Located 700km in the north of Bangkok, Chiang Mai is the place for relaxation. With the misty mountains and the colourful hill tribes, it is a delightful journey for travellers to go sightseeing. There are a variety of handicrafts and relics can be found in Chiang Mai. Despite the small size, Chiang Mai has a lively nightlife for people to forget their stress. It is subdivided into districts that are Nakhon Ping, Srivijaya, Mengral and Kawila.
Chiang Mai is known to have a tropical savanna climate. It can be divided into three seasons; the rainy season, the dry and cool season, and the dry and warm seasons. The maximum temperature can go up to 42.4° Celsius. Despite that, the night-time can be cooler compared to the daytime. The rainy season is from May to October while the other seasons are from November to April. The best time is from November until February because of the cooler period.
Kalibo International Airport – Situated only 2 kilometres away from the main city of Kalibo, the Kalibo International Airport is the main terminal operating international and domestic flights to the city, its surrounding area and Boracay. Being one of two airports serving the well-known tourist destination, Boracay, the Kalibo International Airport caters flights to and from various major cities in the country and also internationally such as Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.
Chiang Mai International Airport – Chiang Mai is the major gateway to Northern Thailand and is the fourth busiest airport in the country. It is equipped with two terminals where one is for domestic passengers while the other is for international flights. Chiang Mai International Airport serves more than 5.3 million passengers, 43,000 flights and 18,000 tonnes of cargo. It caters flight from Singapore, China, Taiwan, Laos and is located only 10 minutes by taxi or cars from the city centre.
The weather in Chiang Mai can be expected according to which season it is. There are three seasons in Chiang Mai. The rainy season is usually around May until October. The weather during this season is quite warm. Some visitors love to visit Chiang Mai during this season due to the rainy holidays. The dry season is divided into two. The cooler period is from November until February while the warmer period is from March until May. Its lower humidity contributes to the nice climate.