Best things to do in Chaing Mai with prices
A full list of things to do in Chaing Mai with prices so you can plan exactly what you would like to do whilst there and all pinned on maps so you can access at anytime.
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Doi Suthep-Pui National Park
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Here are the other places to visit in Doi Suthep National Park:

Bhubing Palace (50 Bahts): the winter residence of the Thai royal family when they come to the north of the country. Only the gardens (well maintained and flowered) are open to visitors. Don’t miss the rose gardens and giant bamboo plants! Pay attention to the opening and closing hours: generally, the palace closes at 15:30. Also, plan on wearing long pants to be allowed into the gardens (without holes and not too tight!). The dress code is taken very seriously.

Hmong Doi Pui Village features a small waterfall and a pleasant garden (entrance fee is 10 Bahts). In the village itself, you’ll find almost only souvenir shops.

Mon Tha Than Waterfall (100 Bahts + 30 Bahts for one car): To go to the waterfalls, you will need to drive 3 km on a narrow road + a five-minute walk from the parking lot to the first waterfall. Then you can also take a trail to the left to see a 2nd waterfall. You can then continue on the trail to reach a 3rd Waterfall (Sai Yoi Waterfall), but it was closed when I visited.

Huay Kaew Waterfall: when coming from Chiang Mai, it’s the first stop in the park. Park your car in the parking lot and walk for 5 minutes to reach the waterfall.

The best way to discover the park is to rent a car or scooter in Chiang Mai.

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Several agencies offer half-day or full day packages from Chiang Mai to visit a sanctuary and take care of the animals. They are all similar, only the location of the sanctuary is different depending on the agency.

Prices start around 1800 Bahts for half a day and can reach 2500 Bahts for a full day.

Chai Lai Orchid Eco Lodge and Cafe
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Mae Sa Elephant Camp
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Chiang Mai Night Safari
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If you are done visiting the main sights in the city and don’t know what to do in Chiang Mai, you can try one of the many available sports activities.

You can choose between:

Mountain biking in Doi Suthep National Park: 3 trails are available. The price starts at 1,650 Bahts for 4 hours of cycling.

Climbing on the limestone cliffs of the Crazy Horse Buttress.

Rafting: A descent of about 10 km will cost 3,000 Bahts per person.

Driving an ATV in the Thai countryside. Starting at 2,200 Bahts for 3 hours.

Kayaking on the Mae Ping river. Starting at 1,750 Bahts for 4 hours.

Buggy in the jungle: 1 hour for 2,000 Bahts per person.

Hikking in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is also a popular destination to go hiking in the wilderness.

You can go on a day hike or a multiple-day adventure in the jungle of Northern Thailand. The best areas to hike around Chiang Mai are Chiang Dao, Mae Tang, Mae Wang or Doi Inthanon.

Hikes organized by agencies usually include an overnight stay with a mountain tribe, such as the Karen, Akha or Lahu, and a trip down the river in a bamboo raft. Many also offer a visit to an elephant camp (refuse those who offer a ride on their backs).

Prices for a 2-day tour begin at 3,500 Bahts per person.

The best time to go on a hike during your visit to Northern Thailand is from November to February.

Namtok Bua Tong-Nam Phu Chet Si National Park
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Bua Thong Waterfall

Bua Thong waterfall is another beautiful natural site to visit near Chiang Mai.

It’s located 70 km north of the city.

This waterfall is quite unique: the rock on which the water runs is sticky, allowing you to climb it bare foot! It is thus nicknamed the “sticky waterfall”. A series of ropes help you climb the 3 levels of the waterfall.

Your kids will for sure love it if you’re on a family trip in Chiang Mai! You should go to the waterfall during the week to enjoy it while it isn’t too busy.

If you don’t have a car to get there, you can take a collective minibus from the Chiang Mai bus station. The minibus will drop you off about 3 km from the waterfall.

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Hill tribe trekking

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Best things to do in Chaing Mai with prices
A full list of things to do in Chaing Mai with prices so you can plan exactly what you would like to do whilst there and all pinned on maps so you can access at anytime.
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Doi Suthep-Pui National Park
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Here are the other places to visit in Doi Suthep National Park:

Bhubing Palace (50 Bahts): the winter residence of the Thai royal family when they come to the north of the country. Only the gardens (well maintained and flowered) are open to visitors. Don’t miss the rose gardens and giant bamboo plants! Pay attention to the opening and closing hours: generally, the palace closes at 15:30. Also, plan on wearing long pants to be allowed into the gardens (without holes and not too tight!). The dress code is taken very seriously.

