Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai
Attractions and Tour Packages in Chiang Mai
City and Temples private tour
Visit Wat Chiang Mun (AD 1296), the oldest temple within the city walls. Drive through many different parts of the northern capital, passing residential areas, important foreign establishments, handsome government buildings and stopping at the busy Ton Pa Yom or Som Pet Market to view local products in season. Drive through Ta Pae, the main street and shopping centre, and on to three other splendid temples: Wat Chedi Luang (AD 1411) where the Emerald Buddha was once enshrined; Wat Phra Singh (AD 1345) where a 1,500-year-old Buddha image and fine carvings are to be found; and Wat Suan Dok (AD 1371) where the ashes of Chiang Mai's Royal Family are interred. Proceed to Wat Jed Yod with its seven spires and unusual architecture commemorating the year 2000 of the Buddhist era.
Doi Intanond National Park Trip
Visit Doi Intanond, the highest peak in Thailand at 8,514 feet above sea level. The whole area is now a National Park with much beautiful scenery including waterfalls. Stops are made at a Meo hilltribe village and a Karen hilltribe village as well as the interesting Wat Phrathat Chom Thong.
Elephants At Work & Elephant Ride To Lisu Hilltribe Village
Visit the Elephant Training Centre where young elephants are taught forest-working skills and learn how to grow up independently of their mothers. Then take an approximately one hour round trip on elephant-back to visit a Lisu village which is inaccessible by other means.
Elephants At Work and Orchid Farm trip
Visit a jungle area north of the city to see elephants at work. The programme includes a demonstration of how trained elephants are used to help in lumber work. Stops will be made at the Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden and at an orchid farm.
Elephant Ride and Bamboo Rafting
Visit an elephant camp at Maetang and see how elephants are trained for use in lumber work and other skills. Then take a ride on elephant-back to a Lisu hilltribe village through the rainforest for approximately one hour. Take a short ride on an oxcart formerly used to transport garden produce. Thai lunch will be provided at a restaurant near the camp. After lunch, take an easy bamboo raft ride for an hour before returning to the hotel.
Yaang Come Village
Right in the heart of Chiang Mai, Underneath the shade of the gigantic 40-years-old Yaang tree, you will find yourself wrapped up in the traditional Lanna atmosphere, amidst the aroma of the botanical surroundings. The hotel is a virtual oasis in the middle of bustling city. Admiration for the history, culture and glorious costumes of the Tai people or Tai-Lue helped to create this conservation idea. With only a few steps, one enters a heaven of serenity with lush gardens and fascinating architecture of Tai-Lue style.
Lotus Hotel Pang Suan Kaew
Lotus Hotel Pang Suan Kaew is one of Chiang Mai’s leading convention hotels, situated in the heart of the city. The hotel`s location is unique, sitting adjacent to Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Complex and just a walking distance from Nimmanhaemin rd. Surrounded by Chiang Mai’s best attraction and entertainment facilities, guests really are spoilt for choices.
The Small Chiang Mai
The Small, Chiang Mai Located in the old secter of Chiang Mai town with just a few-minute walk to day and night markets The Small, is a quaint and trendy hotel with concept of “Loft Art” design. The Smalls’ design encompasses Asian art blending traditional Thai and ‘Loft” style. Nearby The Small is a heaven of quaint boutiques, art shops, antique galleries and coffee houses for all tastes and desires with restaurants featuring all styles of the famous Thai cuisine. Walking around our neighborhoods is an enchanting journey through a mix of ‘old Chiang Mai’ with the international flavor of an eclectic art area. There are numerous activities in Chiang Mai from general sightseeing to elephant trekking and shopping. All family activities you can dream of are here. Nearby The Small is a haven of quaint boutiques, art shops, antique galleries and coffee houses for all tastes and desires ... with restaurants featuring all styles of the famous Thai cuisine. Walking around our neighborhoods is an enchanting journey through a mix of `old Chiang Mai` with the international flavor of an eclectic art area of European city. And, Chiang Mai is the center of the famous Thai handicraft industry where you can discover a treasure trove of every imaginable design for household items, art of Asia objects or simple decorative items for everyday use .