Chiang Mai is the fifth biggest city in Thailand and is unmistakably popular for its lush green gardens, spectacular plains and impressive mountains. Located on a wondrous plain, it is more green and serene than that of its capital. To get here, taking a bus to Chiang Mai from Bangkok is an option. You can also travel by plane from the Chiang Mai International Airport to arrive faster. There’s also the train, which is a fast option to reach the area.
The weather in the region of Chiang Mai is much more different than any other parts of Thailand, as it is enclosed by mountains. Winter season may end from late September to end of October. Chilly months are December and January. It can be rainy from early July till October.
Museums and Temples
Experience the rich heritage of Chiang Mai in terms of religious affairs and history. There’s always the Postal Museum, University Art Museum and Chiang Mai National Museum to learn the rich history of the city. There is also a unique museum for natural wonders and insects. And you can find around 300 temples in Chiang Mai.
The city’s flowers festival happens yearly around the first weekend of February. It sparkles with dynamic colours of flowers that are displayed unparalleled. For flower lovers, this is actually the best place to celebrate the Royal Exposition, another festival, that showcases a wide variety of orchids to tourists.
Activities and Nightlife
There’s a place in Chiang Mai where you can polish your Thai cooking skills. You can also learn various techniques to do this task and make delicious cuisines. You can also do various activities such as fishing, swimming, rafting, golf, motorcycling, rock climbing and more. They also have a plethora of bars and pubs and options of live music under open sky. To commute around, you may want to ride a bus to Chiang Mai from Bangkok and enjoy these places.
Bookings for luxury or budget hotels are relatively cheap in this area. You can select one that fits your preference and budget. The decision really depends on you. But the main purpose of coming to Chiang Mai is to really have a good time and enjoy the place.