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Pattaya City Thailand, An introduction to Chiang Mai - Rose of the North

An introduction to Chiang Mai - Rose of the North

Attractions of Chiang Mai


Chiang Mai-Hang Dong Route

Ob Luang Gorge
Ob Luang Gorge
The route leads to Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain of Thailand, standing 2,563.3 meters above sea level. Doi Inthanon is a national park, covering an area of 1,005 kmē.,which offers charming mountainous scenery.

Attractions along the way include: Old Chiang Mai Cultural Centre where cultural performances are given and objects d'art are on display, Kritsada Doi, a garden where hundreds of species of exotic flowers are grown and elaborately arranged,

Mai Klang Falls and Wachirathan Falls, two of the biggest and best known waterfalls of Thailand, Siriphum Falls whose name was derived from the first elements of the names of Queen Sirikit and King Bhumibol, the Twin Royal Pagodas which command a wide absorbing view of the mountains and valleys below, Borichinda Cave which is ideal for picnics, and a thousand-year-old wild rose plant near the N.P. Protection Unit on the summit.

If there is time available, visitors can make a side-trip to Mae Ya Falls, a most beautiful fall in Chiang Mai which can be accessed by minibus in the dry season only, and Ob Luang Gorge with a steep river valley amid scenic mountains and teak forests.

Mae Ya Falls

Mae Ya Falls

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Pattaya City Thailand, An introduction to Chiang Mai - Rose of the North

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