Thailand: Facts and Figures
 Constitutional Monarchy
 Area: 513,120 square kilometers
 Located in Southeastern Asia, bo...
Thailand: Facts and Figures
 Thai is the national language
 Baht: 1 baht = 100 satangs
 1 Baht = INR 1.7
 Calling code...
Tourist Map of Thailand
Travel Essentials
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Best time for good weather is October-February.

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Best time for deals is May-September.

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Many ba...
Shop Till You Drop
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Shopping, shopping, shopping!

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Best buys in all of Asia!

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VAT refund of 7% for tourists.

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B...
Chiang Mai Map
Chiang Mai Map
Chiang Mai
 Thailand's second city, but in terms of

quality of living, tourist attractions and
development potential, it...
Mountain Magic-Chiang Mai
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1 hour flight with Thai Airways or Air Asia from
Bangkok

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Population: 1.6 million in the p...
Mountain Magic-Chiang Mai
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Unsurpassed shopping for handicrafts, silk,
silverware, teakwood furniture, and home
dec...
City Attractions
 Chiang Mai is an easy city to get around. Wander around the

temples, visit the art museum, stop for a ...
Best Things to Do in Chiang Mai
Songkran Festival
 "Wet and wild' is description for Chiang

Mai's water-throwing fun-fest during
'Songkran' festival eve...
Songkran Water Festival, Chiang Mai
Stroll Around the Old City
 Start at Tapae Gate, traditionally considered the main

entrance to the ancient moated city. ...
Discover Doi Suthep
 This steep hike up 309 stairs will bring you to the peak of

Doi Suthep. you can take in breathtakin...
Chiang Mai Night Bazaar
 For jewellry shop along

Wulai Road, the traditional
Silversmiths area where the
metal has been ...
Take a Thai Cooking Class
 Chiang Mai cuisine is quite

distinctive from other Thai
food. Although the same
ingredients a...
Traditional Khantoke Dinner
 Sample some of the north's

unique cuisine with a traditional
Kantoke Dinner - ultimate dini...
Mae Rim Valley
 Mae Rim Valley - picture

perfect with green rice fields
backed by impressive forested
hills.

 Stop off...
Visit Doi Intanon National Park
 a beautiful area brimming with waterfalls and also home

to several hilltribes. Or visit...
Tiger Camp
 Nowhere in the entire world do you get to slip into

a tiger pen and play with, pet and pose with not
only ba...
Visit Chiang Mai Art Gallery

 Chiang Mai has an artistic tradition so there are many

small galleries scattered around t...
Hot Air Balloon
Groovy baby. Get a different perspective from the air!
Float over Chiang Mai in a Hot Air Balloon for the ...
Fun With Chiang Mai’s X-Centre
 Bungy jump from 165 feet

above the lush green
scenery of Mae Rim at the
Jungle Bungy Jum...
Fun With Chiang Mai’s X-Centre
 paintball war is huge fun.

 Roll 100 metres downhill

strapped inside a huge
inflatable...
Other Temples
There are over 300 plus temples in Chiang Mai
Wat Chiang Man
Wat Kuu Tao
Wat Chedi Luang.
Wat Phaya Sing...
Exploring Temple in Chiang Mai
Thailand- A Golfer’s Paradise


Over 200 golf courses in Thailand



Built to top international standards,
designed by f...
Wedding destination
•

'Land of Smiles’: you will always be served with a smile.

•

All the staff will go out of their wa...
Mountain Side Weddings
Chiang Mai
Do's and Don'ts in Chiang Mai
 Thais are known for their tolerance and hospitality
 Average tourist will have no difficu...
Do’s
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Do respect Buddha images. All Buddha images, large or small, ruined or
not, are regarded as sa...
Don’ts
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Don’t show disrespect towards the Thai Royal Family.

