Nestled within the mountains of northern Thai countryside, Chiang Mai offers spectacular landscapes and is home to hundreds of elaborate Buddhist temples. The Chiang Mai of today is a vibrant and modern city that holds close to its spiritual and natural roots. With its unique landscapes, delightful food and leafy boulevards, Chiang Mai has nothing to envy of its sibling Bangkok.
“The rose of the north” is a friendly city located about 700 kilometres north of Bangkok that offers a relaxing atmosphere, great shopping and fun activities. This city is a popular holiday destination and many come here regularly from Bangkok.
Chiang Mai actually means “new city” and was founded in 1296 as the capital of the Lanna Kingdom. At the time, the entire city was walled and surrounded by moats. The same area today is called the Old Town - an attraction in itself. Slowly, the new city developed around its walls, growing to become the place where past and present coexist together in perfect harmony.Read More