If you're a first time visitor to Chiang Mai, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Chiang Mai.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Chiang Mai.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"Flower Garden Temple (Wat Suan Dok): free Monday, Wednesday and Friday 5-7pm; you can also do a 2 day meditation retreat weekly on Tuesday & Wednesday." See More
"You have to drive 1 hour to the mountains to get to cool stuff like Flight of the Gibbon and Elephant Nature Park (ENP)." See More
"Most people seem to like the area near Tha Phae Gate(pronounced tah-pay) because it is easy for first-timers to get around." See More
"Elephant Nature Park That place and Pattara are known to be really good to elephants in Chiang Mai." See More
"Chiang Mai top attractions such as Wat Phra Singh, Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai Walking Street and outdoor activities outside city such as zip lining and trekking which you can book at tour agents around the old town." See More
"50 they have this co working place called CAMP AIS - Creative And Meeting Place in MAYA Lifestyle Shopping Center it's on corner of Nimmanhaemin and Huay Kaew Road, we find the internet very reliable and 5 minutes walk from Baan Thai and great way to keep the cost down." See More
"Try go to the Mae Ngat Lake north of Chiang Mai and spend a night on a floating house." See More
"And on the way down the mountain, absolutely stop at Wat Palad, an amazing temple in the jungle/forest." See More
"There's a large outdoor eatery at Chiang Mai Gate." See More
"When I was in Chiang Mai a few years ago I stayed at a guest house called Nest." See More
"I'm pretty sure you can get a room for under that at the Siripanna Villa Resort & Spa Chiang Mai." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Chiang Mai locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Chiang Mai.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.