Riding the Mae Hong Son Loop

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An extensive tour by motorcycle of Thailand’s attractions would obviously take weeks, if not months, but packages are nevertheless on offer. There are also packages for more experienced riders that include off-road sectors. Although every region of Thailand has something distinctive to enjoy, if one only has limited time, it is best to head north. Chiang Mai is a natural touring base as well as being a fascinating and vibrant city in itself where the ancient and modern … [Read more...]

Updated: February 4, 2013 by admin

Tiger Kingdom – Chiang Mai, Thailand

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  The Tiger Kingdom is one of only two such ventures in the whole of Thailand that allows visitors an “up close & personal” experience with the tigers, allowing them to play, stroke & take photos in the tigers enclosure. Even if you did not want to get up close to the tigers it is still a nice spot to have a bit of lunch and watch the tigers play in their enclosures.  A buffet lunch is served at the Tiger Kingdom from 11.30am-14.30pm daily (200 baht / … [Read more...]

Updated: February 4, 2013 by admin

Chiang Mai Shopping Malls

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Shopping in Thailand is always great, but shopping in Chiang Mai is some of the best the country has to offer. Everybody loves shopping (well almost) and Chiang Mai is a shopping paradise. There are two main Shopping Malls in Chiang Mai and  both have a wide range of shops, restaurants and other services. Both shopping malls contain a large department store, supermarket and multi screen cinema. Kad Suan Kaew (Central) Kad Suan Kaew, commonly known as Central, … [Read more...]

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Whole Earth Restaurant, Chiang Mai

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Located close to the old city and the Night Bazaar, Whole Earth Restaurant offers an excellent range of health food, coupled with a high level of service. A peaceful and relaxing spot, it is set in a traditional Thai-style wooden house amid landscaped tropical gardens. All food is served in the elegant non-smoking dining room. The Whole Earth Restaurant has been welcoming customers from around the world for more than 35 years with its excellent experiences, its … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

The Good View Bar and Restaurant, Chiang Mai

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The Good View Bar and Restaurant with fantastic views of the city, Doi Suthep and the mountains, this restaurant surrounded by grassland and trees sits in a beautiful setting along the Ping River. Dine outdoors and enjoy the riverfront nature zone, or under the teak shelter indoors and listen to the live band. Evening entertainment at the Good View Bar and Restaurant include Thai and Western varieties of rock, jazz, pop and country music.  If you want a good, … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Aroon Rai Restaurant, Chiang Mai

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Aroon Rai Restaurant has been an institution in Chiang Rai for good many years, with patronage from both locals and travelers. Recently, Aroon Rai Restaurant has been refurbished and expanded but the decor remains simple. It occupies a large, open area just a few minutes walk from Tha Pae Gate, making it an ideal place for a few drinks and a bite to eat when shopping in town.   Aroon Rai Restaurant menu Aroon Rai restaurant in Chiang Mai is a typical Thai … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Riverside Bar and Restaurant, Chiang Mai

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The legendary Riverside Bar and Restaurant of Chiang Mai is located along the beautiful River Ping. Offering spectacular views of Doi Suthep and the old city. At the Riverside Bar and Restaurant you can enjoy a relaxing afternoon with friends and your favorite cocktail and on Sundays listen to the best jazz music in town. In the evenings, a romantic candlelit dinner along with relaxing live piano or guitar duo should not to be missed. As the night progresses get funky … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

White Lotus Restaurant and Bar, Chiang Mai

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The White Lotus Restaurant and bar in Chiang Mai is a friendly bar located on Chareon Prathet Road, two blocks east of the Night Bazaar,  featuring Thai and international cuisine. The staff is friendly and the food highly recommended. Their relaxing covered patio is the ideal meeting place for friends and families. This really is a meeting place for a diverse clientèle that includes locals, expatriates and travelers from all over the world. Darts enthusiasts can either … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Chiang Mai Shopping Price Guide

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Chiang Mai Markets, Malls & Factories Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport - Corner Thipanet Rd and Mahidon Rd - about 500 mtrs from the airport. Night Bazaar - Chang Khlan Rd (between Tha Phae Rd and Si Donchai Rd). 5:00pm to 11:00pm. Sunday Walking Market - starts near Tapae Gate -  Sundays  from 4:00pm to 11:00pm. Saturday Walking Market -  Wualai Rd -  Saturday 5:00pm to 11:00pm. Warorot Market -  Thapae Rd and Chang Moi Rd - 7:00am til 5:00pm. Various … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Jungle Flight – Chiang Mai, Thialand

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  Jungle Flight - Treetop Eco-Advetures... is Chiang Mai's Newest and Best attraction! Located atop one of Thailand's 5 highest mountains... you will soar through the jungle on the adventure of a lifetime as you fly over 6km of the Longest.. Highest... and Fastest.... Zip-lines and activities in all of Asia. They offer 6-7 hours of amazing adventure and fun... and safe for the whole family. Enjoy over 34 platforms and activity stations as you explore one of … [Read more...]

