Mae Sa Valley – Chiang Mai

May 29, 2016

The Mae Sa valley is found just north of Chiang Mai. The valley makes a great day trip and offers a wide variety of attractions. Some more active activities are found relatively at the beginning of the valley and include e.g. quad drives. Further into the valley you find the Mae Sa waterfall, the Queen Sirikit botanic garden and some really special resorts that are even worth a visit for…

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Saa Paper and Umbrella Handicraft Center – Chiang Mai

May 17, 2016

Another visit you should make sure not to skip while visiting Chiang Mai is a visit to one of the saa paper and paper umbrella handicraft places. You can find some of these in the city center of Chiang Mai but we visited a couple of handicraft locations along road 1006 in San Kamphaeng District. The road in this area has multiple handicraft places that make not only saa paper and…

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Doi Suthep

May 16, 2016

Doi Suthep is not to be missed when visiting Chiang Mai. Located just outside the city on the mountain overlooking the city this beautiful temple can be visited in a half day. The temple is actually called Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Doi Suthep is just the name of the mountain. The golden chedi is beautifully standing on the hill and can be seen from many places in the city. If…

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Chiang Mai Zoo

May 16, 2016

The Chiang Mai Zoo is one of the most famous zoos in Thailand. Located in the west part of the city it lies along the same road you would take to visit Doi Suthep. The zoo is a beautiful park with a wide variety of animals and a beautiful aquarium. A small mono rail train allows you to take a birds eye view of the zoo. When visiting Chiang Mai…

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Doi Inthanon – the highest spot in Thailand (2,565.3341 m)

May 16, 2016

A mountain top is probably not the first place you think about when looking for destinations to visit in Thailand. Doi Inthanon however is worth a visit. The mountain is the highest mountain in Thailand, located in the Chiang Mai province. It can be a nice trip to escape from the daily hot temperatures in Chiang Mai. By car it makes a beautiful day trip. As Doi Inthanon is a National…

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