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|Chiang Mai, the fifth largest
city of Thailand which is unequivocally famous for its lush green lawns,
magnificent mountains and spectacular looking plains. Situated on a wondrous
plain at the altitude of 316 m, it is more serene and green then the capital
You would be landing on Chang
Mai International Airport if you are coming from airplane. A good deal
of bus services run from the Bangkok Northern Bus Terminal for the destination
of Chiang Mai. Train facilities are also available if you prefer using
An unconventional way of
traveling inside this city is by using the songthaew or seelor. Tuk-tuks
and Samlor are good reasonable alternatives for the roads of Chiang Mai.
Other options like bus, walk, modern taxi, bicycle and cars also exist
for your convenience.
As the region of Chiang Mai
is enclosed by mountains, the weather experienced by it is different from
the weather in other parts of Thailand. Wintry season usually lasts from
the end of October to the late of September.
The majorly chilly months
are the months of December and January. It starts drizzling normally from
early July till the conclusion of October.
Museums and Temples
Chiang Mai has a rich heritage
in terms of its history and religious affairs. Chiang Mai National Museum,
Chiang Mai University Art Museum and Postal Museum are the perfect incarnations
of Chiang Mai's love for history. A unique museum also exists which is
named as Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders. There are almost
300 temples in Chang Mai.
Chang Mai flowers festival
is held on a yearly basis on the first weekend of February. The sparkling
and dynamic colors that get displayed at that time are simply unparalleled.
For flower lovers, Chiang Mai is the best place for you since Royal Exposition
is another festival held to showcase a diversified range of orchids to
the tourists. Loi Krathong Festival is another prominent event wherein
candles are placed in colorful lanterns and fireworks.
Activities and Nightlife
Budget, mid range and lavish
accommodations are all available and it is your decision which suits your
needs the best.
|If you want to polish your
Thai culinary skills then Chiang Mai is the finest place for this. You
can also learn the customary Thai palpation in addition to the numerous
activities of swimming, golf, motorcycling, fishing, rafting, rock climbing
and many more. Chiang Mai has its own share of dynamic dance clubs, plethora
of pubs and bars and the option of live music under the open sky is also
available to anyone who wants to go for it.
If you are in Chiang Mai,
opt to eat classic Thai food. Khao soi, yellow wheat noodles in curry with
kai or neua or seafood should be your priority here. All kinds of foods
are available on all kinds of budget.
Even by usual standards of
Thai, accommodation in Chiang Mai is relatively cheap. You can choose one
that is tailored to suit your needs properly.
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Tapae Chiang Mai
Amora Hotel Tapae Chiang
Mai offers an excellent mixture of accommodation room types with superb
views of the centre of the historic city of Chiang Mai. It is well suited
for both the business and leisure traveller and is the perfect place to
relax and unwind in a familiar, yet professional atmosphere. For those
wishing to experience traditional Thai cuisine, Chiliís restaurant offers
a wide variety of Thai, as well as International food. Our Lobby Lounge
Bar is the perfect meeting place for pre or post dinner drink. Exotic cocktails
and an array of refreshing beverages are available. There is also
a Pool Bar, which is located on the second floor, where you can relax on
a sun bed in the sunshine. You can also enjoy the cool weather of Chiang
Mai, by settling in at our outdoor Beer Garden which serves a range of
fresh draught beer.
Resort Chiang Mai
Eco Resort Chiang Mai, an
affiliated of Imm Hotel Group, offers value accommodations for the nature
lovers. With ecological and environmental awareness, we create these hotels,
the services, and designs that cater to the basic needs of discoverers.
Our facilities also allow the guests to get closer to the nature. Eco Resort
Chiang Mai has reinvented the simplicity of hostel's concept. Eco Resort
Chiang Mai offers travelers who enjoy simplicity and nature in the local
northern Thai style and accents amidst peaceful environment. Whether you
come alone or with friends, you will meet fellow travelers whom you could
share your travel experiences. Eco Resort Chiang Mai is a one-of-a-kind
place for you to discover.
Boutique Hotel Chiang Mai
Eurana Boutique Hotel gives
a unique experience which offers more than just an accommodation. The atmosphere
offers resort experience in town and is a place where you can feel distinctively
different from the surrounding areas. The hotel is located right in the
heart of Chiang Mai City with a walking distance to Sunday walking street,
fresh market, cooking schools, boutique shops and many historic cultural
attractions. Our Restaurant "The Violet Restaurant" serves a variety of
both International and Oriental dishes, the Cocktail bar with musical performance
and our soft, puffy and buttery taste is freshly baked everyday known
as our Grandmama's Bake.
Hotel Chiang Mai
The Karinthip Village is
a verdant oasis in the heart of Chiang Mai; a boutique hotel offering luxurious
accommodation to the travel-weary. In operation in early 2005, the Karinthip
offers a unique fusion of antique furnishings and modern conveniences in
a selection of 62 rooms and corner suites to delight the most discriminating
of guests. A quadrangle of red tile-roofed buildings surrounds a swimming
pool, set amidst manicured lawns and tropical gardens. The hotel itself
lies on the site of an ancient well, in an area where mahouts once bathed
their elephants after the day's toil in the giant teak forests that once
surrounded this great city. The well acted as a lifeline to the local community,
providing sparkling water for drinking, bathing and the washing of garments.
Legend has it that should the well ever run dry, disaster would follow.
Village Chiang Mai Hotel
An intimate boutique hotel,
tucked away on a small residential Soi, in the very heart of Chiang Mai,
where centuries old temples mix with architecture that reflects the passage
of time and history. Consisting of 29 beautifully appointed Lana Style
accommodations, each with its own unique personality and clustered in four
Guest Houses replicating the Thai Lana style of Chiang Mai. The Guest Houses
encircle the refreshing center pool and the natural flowing gardens and
are headed by the 100 year old Main House that immediately sets the tone
of serenity, service and friendship for which the Manathai Village is known.
Wellness Spa Resort Chiang Mai
RarinJinda Wellness Spa
Resort Chiang Mai, Thailand, housed in a 140 years old antique Thai teak
wood home in the Wat Ket Community. The resort is ideally situated near
the historical Ping River and overlooking the majestic Doi Suthep Mountain
within the heart of Chiang Mai city. The boutique hotel resort situated
in the heart of Chiang Mai City, only 5-10 minutes walk to the Night Bazaar
and 15 minutes from the airport, offering four categories of 35 luxurious
deluxe and suite rooms, embellished and decorated with modern setting and
stylish antiques. Facilities include free Wi-Fi Internet access, well-equipped
Wellness Spa, Fitness and Yoga Studio, Outdoor Swimming Pool and a trendy
resort's restaurant, Deck1 Exotic Scene and Cuisine (Riverfront restaurant).
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