Hotel and Apartment Booking in Chiang Mai
What you need to know
Are you travelling to Thailand? Then visiting Chiang Mai is a must especially if you like ancient temples, which are still in use today by the Buddhist monks. Located in the northern part of Thailand Chiang Mai is quiet with its temples and building with a population of only 200,000 although its the 2nd largest city in Thailand compared to Bangkok which has a population of more than 8.5 billion. Chiang Mai's historic importance is derived from its close proximity to the Ping River and major trading routes. Today tourism has turned this city into a travelers paradise with its historic building high peaks, and kind locals.
Other than history travelling here you are advised to seek and enjoy the bazaars, the night sights, the caves, green landscapes, bars and clubs. Of the top tourist attractions include Tiger Kingdom, Day Zoo, Limestone Caves, and Night Zoo Safari. Additional activities include touring around using the bicycle or motorcycle, or dune-buggy riding, shopping at the local markets and night bazaars, or enjoying a Thai Massage.It is also good to mention that Chiang Mai is famous for its festivals and events that occur throughout the year such Hectic Songkran or Thai New Year fesitval in April which lasts for several day.
Chiang Mai is well connected through bus, train and air transportation with other local regions. Favored mean of transportation is motorcycle, personal car or the famous tuk-tuk. Chiang Mai climate is tropical which is warm to hot during the year, while sometimes it gets cold and dry during nighttime.