Many of Thailand’s visitors head to Bangkok or the beaches and islands in the South, but Northern Thailand also offers a staggering range of spectacular destinations. The north is an extensive region with sprawling mountains with ancient valleys and rivers.
Northern Thailand straddles an important historical junction where peoples from China, Laos, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand and beyond have traded commodities and ideas for thousands of years. Let ASIA DMC take you on an adventure, which showcases the landscapes and culture in relatively untraveled provinces such as Chiang Rai, Lampang, Phrae, Nan and Payao.
Bann Kang Wat (Chiang Mai, Thailand)
Chiang Mai, in contrast, is a land of misty mountains and colorful hill tribes, a playground for seasoned travellers, a paradise for shoppers and a delight for adventurers. Here the curious can expand their horizons with a city tour, cooking courses, cycling tours and craft workshops. Any aesthete with an affinity for handicrafts will be bowled over by the variety on display. For the busy bodies there is plenty of nightlife, and the epicure can indulge in an array of wonderful cuisine. Chiang Mai truly has it all.
Lamphun or Hariphunchai- about 30 km. south of Chiang Mai is a quiet ancient town with a long history. In this charming city, you must visit Baan Papee Village. The village is famous for Crispy Rice pancakes, Dry Longan, Cotton weaving, Bamboo basketwork and Knomjeen. You will ample opportunity to submerse yourself in the local way of life.
Wat Rong Khun, Chiang Rai
Let ASIA DMC take you to Lampang the charming city of horse drawn carriages and the king’s stable where his majesties white elephants are kept the Thailand Elephant Conservation Center. Meanwhile, Nan is a sleepy little town in the extreme north Thailand, close to Laos’ border. It is an ideal breakaway from the hustle and bustle of the busy city life.
Before you head up to Chiang Rai from Nan, the last city you will pass through before reaching your destination is “Phayao”, which is virtually enveloped by mountains and valleys, Phayao is renowned as a peaceful province. Though it has only modest facilities and conveniences, Phayao is an enchanting community with outstanding natural beauty and fascinating religious sites.
Lampang mountain temple
The journey heads north finishing up at Chiang Rai with a diversity of attractions such as Wat Rong Khun or the “White Temple”- one of the most beautiful temples and a masterpiece of artist Chalermchai Kositpipat.
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