Why You Should Visit Chiang Mei On Your Next Trip to Thailand

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When you are planning a holiday in South Asia, Thailand is most likely to be the first word to hit your mind, and rightly so. Over the years, the country had really worked hard to emerge as an incredible holiday destination. Over the years Thailand has invested heavily into its tourism industry and have tapped its abundant natural gems and has developed them as mesmerizing tourist hotspots. Thailand is a rich land when it comes to attractions and nature. Turquoise waters, beautiful reefs, pristine white beaches and islands, dense forests and wildlife and a beautiful tropical climate makes it a favorite destination. However, usually, most people who travel to Thailand are focused on exploring islands such as Phuket, Krabi or Koh Samui.

Interestingly, if you go off the beaten path, you will be surprised at the much more diverse, lush green stretches of land. Towns such as Chiang Mei are not the usual beach spot, but are as exciting and relaxing as annoy other Thai destination. Chiang Mein is located in the far north and is dominated by mountainous terrain and lush green forest and rice and tea fields. The abundance of green forests and beautiful farmlands add to the beauty and serenity of the town. There are numerous things to do in Chiang Mei that will make you fall into the place.

Wat Umong

War Among is a beautiful tunnel temple that dates back to the 13th century. The historical temple is a beautiful sight that sits close to the gorgeous DoiSuthepMountains and has land in its backdrop which makes it even more beautiful. The temple is dominated by dense lush green forests around it which makes it a must visit the place.

Chiang Mei Adventure Zipline

While the town itself is known for its gorgeousness, Chiang Mei also has something to offer to people who are high on adrenaline. Ziplining is one of the most favorite adventure sports in the world and Thailand is famous for ziplining activities. The adventure zip line remains one of the key attractions in Chiang Mei. The activity not only covers ziplining through the lush jungle but also includes rafting across the white river rapids and a stopover at the Elephant Poo Paper Park.

The Golden Triangle

In the far north of the country near Chiang Rai, Thailand shares its borders with Laos and Burma. This region has a lot of historical significance and has a good guide along will be a plus. Besides the historical bit, Chiang Rai and the border areas happen to be one of the most scenic areas in the country with the lush green countryside. While you are exploring around the area, stop by at the local villages to get an insight into their culture. A dip in the hot springs is a must.

The Temples

Thailand is famous for its beautiful Buddhist temples and you will find some of the ancient ones in Chiang Mei. Each of these temples has its own distinct beauty and history that will leave you in awe. Anyone who is into history and ancient civilizations or architecture is bound to fall in love with those beauties.