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- Tambon Chang Khlan
Astra Apartments is one of the most exclusive apartments in Chiang Mai, located next to one of the most exclusive hotels in the city - Shangir-la, and about 5-minute walk from Night Bazaar, a 2-minute walk from 7-eleven and Pizza Company. In the price is included access to a swimming pool and a gym located on the rooftop, with a great view of the city. .
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- Chiang Mai, Mueang Chiang Mai District,
This NEW condo is in downtown of Chiang Mai with FANTASTIC view and FULLY equipped.2 TV,washing machine,refrigerator, microwave, 2 Mitsubishi air conditioners,hair drier,WiFi,Kitchenware,Toiletries,towels.WALKING distance to old town/night market. Newest, luxury condominium in the southeast corner of the old city, fully furnished with fully furnished appliances (washing machine, refrigerator, air conditioner, microwave, kitchenware, TV, hair dryer, slippers, towels, toiletries, etc.), the apartment has its own mountain view infinity pool, luxury gym, spa and rooftop garden. The apartment is within a 10-minute walk of the Night Bazaar and is surrounded by all kinds of dining, massage, and sightseeing spots.
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Your guide to Chiang Mai
All About Chiang Mai
On the banks of the Ping River in the north of Thailand, the village of Chiang Mai is set in a lush valley, surrounded by misty mountains and thick jungle. Once the capital of the ancient Lanna kingdom, the city is steeped in history and has more than 300 temples, including the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep temple, one of the most renowned in all of Thailand.
In the heart of Chiang Mai, you’ll find an ancient, formerly walled city surrounded on all sides by a moat. Today, this historic area is home to cobblestoned walkways, tree-lined avenues, and countless bars and restaurants. There are also several vibrant markets here, and the night bazaar on the east side of the old city is one of the biggest in the region, where you can check out traditional wood carvings while snacking on mango sticky rice.
Chiang Mai’s elevated, northern location gives it a cooler climate than many of the southern cities in Thailand, and its food is equally unique. You’ll find all kinds of dining experiences in this city, from modern fine dining to simple, hawker-style dishes like khao soi — egg noodles with coconut curry.
How do I get around Chiang Mai?
The closest airport is Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX), which is just 10 minutes from the city centre. You can also fly via Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) in Bangkok, where you can take a 75-minute connecting flight to Chiang Mai. There is also a direct bus route which takes around 10 hours and a sleeper train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai — the journey takes 13 to 14 hours but offers some incredible views along the way.
Once you’ve settled in at your vacation rental, Chiang Mai is easy to explore without transport. However, if you want to venture further, there are plenty of taxis, ride-hailing services, and tuk-tuks available. Songthaews, which are either motorized or peddled, are also in abundance around Thailand and can transport small groups of passengers.
When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Chiang Mai?
Due to its location and the fact it sits close to 300 metres above sea level, Chiang Mai is much cooler and less humid than other major cities like Bangkok. It does, however, have a tropical climate, meaning that the year is divided into two seasons: wet and dry.
The dry season is cooler and runs from around November until February. The lack of rainfall at this time of year makes it an ideal time to explore the city’s streets and surroundings, but you will most likely need a few layers in the evening. During November, the city also hosts vibrant festivals like the Yee Peng and Loy Krathong Festivals, where the streets are lit by candlelight, thousands of paper lanterns are released into the night sky, and flower-adorned boats are sent down the river to mark the end of the rainy season. Unsurprisingly, the wet season brings quite heavy rainfall and sometimes monsoons, although to a lesser degree than in southern parts of the country. If you’re visiting at this time of year, be sure to pack a raincoat.
What are the top things to do in Chiang Mai?
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Temple
Chiang Mai dates back to the 13th century and was once the capital of the Lanna kingdom, making it home to over 300 historic temples. The city’s most famous religious building is the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep temple, sitting atop Doi Suthep mountain 1,073 metres above sea level. This is a sacred site for many Thai people and offers impressive views over the city.
The Old City
In the heart of Chiang Mai, you’ll find the Old City, surrounded by crumbling walls and the remains of a six-kilometre moat. This historic centre was built when Chiang Mai was the capital of the Lanna kingdom. Today, it’s home to many of the city’s most impressive temples, as well as museums like the Chiang Mai Arts and Cultural Centre, galleries including Maispace, restaurants, and bars.
Thapae Walking Street
Every Sunday, from around 4 p.m. until midnight, Thapae Walking Street is shut off to cars and filled with market stalls selling everything from clothes and handmade wooden crafts to silk, lamps, and street food. The market stretches for close to a mile and also often features live music and dance performances.