Signature Experiences

Unlock the Secrets of Northern Thai Culture at InterContinental Chiang Mai The Mae Ping

Experience the best of northern Thailand at the newly opened InterContinental Chiang Mai The Mae Ping, a modern luxury escape in the heart of the city. Enjoy a range of immersive activities that showcase the local heritage and natural beauty of Chiang Mai.

Sky Romance Hot-Air Balloon Adventure

Imagine floating in a hot-air balloon to catch the golden sunrise piercing over the horizon, feeling the gentle breeze and the warmth of the first sun rays, as you witness the majestic beauty of Chiang Mai from up above. After a pre-dawn pick-up with a private limousine, your hot-air balloon adventure begins in a tranquil field where the pilot inflates the balloon before you board the basket and gently ascend through the cool morning air, feeling the tranquillity of a world slowly waking up. As you glide over the hushed landscape, enveloped in silence and serenity, you will feel a sense of freedom and joy as you share this unforgettable moment with your partner. After landing, you will receive a flying certificate and a celebratory champagne toast with your pilot, before being whisked off to a secret spot by the lake to enjoy a champagne breakfast with stunning mountain views – the perfect finale to an unforgettable morning.

Sky Romance Premium: THB 26,750++ for two persons

Luxury Upgrade: THB 11,000++ for two persons, including lobster, 30 grams of caviar, and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne.

Tea Artistry Blending and Tasting Workshop

Discover the art and science of tea blending and tasting in this immersive workshop conducted at the Monsoon Tea Boutique by the Ping River. You will learn from a local tea artisan how to create your own blends using different types of tea, including the rare and exotic jungle tea that grows wild in the mountains, focusing on professional brewing methods to bring out their best qualities. After the workshop, enjoy a curated afternoon tea set inspired by Monsoon Tea at the hotel’s Kam Lobby Lounge served with a variety of delicious treats, such as scones, sandwiches, cakes, and savouries, paired with your choice of tea.

THB 9,300++ for two persons

THB 5,000++ for one person

Lanna Legacy Chiang Mai Cultural and Architectural Tour

Experience the rich and diverse heritage of Chiang Mai, the ancient capital of the Lanna Kingdom, in this exclusive tour that will take you to the most iconic sites of the city. Explore the city’s culture and architecture with a local historian, who will share the stories and secrets behind the temples, monuments, and communities that make up the fabric of Chiang Mai. You will also have the opportunity to choose from a variety of hands-on workshops, where you will learn from local artisans how to create traditional crafts, such as metal beating, engraving, lacquering, and more. For self-guided tours, a bespoke cultural map designed in collaboration with Chiang Mai University will guide you through your journey. You can customise your itinerary according to your interests and preferences, or follow the recommendations of our concierge team, who are well-versed in the history and culture of Chiang Mai. You can also find stories of heritage and culture within the hotel itself, as our design narrative reflects the essence of Lanna.

Coffee Bliss, a Mountain Plantation Experience

An unmissable experience for coffee aficionados, a visit to an organic coffee plantation high in the mountains of Doi Inthanon is a chance to learn how to grow, harvest, roast and brew your own coffee. You will travel with a coffee sommelier, driving for two hours into the verdant mountain, followed by an invigorating 40-minute hike to reach the plantation located over 2,500 metres above sea level. During the harvest season running from November till February, you can observe coffee cherries being picked, sorted, and washed. You will also learn how to roast your own coffee beans, using different methods and techniques, before creating your bespoke blend, which you will then be able to order online from the comfort of your home every time you want to recreate your Chiang Mai adventure. Complete the experience with a home-style lunch prepared by the coffee plantation using local ingredients and served in a serene mountain setting.

THB 3,300++ per person

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