The people of southeast countries is well-known that Chiang Mai is the ‘Rose of the North’ because of its great historical area and surrounded by beautiful architecture. About seven centuries ago Chiang Mai was a home of 300 over temples, and it used to be known as the capital of the Lanna Kingdom.
Chiang Mai being in the north region gives it a cooler temperature compared to the southern part such as Bangkok. Well, do not underestimate Chiang Mai as this state has so much to offer. Without any hesitation, let’s get started on the things to do in Chiang Mai.
The San Kamphaeng Road
San Kamphaeng road is also known as ‘handicraft highway’ where you can spot many creative designs of the potter, silverware, sculpting, wood carving and many more. The road is stretch about 10km filled will these designer’s creativity of goods where there is much unique product to choose.
Fun fact, Chiang Mai is known for its silverware hence does take a look at the master artist carrying out their work. However, along the road, there is a lot of hotel Chiang Mai and local food shops such as Pad Thai, Thai milk tea, etc.
Night market in Chiang Mai
Thailand is a land that is known for its shopping, whether it is from Bangkok, Koh Samui, or Phuket is filled with markets selling any item. When you are having a vacation in Chiang Mai, take a visit to the Warorot Market that is next to the Ping River.
You can buy almost everything such as vegetables, fireworks, clothing, jewellery, and many other things. That means, if you are a shopper do book hotel near night market bazaar. Take note, and these market products are at a cheap price bargain at your best.
In Chang Klan Road, during the day it seems reasonable like every other city in work, but at night the road is light up with beautiful light where the stallholders drag their stall out and ready to sell the product.
If you like shopping, Chang Klan Road is the way to go, but it highly recommended to book a hotel near the night market bazaar, so that is super convenient when it comes to shopping.
Nightlife in Chiang Mai
Drinking, partying is the way of a proper vacation. Well, Chiang Mai loaded with bars and clubs with prices that are lower compared with other states. In Nimmanhaeman road, the road filled with many trendy bars which have frequent customers of both locals and tourist. If you are a type who loves to chill with a couple of drinks, then Nimmanhaeman is the hotels to stay in Chiang Mai.
The nature in Chiang Mai
All you want is a place of refreshing, calm and soothing place then head down to Mae Ping River. A two-hour boat ride along the Mae Ping River with the scenery along with river changes is just simply breath-taking. Do book accommodation in Chiang Mai Mae Ping River as you get to see many traditional teak houses along with relaxing luscious gardens. Based on many tourists who love nature Mae Ping River is the hotels to stay in Chiang Mai.
Hail a Songthaew
When staying in hotel Chiang Mai’s main streets, it is pervasive to see the bright red truck flying around down the streets. Well, this truck is what most people would recommend taking as it is cheap and easy to get around the city.
However, some Songthaew might not take you to the destination because it depends on a similar place you are going. Another recommendation is to book accommodation in Chiang Mai with the heavy frequency of Songtaew is it very convenient to travel from one place to another.