Thai Baht is the authoritative currency of the Kingdom of Thailand. 1 US dollar is equal to 31.00 roughly. You can swap your money for the Baht at Foreign Exchange Departments.
The weather in Chaing Mai is controlled by a tropical monsoon atmosphere. This means the city has three main flavours: Chiang Mai begins to warm after New Year’s and by the mid of March the hot season is in full blow, rains start to fall around early June and continue till late October and the cool term lasts from December to February and is the most popular time to visit Chiang Mai.
Thailand uses 220V AC electricity. Power channels most usually feature two-prong round or flat plugs.
With attractive views everywhere you go, traveling in Chiang Mai is truly part of the fun and joy. Getting around Chiang Mai is SAFE & CHEAP, if not straightforward for first-time visitors. It’s a little disappointingly lack of public transport, but enough of other means of transportation to see you reach safely at your destination.
Depending on your cost and the locations you would like to go, this editorial provides the newest info and tour guide to get around Chiang Mai so that your trip to this wonderful city will be hassle-free and without any difficulty.
Songthaew (pron: song-tail)
UBER and GRAB (ride-sharing application) in Chiang Mai
All visitors taking a trip to Chaing Mai and everywhere in Thailand must possess a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond their intended length of stay (Retirement visa needs at least 18 months authority). Thailand has over 30 Global Immigration Checkpoints, though most visitors to Chaing Mai will clear immigration at Chaing Mai (Chiang Mai International Airport).
For many tourists, it is not essential to apply for a visa in advance if you come from a country that is suitable for a Visa Exemption and are not going to be in the country for beyond 30 days. Other tourists may be able to submit an application for a Visa on Arrival, which costs 1,000 baht and is applicable for 15 days. For everyone else, and for those desiring to stay longer in the country for purposes of visiting the attractions or vacation should apply for a 60-day Tourist Visa from the Royal Thai Embassy in the country where you live in.