Hmong Doi Pui Village features a small waterfall and a pleasant garden (entrance fee is 10 Bahts). In the village itself, you’ll find almost only souvenir shops.

Mon Tha Than Waterfall (100 Bahts + 30 Bahts for one car): To go to the waterfalls, you will need to drive 3 km on a narrow road + a five-minute walk from the parking lot to the first waterfall. Then you can also take a trail to the left to see a 2nd waterfall. You can then continue on the trail to reach a 3rd Waterfall (Sai Yoi Waterfall), but it was closed when I visited.

Huay Kaew Waterfall: when coming from Chiang Mai, it’s the first stop in the park. Park your car in the parking lot and walk for 5 minutes to reach the waterfall.

The best way to discover the park is to rent a car or scooter in Chiang Mai.

Elephant Nature Park
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Several agencies offer half-day or full day packages from Chiang Mai to visit a sanctuary and take care of the animals. They are all similar, only the location of the sanctuary is different depending on the agency.

Prices start around 1800 Bahts for half a day and can reach 2500 Bahts for a full day.

Chai Lai Orchid Eco Lodge and Cafe
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Mae Sa Elephant Camp
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Elephant Jungle Sanctuary (Office)
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Chiang Mai Night Safari
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Need to look into this.

If you are done visiting the main sights in the city and don’t know what to do in Chiang Mai, you can try one of the many available sports activities.

You can choose between:

Mountain biking in Doi Suthep National Park: 3 trails are available. The price starts at 1,650 Bahts for 4 hours of cycling.

Climbing on the limestone cliffs of the Crazy Horse Buttress.

Rafting: A descent of about 10 km will cost 3,000 Bahts per person.

Driving an ATV in the Thai countryside. Starting at 2,200 Bahts for 3 hours.

Kayaking on the Mae Ping river. Starting at 1,750 Bahts for 4 hours.

Buggy in the jungle: 1 hour for 2,000 Bahts per person.

Hikking in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is also a popular destination to go hiking in the wilderness.

You can go on a day hike or a multiple-day adventure in the jungle of Northern Thailand. The best areas to hike around Chiang Mai are Chiang Dao, Mae Tang, Mae Wang or Doi Inthanon.

Hikes organized by agencies usually include an overnight stay with a mountain tribe, such as the Karen, Akha or Lahu, and a trip down the river in a bamboo raft. Many also offer a visit to an elephant camp (refuse those who offer a ride on their backs).

Prices for a 2-day tour begin at 3,500 Bahts per person.

The best time to go on a hike during your visit to Northern Thailand is from November to February.

Namtok Bua Tong-Nam Phu Chet Si National Park
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Bua Thong Waterfall

Bua Thong waterfall is another beautiful natural site to visit near Chiang Mai.

It’s located 70 km north of the city.

This waterfall is quite unique: the rock on which the water runs is sticky, allowing you to climb it bare foot! It is thus nicknamed the “sticky waterfall”. A series of ropes help you climb the 3 levels of the waterfall.

Your kids will for sure love it if you’re on a family trip in Chiang Mai! You should go to the waterfall during the week to enjoy it while it isn’t too busy.

If you don’t have a car to get there, you can take a collective minibus from the Chiang Mai bus station. The minibus will drop you off about 3 km from the waterfall.

CrossFit Chiang Mai / CFCNX
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Hill tribe trekking

Https://ethnicecotreks.com/

Prices included on the link above

Viator recommended trips

Https://www.viator.com/searchResults/all?text=Chaing+mai

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Hey 👋 I'm from the UK and I have been fortunate enough to have been traveling since my 20s. I have spent so much time planning my adventures that I wanted to take the stress and hassle out of planning for others. I offer 1:1 calls and custom itineraries for all tastes and budgets. I also accept requests for package holidays and cheap flight deals. I regularly check all the best package deals from the UK so reach out if you want some recommendations on where is cheap right now, as we all love a bargain right. I hope my guides will inspire you to get out more and explore the world 🌎no matter what your budget I have created guides on my personal experiences and on places and I know you will enjoy exploring them as much as I have. Looking for some inspiration then feel free to check out my socials or browse my travel shop💗
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