ChiangMai is Thailand's principal northern city founded in 1296. It is the provincial capital 700 kilometres north of Bangkok, Many lowland Thais regard Chiang
Mai city and province as something of a national Shangrila thanks to its beatiful
women, distinctive festivals and historic temples dating from the 1300s. arresting
scenic beauty, temperate fruits such as apples, peaches and strawberries, and a
crisp, invigorating cool season climate make Chiang Mai a must visit for all visitors.
Throughout the year, festivals, architectural traditions, indigenous handicrafts,
dances and distinctive cuisine brings out the northern charm of ChiangMai. Hill
tribes also lend a great deal of charactor and colour to the crisply beautiful mountaineous landscape.