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How long in Chiang Mai?

  • mariamini

    Joined Travelfish
    9th July, 2007
    Posts: 8

    What is the recommended stay to get a good feel for Chiang Mai?

    We're on a tight schedule and thinking 2-3 days?

    Also, we would like to do some trekking. Is it recommended to get a tour guide/package deal or can we have a good experience without?

    Any thoughts welcome,



    #1 Posted: 3/8/2007 - 14:12

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  • Guernseystu

    Joined Travelfish
    10th July, 2007
    Posts: 108

    Standard treks seem to last around three days so your schedule wouldn't allow you to take part in such an activity. There are one-day treks but how far can one walk in half a day ot a full day circuit including driving time? You would need a week at the very least to see Chiang Mai and go trekking but that would be cutting it fine - two weeks would be better.

    #2 Posted: 3/8/2007 - 15:24

  • EmjayReet

    Joined Travelfish
    4th July, 2006
    Location Australia
    Posts: 156
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    I stayed 6 days and it wasnt enough.. I am heading back and planning on staying another 6-8 days.

    It is an awesome place.

    #3 Posted: 4/8/2007 - 17:01

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