Chiang Mai (or Chiangmai) was ranked #5 among cities worldwide in the World’s Best Awards of Travel + Leisure Magazine (U.S.A.) in 2006. Now, what makes this Thai city so special that it attracts visitors from all over the world and many return visitors every year too?
In a nutshell, Chiang Mai has something for everyone. Well, nearly everyone. Although you can’t find any sun baked beaches here, this destination appeals to any traveller who’s interested in history, culture, nature, adventure, food, shopping or just relax.
Any tourist can also be sure of the warm welcome one can expect from Northern Thai hospitality. If Thailand is the Land of Smiles, then Chiang Mai is the capital.
GuideChiangmai.com hopes to not only present to you travel information, but also to keep you updated on the latest developments and happenings here. In this guide:
Travel Info: Essential information on Chiang Mai travel. You can view a city map here.
Accommodation: Recommended guesthouses, hotels and bed & breakfasts.
Sights: What is a must see, in the city and around. Itineraries
Activities: Looking for adventure, massage or shopping?
Food: Unique Northern Thai cuisine and local fruits. Restaurants guide.
Nightlife: Thais love to party, and there are lots of cool bars, pubs and clubs in Chiang Mai.
- Festivals: Know more about the colourful Thai festivals and holidays.
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