Thailand's northern city of Chiang
Mai, has a striking mountain backdrop, over 300 temples and a historical
aura. It's also a modern, friendly, internationally-flavoured city with
much to offer the visitor-food, accommodation and shopping are all top
quality and cheap. Visitors to Chiang Mai often stay longer than planned,
simply because the atmosphere is so relaxing, the facilities cheap and
the options for entertainment and activity numerous.
For what to do during your stay, talk to us or pick up some information
at one of the many tour operators around town. There is large variety
of activities to keep you busy and sight seeing is perhaps the most
popular, with numerous exquisite temples as well as historic ruins in
this 700-year-old city. Another source on activities for tourists are
numerous local magazines that are freely available, such as Guidelines,
Good Morning Chiang
Mai and Citylife.
Some activities include shopping, with great deals to be had at the
famous night bazaar. By day you can visit the handicraft centres at
San Kamphaeng, Borsang and Baan Tawai. There are many opportunities
to explore the surrounding landscape through hiking, biking, rafting,
or even on the back of an elephant. Or you can learn how to cook delicious
Thai food, study Thai massage, or to enter into a meditation retreat
at selected temples.
Local Climate Cool Season (late October to end of February):
average temperature 21C and much cooler at night. Coldest in December
and January. Hot Season (early March to end of May):
Average temperature 29.9C. The hottest month is April. Rainy Season (early June to end of October):
Average temperature 25.5C. The wettest month is September.
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13 Soi 3 Santisuk Road, T. Changpuek, A. Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand.