Chiang Mai Tourism

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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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 80.68 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 57.64 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55.92 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 43.92 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 48.57 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 67.26 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 56.94 (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 31.97 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.13 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 29.44 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 78.23 (High)
    • Car Stealing 23.75 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 22.92 (Low)
    • Attacks 18.15 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 36.29 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 92.06 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 74.6 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 17.92 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.32 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 27.05 (Low)
  • Living in Chiang Mai - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Chiang Mai is 114.37 (High)

    • Safety Index 71.21 (High)
    • Climate Index 75.93 (High)
    • Pollution Index 76.47 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.45 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 46.57 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 85.47 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 16.43 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 28.06 (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 4.42 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 22.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.86 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.16 USD

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

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