Chiang Mai, located in the northern part of Thailand, is known for its beautiful jungle, rich history, and affordable shops. This is a great place for mild adventures such as; Zipline Chiang Mai, Cycling, Rafting, and Elephant Trekking. Trekking is probably the most popular activity here because of nature and the diversity of the irresistible village scattered over the hills. There surely is something that may interest everyone in Chiang Mai and northern Thailand region as the city itself is the second-largest in the country and the countryside is absolutely breathtaking.
Mae Sa valley
The Mae Sa Valley is a great place to visit, and although it is only a 30-minute drive from the city, it is worth spending at least a morning to see all that it has to offer. In the Mae Sa Valley, there are orchids, monkeys, and snakes, as well as the impressive and famous Mae Sa Waterfall.
The night bazaar along the Chiang Klan Road is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Chiang Mai, and for this reason this night party is a great place to spend time buying all kinds of local handicrafts. The night bazaar starts at 17:00 and usually lasts around 23:00, but usually starts around 18-19. The night bazaar consists of many stalls, as well as a 3-story market, at the night bazaar you will find many other stalls, as well as a food corner where you can buy coupons and exchange them for a wide selection of Thai dishes.
Chiang Mai City Arts Center and Cultural Center
The Chiang Mai City Arts and Culture Center is located on Propokklao Road. The institute tells the story of the city, which began 700 years ago. Other exhibits focus on dominant Buddhism in Thailand. It presents the culture of Chiang Mai and other regions of Thailand. It also displays royal dynasties, agricultural history, and other historical aspects of the city.
Chiang Mai zoo aquarium
This fascinating water zoo is located on Huai Keo Road and shows up to 20,000 sea creatures passing through spacious underwater channels. It contains a vast mixture of salted and freshwater colorful creatures that are sure to delight you with their beauty. It also contains underwater ballets and acrobats that attract tourists and Thai people as well.
Wat Phra Singh
Wat Phra Singh is for sure the most popular temple in the city. It is also considered to be the oldest temple which built in 1385-1400. The walls of the temple are decorated with frescoes illustrating the old customs and costumes of the early inhabitants of Chiang Mai
Elephant Natural Park
Elephant Nature Park, located about 60 kilometers north of the city. The park functions as a home to endangered and rescued elephants. Many tourists are visiting the elephant reserve park as they and appreciate this creature breed and even more the fabulous work that park is doing to keep them safe. One-day visits for bathing and feeding elephants cost 2,500 baht.
Elephant camp Chiang Mai
If you want to do more than get drunk and feed your elephants, Maesa Elephant Camp is the best place to visit. They have a show featuring elephants, a game of football and many other tricks. You can also ride horses with elephants, if you wish, for a fee.
Doi Inthanon National Park
Doi Inthanon National Park is a nature reserve with many wildlife and trees that cannot be seen in other forests. This is one of the most beautiful places for walking in the wild after spending time in the metropolis of Chiang Mai. Here is the tallest tree in Thailand, whose height reached 8415 meters.
Long neck in Thailand
In Chiang Mai, you can find the area called ‘Mae Hong Son’, where you will find a long-necked female tribe. They also called the Women’s Copper Ring or Giraffe Tribe while the common name is: ‘The Karen Hilltribe’. The custom of the Karan tribe is to add copper rings to the neck of their women to stretch their necks. These are people from poor tribes, and now they are fully supported by tourists. This is a great opportunity to meet some ‘real’ local people as one of those rare things that you can see in person.
The Bhubing Palace site is open to the public daily and features landscaped gardens. It is home to the royal family of Chiang Mai, so the dress code is strictly enforced. The dress code prohibits slippers and shorts. Admission is 50 baht for adults and 10 baht for children. It is open only from 08:30 to 11:30 and from 01:00 to 15:00. Entrance to another time is strictly prohibited.
It is recognized as a tourist center in the north of Thailand. Chiang Mai offers a warm welcome to guests from all over the world, a wide selection of rooms, a new international airport, convenient transportation, a wide range of entertainment and travel services, and friendly hospitality that will delight guests.