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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

The Secrets of Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, ThailandPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Sue

60 mins
Up to 10 people
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Take a journey to the past, immersing in Chiangmai's unique and vibrant history through the art of storytelling. Uncovering fascinating and fun stories that you would never hear from any official guide!

Learning from the past allows us to understand our present. What though off as a newly won freedom might just be a long-forgotten way of life 1000s years ago. Take a journey back in time to the strange but refreshingly liberal culture of ancient Chiang Mai (the capital of Lanna Kingdom).
Meet the "Ancient Lanna Hipsters", discover their "very different" definition of beauty, their unorthodox beliefs, and super hilarious courting ritual!

This tour is a labor of love from multiple years of research that was once supposed to be for a historical-based novel. With a twist of fate, now it has transformed into a tour to introduce the world to the amazing Lanna culture!
Other things to note
Let's have a good time together.
Take a journey to the past, immersing in Chiangmai's unique and vibrant history through the art of storytelling. Uncovering fascinating and fun stories that you would never hear from any official guide!

Learning from the past allows us to understand our present. What though off as a newly won freedom might just be a long-forgotten way of life 1000s years ago. Take a journey back in time to the strange but refreshingly liberal culture…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book for a private group
    Sue can host private groups of any size, up to 10 guests. Private group rates start at ₹12,171.
From ₹1,704
/ person
Mon, 25 Jan
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
₹1,704 per person
₹1,704 per person
Tue, 26 Jan
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM (EST)
₹1,704 per person
₹1,704 per person
Tue, 26 Jan
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
₹1,704 per person
₹1,704 per person

Meet your host, Sue

Host on Airbnb since 2012
  • 105 Reviews
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I love history, art, nature, and people. Naturally, I’m always curious and try new things. I travelled here a while back and instantly fell in love with this city. So I decided to move here and make Chiangmai my new home. During the past few years, I went to countless numbers of museums, galleries, nature hikes, joining tons of activities and workshops. As a result, I accidentally become the so-call “local expert” among friends, if anyone in my circle decided to visit Chiangmai they would likely to give me a call first :)

This is my passion, to entertain, to educate, to ensure that you have a great time. I’m not just a stories teller but a friend. My friendship goes beyond the end of the trip, as I really wish you to love Chiangmai as much as I do, and maybe one day call this city your new home as well.
I love history, art, nature, and people. Naturally, I’m always curious and try new things. I travelled here a while back and instantly fell in love with this city. So I decided to move here and make Chiangmai my new home. During the past few years, I went to countless numbers of museums, galleries, nature hikes, joining tons of activities and workshops. As a result, I accidentally become the so-call “local expert” among friends, if anyone in my circle decided to visit Chiangmai they would likely…
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Rated 4.95 out of 5 from 105 reviews.

小安
January 2021
老師很和善,總是面帶笑容像朋友般的聊天方式解說著課堂內容,讓我對當地人文有相當的了解,並產生很不錯的印象。
Rummana
December 2020
Excellent storytelling , with so many details presented in a fun and lively way. Sue has a very friendly way to interacting with everyone which made this experience even better.
Ploy
December 2020
I am Thai and I still learned so much in this experience. There were many things I didn’t know. The history behind Chiangmai was fascinating. Sue did a great job! Highly recommended!
Tammi
December 2020
Such an informative, fun and engaging time! I learned a lot and loved the way Sue was able to include everyone in the conversation!!
Roxy
December 2020
Sue was a wonderful host. It was a treat to see the fruits of her labor in research for a book come together with this tour. The riveting journey was full of intimate vintage photos, documenting the long forgotten details of an otherwise disappearing point in time. Sue’s talent for storytelling, together with her partner’s illustrations, made for an unforgettable and unexpected tale of the people from long ago in Chiang Mei. If such traditions and ways of life are an endangered species, Sue has made it her mission to keep its memory -and spirit- alive. Oh, and expect some good, unexpected belly laughs as you go on this journey with her.
Sue was a wonderful host. It was a treat to see the fruits of her labor in research for a book come together with this tour. The riveting journey was full of intimate vintage photo…
Karen
November 2020
It was a very enjoyable and interesting hour with Sue, learning Chiang Mai history and culture. Sue was very friendly and enjoyable to listen to!

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.