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Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Nicknamed “Rose of the North”, Chiang Mai boasts stunning scenery, cool climate year-round, more than 300 temples, a distinct cuisine and a thriving handicrafts industry. Its proximity to the Ping River has made it an important hub for Northern Thailand, making it a major centre for traditional handcrafted goods, woodcarvings and silver jewellery.

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Temple hopping  

Temple hopping

Elephant Nature Park  

Elephant Nature Park

Hill tribe tour

Take a hill tribe tour and immerse in the cultures of the Akha, Hmong, Karen and Lisu hill tribes. Members of these tribes ar...

Night bazaar  

Night bazaar

Attend a festival in Chiang Mai  

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Getting around

When considering transportation around the city, go for the more environment-friendly moped. Scooters and motorcycles are che...

About City

  • Flying time from Singapore3 hours
  • CurrencyThai Baht (THB)
  • Airport to city5 kilometres

Fast Facts

  • Airport taxInternational flights THB750
  • ClimateCool season: late October to the end of February. Average daytime temperature is 21 degrees celsius with cooler nights. Hot season: early March to end of May. Average daytime temperature is 30 degrees celsius. Rainy season: early June to end October, with most rain in September.
  • Best time to goConsider a visit during Loy Krathong and Songkran, which are important festivals especially in northern Thailand.
  • ActivitiesShopping, hill tribe and mountain trekking, eating local cuisine, temple visits, foot reflexology and Thai massage.