Tours in Chiang Mai (Thailand)
In the shadow of the world famous beach resorts of Thailand is hiding one very popular tourist city and province of Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai (Chiang Mai), also pronounced Chiang Mai, Chang Mai, Chang Mai is the largest city in Northern Thailand, capital of the homonymous province. The population of a small city (170,000 people), but it is the fifth most populous city of Thailand and the second largest after Bangkok. The Mai is almost three times older than Bangkok. This is also a second cultural capital of Thailand. Russian tourists often compare Chiang Mai to Saint Petersburg.
Located in Chiang Mai , 700 kilometers from Bangkok and 200 kilometers from the Golden triangle in the North of the country, among the highest mountains of the country. 90 kilometers from the city is the highest mountain peak of Thailand - Golindano (Doi Inthanon).
The city is the center of Hiking in Thailand. Here it will be very interesting for those interested in history, culture and life of local people. If you are ready to spend hours wandering around the city and its environs, viewing the monuments of culture and architecture – is the place for you. It is recognized that Chiang Mai is one of the most beautiful cities in the country.
Chiang Mai is not in place and developing. It is a modern town, which carefully preserved all the sights. With well-developed infrastructure, which will make your trip comfortable and easy. The city has a huge number of hotels, developed and cheap transportation, many travel agencies.
Often the city used as a staging post on the way to the "Golden triangle", Laos or Burma. Also stop here to explore Northern Thailand: in addition to the city's interest around the city, and the whole Chiang Mai province.
The surrounding landscapes are very picturesque. From the city dispatched a large number of excursions to see the many temples, green rice terraces, rich orchards, Thai villages, tropical jungle and waterfalls.
In the vicinity of Mai live many distinct Nations have preserved their traditions since ancient times. It is home to the world famous Karen tribe, which for the ideal of female beauty worship women with a long neck and big ears. Yes, it is those who are using rings to extend their necks to incredible sizes.
So, if you are an active traveler who wants something more interesting than just basking on the beach, you will not be bored here, and impressions from visiting Northern Thailand will last for a lifetime.
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