Places to visit in Chiang Mai
(The hotel will provide you with directions to the following places and they can also book the tours for you))
Padung Village Vist the Karen long neck women
Doi Suthep Temple Very beautiful wat and the area has hiking trails and waterfalls nearby. Its about a 25 minute drive from our hotel.
Eagle Track Zip Line This is a fun day for those of you who enjoy zip lining.
8 Adventures (ATV, RAFTING,Trekking)
Patara Elephant Sanctuary (This is the elephant sanctuary we visit on our Happy trips)
Saturday Night Market Starts at 4pm and is an excellent place to find clothing and local crafts. The street is shutdown to all vehicles, and crowds start peaking at around 6pm. Remember to bargain!
Sunday Market Starts at 4pm and is an excellent place to find handcrafts from the northern Thai people. Just like the Saturday market the street is closed to vehicles and its very crowded.
A Lot of Thai
http://www.alotofthai.com (half day cooking class) phone number +66 53 800 724
Thai Orchid cooking school http://www.thaiorchidcooking.com phone number +66 80 499 8090
Lady Boy Cabaret Show This is a must see while you are in Chiang Mai. Its located at the night bazaar and its cost around 300 baht. Shows start at 9:30. Might be a fun thing to do on Friday night for the group!
There is a massage house on every block. These are two of my favorites
Recommend Chiang Mai Restaurants
Inexpensive Thai food. Can get very crowded, but worth a visit for sure!
address Sirimankelajan Soi 13, Chiang Mai, Thailand +66 53 218 405 https://www.facebook.com/Cafedenimman/
Free Bird Cafe
Free Bird Cafe is a colourful cafe just outside the city moat on a street corner. Their menu is extensive and has a mixture of Thai, Burmese and western dishes as well as coffee and fruit smoothies. Recommended dishes include Burmese tea leaf salad (60 Baht) and the banana, peanut butter and chocolate smoothie (80 Baht) ad a large portion of Khao Soi (100 Baht), and all dishes are made using ingredients sourced from local vendors and producers... Free Bird Cafe is more than just a cafe, it is actually part of Thai Freedom House: social enterprise offering education, livelihood skills and English language skills to Burmese migrants and refugees. All profits from the Free Bird Cafe go to the Thai Freedom House organisation which has been working to offer the migrants and refugees a better future. The café helps Thai Freedom House train students in the hospitality industry as well as giving staff a chance to practice their English. The cafe closes at 17:00 so last orders are usually at 16:30 and the cafe is closed on Sunday and Monday.
Opening Hours: 9:00 - 17:00 (Closed Sunday and Monday) Location: 116 Maneenoparat Road Tel: +66 (0) 81 028 5383
Maldives Resort Bar
Good place for drinks and cheap food. Outdoor seating and live music from 6pm til 4am.
69/1, Soi Nimmanhaemin 6, Prasert Land (Kadchengdoi) Building, Nimmanhaemin Road Tel: 053 212 339
Huen Phen Restaurant
Huen Phen restaurant is famous for its Khao Soi noodle soup dish. During lunch times this is the main dish that Huen Phen serves, but they also have a range of other traditional snacks and Northern dishes such as jackfruit salad and sticky rice (40 Baht), and ‘Aeb Pla’ fish grilled with sweet basil and wrapped in a banana leaf (50 Baht). Because Huen Phen restaurant is well known it can be quite busy with Thai and foreign guests during lunch hours so be prepared to wait or arrive early.
Opening Hours: 8:30 – 16:00 and 17:00 – 22:00 daily Location: 112 Rachamankha Road Tel: +66 (0) 538 145 48
At Nine Nimman
A great place to watch all the action of Nimman street. Live music and really good Thai food!
Nimmanhaemin Road Soi 9, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Lovely garden atmosphere and a must visit if you love gelato.
Airlines that fly to Thailand