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A Guide to Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai [เชียงใหม่] Province is the hub of Thailand’s northern region, as well as the largest and culturally most important city of the north. It is located in the valley of Ping River and amidst the highest mountains in the country, which result in low temperatures during the cool season in comparison to other parts of Thailand. Its abundance of natural resources brings about several spectacular tourist destinations. Chiang Mai offers a rich and indigenous culture with diverse cuisine, handicrafts, festivals and architecture. In addition to its many attractions, it is a vibrant and modern city. You will never get bored when travelling in the province as there is a great diversity of things to do, including a lot of shopping opportunities. Chiang Mai’s unique cuisine as well as international food will satisfy all palates. A wide range of accommodations ranges from simple accommodations to luxurious hotels.
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Chiang Mai City (เมืองเชียงใหม่)
is the capital district (Amphoe Mueang) of Chiang Mai Province. The district includes the city of Chiang Mai. Neighboring districts are (clockwise from the north) Mae Rim, San Sai, San Kamphaeng, Saraphi and Hang Dong. Ping River runs through the district.

When traveling to the North of Thailand, the city center of Chiang Mai is not to be missed. The area has plenty of shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. The marvelous Chiang Mai offers a remarkable and pleasurable experience for everyone, from young travelers to seasoned tourists and families alike. The main sightseeing is to be made “intra muros” (inside the fortifications), while more and more recent development is taking place in the area around the city's walls.
Mae Ai (แม่อาย)
is Chiang Mai Province’s northernmost district. Neighboring districts are (clockwise from the southwest) Fang of Chiang Mai Province, Shan State of Myanmar, Mae Fa Luang, Mueang Chiang Rai and Mae Suai of Chiang Rai Province. Most of the area consists of mountains, a part of Phi Pan Nam Mountain Range, some 400-2,285 meters above sea level.

There are important mountains in the area, such as Doi Pha Hhom Bhog (the second highest mountain of Thailand), Doi Bhoo Muan and Doi Ang-Khang which is the origin of Mae Fang River, the most important rivers aside of the Kok River.

Mae Fang National Park, located in Amphoe Mae Ai, Amphoe Fang, Amphoe Chai Prakarn of Chiang Mai Province, consists of a complicated geography which is a part of a watershed called Dan Lao Mountain Range. It is the productive forest with a great number of plants and animals beautiful natures such as Huai Bond Cave, Hot-mineral Water Pond, Hot Spring and Mae Jai Stream.
Fang (ฝาง)
is a district in the northern part of Chiang Mai Province.

Neighboring districts are (clockwise from the northeast) Mae Ai of Chiang Mai Province, Mae Suai of Chiang Rai Province, Chai Prakan of Chiang Mai Province and Shan State of Myanmar.

The main sightseeing spots include the Doi Phahompok National Park and the Doi Angkhang Royal Research Station

This royal agricultural station is located among beautiful mountainous scenery with a cool climate year round. This 1300-meter high mountain is a demonstration site for planting and researching temperate flowers, fruits and vegetables under the Royal patronage. Besides, visitors can visit several hill tribe villages on the slopes. Trekking and mountain biking along some interesting trails can also be made in the area.
Chaiprakarn (ไชยปราการ)
Doi Wiang Pha is a national park with an area of 583 square kilometers (364,375 rai). It is covering the areas of Mae Fang National Conserved Forest in Tambol Sridongyen, Tambol Maetalob, Chaiprakarn District, Tambol Mae Kha, Tambol Mae Kha, Fang District, Chiang Mai Province, and the left side of Mae Lao National Conserved Forest in Tambol Pa Daed, Tambol Srithoi and Tambol Thakor of Chiang Rai Province.

The national park consists of high mountains extending northwards, which are regarded as the boundary between the Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai provinces. Doi Wiang Pha is the highest mountain of the National Park, 1,834 meters above sea level. Most of the areas are water-source forests for major canyons, particularly the Fang River and branches of the Lao River such as Mae Fangluang Gully, Mae Fangnoi Gully and Yangmin River.

Due to area’s abundance of forests, varieties of plants and different altitudes (300-1,834 meters), the National Park has become the source of foods and dwelling places for different kinds of wild animals including Muntiacus Muntjak, wild boars, gorals, porcupines, wild rabbits, monkeys, masked palm civets, squirrels, tree shrews, and different kinds of birds such as White-rumped Shama, turtle doves, hawks, while fowls and more.
Chiang Dao (เชียงดาว)
is a district of Chiang Mai Province located in northern Thailand. Its nickname is "Little Tuscany" and there are a few local wines produced in this area. Many characteristic shops and famous restaurants attract tourists around the globe to Chiang Dao. Travelers gather around to visit the district for bargain shopping, tasting delightful food and for sightseeing.

When visiting Chiang Mai in Thailand, Chiang Dao should not be missed out. The area is filled with shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. The amazing Chiang Dao offers a remarkable and pleasant experience for every tourist.

