Chiang Mai is located in the Himalayan foothills, 700 Km north of Bangkok. This city holds much cultural significance
as Chiang Mai was once the capital of the ancient Lanna Kingdom and there are many
historical points of interest in Chiang Mai.
Far from the hustle and bustle of city life, Chiang Mai has a calm and laidback atmosphere, and is
commonly known as “The Rose of the North”. One of the reasons why Chiang Mai is popular with
tourists is the abundance of nature beauties that it has. From lush green rain forests to mighty waterfalls,
exotic animals, and rich ecosystems, the city offers a lot to nature-lovers. Mouth-watering exotic dishes
together with exciting shopping options are other attractions of Chiang Mai. Among the Chiang Mai
points of interest are the Night Bazaar, Wat Phra Singh, Wat Chiang Man, and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.
With a vibrant culture, friendly locals, food markets, numerous beautiful temples and natural landscapes,
Chiang Mai is not a place you can miss while in Thailand.