Chiang Mai is definitely in itself worth a few days of sightseeing but if you are longing to get out, experience nature and fet away from the city scene. Here are some suggestions of highlights outside the city.
When in Chiang Mai, it is obligatory to see at least some temples. Temples are the core of the ancient heritage and history of this historic capital of Northern Thailand. The new capital in the kingdom of a million rice fields. Here are some suggestions for you, some of the real highlights when it comes to temples in Chiang Mai.
Kantoke, to dine traditional Northern Thai dishes while being entertained by Lanna dancing is a good introduction the culture of Northern Thailand.
A national park that is still free of charge, a small Canyon and a river with fresh cool water. Escape Chiang Mai for day and enjoy Ob khan’s River beach. It is also a good stop if you are heading towards Inthanon mountain or staying for sometime at Mae Wang nationalpark.