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Chiang Mai Northern Food Adventure by Truck

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    A Chef's Tour

  • Locations

    Chiang Mai, Thailand

  • Activities

    Food Tour, Lifestyle

  • Price
    $49 USD per person
  • Duration

    4.5 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Every night from 17.00 - 21.00

  • Starting Location

    Wat Lok Moli Temple along Manee Nopparat Road

  • Price Includes

    Licensed guide(s), private iconic local truck transport for the evening, 17 different food and drink tastings, visits to 7 different locations across the city, water.

  • Notes

    Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring an umbrella in rainy season.


  • 17 food and drink tastings at 7 different locations across the city
  • 4 - 4.5 hours gorging on delicious Thai food
  • Ride in an iconic rod daeng truck from location to location
  • A guided walk and talk through a local produce market with tastings
  • Small group size with 2 guides if over 6 guests (10 max)

Trip Info

The tour begins at 5pm each night. Ride around Chiang Mai in an iconic rod daeng local truck with a maximum of 10 other guests in search of some of the cities finest food.

With the help of your guide you’ll visit 7 different locations across the city and sample 17 different food and drinks. Come with an empty stomach as you’re going to be feeling full by the end!

Northern Thai food is very different from other regions, with more herbs and less coconut used. The history of Northern Thai cuisine is closely linked with Burmese food as they ruled over the city for many years.

During the tour, you’ll visit a local produce market, Chinatown, watch the city’s butchers at work and visit the 24-hour fruit and vegetable market sample food along the way. You’ll also learn about the history of the city and some new words in Thai to help you order during the rest of your holiday.

Here’s the evening’s menu:

- Braised pork leg cooked in Chinese five spice

- Grilled Northern herbal Thai sausage

- Leaf wrapped miang kham bites

- Pork crackling with two nam prik spicy dips

- Crispy crickets and silk worms

- Fresh Shan tea leaf salad

- Aromatic tamarind leaf salad

- Nam prik pu peanut dip with jungle veg

- The most authentic Northern minced pork larb in Chiang Mai

- Sticky hang le Northern curry with pork belly

- A smoky bowl of nam ngiaw noodle soup

- Deep fried sweet potato bites

- Refreshing fruit smoothie

- Exotic seasonal fruit tasting such as longan and dragonfruit

- Khanon khroc coconut-rice pancakes

- Fiery ginger infused syrup with tofu

- Sweet local cakes in a variety of flavours

We Look forward to showing you the authentic food of Northern Thailand.

Your adventure awaits!

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