CHIANG MAI, THAILAND
We love Chiang Mai, Thailand, as an option for incentives and meetings alike! Just a one hour flight from Bangkok, Chiang Mai has all the Thai culture you could hope for while being nestled in the lush jungles of the North. Try your hand at a cooking class in the heart of the original walled city, or spend the day volunteering at an Elephant Sanctuary! These and many more options are at your fingertips in Chiang Mai!
Peak Season: October – April. Mostly cool and pleasant with light breezes
Offseason months: May – September. Heavy rains. Hot and humid.
Capital/Largest well-known cities: Bangkok; secondary well-known – Phuket & Chiang Mai
Airlift: Just a one hour flight from Bangkok or 3-hour flight from Hong Kong – You don’t need a visa to travel here
Good to Know:
– Elephant Sanctuaries
– Affordable local shopping markets and food – especially Kao Soi Soup
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Top Sights to See:
Elephant Nature Park: Elephant Nature Park is a unique project set in Chiang Mai province, Northern Thailand. Established in the 1990s, our aim has always been to provide a sanctuary and rescue center for elephants. The park is located some 60km from the city and has provided a sanctuary for dozens of distressed elephants from all over Thailand.
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep / Wat Chedi Luang Temples: Take in the sights of the city by visiting the famous temples, and immerse in the Buddhist culture of Thailand. Tip: Make sure your legs and shoulders are covered to enter any temples in Thailand or buy a wrap from a local vendor!
Cooking Class: Try your hand at cooking local Thai dishes! Groups or individuals can sign up to shop, chop and cook meals from start to finish! And what’s better – you get to eat it all as you go! You’ll be ready to order in any Thai restaurant after this class.
Shangri-La Chiang Mai: A true luxury hotel in a fantastic, quiet location just outside the original city limits. Perfect for groups and leisure that want to have walking access to all the city has to offer, but be able to retreat to a resort style hotel at the end of the day.
Le Meridien Chiang Mai: In the heart of the night markets, this hotel is the perfect location for groups and leisure guests that want to be in the heart of the action! Step outside to shop, eat and mingle with the locals.
Four Seasons Chiang Mai: “A Haven of Well Being in Northern Thailand” – this is a resort about 30 minutes outside the busy city of Chiang Mai, surrounded by lush greenery and rice fields. It’s a luxury escape, with all the pampering and five-star service that you’ve come to expect from the Four Seasons.
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