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Customer Travel Tips for Chiang Mai

87% Avg. city rating Rated by 719 customers

Activities / excursions 94%

Restaurants / eating out 90%

Shopping 83%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 82%

Sightseeing 89%

Culture 90%

Nightlife / partying 78%

Value for money 91%

Customer Travel Tips for Chiang Mai

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76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


15 Mar 2019

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the temples and food markets.

Liked: Temples, can walk around a lot. Good bar scene.

Disliked: No

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


29 Nov 2018

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Pack lightweight clothes and good tennis shoes!

Liked: It wasnt a huge city, very easy to get around with plenty to do and see

Disliked: Nope, nothing.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 80%
76% Avg. rating


19 Nov 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: National Park with trekking is a must

Liked: The different possible activities. Nice culture, nice landscape

Disliked: The tuktuks are just little bit annoying

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


15 Nov 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

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Liked: .

Disliked: .

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


24 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Have a wander and get lost on a walk, it was my favourite part of my stay. I found cute coffee shops, places to buy art and beautiful temples.

Liked: Food, lots of things to do, relaxing atmosphere in the town

Disliked: It was full of western guys there for cheap booze and sleeping around, felt like the magaluf of Europe. Such a shame given what a great city it was.

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


03 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Check out the Jazz Club

Liked: Everything.

Disliked: No.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


15 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Obligation to make a stop in chiang Maï if you are travelling in thailande

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Nothing

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


09 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


01 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Relaxation / spa Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Take the song thews (red covered trucks). Find out from a local how much it should cost then find a red truck to take you there. I loved staying in the old city.

Liked: Chill but with many things to see and do.

Disliked: I was there on the edge of the smokey season. Dodge that if you can.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


17 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Bargain bargain bargain.

Liked: The food, very different to southern Thailand.

Disliked: The tuktuk drivers.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


16 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Bring your smile

Liked: Atmosphere

Disliked: Police 😂

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


10 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Real thai culture and nature...

Liked: Natural, silent, not expensive,

Disliked: Public Transportation

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


23 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Nothing much to see but plenty to enjoy

Liked: Plenty of restaurants

Disliked: Overcharging taxis and tuktuks

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


07 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Take the overnight sleeper train from Bangkok instead of flying. Get out into the mountains of Doi Ithanon. Hire a tuk-tuk and driver for the day.

Liked: It is a great historic old town with plenty of charm and lots to do in and around the city. Easily accessible by train and plane.

Disliked: No, it was great and we will return.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


03 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Anything

Liked: Excursions

Disliked: Anything

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


17 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Use the red vans (song taews) for transportation. Cheaper than tuktuks

Liked: Cool place with many things to do and eat

Disliked: It got very hot in the afternoon

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


13 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Red trucks for travelling within the city (20 baht per person)

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Not really

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


01 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Hug Elephant Sanctuary, Roller mieten und aus der Stadt rausfahren

Liked: Die Tür in den Norden Thailands. Toller Nachtmarkt

Disliked: Moskitos, die Umgebung ist super, die Stadt an sich meiner Meinung nach nichts besonderes

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


26 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Yes

Liked: Really great to visit here

Disliked: No

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
69% Avg. rating


29 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Take the van tuk tuks only 20 baht.

Liked: -night markets

Disliked: Struggled to find multiple activity tours that didn't include elephant riding.

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87% Avg. city rating Rated by 719 customers

Activities / excursions 94%

Restaurants / eating out 90%

Shopping 83%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 82%

Sightseeing 89%

Culture 90%

Nightlife / partying 78%

Value for money 91%

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