Lanna Kingdom
Maetang Elephant Park
Taeng River
The White Temple
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Borsarng
Daan Kwian Market
Doi Suthep Mountain
Sankampaeng

Chiang Mai Overview 

Chiang Mai, also known as Thailand’s “Northern Rose,” is approximately 700 kilometers from Bangkok. With the natural and poetic beauty of the fat land and valley, as well as the immense rice fields with the hills, this unique destination attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world every year.

Best time to visit Chiang Mai

The best time to visit Chiang Mai is between October and April when temperatures range from 20°C to 27°C. The weather is mostly pleasant and cool, with a light breeze. Another great time to visit Chiang Mai is during the Chiang Mai Loy Krathong Festival, which takes place on November 8, 9, and 10 (the full moon day is November 9). This is also the most popular festival in the region because the city comes alive during the festival.

How to travel to Chiang Mai?

Three simple ways to get to Chiang Mai from Bangkok:
Take a 1-hour 15-minute flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai International Airport is only a few minutes from the city center, so catching a tuk-tuk (a motorized three-wheeled taxi) or a moto taxi to the Old City center is simple.

Take a sleeper train from Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong Station to Chiang Mai Station, which will take 12-15 hours and will take you through historic Ayutthaya, golden temples on top of hills, tropical jungle, and small traditional villages. This is an experience worth paying for.

Take a bus from Bangkok’s Mo Chit Bus Station to Chiang Mai’s Arcade main bus station, this is also the cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Express buses or Bangkok Busline are good places to book a bus ticket.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

1. Wat Phra That Doi Suthep must see
2. Delight in the dragon staircase, interact with the children who dress in costumes all-day
3. Art in Paradise is also not to be missed 
4. The monk chat is very eye-opening, it is very informative talking to a real monk! Don’t let the wax months in Wat Chedi Luang food you!    
5. The Asia Scenic Thai Cooking School in Chiang Mai is a lot of fun and informative
6. Take a short visit to Wat Prasingh
7. Discover Bua Thong Sticky Waterfalls
8. At Chiang Mai Walking Street, the markets are fun, with inexpensive food. The Chiang Mai markets are definitely worth exploring.
9. Explore Doi Pui Village
10. Watching monks walk around chanting is a treat.
11. Visit Wat Chedi Luang
12. Travel to Rescued Elephants at Elephant Nature Park
13. Enjoy Khao Soi, the most special dish of locals in Chiang Mai
14. Stay and relax at Huay Tung Tao
15. Get your feet massaged and camp under the stars

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