Escape from the busy city of Bangkok and head north to the mountain city of Chiang Mia. The city still retains the walls for the old city with the old gates on each side. The old town is surrounded by a moat all the way around. There are 100’s of old Buddhist temples scattered around, all with different architecture.

 

Many Visitors come up to Chiang Mai for its more tranquil atmosphere, elephant sanctuaries, and tiger kingdom.

Chiang Mai

 

How to get to Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai has an international airport, so getting here from neighbouring countries is easy.

Getting to Chiang Mai from the airport:

  • Taxi – There are taxis waiting outside the arrivals terminal, you can get in one of these and its about 15-20 mins to the city

  • Airport Taxi – There is a taxi counter in the airport where you can pre-pay for you journey. A representative will then take you to your car.

  • Tuk Tuk - Tuk Tuks are readily available from the airport, they are a little slower than the taxi, but are a lot cheaper.

  • Uber – Uber allows you to pay via your Uber account so you don’t have to worry about getting your money out. Uber also gives you an estimate on the fare and it’s pretty accurate.

  • Car Rental – There a rental car companies in the arrivals terminal. Be sure to check if you can drive here prior to booking. You can also reserve a car online via Rentalcars.

 

Where to stay in Chiang Mai

 

  • Old City – This area is good for backpackers or people looking for budget accommodation. This is close to everything so good location to be in. bars and restaurants all over and spas to relax in the evening.

 

  • Riverside – This area suits families more as there a bigger hotels, like resorts. The prices here tend to be higher than in the old city. There is less hustle and bustle here so you can have relaxing holiday

 

  • Night bazar - This areas is in the middle of old city and the riverside, its perfect for people who love to shop as there is a night market every day. Here you can eat at local eateries or dine in international restaurants too

 

What to do in Chiang Mai with children

 

  • Muay Thai boxing – Watch a Muay Thai Boxing match, they fight almost every night and you can see them in action

  • Massage – Sit in the streets a people watch while having an hour long foot massage

  • Night bazar – The streets a filled with vendors selling many things. There is an indoor market will stalls as far as you can see

  • Bath with elephants – Visit an elephant sanctuary where you can wash the elephants.

  • Tiger kingdom – Take pictures with the tigers, there are small, medium and large tigers.

  • Chiang Rai - About a 3 hour drive to Chiang Rai to visit the beautiful White temple.

  • Thai Cooking class - Learn how to make 3-4 traditional Thai dishes. They are very easy to make once you know how.

  • Temples

    • Wat Prathat Doi Suthep

    • Doi Inthanon

    • Wat Chedi Luang

    • Wat Prasingh

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