Neighboring districts are (clockwise from the northeast) Fang, Chai Prakan, Phrao, Mae Taeng of Chiang Mai Province, Pai of Mae Hong Son Province and Wiang Haeng of Chiang Mai. To the north is the Shan State of Myanmar.

Chiang Dao is the only province in Thailand which has all twelve hill tribes in residence. The Pha Daeng National Park is located in the district as well.
Phrao (พร้าว)
is a district in the northeastern part of the Chiang Mai Province in the north of Thailand. Bordering districts are (from the south clockwise) Doi Saket, Mae Taeng, Chiang Dao, Chai Prakan of Chiang Mai Province, Mae Suai and Wiang Pa Pao of Chiang Rai Province.

Attractions in Amphoe Phrao include Bua Tong Waterfall and Nam Phu Chet Si ('Nam Phu' means 'fountain' or 'geyser' - and 'Chet Si' means 'seven colors'). There is a mineral geyser containing calcium-carbonate, gushing from the ground and then overflowing streams and small waterfalls. Its streambed is solid white, glittering crusted with calcium carbonate. Sunshine reflected from the clear flowing and falling water and the white stream bed makes it a truly extraordinary natural scenery.

Also the Doi Mae Pung Temple is definitely worth a visit.
San Sai (สันทราย)
is a district situated in the central part of Chiang Mai Province. During the rainy season, the Ping and Khao rivers bring a lot of sand to accumulate at the area of the rivers join together year by year.

A large sand dune used to appear where now the San Sai district office is located. When the government created the district in this area, in late 1890, they selected the name San Sai, because San means dune and Sai means sand.
Mae Rim (แม่ริม)
is a district (“Amphoe”) in the central part of Chiang Mai Province. Bordering districts are (from the north clockwise) Mae Taeng, San Sai, Mueang Chiang Mai, Hang Dong and Samoeng of Chiang Mai Province. Mae Rim and neighboring Samoeng are very popular destinations in the Chiang Mai’s area.

The major attractions include the various mountain areas, tea plantations as well as the Botanical Garden which attracts visitors all year round, both locals and foreign travelers.

In recent years there has been quite some development of mid and upper market accommodations in the area. Thus it has grown beyond the day touring to accommodating overnight tourists who are visiting the popular sightseeing attractions.

While Mae Rim and Samoeng are a bit distant from the city center of Chiang Mai, the districts are certainly growing in popularity and deserve attention when traveling to the region.
Doi Saket (ดอยสะเก็ด)
is a district (“Amphoe”) in the eastern part of Chiang Mai Province. Neighboring districts are (clockwise from the south) Mae On, San Kamphaeng, San Sai, Mae Taeng, Phrao of Chiang Mai Province, Wiang Pa Pao of Chiang Rai Province and Mueang Pan of Lampang Province.

Doi Saket is mainly a rural farming area, containing a mixture of rice fields on the valley floor to orchard and other farming on the hillsides.

The village itself is located a 30 minute drive east from Tha Pae Gate in Chiang Mai. The economic focus of the town is still agricultural, and the city boasts a large produce market. The village is most famous among Thai tourists for its beautiful, modern-style wall murals inside of Wat Doi Saket.
Mae Chaem (แม่แจ่ม)
is a district of Chiang Mai Province. Neighboring districts are (clockwise from the east) Samoeng, Mae Wang, Chom Thong and Hot of Chiang Mai Province, and Mae Sariang, Mae La Noi, Khun Yuam, Mueang Mae Hong Son and Pai of Mae Hong Son Province.

Main attractions are rafting on the Mae Chaem River as well as the Traditional Cotton Weaving Villages which uniquely woven fabric is in great demand due to its striking colors and indigenous style.

The Phutha Oen Temple (Wat Phutha Oen) is located in Chang Khoeng Sub-district, Mae Chaem District. According to legend it was built in the beginning of the Ratanakosin era. One of the most fascinating features of this temple is the Water Chapel, a chapel surrounded by water battlements instead of the usual cement battlements.

Also not to forget is the Mae Chon Luang Agricultural Station, which is nestled in a gorgeous valley. Its hill slopes have been developed into stepped plantations providing serene mountain panoramas. It is especially remarkable during the cool season of December when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom and when the area is covered in beautiful pink and white petals.
Hang Dong (หางดง)
is a district of the Chiang Mai Province. Bordering districts are (from the southwest clockwise) San Pa Tong, Mae Wang, Samoeng, Mae Rim, Mueang Chiang Mai, Saraphi of Chiang Mai Province and Mueang Lamphun of Lamphun Province.

One of the major attractions is the Chiang Mai Cultural Centre which is located at the beginning of Chiang Mai-Hang Dong Road. The center has an extraordinary collection of Lanna art and fascinating displays of traditional northern culture. Spectacular folk dance and tribal shows are performed while the characteristic northern dinner Khan Tok is served.

The Lanna Woodcarving Art Museum (Ban Roi An Phan Yang Museum) is the exhibition center of antiques and woodcarving masterpieces, situated at Chiang Mai-Sanpatong Road.

