Things to see Chiang Mai

Below is a list of popular attractions to visit whilst in Chiang Mai: Bua Tong Waterfalls, (Travel north from Chiang Mai up Route 1001 approximately 50 to 60km), +66 94 740 2294. Vary. Located in the Sri Lanna National Park, this unique destination is often not listed in any of the major guide books, and tends to be […]

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Chiang Mai Temples

There are more than 300 temples in Chiang Mai and its outskirts, with a dozen stand-outs of historical or architectural significance within walking distance of each other. Buddhist temples in Chiang Mai exhibit a mixture of Lanna Thai, Burmese, Sri Lankan and Mon architectural styles that reflect the varied heritage of Northern Thailand. Though certain […]

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Mae Hong Son

Trekking – one of the main reasons for tourist to go to Mae Hong Son is to go trekking in the surrounding mountains and visiting hilltribe villages. Nearly every guest house offers tours. There are also many other tours on offer. Su Tong Pae Bamboo Bridge (Bamboo Bridge), Ban Kung Mai Sak (15 minutes north of the city of […]

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Doi Inthanon National Park

The highest peak in Thailand, Doi Inthanon rises to a height of 2565 meters (8, 415 feet) above sea level. This altitude means that temperatures on Doi Inthanon are refreshingly brisk year round and regularly dip below freezing during the cool season (October to February). The national park which contains Doi Inthanon and bears its […]

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Chiang Mai Lantern Festival 2

A stunning 4k HD video of the Chiang Mai lantern festival. Enjoy!

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Chiang Mai Lantern Festival

Yee Peng Festival in Chiang Mai (sometimes written as ‘Yi Peng’) is celebrated on the full moon of the twelfth lunar month ever year, which normally means mid-way through November, but this can vary. The Yee Peng lantern festival is held in November every year.  Those incredible photos of hundreds, if not thousands of brightly lit lanterns […]

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Chiang Mai Night Market

The Night Bazaar in Chiang Mai is probably the best place in all of Thailand to buy your commonplace souvenirs at the absolute best prices. Printed tees, candle holders, shawls and other everyday items are overflowing from the endless stalls in this area. There are actually several parts to the night bazaar, with indoor and […]

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Lanna Folk life Museum

The Lanna Folklife Museum is an interesting museum full of exhibitions about the lives, history and culture of the Lanna people of northern Thailand The museum (also called the Lanna Heritage Centre) is located opposite the three Kings Monument in the middle of the old city, and sits inside the old municipal court of Chiang […]

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Thailand Elephant Hospital

The Thai Elephant Conservation Center’s Elephant Hospital, one of Thailand’s four regional hospitals, was officially established in 2000. The Hospital offers free treatment for elephants from all over Thailand. Nearly all patients are privately-owned elephants whose owners cannot afford to pay for care. (The TECC’s own elephants are so well cared for that they rarely require […]

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Mae Rim

Second trip out in Chiang Mai this December 2017, this time on the outskirts of Chiang Mai in an area called Mae Rim. Even after living in Chiang Mai for 2 years, I had never actually got round to going to Mae Rim as I always considered it a Touristy area with the Tiger Temple, […]

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