Mork Fa waterfall can be found in Doi Suthep-Pui National Park, in a wonderfully green area that hasn’t been commercialized yet. The waterfall is 60 meters high, and the water falls freely in 2-3 streams into a pool at the bottom of the waterfall.
Bo Sang Umbrella Village & Sankampaeng Villages – Paper Umbrellas and Various Handicrafts – Chiang Mai
Some 13 km south of Chiang Mai city, on route 1006 (Sankampaeng Rd) there are several villages that function as local handicrafts centers. You’ll find plenty of factories and shops there, that offer a wide variety of handmade items and souvenirs, including paper umbrellas, parasols and hand-held fans, wood carvings, silk, gems, ceramics, bronze and more.
Wat Ban Den is a unique, spectacular place to visit – seemingly taken from an illustrated fairy tale and gracefully placed in this area.
“The Geyser”, or in its full name Pong Dueat Hot Spring, is located in the district of Mae Taeng
Op Luang is a small yet charming national park, with impressive, mysterious landscapes. It is located south east of the city of Chiang Mai
Phra Mahathat Naphamethanidon and Nophamethanidon are 2 spectacular pagodas that were built for the Thai king & queen’s birthday. The King and Queen Pagodas – royal pagodas are located some 3 km ahead of Doi Inthanon mountain top
Doi Inthanon National Park is very popular among locals and tourists alike, who come here to enjoy the fresh, cool air, the beauty and serenity of the park, the lovely waterfalls and the terraced rice fields on the mountainsides, among other things.
30 km south of Chiang Mai city, slightly after the umbrella and handicraft villages (Bo Sang & Sankampaeng), you’ll find Sankampaeng Hot Springs – a highly popular destination along standard tourist routes
Mae Taeng river which cuts through the area enables a fun rafting experience for the entire family.
Wat Tha Ton Temple – is a large complex with Chinese elements, located on different levels of the hill. Every level consists of different sites and structures, including a meditation center, for one. At the hill top. You’ll find the most famous structure in Wat Tha Ton – the Chedi Kaew or Crysal Pagoda.
In the past, the place was covered with opium fields, that grew thanks to the work of local tribes, but today you will find here various crops that fit the cool, local weather during most of the year: coffee and apple plantations, strawberry fields, plantations, pears, plums, along with many other vegetables and flowers.
Chiang Dao cave, which is in fact, a complex of 100 caves that are connected to one another. The caves spread along some 12 km below the nearby mountain-chains
Bua Thong waterfalls stand out, and you won’t get to see similar sites in any other place in Thailand, so I highly recommend visiting them as part of your northern tour.
The entire area is off the standard tourist grid, away from the common, redundant path. However, it is popular among locals and foreigners who live in Chiang Mai. You won’t see plenty of tourist busses
Chiang Mai / The Giant Café , A 90-minute drive from the city of Chiang Mai, while heading towards the east in the district of Mae On, will lead you to a small village in the middle of the jungle, called Pok Village. There, one of the most surprising and amazing attractions awaits, seemingly taken