Chiang Mai Things to Do

  • Wat Chedi Luang - Buddhist Temple
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  • 1. The Karen Long Neck Hilltribe Settlement

    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

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Directly on the other side of the complex from the Naga Stairs is the Temple Museum. It is small and quite cluttered with many relics and old Buddha statues. It is worth a walk through and it is free...

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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

    Some people limit themselves just to watch the performance of the trained elephants. I think it's wrong. This ride was different of all the other that I made with animals, due to a well chosen...

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  • 6. Cooking School

    5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 7. Wat Chedi Luang - Buddhist Temple

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Acharn Mun Bhuridatto was a monk born in 1870. He was famous in Thailand for establishing the Thai Forest Tradition which is a tradition of Buddhist monasticism where monks inhabit remote forest...

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  • 8. Bo Sang Umbrella Village

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 9. Maesa Elephant Camp and Park

    4 out of 5 stars

    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. Zoo

    3 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 11. Markets

    Anusarn is definitely the place to go for shopping and night market experience. Just one block next from Kalare Night Bazaar. It is much bigger and has so much more to offer. Many stalls with...

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  • 12. Excursions

    It was easy to see the effort being made by Thai authorities to open the touristic resources to tribal people from inland. We saw the mixture between authentic tribal life, and serial production of...

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  • 13. Doi Inthanon

    This is a place well worth a visit when you are in Chiang Mai. It is easily done in a day trip. It is the highest mountain in Thailand,at 2565 metres (8415 feet), Mid-day temperatures hover about 10...

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  • 14. The Golden Triangle

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 15. Hot Springs

    We hired a songthaw and tripped around for the day - one of the places we visited was the Sankhampeng hot springs. This place was a lovely little oasis, and obviously a popular gathering place for...

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  • 16. 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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  • 17. Wat Phra Sing - Buddhist Temple

    This temple is the second most important temple in Chiang Mai behind Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. There are three main buildings within the compound. The first temple here was built in 1345. But in 1367...

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  • 18. Butterfly and Orchid Farm

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 19. Wood Carving

    About a 30-45 minute drive outside Chiang Mai is Baan Tawai Village which is known for hand-made Thai crafts. More specifically it is a great place to purchase wood carved panels if you are in the...

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  • 20. 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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  • 21. Bamboo Rafting

    Bamboo rafting is not as easy as i thought, or maybe i'm just too lousy, enjoyed myself though, wet all over. So, the 1 day trip got us elephant ride, trek to waterfall, bamboo rafting, and visit to...

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  • 22. 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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  • 23. Wat Umong

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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 Suan Dok - Buddhist Temple

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 25. Wat Chiang Man - Buddhist Temple

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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