Chiang Mai

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Chiang Mai — Jungle-clad hills and mountaintop temples are only two attractions in this vibrant northern Thai city. Chiang Mai, the region's cultural hub, is filled with sights and activities like shops, temples, and hiking trails. Its surrounds beckon with hilltribe villages and the “Golden Triangle,” the intriguing tri-country patch between Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar.

Why Go

For ancient architecture, elephant rides, and the Himalayan foothills.

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