hill tribe village. After our visit to the waterfall, we will walk to a Karen hill tribe village to visit their self-sustaining organic coffee farm and visit the beautiful Twin Pagodas before dive back to joy’s house.
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable

Incl. Lunch, Dinner, English speaking Guide, local guide, Ticket, Transport Price Person
Doi Inthanon National park (approx. 8-9 hours) 3,000 Baht
2,500 Baht
Baht/person (2 people)
Baht/person( 3 adult up)

  Preparing:
  • Please prepare long trouser for trekking in the jungle
  • Please prepare jacket, the temperature up in the mountain will be around 15-20 C.
  • Sneakers would be good for your trekking
  • Mosquito Repellent

Remark: Children age under than 7 years old; parent have to well take care.
Seniors over than 60 years old should be healthy to be able to participate



Chiang Dao cave and water fall

We will start our trip at 8:30 a.m. and heading to the north of Thailand to visit Chiang Dao.Before we explore the cave, we will get a Buddhist ceremony from the Monk for luck and for mental protection. Inside the Chiang Dao Cave, you can see very beautiful stalactites, stalagmites and beautiful sculptures of Burmese style Buddha statue on the rock. For local Buddhists, the cave is popular for a meditation retreat therefore inside the cave there is a famous Buddhist Monk Statue in a meditation position and another holy reclining Burmese Buddha image. Exploring the cave, we have to go with an expert local guide from the village and he or she is proud to present every detail inside the cave. After lunch, we will drive you to a beautiful modern temple, where you can see a temple in a different style than the general one. This temple is unique from its building style, architecture, and large wooden hall structure. Inside the temple, there is a largest reclining Buddha in Chiang Mai city. After the temple, we will further to an amazing waterfall, Bua Thong Waterfall where you can climb up and down on it. It has been nicknamed ‘the sticky waterfall’ because the limestone creates enough friction to stop slipping, so making it very easy to climb up the waterfall (with the help of ropes).
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable

Incl. Lunch, Dinner, English speaking Guide, local guide, Ticket, Transport Price Person
Chiang Dao cave and water fall (approx. 8-9 hours) 2,500 Baht
2,000 Baht
Baht/person (2 people)
Baht/person( 3 adult up)

  Preparing:
  • Please prepare long trouser, wear Sneaker, Swimming cloth and cloth for changing, Flip-flop for changing

Remark: Children age under than 7 years old; parent have to well take care.
Seniors over than 60 years old should be healthy to be able to participate.
The way inside the cave is not suitable for the elderly and people scared claustrophobia and darkness.



Early morning monk Ceremony

Early in the morning at 6.30 a.m. we will drive to the area where 50 Monks will have their early morning walk and Ceremony and you have a good opportunity to offer some food and flower to the monk with traditional way. After this experience, we will go up to the famous Doi Suthep Temple on the mountain and have Thai breakfast there. You will get a fantastic view of Chiang Mai and get fresh air from there. The second important temple that you should not miss is our Meditation centre Temple, Wat U Mong. It’s build up as a tunnel system and the area is full of tradition and spirit. For your late lunch and relax, we will drive to our beautiful natural Lake. After a lovely stay at the Lake, we will go back to Joy's house.
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable

Incl. Thai Breakfast, Lunch, English speaking Guide, Food for offering to Monks, Ticket, Transport Price Person
Early morning monk Ceremony (approx. 6 hours) 2,500 Baht
2,000 Baht
Baht/person (2 people)
Baht/person( 3 adult up)

  Preparing:
  • Please prepare T-shirt or scarf for cover your shoulder
  • Trouser or Skirts that fall below the knee
  • Also you can prepare cloth for changing, at the Lake, we will have lunch and possible to swim



Mae Rim & Mae Sa Waterfall for Family

Start: 9.30am, this program is an appropriate for traveling with kids and is certainly more family – friendly. We will drive to the scenery true Mae Rim. On the way, you will pass a small village and a beautiful nature. First stop at Siam Insect Zoo & Museum. The exhibitions to provide closely service to guide and allow to hold, to touch stick, mantis, photography, and especially the lives insect, including a walking stick, mantis, beetles, beetle grubs, butterfly caterpillars, crickets and scorpions for examples. You will enjoy sitting in the bamboo hut for lunch near the small river. We short drive to "Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden" There are beautiful gardens an aerial walkway above the forest canopy, fountains, and greenhouse. Last place, we will refresh at Mae Sa Waterfall where you and family can swim and relax. Take your time and enjoy the natural sound
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable

Incl. Lunch, Dinner, English speaking Guide, Ticket, Transport Price Person
Mae Rim & Mae Sa Waterfall for Family (approx. 6 hours) 2,500 Baht
2,000 Baht
Baht/person (2 people)
Baht/person( 3 adult up)

  Preparing:
  • Please remember to bring sunscreen, mosquito repellent, a change of clothes or swimming suite, flip-flop for changing



Full Day Experience Trek Mae Tang Area (For real sport lovers!)

