Thailand Chiang Mai monks sitting meditate with many candle in Thai temple at night
Thailand Chiang Mai Royal Flora Ratchaphruek Park
Thailand Chiang Mai Floating lamp and krathong lantern in yee peng festival at Wat Phra Singh temple This temple contains supreme examples of Lanna art in the old city center

Nestled in the mountainous north of Thailand and surrounded by lush countryside, the former seat of the Lanna Kingdom is perhaps best known for its 14th to 17th-century temples, including the former royal temple Wat Chedi Luang and mountaintop Wat Doi Suthep. Although its wonderfully preserved historic centre is now surrounded by a sprawling modern city — in Thai the name Chiang Mai literally translates as “new city” — visitors will find plenty of time to relax in this peaceful northern metropolis, whether it is visiting one of its many temples at dawn, hiking to a nearby waterfall or enjoying a rejuvenating Thai massage.

Family-friendly Thailand

An essential guide to family travel in Thailand

Thailand has been working hard in recent years to shed its reputation as a backpacker party hub, and reinventing itself for families and more discerning travellers. You’re probably familiar with the country’s main tourism hotspots; Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and the more famous islands. But there’s much more to Thailand than makes it into the travel brochures, and venturing just a few steps off the well-trodden path can be hugely rewarding...read more

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Wats and mountaintops up North

The best of Northern Thailand
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14 daysFrom £3,500
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket
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Elephants and islands family holiday

14 daysFrom £2,800
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Ko Samui
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Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Koh Yao Noi

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Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Koh Yao Noi
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Activity Beach, Family, Adventure, Water Sports, Kayaking, Canoeing, Active, Walking, Snorkelling, Swimming, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Cities, Museums & Galleries, Indigenous Tourism, Culinary, Food

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12 daysFrom $4,800
Bangkok, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Phuket
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14 daysFrom $5,460
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Kui Buri
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Activity Safari, Beach, Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Water Sports, Kayaking, Canoeing, Active, Walking, Snorkelling, Swimming, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities, Museums & Galleries, Indigenous Tourism, Culinary, Food

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South Asia, Southeast Asia
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Culture, culinary, and adventure tours in Asia
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