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Chiang Mai

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Rose of the North
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region. Attractively set within the highest mountainous area in the country, the city offers extensive vistas of the surrounding scenery, while its hilltop temples and riverside markets play on and highlight the extremes of the landscape. Enjoy regional specialties at cozy sit-down restaurants or from food vendors flanking atmospheric market streets. Enrich your Chiang Mai itinerary by arranging for ecotours to the national parks surrounding the city and its suburbs. Add Chiang Mai and other destinations in Thailand to your travel plans using our Thailand tour itinerary maker tool.
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Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Duration: 8 hours
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Spas
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Walking tours
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Duration: 5 hours

Side trips from Chiang Mai

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Observation Deck
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Doi Suthep
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Doi Inthanon ©
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Doi Inthanon Doi Inthanon National Park
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Maerim Elephant Sanctuary Mae Rim
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Elephant Special Tours ©
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Elephant Special Tours Chiang Mai Province
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Historic Sites in Chiang Mai

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Wat Phra Singh ©
Religious Site
Wat Phra Singh
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Wat Ched Yot ©
Religious Site
Wat Ched Yot
4.5
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Monkchat Meditation Retreat ©
Religious Site
Monkchat Meditation Retreat
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Chiang Mai

Elephant Rescue Park ©
Nature / Park
Elephant Rescue Park
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
Elephant Care & Grand Canyon Jumping
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Elephant Care & Grand Canyon Jumping
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Food Tour
Food Tours
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
Kanta Elephant Sanctuary ©
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Kanta Elephant Sanctuary
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Parks in Chiang Mai

Siam Rice Thai Cookery School ©
Garden
Siam Rice Thai Cookery School
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Duration: 4 hours
Siam Elephant ©
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Siam Elephant
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Duration: 4 hours
Authentic Thai Elephant Sanctuary
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Authentic Thai Elephant Sanctuary
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Elephant sanctuary care Park
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Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Chiang Mai

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Mengrai Kilns ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Mengrai Kilns
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Fashion King Chiang Mai
Gift & Specialty Shop
Fashion King Chiang Mai
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
HQ Paper Maker
Gift & Specialty Shop
HQ Paper Maker
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Smart Fashion
Gift & Specialty Shop
Smart Fashion
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Next Step Thailand ©
Hiking / Camping Tour
Next Step Thailand
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
Kiyora Spa ©
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Kiyora Spa
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Shiraz Jewelry ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Shiraz Jewelry
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Duration: 1 hour
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Zipline
Zipline
4.2
Duration: 5 hours

Where to stay in Chiang Mai

While visiting Chiang Mai, keep in mind that the old town district and the area surrounding the famous night market offer both boutique (relatively expensive) and backpacker (relatively inexpensive) options. The riverside neighborhoods boast exclusive hotels and resorts, where comparatively pricey rooms come with good views and extensive facilities.
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