Backpacker House

Address: Suthep road, Soi Wat Umong, Muang, Chiang Mai, 50300, Thailand | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Suthep road, Soi Wat Umong, Muang, Chiang Mai, is near Siam Rice Thai Cookery School, Wat Umong, Rose Garden, and Samphran Elephant Ground & Zoo.
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Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai

We Wish You A Merry Christmas...

A travel blog entry by jb-hania on Dec 24, 2014

71 photos

... down the steep hill to get to the river. This is easier said than done as first you have to get on the elephant whilst he is standing, not the most graceful task! Hania sat on his neck and I was about half way down his back, this was an uncomfortable place as they have a very sharp back bone that smacks directly in a very delicate place on the human body (especialy for men), this became even more difficult when he reached the steepest part of the hill, Hania thought she would ...

Biking down the mountain!

A travel blog entry by marie.channer on Dec 04, 2014

1 comment, 25 photos

... the brunt of it so if I had have taken the T-shirt off, I'd have cut my shoulder to bits!! Thank god for the safety gear!!! Battered, bruised and not a happy bunny- I carried on. We then came to a tough part of the course; the single file part! It was in the forest riding downhill over tree roots, ducking out of the way of branches and riding in between trees with gaps that weren't much bigger than the bikes! I absolutely HATED it!! It was soooo ...

Chiang Mai Zoo

A travel blog entry by conservationjes on Nov 19, 2014

2 comments, 4 photos

On one hand the Chiang Mai Zoo was amazing...!! It was large, had many species of animals (lots of babies) and had scheduled enrichment everyday. A lot of the exhibits were designed well and there were breathtaking views. On the other hand it appeared that the animals all ate banana. I even saw some getting fed white bread. :/ There was stations set up at each exhibit where you can pay 10 baht (35 cents) to get bananas or a cup of white bread pieces to feed the animals. ...

Welcome to Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by nomadhyam on Oct 08, 2014

3 comments, 4 photos

... basically a long strip of repetitive stalls but the street food is fantastic. I had squid, octopus balls with wheat carrot beansprouts etc. Erm pork sticks like satay sticks. It was all yummy. The tastes are really thai and enjoyable. Finding a bar near there was crazy hard work and the girls just wanted to shop so I decided to take a tuktuk back to near my hotel and find an authentic thai bar. My luck was in, as I arrived I noticed a pickup truck parked up on ...

The Gateway to the North

A travel blog entry by josh_manning on Sep 25, 2014

... kind of progressive rock which was cool then we came back and played some cards in which we played the game me and will invented in Hoi An and also other games like Sh*thead.

The Next day we decided to do a temple day, after going for breakfast at a place recommended by Tom and Emma, a couple from our hostel, we headed out. The temples were much like what I’d seen all over Asia, but it had been a little while since I’d been to some so it was pretty cool to ...