Visit Chiang Mai - Best of Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is a popular city and is in fact the biggest and most socially significant city within the north region of Thailand. This city is situated only 435 miles from Bangkok and is the capital of the province. In the last decade or so, this city has become more and more popular, now seeing approximately 5 million visitors annually. There are many reasons why Chiang Mai continue to attract visitors every year. below is some important information about Chiang Mai that is worth knowing to any visitor or people intending to visit the city.

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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Chiang Mai

  • Traditional Khantoke Dinner and Show from Chiang Mai
    Traditional Khantoke Dinner and Show from Chiang Mai 86 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Enjoy an evening out by having a Khantoke Dinner, the customary northern Thai style of eating with food being served in large...

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    Duration: 10 Hrs

    Of ancient origins, even predating those of historic Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai province is home to one of the classic tourist de...

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  • 2 Days 1 Night Homestay at Baan Mae Kam Pong
    2 Days 1 Night Homestay at Baan Mae Kam Pong New on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Days

    The people of Mae Kampong Village maintained their traditional way of life, sharing their passion for handicraft, respecting ...

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  • Full Day A Day As An Artisan
    Full Day A Day As An Artisan New on TripHobo

    Duration: 7 Hrs

    Put your creative hat on as this trip transforms you into an artisan. Void of mass tourism site, we will guide you in become ...

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Facts and Stats for Chiang Mai*

  • Pollution Statistics in Chiang Mai

    Know the pollution level of Chiang Mai before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 78 (High)
    • Water Pollution 55.95 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.84 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45.35 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 48.78 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 64.58 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 55.95 (Moderate)
  • Chiang Mai: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Chiang Mai for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Chiang Mai.

    • Burglary and Theft 30 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.36 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.47 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 76.74 (High)
    • Car Stealing 22.14 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 23.21 (Low)
    • Attacks 18.06 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 35.07 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.44 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 74.66 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.93 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 27.11 (Low)
  • Living in Chiang Mai - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Chiang Mai is 122.11 (High)

    • Safety Index 71.78 (High)
    • Climate Index 75.93 (High)
    • Pollution Index 74.02 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.83 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 41.78 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 85.45 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 17.52 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 32.98 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Chiang Mai

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Chiang Mai

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.54 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 21.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.3 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 54.68 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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