Chiang Mai Things to Do

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  • 1. Long Neck Women

    I came here, wherever it was, as part of a long-necked tribe daytrip I did from Chiang Mai. We arrived after visiting an orchid farm and riding elephant at the Chok Chai Elephant Camp but things just...

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  • 2. Wat Phra That Doi Suthep - Buddhist Temple

    Dear VT I am the one who was very tired with this temple,i need to climbed long and high stairs,lucky i don't have that tired ugly face photo.Temple of the Wat Phra That Doi Surthep is most famous...

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  • 3. Jungle Trek

    In all the touristic catalogs, Chiang Mai is advertised with waterfalls. Well, I don't know if we were taken to the best or not, but we were not impressed. It's only a healthy small walk in natural...

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  • 4. Massages

    One of the highlights of our visit to Chiang Mai was our 2 day Thai massage course with miss Wanna . We actually found her through virtual tourist. We highly recommend her to everybody that wants to...

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  • 5. Elephant Ride

    It's show business... but it's good. The performance at the training center (I don't know if it exists more than one) shows hard work and professionalism with the elephants. The show pleases adults...

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  • 6. Wat Chedi Luang - Buddhist Temple

    This Yang tree, inside the Wat Chedi Luang complex, was planted when Prince Kawila (1781-1815) abandoned the city of Pasang and re-established Chiang Mai in 1796. The plantation was believed to serve...

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  • 7. Cooking School

    My wife and I had a great experience at a cooking school in Chiang Mai. They have local pick up at your hotel. We found too that it was better for us to deal directly with the owners of the places...

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  • 8. Wood Carving

    We found the Village of Wood Carving by accident; we were just out for a drive and came across it. A whole village of craftsmen, it was absolutely fantastic to see their way of living, their...

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  • 9. Maesa Elephant Camp and Park

    We moved through the camp until we reached the main show ring. We were early and took the opportunity to find seating which did not have sun in out face. There were 5 or 6 elephants painting, it went...

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  • 10. Bo Sang Umbrella Village

    A stop at the Bo Sang Umbrella Village, gives you a chance to see a lot of beautiful painted Umbrellas and also Fans. There is a huge array! When I was there, there wasn't anybody painting the...

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  • 11. Excursions

    It's a strange but beautiful production - butterflies. As a matter of fact the "factory" is a tropical garden, recreating the natural condition for butterflies create and grow. Wonderful flowers,...

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  • 12. Wat Phra Sing - Buddhist Temple

    Another Temple to visit if you aren't already "templed out!" At this one, you will find a chedi that was first built by King Pha Yu (1337-55) to house the bones of his father King Kam Fu (1328- 37)....

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  • 13. Markets

    Adding colour to the Night Bazaar and drawing a large following are the transvestites who parade around the Night Bazaar. Some are friendly, others put on a show, whilst others enjoy posing for a...

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  • 14. Hill Temple and Tribes

    Outside of Chiang Mai there are many ethnic hilltribes living in the surrounding areas. Many of these hilltribes are originally from China, Laos, Burma, Vietnam and North Thailand. There are the akha...

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  • 15. Palaces and Temples

    This is the best decorated & designed Chinese Temple in Chiang Mai. Moreover there are interesting activities around this area, like the nightly market - this night market is not the same as other...

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  • 16. Silk Factory

    While hanging around where the silk market, wooden art and so on we found also interesting places of ceramic workshops and work of arts. The interesting is that you can also see how they make it...

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  • 17. Zoo

    The Chiang Mai Zoo is located just on the edge of the city The zoo is situated on the side of a hill covering about 200 acres with quite a few steep climbs. From the entrance a long looping road takes...

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  • 18. Doi Inthanon

    This is not in the city and not even close, but this is the place you must go for a day trip or even more if you have the time. The Doi Inthanon National Park is a fantastic place to visit and see...

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  • 19. The Golden Triangle

    Thailand and China, particularly Yunnan province. These peoples are collectively known by the name "hilltribes" as they have all subsisted in the mountainous jungle for generations. However, beyond...

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  • 20. Wat Bupparam - Buddhist Temple

    This temple was founded by King Muang Kaew in 1497. The Burmese-style chedi was rebuilt in 1958, and there is a well nearby which supplies holy water for anointing the King. A small Lanna style viharn...

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  • 21. Butterfly and Orchid Farm

    Part of our tour package, we were brought to the butterfly and Orchid Farm. Nothing much for the butterfly side, only spotted 1 caterpillar :( The orchid farm, at the same area was better. Smell the...

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  • 22. Wat Chiang Man - Buddhist Temple

    Wat Chiang Man was built in 1297 CE as the first temple of Chiang Mai on the location of Wiang Nopburi, a fortified town of the Lawa people which had been used by King Mangrai as a camp during the...

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  • 23. Wat Umong

    There are two temples in Chiang Mai which are called 'Umong'. This one is the one in the city. It is the Temple of the Great Monk's Cave, referring to the niche in the old brick chedi, where the monk...

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  • 24. Wat Phan Tao - Buddhist Temple

    The name Wat Phan Tao means "MONASTERY OF A 1000 KILNS". The name is believed to refer to the casting of the numerous Buddha images for its even bigger neighbour, Wat Chedi Luang, located right next...

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  • 25. Wat Suan Dok - Buddhist Temple

    This temple is located on a main road that leads west from the old city. Constructed by King Ku Nu in 1383, the bot in this compound contains a huge 500-year-old bronze Buddha image which is...

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