An abundance of natural attractions
A peaceful and picturesque village-style accommodation located in the center of Chiang Mai's old town.
|Northern Heritage Resort & Spa|
Established under the Government campaign for long stay Health Care services.
|Royal Princess Hotel
From Dusit Group; Luxury hotel with caring service in the best 'Lanna' tradition. Located in the center of the Night Bazaar.
|Amora Tapae Hotel
Newly opened 4 star hotel at Tapae Gate.
|Holiday Inn Hotel
The first Deluxe 5-Star hotel in Chiang Mai. Located on the banks of the Mae Ping River.
With an abundance of mountains, forests, valleys, waterfalls, caves, lakes and National parks in the area, Chiang Mai abounds in natural attractions. Elephant treks through the jungle and river rafting are popular tourist activities.....
The largest and most popular of the local handicraft factories are situated along a 13 km stretch of the Chiang Mai - Sankampaeng Road. Both sides of the road are lined with factories and showrooms where you have the opportunity to observe the craftsmen and women at work and purchase their fine products.
The Hilltribe Experience
Enjoy a 10 kms gentle mountain bike
ride to a traditional Thai village and continue with a 1.30 hour elephant
safari through beautiful mountain scenery. After your traditional
picnic at the elephant camp, embark on an inflatable raft for a
1.30 hour voyage down the white water of the Mae Taeng river. Then walk
up a steep mountain trail (1.30 hour) through dense jungle to an
Akha hilltribe village. Have tea with an Akha family and ride your
bike back to the resort.
TOP 5 Things to DO:Climb the 304 steps Naga Staircase of Doi SuthepBargain at the Night BazaarAmble around on elephant backAttend a Kantoke DinnerCruise on the Mae Ping
Festivals famous with Thai and international tourists
Thai festivals are not the sort of thing you just watch. You get into them, right to the heart of them - and take away memories which will stay with you for ever. Arguably the most beautiful and the loudest, Loi Kratong is best enjoyed in the north.
A variety of styles and dishes to make you feel right at home
Chiang Mai's restaurants offer the variety of styles and dishes to make
you feel right at home. Whether it be Western food, such as Italian,
French, American, and German; or Asian, such
as Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and Chinese,
Chiang Mai has it all.
Another attraction that draws many domestic and international tourists
| Travel Guide
|| Live Blues, Jazz, Rock, Country.
Bars, cocktail lounges, karaoke centers and cabaret shows
Filled with various entertainment centers and the general excitement
that evening brings, Chiang Mai's night life indeed provides many options.Blues, Jazz, Rock, and both Thai and Western Country are played live at the many pubs and coffee shops around the city.
Keep up your exercise programme or continue in a sport while in Chiang Mai
If you want to keep up an exercise programme or continue in a sport
while abroad, you won't be at loss while visiting in Chiang Mai. Most
first class hotels have fitness centers, health clubs, swimming pools,
12 flights per day from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
It takes about an hour to travel between Bangkok and Chiang Mai by plane. There are also direct flights between Chiang Mai and Phuket, Chiang Rai.
Four types or rail services
There are four types or rail services that run the Bangkok-Chiang Mai-Bangkok line. They are the Rapid, the Express, The Nakornping Special Express and the Sprinter. Seats and sleepers, fan or A/C are available. First class is also available, with 2 passengers to a sleeper cabin. Duration of journey is approximately 12-15hrs. depending on type of train.
By bus, it takes 9-10 hours to travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. You have the option of taking an ordinary bus, an air-conditioned government bus, and air-conditioned private bus, or a special VIP 24 seat air conditioned bus.