Flying time from Singapore 2 hours 55 minutes
Currency Thai Baht (THB)
International dialling code +66
Climate The cool season is between late October to the end of February, while the hot season starts in early March and ends in May. The rainy season lasts from early June to end October, with most rain in September
Airport code CNX
Airport to city 5km
Airport tax THB750 for international flights
Nicknamed “Rose of the North”, Chiang Mai boasts stunning scenery, cool climate year-round, more than 300 temples, a distinct cuisine and a thriving handicrafts industry. Its proximity to the Ping River has made it an important hub for Northern Thailand, making it a major centre for traditional handcrafted goods, woodcarvings and silver jewellery.