Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai
Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai
The Thai New Year, called Songkran, is celebrated on April 13th to 15th. Walking in the city center of Chiang Mai is a high risk activity if you do not like water... and getting soaked.
After 21+ hours of being on a plane I finally arrived in Chiang Mai! It wasn't the easiest route....it started out fine, Rochester to Minneapolis was a breeze, Minneapolis to Tokyo seemed like a breeze, but 1 minute before landing the pilots kicked in the thrusters, the nose went up and we were heading back up in seconds, seemed odd, wondered what …
We got up at the crack of dawn. I'm not fond of getting up that early. But since I was off kilter because of jet lag, it wasn't too bad. Once in the van, we headed in the same direction as Doi Suthep, but stopped before going up the mountain.
There is a shrine there, and it is a popular spot for giving alms to the monks who walk there from …
The 5-star Shangri-La Hotel Chiang Mai (www.shagri-la.com/chiangmai) is located in the center of town. It is a short distance from the Chiang Mai Airport and walking distance to the Night Bazaar. The hotel opened in December 2007 and is beautifully decorated in the Northern Thai style; it is comfortable and chic.
There is a 24-hour …
The flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai was just over an hour, pretty quick and painless. We all got our luggage just fine...yay Thai Airways!
After looking around a little, we finally met up with our Tour Guide, Nok. He is with Trikaya (www.trikayatours.com), and I have to say that he was an excellent guide. Of course he is very …
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service