Chiang Mai should be part of your north Thailand itinerary if you love culture and seek peaceful mountainside views.
This province is not only a beautiful place to visit, it’s also one of the cheapest travel destinations in Southeast Asia.
Wood-built Wat Phan Tao, in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Man feeding fish the moat, in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chedi and main temple structure of Wat Lok Molee, lesser known but remarkable temples in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Wat Chedi Liem at the ruined city of Wiang Kum Kang, found on the outskirts of Chiang Mai, in Thailand
Wat Chet Yot, inspired by the Mahabodhi temple in India. Wat Chet Yot was located on the outskirts of Chiang Mai, in Thailand
Landscaped greens surrounding the city moat of the Walled City of Chiang Mai, Thailand
Night market in front of Wat Phan Tao, in Chiang Mai, Thailand
The central chedi of Wat Doi Suthep surrounded by other temple structures built in Lanna (Northern Thai) style, in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Locals enjoying the peaceful ambiance and shaded areas at Tha Pae Gate, in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Mae Ya Waterfall found at the foot of Mount Doi Inthanon in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Buddhist monk apprentices and apprentices during a prayer ritual inside Wat Chedi Luang, in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Buddhist monk walks past Wat Chedi Luang (temple) in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Pro trip — Book your stay as soon as you know you’re traveling to get ahead of fully-booked rooms.