If you are getting bored of visiting Bangkok, Chiang Mai is truly the best destination this summer. It is located in Northern Thailand. Here, you will be amazed by cheap expenses, peaceful natural landscapes, delicious food, unique festivals and so on. There are many reasons for people to travel to Chiang Mai. These following destinations are the most popular places that you should add to your travel list.
- Cactus Nursery Botanic Garden
This place is very popular in Chiang Mai with thousands of species of cacti and other plants. Most of them are protected by the glass. This garden will make you feel like you are lost in the mysterious plant world. The garden is open from 8:30 am to 5 pm each day.
- Pha Chor
Pha Chor – Chiang Mai is formed from a natural phenomenon of Ping River. Because of the erosion, blocks of rock here have very strange shapes. It is also known as “a small version” of the Grand Canyon. At Mae Wang National Park, there are lots of huge mountain rocks with 30 meters high located in the middle of trees and wildlife. To get here, you have to take about 2 hours driving from Chiang Mai.
- Kao Mai Lanna Resort
Resorts in Chiang Mai are located in the heart of beautiful natural landscapes. Kao Mai Lanna Resort is one of them. It consists of wooden houses covered by green tall trees. In fact, this is one perfect choice for those who want to relax in nature. The price of the cheapest room here is over 1 million VND. The highest price is in more than 4 million VND.
- Grand Canyon
If America has the well-known Grand Canyon, Chiang Mai also has a similar landscape. This location is considered the place you must visit when you are traveling to Chiang Mai. Discovered a few years ago, it attracts many tourists by the magnificent sceneries. They come here for shooting, swimming and watching the sunset. Therefore, you will never forget the memorable experience in Grand Canyon.
- Ton Kwen Temple
Kwen Ton Temple is one of the unique temples in Chiang Mai. Foreign tourists prefer its traditional architecture and history. Moreover, it is one of the finest examples of classic Lanna style architecture in Northern Thailand.
- Umong Temple
Has over 700 years of existence, Umong Temple is one of the oldest temples in Chiang Mai Thailand. Around the temple, there are tropical gardens with green lawns, fresh cool air and many different types of green vegetables. In addition, there are fish and turtles raised in a large pond in the middle of the garden. The most outstanding feature is the ancient tunnel leading to the airport at the foothill of Doi Suthep. This tunnel is considered one of the most impressive underground architectural works.
- Studio Naenna
Located at the foot of Doi Suthep Mountain, this is a well-known place for textiles and clothes made from unique materials. Here, you can witness how the fabric is made under the hands of artists, with 100% completely natural raw materials. Studio Naenna was established since 1988 and now, it becomes more developed.
- InClay Studio
This is the pottery studio located on the road of Suthep in Chiang Mai. Obviously, you can watch the artists making pottery and other beautiful hand-made furniture. It will be an unforgettable experience in your life.
- Wat Baan Kang
This is called “the village of art” in Chiang Mai. It seems that all talented artists are here. Interestingly, you can find many special galleries, cafes and studios. You will have a chance to be immersed in the art world. In this village, most of the artists focus on making traditional items of Thailand.
- Jibberish Homemade Shop
This is the shop where sells handmade products in Chiang Mai. It sells everything such as clothes, bags and photo frames. Especially, they are all made by hand. The shop is decorated beautifully with blue and white colors. The furniture is also very attractive. Coming here, you will be totally involved in shopping and taking beautiful photos.
Chiang Mai is a stunning place that attracts many tourists from all over the world. With its unique landscapes, enormous mountain rocks and sacred temples, Chiang Mai brings about the peaceful and excited feelings when visitors wander around all wonderful tourist attractions here. It is definitely true that Chiang Mai will become a more well-known place that every visit wants to discover and visit once in their lifetime.