Things to Do in Northern Thailand


Our top tips for seeing Northern Thailand & Bangkok

From bustling markets to peaceful temples and lush jungles, there's no shortage of things to see and do in Northern Thailand. Based on our own travels, we've shared our favourite things to do in the region, along with our best travel tips and travel ideas for this region. 

Chiang Mai is the perfect hub to explore the mountainous region of Northern Thailand...

"Food lovers will also rejoice in Chiang Mai, where you can join a cookery class to learn how to make your favourite Thai dishes – and perhaps try some new flavours in the process," Claus Gurumeta on a first timer's guide to Thailand.

Top Northern Thailand & Bangkok Journeys

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If you are visiting Thailand's peaceful north, specifically Chiang Mai, don't miss visiting Doi Sutthep Temple. The temple is located at the top of a mountain overlooking Chiang Mai, offering you an incredible view of the entire city.

- Nicola Kennedy, Expert
Kayak at Elephant Hills in Thailand
When visiting Elephant Hills, we recommend going for a kayak, as it's a great way to see the rainforest #expertfinds #elephanthills #khaosoknationalpark #thailand