Baan Tawaii Handicraft center and market is another attraction not to be missed. It can be reached easily from Hang Dong Market. Visitors can find a whole range of decorative items, from antique to modern, in the various shop houses and factories.
Saraphee (สารภี)
is a district of Chiang Mai Province. Saraphee is neighboring the districts (from west clockwise) Hang Dong, Mueang Chiang Mai, San Kamphaeng of Chiang Mai Province and Mueang Lamphun of Lamphun Province.

The district was established in 1891 and was then named Yang Noeng (ยางเนิ้ง). In 1927 it was renamed to Saraphee. The district is subdivided into 12 communities, which are further subdivided into 105 villages. Yang Noeng is a township which covers parts of Yang Noeng, Saraphee and Nong Phueng.

San Kampaeng (สันกำแพง)
is an area very famous for its many silk and cotton weaving factories. It is located 13 kilometers east of Chiang Mai.

Along the road from Chiang Mai to San Kamphaeng, there are plenty of handicraft shops selling traditional Thai items such as woodcarvings, silverware, ceramic and lacquer ware to visiting tourists and locals alike.

Located in San Kamphaeng is Bo Sang a village where handmade umbrellas are produced. In addition to umbrellas, visitors will find various woodcarving and Thai silk products here.

The hot springs set amidst natural surroundings of trees and verdant hills, are located 36 kilometers from town. The water has a high sulphur content and possesses curative and restorative properties. Basic conveniences available for tourists are accommodations, a swimming pool, dining facilities and separate mineral water bathing rooms.
San Pa Tong (สันป่าตอง)
is a district of Chiang Mai Province located 22 kilometers south of Chiang Mai Town, on the main road number 108 which is called "Chiang Mai - Hod".

Bordering districts are (clockwise from the southwest) Doi Lo, Mae Wang, Hang Dong of Chiang Mai Province, Mueang Lamphun and Pa Sang of Lamphun Province.

In San Pa Tong you can experience the peacefulness, charm and the authentic northern culture. Explore the unique cultural and natural ways of the Sanpatong lives.

In Sanpatong district, An old town have been founded in the late of 7th or early 8th century AD during Hariphunchai, the former name of the city of Lumphun. Lumphun's independence era was ended in the late 13rd century, when it was taken by King mengrai and incorporated into The Lanna Kingdom.

Main attractions and point of interest include bamboo rafting and elephant trekking in Maewang, Doi Inthanon National Park. Also Baan Tawai woodcraft center and souvenir / decoration item market is definitely a worthwhile excursion when visiting the area, many of the goods found in other places in Thailand are produced and sold there.
Jom Thong (จอมทอง)
is a district in Chiang Mai Province’s southern part. Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise) Hot, Mae Chaem, Mae Wang, Doi Lo of Chiang Mai Province, Wiang Nong Long and Ban Hong of Lamphun Province. The area’s important river is the Ping River. The Doi Inthanon National Park is the major attraction of Jom Thong. In Doi Inthanon National Park several points of interest are to be found, such as Doi Inthanon (ดอยอินทนนท์), the highest mountain in Thailand. The mountain was known in the past as Doi Luang (meaning “Big Mountain”) or Doi Ang Ka (meaning “The Crow's Pond Top”).

Doi Tao Lake is a large reservoir situated above the Bhumibol Dam, actually in the Tak province. The lake offers many recreational opportunities during the rainy and cool seasons, including rafting and cruise services to Bhumibol Dam.

Op Luang is national park offering breathtaking views of the natural scenery of a steep river valley amidst beautiful mountains and teak forests.

Phra That Doi Noi Temple (Wat Phra That Doi Noi) During excavations, numerous marble Buddha images, Buddha image containers as well as a chapel were discovered. The hilltop temple gives visitors a panoramic view of the scenic beauty of the Mae Ping River and surrounding hills and valleys. The temple can be reached on foot by climbing 241 steps.

Phra That Si Chom Thong Temple (Wat Phra That Si Chom Thong) The temple is dated back to the mid-1400s and houses a collection of bronze Buddha images. The secondary chapel contains a holy Buddha relic.
Chiang Mai International Airport (ท่าอากาศยานนานาชาติเชียงใหม่) (CNX)
Chiang Mai is the major gateway to Northern Thailand andd is becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination. Its international airport welcomes over 2 million visitors each year, receiving some 130 flights a week from Bangkok as well as from Singapore, China, Taiwan, Myanmar and Laos. The airport has a full range of facilities to offer to its visitors.

Chiang Mai International Airport is located less than 10 minutes by taxi from the city center. The airport consists of domestic and . international terminals in a single building.

At the airport there are travel agent offices and customer service desks for airlines including Thai Airways, Singapore Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Air Asia, Nok Air, One-Two-Go and other airlines. In the terminals there are a number of exchange bureaus and ATMs as well.

Chiang Mai Airport has plenty of food outlets, including coffee shops, a deli and a fast food outlet. There are also several of shops selling silk, handicrafts, fresh produce and souvenirs. Additional food and merchandise shops are to be found within the departure lounge.