What to do: Chiang Mai

What to do: Chiang Mai

More on Chiang Mai

We have 46 sights and attractions listed for Chiang Mai.

The Samoeng Loop
The Samoeng Loop

Easy riding

Ob Khan National Park
Ob Khan National Park

Bucolic scenery

One day in Chiang Mai
One day in Chiang Mai

For the time pressed

Three days in Chiang Mai
Three days in Chiang Mai

Take in the highlights

Doi Suthep and Doi Pui
Doi Suthep and Doi Pui

A national park on Chiang Mai's doorstep

Chiang Mai walking tours
Chiang Mai walking tours

Take a stroll through the lanes of the Old City

Essential temples
Essential temples

Our pick of the crop

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Great views, big crowds

Wat Phra Singh
Wat Phra Singh

Chiang Mai’s most prestigious temple

Chiang Mai Sunday Walking Street Market
Chiang Mai Sunday Walking Street Market

Good shopping, snacking and people watching

Thai cooking classes
Thai cooking classes

Fun way to pass a morning

Wiang Khum Kham ancient city
Wiang Khum Kham ancient city

A relaxing dose of history

Flight of the Gibbon
Flight of the Gibbon

Very popular and for good reason

Shopping
Shopping

Shopaholics rejoice

Spas and massages
Spas and massages

You’ve earned it

Saturday Walking Street Market (Wualai)
Saturday Walking Street Market (Wualai)

Like the Sunday one, but better

Chiang Mai Zoo
Chiang Mai Zoo

Arguably Thailand's best

Chiang Mai Historical Centre
Chiang Mai Historical Centre

Well laid out displays

Wat Chedi Luang
Wat Chedi Luang

Temple of kings

Suan Buak Hat
Suan Buak Hat

Chiang Mai’s only downtown park

Huay Tung Tao
Huay Tung Tao

Great spot for a meal

Night Bazaar
Night Bazaar

Get ready to shop

Wat Chiang Man
Wat Chiang Man

Chiang Mai's oldest wat (probably)

Worarot market
Worarot market

Chiang Mai’s Chinatown

Lanna Folklife Museum
Lanna Folklife Museum

Well worth a peek

Rock climbing
Rock climbing

Growing in popularity

Wat Pan Tao
Wat Pan Tao

Small but charming

Somphet market
Somphet market

Conveniently placed local market

Wat Umong
Wat Umong

A forest temple

Don Phayam Market
Don Phayam Market

The quintessential Chiang Mai market

Wat Pansao
Wat Pansao

Pretty temple, odd legends

Kamthieng Market
Kamthieng Market

Market or botanical garden?

Mae Ping River Cruise
Mae Ping River Cruise

Enjoy the ride

Mae Sa Valley
Mae Sa Valley

From the sublime to the ridiculous

Wat Jet Yot
Wat Jet Yot

Unusual and historic

Wat Lok Molee
Wat Lok Molee

Attractive but often overlooked

Ban Tawai handicraft market
Ban Tawai handicraft market

Thailand’s largest handicraft market

Wat Sri Suphan
Wat Sri Suphan

The spectacular silver temple

Hang Dong market
Hang Dong market

An interesting contrast to Ban Tawai

Lost chedis of Chiang Mai
Lost chedis of Chiang Mai

The ubiquitous city-wide ruined towers

Chiang Mai Grand Canyon
Chiang Mai Grand Canyon

Cool off but take care