Chiang Rai is the ideal destination for a winter escape. A cool climate and a relaxed atmosphere, combined with fascinating attractions and some stunning natural scenery make, this region irresistible come the winter season. Usually beginning around mid-October and winding up at the end of February, here are just a few things not to miss in Chiang Rai in winter.
Category: Things To Do
June 2, 2015
If you find yourself in Chiang Mai, taking a trip to Mon Jam in the Mae Rim district is worth your while. Located around a 40-minute drive from Chiang Mai, you’ll find this scenic viewpoint in the village of Mong Nong Hoi. Here’s why you shouldn’t miss it:
May 5, 2015
If the name Sanctuary of Truth sounds lofty and grand, it’s fitting. Made entirely of wood, this mighty structure sits right on the beach in the northern part of Pattaya. Here’s why you should pay it a visit.
April 21, 2015
Just moments from the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, Warorot Market couldn’t be more different from its nighttime neighbor. For one thing, Warorot Market is an early riser, opening in the morning and building a steady momentum until it’s a hive of busy daytime activity. It’s also much more of a local experience than the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, catering to locals but attracting curious, bargain-hunting tourists nonetheless.
April 7, 2015
If you ever find yourself in Krabi Town, you’d be forgiven for thinking there’s not much going on at first glance. It’s a chilled out market town, not especially easy on the eye, and most people simply use it as a launchpad to the south islands nearby. Look a little deeper though and you’ll find that not only does it have its own distinct brand of local rustic charm, but that there are in fact plenty of things to do in Krabi Town.
March 24, 2015
Trekking is one of the most dangerous activities you can take part in in Northern Thailand – but not for the reason you might think. Nope, it’s not treacherous conditions, nor menacing animals, nor unwelcoming tribes. The danger in trekking in the popular hiking hotspot of Northern Thailand is the high risk of disappointment from overcrowded trails, tourist gimmicks, exploitation of local villagers, shoddy tour operators, and total lack of flora and fauna sightings. We were determined not to fall victim to any of them. So we booked Viator’s Opium Trail Trek through Doi Suthep National Park, and braced ourselves.