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Don’t point your feet at anyone or at images of Buddha....
Chiang Mai ”Temple-Culture-People”
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  1. 1. Thailand: Facts and Figures  Constitutional Monarchy  Area: 513,120 square kilometers  Located in Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, towards the south east of Burma  Population as of 2011: 66.7 million people  Capital City: Bangkok  Population of Bangkok: 9.8 Million people  5 main regions: Central, North, South, Northeast, East
  2. 2. Thailand: Facts and Figures  Thai is the national language  Baht: 1 baht = 100 satangs  1 Baht = INR 1.7  Calling code +66  Main religion is Buddhism: 95% of population  Economy thrives on tourism, rice, textiles & footwear, fishery, rubber, jewelry, electronics
  3. 3. Tourist Map of Thailand
  4. 4. Travel Essentials  Best time for good weather is October-February.  Best time for deals is May-September.  Many banks do not exchange Rupees into Baht.  Book rooms well in advance if going during peak season  Buy Thai SIM cards. They are cheap. (1-2 call, DTAC or True network)  Need international driving license to drive in Thailand.  Check Thailand news for your clients or call us.
  5. 5. Shop Till You Drop  Shopping, shopping, shopping!  Best buys in all of Asia!  VAT refund of 7% for tourists.  Bargaining possible in many malls and stores.  Major shopping areas linked either by MRT or BTS  Get electronics and mobile phones, trendy clothes, toys. (iPads/iPhones, Sony Bravia LCDs/LEDs, Nokia, etc.)
  6. 6. Chiang Mai Map
  7. 7. Chiang Mai Map
  8. 8. Chiang Mai  Thailand's second city, but in terms of quality of living, tourist attractions and development potential, it's second to none in Southeast-Asia.  More than three-hundred temples, among them some of the most beautiful and revered in the entire Buddhist world.
  9. 9. Mountain Magic-Chiang Mai  1 hour flight with Thai Airways or Air Asia from Bangkok  Population: 1.6 million in the province  Great for weddings.  High quality of life, friendly people,cool climate and stunning mountain scenery.  Genuine adventure with jungle tours, river rafting, elephant rides, and hill tribe visits.
  10. 10. Mountain Magic-Chiang Mai    Unsurpassed shopping for handicrafts, silk, silverware, teakwood furniture, and home decorations. Famous attractions: Temples, Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai Night market From Chiang Mai, visitors can visit neighboring cities such as Chiang Rai (2 hours by car), Lampang (30 minutes) ,and Lampoon, Mea Hongsorn for trekking & nature lover
  11. 11. City Attractions  Chiang Mai is an easy city to get around. Wander around the temples, visit the art museum, stop for a coffee, or just stroll through the lanes in the old city - now home to funky art shops, small restaurants and boutiques, to get a real feel for the place..
  12. 12. Best Things to Do in Chiang Mai
  13. 13. Songkran Festival  "Wet and wild' is description for Chiang Mai's water-throwing fun-fest during 'Songkran' festival every April. The city is famous for its lengthy celebrations. Dress down, arm yourself with a water pistol, for in this unique festival everyone gets involved in a huge water-throwing contest. Huge fun ('sanuk’).
  14. 14. Songkran Water Festival, Chiang Mai
  15. 15. Stroll Around the Old City  Start at Tapae Gate, traditionally considered the main entrance to the ancient moated city. Tha Pae Gate restored to its former glory, forms the entrance to an area which has become the place for top end handicraft boutiques, antique shops, restaurants, bars and secondhand bookstores.
  16. 16. Discover Doi Suthep  This steep hike up 309 stairs will bring you to the peak of Doi Suthep. you can take in breathtaking views of Chiang Mai’s countryside. While up here your visit is not complete without exploring Doi Suthep, golden temple. Definitely probably the one must-see temple here if you’re pressed for time.
  17. 17. Chiang Mai Night Bazaar  For jewellry shop along Wulai Road, the traditional Silversmiths area where the metal has been crafted for generations. In the grounds of Wat Sri Suphan temple, craftsmen hammer on sheets of pure silver, tracing out intricate filigree designs. Inexpensive priced.
