Chiang Mai Travel Guide
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Information about Chiang Mai
If you are planning a trip to Chiang Mai in the near future, this piece of Chiang Mai tour guide will help you know all the tips and hacks for a smooth experience. Wondering which is the best time to visit Chiang Mai or what are the important events that take place during a particular season? You will find all the details here. Starting from the time in Chiang Mai to the average temperature in Chiang Mai, everything will be provided in our digital tour guide. Chiang Mai is not only about temples and monasteries but also about rolling rivers and cloud-covered mountains. The weather remains quite pleasant during most parts of the years but some seasons experience a huge influx of tourists. But there are certain things that you do not know yet about Chiang Mai.
Information about Visa - tourists coming from other countries must have a valid passport before entering the city. Tourists with an authorized passport must check with Thailand’s list of approved entries before starting their trip. You can stay in the country for thirty days without a visa. If you wish to stay longer than that, you will have to apply for the same at the Royal Thai embassy. It is mandatory to have a visa before entering Chiang Mai because visas are not available once you have reached. If you wish to extend your visa, an extension for ten days is available at any immigration checkpoint. Also, check the tourist policies once before finalising your plans.
Events - Chiang Mai hosts several festivals and events that are celebrated with much fun and fervour. These festivals are an illustration of the rich culture and natural heritage of Chiang Mai. One of the major revelries in Chiang Mai is the Yee Peng. This festival marks the influence of ancient Lanna kingdom on Chiang Mai’s tradition. The unique decorations and involvement of the people are a sight to behold. Other important festivals are the Flower festivals that take place very often.You can watch the rare ‘winter flowers’ blooming around the hilly regions of the city. Other festivals include Bo Sang Umbrellas Festival, Chiang Mai Fest and Nimmanhemin Arts and Crafts Fair, and others.
Banks and ATMs information - In Chiang Mai, the banks remain open from morning 8.30 to afternoon 3.30, from Monday to Friday. The banks are closed on Saturday, Sunday and other national holidays. Even though the banks get closed by afternoon, the ATMs in Chiang Mai remain open throughout the day. ATM vending machines are found in almost all parts of Chiang Mai, be it rural or urban. Although it is preferable to carry cash in hand still you can rely on the ATMs for money. The maximum withdrawal amount per day is 20,000 baht. Also, confirm with your bank if they levy any additional charges if you dispense cash at Chiang Mai.
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Due to its strategic location in the Northern part of Thailand, Chiang Mai may be visited any time of the year. Factually, the Winter months are most favored by tourists.
A well-planned tour of Thailand may include Chiang Mai tour. However, if one wishes to cover only Chiang Mai then it is advisable to book a separate tour for the same.
Chiang Mai is definitely one of the safest travel destinations in Asia. Nevertheless, it is suggested to look after one’s own safety during travels and tours.
Local transport system is very efficient in Chiang Mai. The LRT and MRT are secure and cheaper modes of transportation.
Before heading to Chiang Mai, pack the essential and emergency kit. If visiting during monsoon, carry umbrellas; if visiting during summers, pack sunblock lotions and cotton garments. Do not forget to pack your first aid kit.
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