Northern hospitality opens its arms to visitors as they walk among the old wooden temples and two-story houses of the ancient walled city. Wind your way along a steep mountain road to Wat Prathat Doi Suthep for a magnificent view of the entire valley. And don’t forget to ring the bells for good luck!
This region is home to many minority villages with intriguing traditional ways of life. The exquisite weaving and handicrafts worn, traded and sold by the villagers are typified by rugged quality and unique design. There is also a number of local handicrafts which makes Chiang Mai an interesting shopping destination too.
The city is yet cosmopolitan and offers all that western visitors can demand including movies, restaurants, shopping malls, international schools, museums, cultural places and a wide selection of hotels and accommodation of all categories. For all types of travelers, Chiang Mai is today one of the favorite destinations in South East Asia.
Chiang Mai, it’s surrounding valleys and mountains, offer a wide range of great adventure opportunities! This is one of the reasons that we have chosen Chiang Mai as Active Thailand’s Head Quarter and home!