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Things to do in Chiang Mai 2024 | Pelago by Singapore Airlines

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Frequently asked questions

What are the must-try foods in Chiang Mai?
Chiang Mai is famous for its delicious street food. Some must-try dishes include khao soi (curry noodle soup), sai oua (northern Thai sausage), and mango sticky rice.
What are the top attractions in Chiang Mai?
Chiang Mai has numerous attractions to explore. Some of the top ones include Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Old City Temples, Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, and Elephant Nature Park.
Is Chiang Mai safe for tourists?
Chiang Mai is generally considered safe for tourists. However, it is always advisable to take precautions and be aware of your surroundings, especially in crowded areas and at night.
What is the local language spoken in Chiang Mai?
The local language spoken in Chiang Mai is Thai. English is also widely spoken in tourist areas, hotels, and restaurants.
Are there any cultural customs to be aware of in Chiang Mai?
Yes, it is important to respect the local customs and traditions in Chiang Mai. This includes dressing modestly when visiting temples, removing your shoes before entering sacred places, and being mindful of local etiquette.

About Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is a city located in the mountainous region of northern Thailand. It is known for its rich cultural heritage, stunning temples, and vibrant markets. The local currency in Chiang Mai is the Thai Baht, and it is recommended to carry some cash as not all places accept credit cards. Chiang Mai offers a unique blend of traditional and modern attractions, making it a popular destination for travelers.

When to visit

The best time to visit Chiang Mai is during the cool season, which runs from November to February. During this time, the weather is pleasant with temperatures ranging from 15 to 25 degrees Celsius. It is also the peak tourist season, so expect larger crowds. The hot season from March to May can be quite hot and humid, while the rainy season from June to October brings frequent showers.

The best time to visit Chiang Mai is during the cool season, which runs from November to February. During this time, the weather is pleasant with temperatures ranging from 15 to 25 degrees Celsius. It is also the peak tourist season, so expect larger crowds. The hot season from March to May can be quite hot and humid, while the rainy season from June to October brings frequent showers.
Getting around

Getting around Chiang Mai is relatively easy. The city has a well-developed transportation system, including taxis, tuk-tuks, and songthaews (red trucks). Taxis are convenient for longer distances, while tuk-tuks and songthaews are great for shorter trips within the city. Another popular way to explore Chiang Mai is by renting a motorbike, but be cautious and ensure you have the necessary license and insurance.

Getting around Chiang Mai is relatively easy. The city has a well-developed transportation system, including taxis, tuk-tuks, and songthaews (red trucks). Taxis are convenient for longer distances, while tuk-tuks and songthaews are great for shorter trips within the city. Another popular way to explore Chiang Mai is by renting a motorbike, but be cautious and ensure you have the necessary license and insurance.
Traveller tips

Here are some traveler tips for visiting Chiang Mai: Dress modestly when visiting temples and religious sites. Stay hydrated and carry a water bottle with you, especially during the hot season. Bargain when shopping at markets to get the best prices. Try the local street food, but make sure it is cooked fresh and hygienic. Respect the local customs and traditions, such as removing your shoes before entering temples.

Here are some traveler tips for visiting Chiang Mai: Dress modestly when visiting temples and religious sites. Stay hydrated and carry a water bottle with you, especially during the hot season. Bargain when shopping at markets to get the best prices. Try the local street food, but make sure it is cooked fresh and hygienic. Respect the local customs and traditions, such as removing your shoes before entering temples.

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