Wiang Kum Kam Tour by Boat

Wiang Kum Kam is an ancient “lost city” located on the banks of the Mae Ping River, around 5 km. southeast of Chiang Mai. It was founded in the 13th century by King Mangrai and was the royal capital prior to Chiang Mai. Wiang Kum Kam was abandoned in the 16th century due to flooding, and was only rediscovered in 1984. Wiang Kum Kam has been partly restored to its former glory and visitors can tour the ruins of ancient temples and see the carved stone tablets unearthed by archaeologists.


  • Cruise the Mai Ping River in a longtail boat.
  • Explore Chiang Mai's authentic culture, lifestyle and laid back atmosphere on the Mae Ping River Experience tour.
  • Visit one of Chiang Mai's historic - Wiang Kum Kam - was built by King Mangrai as his capital before he moved it to Chiang Mai.
  • Horse carriage to Wiang Kum Kam.
  • Horse carriage through Thawangtan Village to view six historical temple remains.


  • Transfers from/to hotels (major hotel in Chiangmai city only).
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • Boat ride over the Mae Ping River.
  • Fresh fruits and herb juices.


  • Meal.
  • Personal expenses such as tips, alcoholic beverage, etc.
  • Other services not mentioned on this programme.
  • Tips and gratuities.
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Things to know

How to use

  • You must book at least 24 hours prior to arrival
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher to enter to the attraction directly
  • The person who books and receives the confirmation voucher must present a valid photo ID/passport along with the voucher number
  • The voucher is valid only on specified date and time of the program

Important Information

  • Please plan to meet your tour guide at your hotel lobby at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled pick-up time.
  • Dress code: Dress standards are conservative throughout Asia, especially outside major cities. To respect this and for your own comfort, we strongly recommend modest clothing. This means clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Loose, lightweight, long clothing is both respectful and cool in the predominantly hot Asian climate. This trip visits religious sites, please ensure your knees and shoulders are covered.
  • What to bring: We recommend face towel, hat or cap, umbrella, camera, bottled water.
  • Please note that the itinerary and timing are approximate and may be modified without notice to fit the tide and local weather conditions..
  • This tour operates everyday.
  • Late arrivals: If you arrive more than 10 minutes late or after we have moved from your hotel, you may be considered a no-shows.

Transfer Service

  • Transfer service operates according to pre-assigned and route only. Please let us know your hotel name during your booking process. We will confirm you the pick up time by email.
  • Extra charge will be applied for transfer outside Chiang Mai city. (To be advised)


  • Minimum of 2 adults required.
  • Children between 4 - 9 years old will be charged as the child price.
  • Hours of operation: Start time 09:00 am, 11:30 am, 14:00 pm and 16:00 pm (LAST BOAT). tour start every 4 hour, please inform us for your preferred start time upon booking process.
  • In any case of your booking isn't matched with reality when you show upfront (such as child's age, child's height, the quantity of people and etc), you are responsible to pay the additional charge upfront the show/tour. Tapoma.com reserves the right to non-refund if the booking is mistaken reserved by guest.

Recent Reviews

2 Review(s)

  • Zainudini
  • Sun,Dec 16, 2018

My children were excited with horse carriage, it's beautiful landmarks, very good for family. You can learn about local history

  • Cung
  • Sun,Nov 11, 2018

We got experience tour by horse carriage and long tail boat, explore Chiang Mai's authentic culture, lifestyle and laid back atmosphere on the Mae Ping River

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