Visit Maesa Elephant Camp and enjoy a variety of fabulous shows of elephants who love to show off their skills and have a good time. Once you enter the show ground, 20 elephants will parade to welcome you to their show. Don't miss a chance to observe the elephants bathing at the two bathing areas on Maesa River before each elephant show+ More details
Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden covers a mountainous area of 560 acres. It is located around Km. 12 along the Mae Rim-Samoeng route. The garden is set up to exhibit plants according to species and climate. Visitors can drive around the area. Places to see include the Tourist Information Centre, the Thai Orchid Breeding Centre, Herbs Museum and Research Centre. It is open daily to the public from 8.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
Visitors can enjoy exotic butterfly round blooms. These farms Orchid and Butterfly Farms are along the route. These farms also have special butterfly enclosures where tropical species can be seen in a natural environment. It is open daily from 08.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Chiang Mai's Tiger Kingdom is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to interact with adolescent tigers and baby cubs. You can do every thing from bottle-feeding the baby tigers to bravely posing with and petting the big guys. A couple hours at Chiang Mai's Tiger Kingdom will stick with you forever, and knowing that the tigers are treated with the best of care will help to give you peace of mind. Daily open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.+ More details
The farm is located approximately on Km. 3 along the Mae Rim-Samoeng route. It is home to various kinds of snakes native to Thailand. The farm, which also conducts snake breeding, provides 30-minute snake shows daily. Daily open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, Contact Tel. 053-860719.
The hill tribes people live a nomadic lifestyle and originate from Tibet and China. Traditionally, they are engaged in farming using slash and burn tactics, where the forest is cut down and burnt. When the land is exhausted, the move on to the next area. Many tribal people are abandoning their customs based on their beliefs in the spirit world and the annual agricultural cycles.
This famous 8-tiered waterfall which is located at Km. 7 along the Mae Rim-Samoeng route is situated in a natural setting among towering trees and has a lovely breeze flowing throughout the year.
The Nong Hoi Royal Project is situated in Nong Hoi Kao village in Mae Raem, it takes about 45 minutes via the Chiang Mai-Fang Highway. The former hill tribe poppy farmers are now employed by the Royal Project, and have turned it into a new agro-tourism and eco-tourism site. There is also an anti-drugs group for teenagers that provides recreation, sport and jobs, a housewives’ group to produce handicrafts, a school providing education up to Grade 6 and a public primary health service.+ More details
There are two world class golf courses in the area, Summit Green Valley Country Club and Royal Chiang Mai Golf Club. The Summit Green Valley Country Club has 18 holes that surrounded by lake and mountains of Chiang Mai. Golfers who want to challenge playing during the night can go and try there.
At Royal Chiang Mai Golf Club, many holes are set with beautiful mountain view.