In the mornings, Elliebum Guesthouse offers fascinating guided food walks around the old town. With plenty of insights about Thai cuisine and culture along the way, they take in Chiang Mai Gate Market and the city’s best street restaurants and dessert stalls. Every evening.

The Riverside runs a dinner cruise, charging B110 per person on top of whatever you order from their very good menu; get there by 7.15pm to put your orders in (boat departs at 8pm). Mae Ping River Cruises also runs dinner cruises at 7.30pm for B550 per person for a Thai set menu.

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