Updated: January 6, 2013 by admin

Chiang Rai Bicycle Tour

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  Chiangrai Bicycle Tour is a bicycle tour company that operates half day - five days cycling tours around Chiang Rai and Golden Triangle area. Chiang Rai Bicycle Tour is the only bicycle touring group based in Chiang Rai, the northernmost province of Thailand     The cycling is on well-planned routes on quiet roads and lanes used by the local villagers, chosen for the interest and contact with the Thai countryside and Thai way of life. The … [Read more...]

Updated: January 6, 2013 by admin

Chiang Mai Rock Climbing Adventures

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  Since 2002, Chiang Mai Rock Climbing Adventures has provided award-winning rock climbing and caving courses in stunningly beautiful northern Thailand. With a strong focus on quality instruction, Chiang Mai Rock Climbing Adventures is much more than a tour operator.     Chiang Mai Rock Climbing Adventures is owned and run by passionate climbers and cavers who want nothing more than to create other passionate adventurers! Safety always … [Read more...]

Updated: January 6, 2013 by admin

Chiang Mai Biking – Chiang Mai, Thailand

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  Chiang Mai Biking are specialists in developing and operating recreational cycling tours. Recreation combined with the highest levels of safety standards, are our top priorities. Groups are never larger than 8 participants, meaning that you can enjoy a safer and more personal service. Anyone who can ride a bicycle may join our excursions.     In addition to a delightful tour experience, there is no better way to touch, smell and see the … [Read more...]

Updated: January 6, 2013 by admin

Thai Elephant Home – Chiang Mai, Thailand

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  Established in 2005, the Thai Elephant Home is the most eco-friendly elephant home in its area. Our elephants are well cared for and happy, and this shows in our visitor experience. At this home, you do not just get a chance to ride an elephant, but to really spend time with it in its natural environment. The profits made from the home are invested into saving the local jungle. We buy areas of the jungle that have been destroyed by elephants left to forage for … [Read more...]

Updated: January 6, 2013 by admin

Elephant Nature Park – Chiang Mai, Thailand

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  Elephant Nature Park, located 60km north of Chiang Mai city, is a unique elephant rescue project set in Northern Thailand. Established in the 1990's the aim has always been to provide a sanctuary and rescue center for elephants in Thailand Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai has rescued over 30 distressed elephants throughout the country and has received numerous awards from institutions including the Smithsonian. The founder, Sangduen Chailer, was named … [Read more...]

Updated: January 6, 2013 by admin

Flight of the Gibbon – Chiang Mai, Thailand

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  Flight of the Gibbon Adventure Tour is a unique zip line canopy tour through pristine, 1500 year old rain forest outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand. 18 platforms, sky bridges and lowering stations connect 2km of zip lines that take you through different layers of the rain forest canopy. Flight of the Gibbon is also very active in rain forest restoration and primate rehabilitation projects in the area.   Special viewing stations, exciting sky-bridges … [Read more...]

Updated: January 6, 2013 by admin

Patara Elephant Farm – Chiang Mai, Thailand

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  Patara Elephant Farm is a Thai owned and managed farm focusing on health-care and breeding management for friendly, beautiful and special elephants to produce healthy elephants to live on Earth.     Patara Elephant Farm invites you to hands-on experience on participating, sharing responsibilities and taking care of an elephant. "Elephant Owner for a Day" is a special program created for everyone to learn and interact with elephants as … [Read more...]

Updated: January 6, 2013 by admin

Thai Cooking Classes in Chiang Mai

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Whilst in Chiang Mai, why not take the opportunity to learn how to cook Thai food from the experts?  The Chiang Mai Thai cookery courses are a lot of fun which can be enjoyed by the whole family. They are relatively cheap and often includes trips to the local market to select and sample ingredients and include a free recipe book.     Most cooking classes include hotel pick-up, followed by a trip to the market where the ingredients are explained and … [Read more...]

Updated: September 10, 2011 by admin

Chiang Mai Nightlife Guide

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The Chiang Mai night life is no where near as outrageous as in Bangkok or Pattaya. However, there are many relaxing bars, several discotheques, live music venues and one street with hostess bars which cater to tourists, located along Loi Kroh Road. It includes a walk-in arcade with a Muay Thai boxing ring near the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel. The city maintains its liberal, laid back attitude with several areas and venues that accommodate the gay and lesbian … [Read more...]

Updated: January 1, 2013 by admin