Places like the Rainforest Boutique Hotel Chiang Mai and the Baan Tai Hotel Chiang Mai offer clean and comfortable rooms for twenty US dollars (US$ 20) per night. Standard hotel rooms cost anywhere from fifty to seventy five US dollars per night while the luxury hotel rooms in Chiang Mai Thailand will cost you somewhere over three hundred dollars per night. Rooms at Sirilanna Chiang Mai Hotel start at ninety-five dollars (US$ 95).
Chiang Mai Musts for Tourists
It is said that you haven't experienced the charm and beauty of Chiang Mai until you've accomplished the following:
Purchase a Bo Sang Umbrella, which
an important cultural icon for the people of Chiang Mai. There's even a festival that is held in the 3rd week of January, where contests, exhibitions, cultural performances and even a beauty pageant. The streets are decorated with umbrellas and lanterns at Ban Bo Sang, Sankampang.
The Kao Soi
, pronounced as cow-soy, is a Thai comfort food with tender chunks of chicken in curry sauce with coco milk. This is served over thin egg noodles with crispy fried egg noodles on top and garnishes.
So you make sure that you include in the your to-do list.
Finally, the Wat Phratat Doi Suthep that overlooks the Old City of Chiang Mai is simply breath taking. This mountain, Doi Suthep, has the most sacred tamples with a 300-stair climb to a large chedi and golden spire. The view on top of Doi Suthep is worth it and a must-see.
Chiang Mai Tourist Resource
- Find things to do from NileGuide's list of top Chiang Mai activities