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Best Things To Do in Chiang Mai

Things To Do In Chiang Mai

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Flight of the Gibbon !Embark on the longest zip-lining activity in Asia, at Chiang Mai to observe the green canopy with its inhabitants in a closer vision.Relish the 5 kilometer long zip-lining with 30 stations and some are extended up to 50 meter above the valley floor.Zipline on Asia's longest single zipline flight of 800 metres !Get picked from your hotel in a Mini-Bus for different sets of zip-lining viz. for sunrise package: around 6:30am, for day package: around 08:30 AM or at 09:30 AM and for sunset package: between 12:30 and 01:30 PM.Listen to the shrieking cicadas and bubbling mountain
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About the Activity:Share your time with the wildlife in Chiang Mai while you indulge in a zip line activity, ATV ride and rafting along the luscious beauty of Thailand.Get picked from your hotel around 08:30 AM and head to a mountain top village on an ATV, climb over 600 vertical meters of elevation.After arriving at the village, enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the surroundings and spend some wonderful time with the wildlife.Post lunch, indulge in zip lining with 31 platforms, about 2200 meters varying in length from 20 meters to 400 meter zip line.Aftermath, head to endure the experience of ri
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About the Activity:Get picked up from your hotel at 08:30 AM to engage in this half-day Chiang Mai temple tour and explore the most famous historic structures of the city.Stop at the old city walls, gates and a local markets to taste some authentic northern Thai food like never before.Visit the Wat Phra sing which is home to the beautiful Lai Kham Chapel with its exquisite woodcarving and northern style mural painting.Get a chance to explore the ruined Wat Chiang Man, the city's oldest temple and extremely popular for a Chedi bolstered by columns.This is a 4 hour activity and can be availed a
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Warorot Market (Kad Luang)

Situated approximately two minutes from the Chang Mai Night Bazaar and sitting beside the Ping River, Warorot Market is a daytime hub of Locals. It opens early in the morning and closes when dark. You can buy almost anything from here. This is basically a Local market where you get goods better than a tourist market at even cheaper prices.

Highlights: Everything is here, fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers, bakery items, handicrafts, souvenirs, ceramics, clothes etc. Also, it is an amazing place to try on local snacks and sweets from the food stalls in this market. There are back and side streets around the Warorot market full of hill tribe and Northern Thai Handicraft products. Visiting this market is a must when you are at Chang Mai to witness local Thai shopping.

Location: Near the Chang Mai Night Bazaar, by river Ping.

Price: The experience is free. 
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Maesa Elephant Camp

If the love is for Asian elephants then the apt place to get close to them is the Maesa Elephant Camp. The camp is by far the largest one in assembly of domestic elephants in the Northern part of Thailand. It also showcases the most entertaining as well as educational elephant show which has managed to enlist itself in Guinness book of Records 2005. The camp houses nearly 80 elephants which were all employed in timber and logging industries but with modern process they are all now taken care of in these centres for conservation and training. Visitors can enjoy the location playing with the baby elephants, feeding and bathing them and also interacting with the same. The elephants draw excellent pictures which can be purchased here.



Location
: Tapae Road, North of Mae Rim, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Price: Entry: 200 Baht,

Elephant ride: 1200 Baht for 1 hour and 800 Baht for 30mins
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Saturday Walking street market

Based on the opposite side of Chiang Mai Gate, Wui Lai Market or Saturday Market is another popular market in Thailand. On every Saturday the 1 km stretch market area remains close to traffic so that visitors and locals can shuffle around various shops and purchase goods according to preference. There are plenty of shops in Saturday Market almost like Sunday Market on all goods but the silversmiths shops are the primary attraction here because of the silverware sculptures and goods available here. Apart from this one can find clothing, belts, lanterns, candles, perfume, shoes, street performers, food stalls, sketch artists, wood carvings and woodwork ornaments, housewares etc. Evening time remains entertained with local night show and puppet show.

 

Open on
: Mon to Sunday, from 4pm to Midnight

Highlights: Thai Massage and 7 Eleven Supermarket.

Location: Wu Lai Road, Thailand
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Anusarn Night Market

Based near the bottom end of famous Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, this market is a pleasure to visit. Having its own charm this is equally popular as the famous Night Bazaar. During day time the vendors of the market are usually are not present though the eateries, bars and permanent shops remain open. The market starts in the evening and the key attraction of the market is the low cost delicious meals available here. Be it Asian, Seafood or Indian cuisine all remains available here. Another attraction is the open air Thai message which charges around 60 THB for ½ hour and 120 THB for 1 hour. Apart from this one can find shops of all kinds of goods that includes clothing, electronic items, gift items, accessories, shoes, music stores, and household items

 

Open on
: Mon to Sunday, from 7pm to Midnight

Highlights: Fish Massage

Location: Chang Khlan Road, Thailand
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Chang Puak Gate Night Market

One of the most attractive markets Chang Puak Hate Night Market is quite famous among the tourists. For all those who love to walk around the streets and check out different shops this is the ideal location. With outstanding collection of various goods like clothing, perfume, , wood carvings and woodwork ornaments, shoes, street performers, belts, lanterns, candles, food stalls, sketch artists, house wares one can find it all here. It is quite crowded place and there are unique vendors who sells exclusive Thai foods which is quite delicious and mouth watering. Apart from this there are other stores of clothing, shoes, and accessories with reasonably good stock.



Open on
: Mon to Sunday, from 4pm to Midnight

Highlights: Thai Massage

Location: Prathu Chand Puak, Thailand
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Chiang Dao Elephant Camp - Training Center

At Chiang Dao Elephant Camp - Training Center primary importance is given towards making the elephants feel comfortable in a natural environment. As a result the camp provides an experience to its visitors which combine both jungle activities and training schedules with a one to one interaction with a single elephant making the whole experience more interesting and absolutely unforgettable. There are about 32 elephants which provide excellent rides in the adjacent teak forest and the nearby Ping River. The highlight of the destination is watching the baby elephants get trained in the morning with lessons on how to walk, how to bath etc. Bamboo rafting sessions are also available here on the Ping River. A visit to hill tribe village is also organised.



Location
Chiang Mai-Fang Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Timing: Open daily from 7 am Price: Starting from 60 Baht.
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Four Seasons Golden Triangle Tented Camp

65km from Chiang Mai International Airport, the Four Seasons Golden Triangle Tented Camp is a ideal location to enjoy elephant trekking, pleasant stay, excellent meals and superb spa treatment. The arrangements are superb with 15 tents with white crisp bedding, copper tubs, and leather recliners setting the jungle safari mood. The brilliant ambience of the forested environment, the excellent elephant rides and superior Thai massage after a elephant rides along with excellent relaxation makes it a preferred destination in Thailand.



One can explore the flora and fauna, get up close with the elephants and enjoy a entertaining day with the luxury of a resort to stay. Riverside pool and river boat trips are some additional entertaining activities done here.

Location: 4 hours drive from Chiang Mai City.




















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Chai Lai Orchid Elephant Camp

To experience the best eco travel tour and immerse in the beauties of nature Chai Lai Orchid Elephant Camp is the best experience. One can spend the days, feeding, bathing, playing and taking care of the gentle giants. There is option for elephant ride which is equally interesting. The visitors of this camp need to accommodate in eco hut and enjoy the panoramic beauty of nature. Be it river rafting or swimming in the cool pools, enjoying the mountain sun or tasting the sweetest juicy fresh fruits, life here is simply entertaining.



Elephant experience here can be either enjoyed with a single elephant or with shared elephant. With friendly staff and excellent trainers the experience is a pleasant one guaranteed.

Location: Mae Win, Mae Wang, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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