This trekking trip will be operated in areas of Mae Taeng Forest, in the upper North of Chiang Mai where you will be able to experience the life of Karen and Lahu Hill tribes. We leave Joy’s House early in the morning to drive to Mae Taeng District around 45 minutes, we will start trekking (around 2 hours) to Karen Village along the way, you will see many kinds of forest plants, insect and the incredible view of Valley. Then we have lunch at Karen Hill tribe village and take a walk around and see their life, we will start hiking again to waterfall (around 2 hours). You have time for swim and take a rest for a while there. At last, do adventure sports "Rafting" at the river nearby.
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable

Incl. Lunch, Dinner, English speaking Guide, local guide, Ticket, Transport Price Person
4 hours Trekking Mae Tang Area (approx. 9 hours) 3,000 Baht
2,500 Baht
Baht/person (2 people)
Baht/person( 3 adult up)

  Preparing:
  • Please prepare long trouser for trekking in the jungle
  • Please prepare jacket, up of the mountain is windy.
  • Sneakers would be good for your trekking
  • Also you can prepare swimming cloth, at the waterfall you have time to swim.

Remark: Children age under than 12 years old parent have to well take care.
Seniors over than 60 years old should be healthy to be able to participate.
Rafting can skip, please ask at the reception.
The program cannot do on the rainy season.



Bicycle tour Bua Thong Waterfall,
Bua Thong Cave and Mae Ngad Dam

In the morning start 8:30 a.m. we will drive to the Northeast of Chiang Mai around 50 minutes to "Bua Thong Waterfall" (Sticky waterfall) a special feature allows you to climb directly up the rocks into the oncoming cascading water for bare feet and hands. At the lower level have a small nice pool and beautiful view. After enjoying at the waterfall, we will bike to "Sri Lanna National Park" take time around 2-2.5 hours and on the way, we will stop at "Bua Thong Cave" for hiking 200 Naga serpent steps up to the cave. Inside the caves have more beautiful of the stalagmite and the stalactites that align elaborate by the natural. In addition, you will enjoy and surprisingly with the graceful unique of the cave and Buddha Statues. Then we have to bike to "Mae Ngad Dam" a long boat across the reservoir to one of the many floating restaurants. The landscape is beautiful with mountains, water, and forest around. We will have a delicious lunch here and you can choose swimming or kayaking. (You have to wear a life vest all the time because of the rule of this place) In the evening back to Joy’s house.
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable

Incl. Lunch, Dinner, English speaking Guide, bicycle, Ticket, Transport Price Person
4 hours Trekking Mae Tang Area (approx. 9 hours) 3,000 Baht
2,500 Baht
Baht/person (2 people)
Baht/person( 3 adult up)

  Preparing:
  • mosquito repellent, a change of clothes or swimming suite, Wear sneaker

Remark: We are not suggesting this program for the family with small children and children age under than 13 years old parent have to well take care and can swim well.
Seniors over than 60 years old should be healthy to be able to participate. The way inside the cave is narrow, not suitable for the elderly and people scared claustrophobia and darkness.



Elephant day and visit Bua Thong Waterfall

At 7.00am – 7.45am, The guide from elephant camp will pick you up to the elephant retirement park. The elephant retirement park is proud of the strict policy of its treatment of elephants. There is no riding, chaining for the beating of any kind. The sole focus is to take care of well being of retired elephants. The owner of the camp created a sustainable habitat for the elephants to live in a safe and natural environment, free from profiteering and neglect. At the elephant park family units are never separated and herbal medicines are used to keep the animals healthy and enjoy a better quality of life. The children will learn how to take care of the elephant. Enjoy muddy spa and shower with the elephants. After lunch, we will drive to the Bua Thong waterfall. You can relax and have fun there. A special feature of this waterfall allows you to climb directly up the rocks into the oncoming cascading water. You can relax at the Bua Thong waterfall around 1-2 hours.
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable

Incl. Lunch, activities, Ticket, Transport Price Person
Elephant and waterfall (approx. 7-8 hours) 2,900 Baht/Adult - Children 9 -11 year old: 1,900 baht/person
- Children 4 -8 year old: 1,300 baht/person
- Children 1-3 years free with 2 Adult

  Preparing:
  • Sunscreen, mosquito repellent, a change of clothes or swimming suite (you will get dirty/wet) and flip-flop for changing.



Discover Chiang Mai culture through eating tour
with Joy’s House family

Start at 7:00 am , Chiang Mai is famous for its Northern Thai cuisine. We have a variety of foods on the market. Our family will show you the ingredients that are used and a better understanding of local culture. We also guide you insights into the culinary culture of a place such as wet markets, traditional family eateries are tucked beneath neighbourhood homes, food stalls and on footpaths or laneways. Our tour guide much more likely to talk about how something is eaten (rather than how it’s cooked), how they eat at home, what they ate growing up as kids, what their mother or grandmother cooks, how eating habits have changed, the role of food in local rituals, holidays, celebrations, and religious festivals, and so on. This program you will Taste of the North and Old Town Walk, participants get to try at least 7-10 dishes at 3 mean locations on the six-hour tour, which runs from 7:00 am -13:00 pm Along the way, you'll discover that there's so much more to Thai food than “Tom Yum Kung” or “Pad Thai”. Enjoy the story of Chiang Mai and Buddhist believes
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable
Travel Program 1 Day Trips Locally Bookable

Incl. Breakfast, Lunch, food, Ticket, Transport Price Person
Discover Chiang Mai culture through eating tour (approx. 6 hours) 1,800 Baht
1,500 Baht
1,000 Baht
for 1 single person
Baht/person (2 people)
Baht/person( 3 adult up)

  Preparing:
  • T-shirt or scarf for cover your shoulder, Trouser or Skirts that fall below the knee, stomach



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Joy's House, 114 moo 9, Sanpeesua Village, Muang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50300
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