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Chiang Mai is famous for its art, crafts and culture. Some of the popular sights and places to visit in Chiang Mai are the approximately 300 temples, various cultural centres, elephant camps and shops selling crafts, textiles, ceramics, gems, jewelry, wood carvings, and antiques.

Adventure lovers can enjoy various cycling tours through the scenic Mae Sa Valley or along Mae Ping River, where old temples, farm villages and rice paddy fields are located.

Other outdoor activities:

  • Hot air ballooning
  • Microlight aircraft rides
  • Boat trips on Mae Ping River
  •  Zip-line through the jungle
  • White water rafting
  • Bamboo rafting
Gourmet Cuisine and Tour by Royal Project.  There are more than 38 eco-tourism area around Chiang Mai to experience and enjoy hill tribe livelihood and ecosystem.