Chiang Mai Information

Travel and Local Information Guide

Chiang Mai - Thailand, one of the most relaxing places on the planet. Mist covered mountains, ethnic hilltribe villages, rolling rivers, historic temples, wild elephants. Adventure, trekking and inspiring scenery. Located 700 miles from Bangkok, the gateway to northern Thailand and beyond....

Less crowded than Phuket, more laid back than Koh Samui, and just 1 hour 90 minutes by air from Bangkok, with a range of accommodation from budget to deluxe. This idyllic province really is the ultimate destination.

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Getting Around Chiang Mai

  • Getting Around Chiang Mai

    Getting Around Chiang Mai

    Chiang Mai is a fairly compact city, with many of the attractions within easy walking distance of each other. Besides Read More»

  • Chiang Mai Bus Station

    Chiang Mai Bus Station welcomes millions of passengers to the city every year from all over the Thailand. Most of the

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  • Chiang Mai Map

    Chiang Mai Map

    Our interactive map displays all available hotels with photos, facilities and guest comments as well as attractions, Read More»

Planes and Trains

Chiang Mai International Airport

Chiang Mai International Airport

Chiang Mai International Airport is the main air hub linking northern Thailand with Bangkok, Samui and Phuket as well as Read More...

Chiang Mai Train Station

Chiang Mai Train Station is the first (or last) port of call for hundreds of thousands of tourists that visit the


Getting to Chiang Mai

Getting to Chiang Mai

As a gateway to northern Thailand, Chiang Mai is easily accessible by air, rail and bus. The most common route to Chiang Read More...

Yee Peng Festival Chiang Mai

Yee Peng Festival in Chiang Mai (sometimes written as ‘Yi Peng’) is celebrated on the full moon of the twelfth lunar


Songkran in Chiang Mai

Songkran in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai might be better known for its ancient temples and rolling mountains, but the northern capital also boasts an Read More...

Loy Krathong

By far the most romantic of Thailand’s celebrations, Loy Krathong takes place on the full moon night of the 12th lunar Read More...

Useful Information about Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai Weather

Chiang Mai Weather

With its more Northern latitude and higher elevation, Chiang Mai enjoys a cooler climate than the stifling central Read More...

10 Things to Do in Chiang Mai When it Rains

Stuck inside and looking for things to do in Chiang Mai when it rains? Then we’ve come up with the perfect list of fun Read More...

Visas & General Info

Citizens holding a valid passport from a country on Thailand’s approved list may enter the Kingdom for 30 days without a Read More...

Travel: Chiang Mai to Laos

Travelling from Chiang Mai to Laos can be easy because Laos is a neighbouring country to Thailand. The fastest way to Read More...

Travel: Chiang Mai to Pai

Pai is a small, hippie town with a relaxed vibe about 80km from Chiang Mai, and most tourists who visit Chiang Mai also Read More...

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