Chiang Mai Holidays, Thailand
Chiang Mai an inland city in northern Thailand. It's the
country's second largest city but is vastly smaller than the
sprawling capital of Bangkok.
As a busy working city Chiang Mai is filled with modern industry
that sits easily alongside elegant temples and traditional wooden
houses. It is known for its relaxed take on life and holidaymakers
choose to visit to experience the laidback attitude found here.
The city's historical Old Town occupies just a square mile and
is encircled by a moat. Within the Old Town you'll find much of
Chiang Mai's history, in architecture dating back over 700
Sightseeing in Chiang Mai
A Chiang Mai holiday is full of temples that highlight a broad
range of architectural styles. The hilltop Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep
offers fantastic views out over the city and is a must for first
Further afield Chiang Mai is ideally placed for jungle
adventures. Hike to hillside villages, mountain bike deep into the
countryside or get to know the local wildlife on an elephant
Nightlife in Chiang Mai
One of the most popular night time spots on your holiday to
Chiang Mai is the Night Bazaar. Once evening arrives the streets of
Chiang Mai bustle with stalls selling anything and everything.
Amongst the stalls are numerous bars and pubs with something to
keep everyone entertained. You'll find themed pubs, sports bars and
live music venues among the choices.
Eating Out in Chiang Mai
You'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out on your
Chiang Main holiday. As well as traditional Thai favourites you'll
also find lots of international options. The cuisine of northern
Thailand is said to be hotter than that found in the south so
Chiang Mai is the perfect place to sample some heat!
The food stalls in the Night Bazaar will leave you with endless
choices but if you want a quieter sit down meal head towards the