  18. 18. Take a Thai Cooking Class  Chiang Mai cuisine is quite distinctive from other Thai food. Although the same ingredients are used, influences from Burma and Laos result in a different style. Learn how to cook real Thai food in a traditional Thai setting, with skilled and friendly teachers in a fun atmosphere.
  19. 19. Traditional Khantoke Dinner  Sample some of the north's unique cuisine with a traditional Kantoke Dinner - ultimate dining seated on cushions around a low table (Khantoke) filled with mouthwatering dishes.
  20. 20. Mae Rim Valley  Mae Rim Valley - picture perfect with green rice fields backed by impressive forested hills.  Stop off at a waterfall (Mae Sa waterfall) visit a snake farm, look at rare orchids and pop into the Mae Sa Elephant Project.
  21. 21. Visit Doi Intanon National Park  a beautiful area brimming with waterfalls and also home to several hilltribes. Or visit Mae Rim, elephant camps at Chiang Dao.
  22. 22. Tiger Camp  Nowhere in the entire world do you get to slip into a tiger pen and play with, pet and pose with not only baby tigers but also full-grown cats! But you can do it in Chiang Mai
  23. 23. Visit Chiang Mai Art Gallery  Chiang Mai has an artistic tradition so there are many small galleries scattered around the town featuring art by local artists, especially around Tha Pae Road.
  24. 24. Hot Air Balloon Groovy baby. Get a different perspective from the air! Float over Chiang Mai in a Hot Air Balloon for the real deal. Daily 6-9am.
  25. 25. Fun With Chiang Mai’s X-Centre  Bungy jump from 165 feet above the lush green scenery of Mae Rim at the Jungle Bungy Jump.  Take a white-knuckle adventure tour deep into the jungle covered hills surrounding Chiang Mai.
  26. 26. Fun With Chiang Mai’s X-Centre  paintball war is huge fun.  Roll 100 metres downhill strapped inside a huge inflatable Xorb Ball
  27. 27. Other Temples There are over 300 plus temples in Chiang Mai Wat Chiang Man Wat Kuu Tao Wat Chedi Luang. Wat Phaya Singh
  28. 28. Exploring Temple in Chiang Mai
  29. 29. Thailand- A Golfer’s Paradise  Over 200 golf courses in Thailand  Built to top international standards, designed by famous course builders such as Robert Trent Jones jr., Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Arnold Palmer, Nick Faldo…  Variety of choices: Beachside, Helipad, Mountain side  Green fees are moderate  Caddies are a delight-friendly and knowledgeable  Chiang Mai
  30. 30. Wedding destination • 'Land of Smiles’: you will always be served with a smile. • All the staff will go out of their way to be helpful and ensure your experience is as wonderful as can be. • ‘Everything is possible’ mindset , makes everyone approachable, and leads to you feeling at home away from home! • You can expect a warm, intimate wedding, surrounded by family and your most special friends. • Flexibility of cuisine- from in house chef to catering services or even bring your own chef!
  31. 31. Mountain Side Weddings Chiang Mai
  32. 32. Do's and Don'ts in Chiang Mai  Thais are known for their tolerance and hospitality  Average tourist will have no difficulty in adjusting to local customs  As in any unfamiliar society, a visitor should, nevertheless, be aware of certain do’s and don'ts to avoid offending people unintentionally.
  33. 33. Do’s            Do respect Buddha images. All Buddha images, large or small, ruined or not, are regarded as sacred. Dress properly when visiting a temple. Remove shoes before entering a temple, somebody’s house and even some shops. Treat monks with the highest respect. Try and keep calm no matter what the problem or provocation may be. Do eat with a spoon. Use the fork to load food on to the spoon. Do make your bookings and reservations for any activity through authorized travel agents Lower your body slightly when passing between or in front of people. Try and learn a few basic phrases in Thai, like ‘hello’ and ‘thank you’. Do smile a lot. Do enjoy yourself. Thais like life to be sanuk.
  34. 34. Don’ts  Don’t show disrespect towards the Thai Royal Family.  Don’t point your feet at anyone or at images of Buddha.  Don’t raise your voice or lose your temper.  Don’t use the services of unlicensed guides and travel services.  Don’t be rude to Thai women.  Don’t get drunk off the plane or offend immigration officials.
  35. 35. Chiang Mai ”Temple-Culture-People”

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