15 days in Chiang Mai Province Itinerary

15 days in Chiang Mai Province Itinerary

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Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mae Taeng
— 3 nights
Drive
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Galyani Vadhana
— 1 night
Drive
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Mae Wang
— 4 nights
Drive to Chiang Mai International Airport, Fly to Auckland International Airport

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Chiang Mai

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Explore hidden gems such as Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Fishing Charters & Tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Suan Dok and Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan. Step out of Chiang Mai to go to Mae Rim and see Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Spend the 18th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man, and explore the ancient world of Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai online trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Chiang Mai is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Chiang Mai is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Auckland in April, you will find days in Chiang Mai are warmer (43°C), and nights are a bit warmer (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Mae Taeng.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Side Trip

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Mae Taeng

Located in Northern Thailand in Chiang Mai Province, the district of Mae Taeng remains known for its natural beauty and interactive elephant experiences.
Visiting Thai Elephant Home and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si) and Wat Aranyawiwake (Baan Pong). Explore Mae Taeng's surroundings by going to Chiang Dao (Wat Tham Pha Plong & Wat Tham Chiang Dao Temple).

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Traveling by car from Chiang Mai to Mae Taeng takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Mae Taeng sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Galyani Vadhana.

Things to do in Mae Taeng

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Thai Elephant Home ©
Nature / Park
Thai Elephant Home
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Religious Site
Wat Tham Pha Plong
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Galyani Vadhana

On the 25th (Thu), take a peaceful walk through Pason Watchan and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chan.

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Getting from Mae Taeng to Galyani Vadhana by car takes about 3.5 hours. In April in Galyani Vadhana, expect temperatures between 46°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mae Wang.

Things to do in Galyani Vadhana

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Trails
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Wat Chan ©
Religious Site
Wat Chan
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Mae Wang

Get some historical perspective at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and Wat Mae Saab Nua. Step out of the city life by going to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community and Khun Wang Royal Project. Explore Mae Wang's surroundings by going to Wongwan Strawberry Farm (in Samoeng), Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Kew Mae Pan (in Chom Thong).

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You can drive from Galyani Vadhana to Mae Wang in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mae Wang

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Doi Inthanon
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
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