Places of Interest
Revealed in 2015, Chiang Mai has been added to the list of World Heritage Sites by Unesco.
Also known as Thailand’s “Rose of the North”, Chiang Mai is voted #2 in the world’s best city awards by a prominent leisure-travel publication due to its cosmopolitan nature, moderate climate, and thriving arts and culture scene.
The local artisans are known for their famous Sa Paper umbrellas and parasols that would be treasured gifts for all. Watch the whole process as artisans delicately handcraft paper lamps, fans, umbrellas, and parasols from start to finish. From making the bamboo struts and covering them with paper to hand painting each umbrella, be enchanted by the beauty of craftsmanship.
Satisfy your Thai cuisine cravings in the neighborhood of Shangri-La, with the best street food in town! Sink your teeth into everything, from the popular Khao Soi (which is a Northern Thai coconut-based curry ladled over fresh egg noodles, topped with deep-fried egg noodles), to their unique Kanom Kroke (which is a small gooey pillow-like Thai sweet dessert, topped with corn, sweet potato or chives).
Operating hours: 5am to noon, 5pm to midnight
The highest peak in Thailand, the National park is filled with many natural wonders. Hike up the mountain or stroll the leisure route around the park, and be drawn into the amazing experience of waterfalls, a hill tribe village, and the two famous pagodas built to honor King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit.
Admission is THB 200 /adult
Built in the 13th Century during the reign of the 6th King of Chiang Mia, King Kuena, to house the Buddha’s relics brought from Si Satchanalai. The temple is a second-class royal temple of the Ratcha Wora Viharn type. It is believed that Doi Suthep was the residence of a hermit named Sudheva, which is Pali for “benevolent god” or Suthep in Thai, thus named after the hermit. After journeying up the staircase decorated with the seven-headed Naga, visitors can admire the panoramic view of the city from the temple.