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IT Track Students Venture North to Chiang Mai

October 22, 2014 | By | No Comments

Training in Thailand has the added benefit of giving you the opportunity to explore some of the beautiful and exotic locations Thailand has to offer including the northern city of Chiang Mai, Thailand’s cultural heart.

Flights and Activities

Chiang Mai is just over an hour from Bangkok by plane and there are plenty of flights available from Air Asia or Nok Air from as little as 1,500 baht ($45 USD).  Here you can enjoy a cooler climate and a glimpse in to traditional Thai culture with plenty of activities like elephant trekking, white water rafting, mountain walks, cycling trips, museum trips, zoo visits or swim in one of Chiang Mai’s many waterfalls.

Recommendations

Here are some recommended sights and activities in Chiang Mai.

Temples

Chiang Mai is renowned for its many temples and rich cultural history.

  • Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
  • Wat Phra Singh
  • Wat Chedi Luang
  • Doi Suthep
  • Wat Umomg
  • Wat Chiang Man
  • Wat Suan Dorg
  • Wat Lok Moli

 

Museums

Chiang Mai is well-known for its cultural heritage and has long been dubbed the cultural capital of Thailand. The Chiang Mai National Museum and the Tribal Museum are both worth visiting. Also, the Art in Paradise Museum AKA Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum has also been getting quite a bit of attention lately and is most definitely worth a visit if you enjoy modern art.

Chiang Mai Zoo

The Chiang Mai Zoo is located in a spectacular setting of flowers, exotic trees and plants. Inside you will find an interactive animal learning center and a wide variety of species from around the globe.

More to do in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai offers great options for all tastes. The Elephant Nature Park, Nigh Safari, Chiang Mai Flower Festival, Baan Haw Mosque, Doi Suthep-Sui National Park and much more.

Let IT Track Arrange your Trip for you

If you are studying a CCNP course in Thailand with IT Track and would like to venture up to Chiang Mai, we can assist you in booking your trip. Tell us in advance of your course or when you book.

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