A definite highlight for visitors to Chiang Mai is to visit hill-tribe villages. There are four main villages located around here where the Muser, the Palong, the Thai Yai, and the Jean Hor people live. Learn about their traditional and an easy-going lifestyles. An elephant trekking tour in the wild is great fun too. Trekking tours often go through main national parks and highlight the natural wonders of the region, bamboo rafting is very popular with adventure travellers.

           Spending a day or two on a motorbike or bicycle is another good way to discover and explore natural, cultural and historical attractions. Nature lovers and adventure seekers are spoiled for choice in Chiang Mai, and it's a destination that has a lot to offer everyone – from backpackers and families to honeymooners.