Things to Do in Chiang Mai? Temples, Shopping, Muay Thai!

Things to Do in Chiang Mai? Temples, Shopping, Muay Thai!, Chiang Mai, Thailand (B)

The largest city in northern Thailand rests between river and mountains, is home to hundreds of incredibly intricate Buddhist temples, and an Old Town that’s surrounded by 12th-century walls and moats. You can see live Muay Thai three times a week in Chiang Mai, and this is THE place to find craft Thai goods on the cheap. This guide will help with things to do in Chiang Mai, and everything else you need for a great trip!

Our recommended option for getting to Chiang Mai. One hour flights leave hourly from Bangkok for as little as $18. While most flights into Chiang Mai include a layover in Bangkok, there are a few cities offering direct flights.. Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul, Luang Prabang (Laos), Singapore, and Yangon (Myanmar)

Bus travel can be a more affordable way for getting to Chiang Mai, although increases travel time dramatically. The bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes about 10 or 11 hours, with daytime and overnight routes available, and run about $20.

Similar prices to flying, yet getting to Chiang Mai takes exponentially longer. Only recommended for train lovers. The train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes about 12 hours. Standard tickets start at $16, a 2nd class seat with a/c is about $18, while a 1st class lower berth sleeper with a/c runs about $41. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to Do in Chiang Mai? Temples, Shopping, Muay Thai!
Guide Location: Thailand » Chiang Mai
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Josh And Krissy Sedivy
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.wanderlustduo.com/things-to-do-in-chiang-mai/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Sunday Walking Market
  • Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep
  • Wat Chedi Luang
  • Wat Phan On
  • Kalare Night Bazaar
  • Kalare Night Bazaar Boxing Stadium