Chiang Mai - Nature Dreams
4 Days 3 Nights
TOUR CODE : STX043
Chiang Mai, 700
km, by road north of Bangkok is Thailands second largest city and
capital of the northern region. An old city with a proud history was
founded by King Mengrai who united several small tribes and called the
new land Anachak Lanna Thai and was the capital of Lanna Thai for a long
time. It was attacked frequently and finally came under the control of
Ayutthaya then Burma. In 1774 King Taksin of Thailand recovered it from
the Burmese since then Chiang Mai has been a province of Thailand.
The most important asset Chiang Mai can claim is its people. Their beauty, hospitality and good manners are legendary throughout Thailand. In the past, Chiang Mai has been a city of economic, religious and political importance. Present day culture has very deep roots. Chiang Mai has its own dialect and its own cuisine. These have given it a sense of cultural security.
Baan Mae Kam Pong, 50 km from the city. This community is standing for 100 years, average 4,265 feet above the sea level with all year nice weather. This eco village is well-known of making the fermented tea production. It's worth to visit to see the local life and their traditions.
Doi Inthanon National Park, one of Thailand's most famous National Park and one of the best equipped to welcome visitors. It covers some 1,005 square kilometers. It offers marvelous natural scenery. A Green Seasons period is a great time to visit Waterfall and Mossy Forest on the highest peak with cloud forests. Besides, the visit of The Two Chedis which were built to honor the 60th birthday anniversary of King Bhumibol in 1987 and the 60th birthday anniversary of Queen Sirikit in 1992, respectively then visit the Highest spot in Thailand.
Wualai Walking Street, is only Saturday open air Market has been so far known for good quality of the famous unique handicraft, authentic northern silver and lacquer wares.
Phra That Doi Suthep Temple, This temple is Chiang Mais most important and visible landmark, and overlooks the city from its forested mountain backdrop. It is 3,520 feet above sea level, and dates from 1383. The temple is approached on foot by climbing a steep staircase comprising 290 steps. The less energetic may ascend by funicular railcars. The temples golden pagoda contains holy Buddhas relic, and attracts Buddhist pilgrims from all over the world throughout the year.