A Day in Chiang Mai, Thailand [WATCH]
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Motorbiking Around Thailand for a Day During Yi Peng
Chiang Mai is a hot tourist destination and one loved by backpackers and expats alike. With cheap food, motorbike hire and hostels, but great internet, Chiang Mai is deeply rooted on the tourist trail. I was lucky enough to head there during Yi Peng; the Lantern Festival. On the night of filming, a million lanterns were let go from the same place at the same time, illuminating the sky with burning stars. During the day we hired motorbikes to zip around the outskirts splashing around in waterfalls and visiting temples. This is for a series titled ‘A Day In…’ where I film for a day doing touristy things with a GoPro on my head, then speed it up in the edit, so it’s only 2 ½ minutes.
Check it out, here’s A Day In Chiang Mai, Thailand:
Want to know where I went and how much it cost me when I was there? Here’s a list of the time code and the information. Click on the timecode in the Youtube Description and it will take you to that exact point!
00:05 Day motorbike hire $5 per day
00:11 Chiang Mai Temple FREE
00:41 Waterfalls $3
01:26 Ziplining with Eagle Track (40 min) $40
02:28 Lantern Festival (Yi Peng) Celebrated every year around November FREE
READ: A Complete Itinerary for 2 Weeks in Thailand
Place: Chiang Mai
Currency: Thai Baht
$1 USD = ฿35.30
I was there: November 2013
Have you been to Chiang Mai? What did you do? Please comment below 🙂