Great Day at Chiang Mai Zoo

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Chiang Mai Zoo is a beautiful and fertile attraction in cool climate all year round. Fertility of forest, flowers and rare Northern orchids in Chiang Mai Zoo.

The Chiang Mai Zoo occupies a park setting at the foot of Doi Suthep that is often crowded with Thai families and school groups.

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This modern zoo is set among forests, lakes & waterfalls. The Zoo keeps various kinds of rare wild animals of native and tropical zone. More than 6,000 animals of 69 species of Mammals , 311 species of Birds, 15 species of Reptiles and 60 species of fresh water fishes. Some species are very rare endangered and strongly protected in Thailand, for example the Fea's muntjak, the Malayan Tapir, the Asiatic elephant with newborn cub, many of tropical birds and reptiles. All of them look well in their enclosures which improve like their natural habitat and provide for natural requirement. And one of the highlights is the pair of pandas that were given to Thailand by the Chinese government for the Queen's birthday several years ago. The Zoo is very concerned for the animals right and respect to all of our animals in the collection.

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There is also a huge aquarium which houses many different types of tropical fish. In parts of the aquarium you can get up really close to them by walking through a tunnel underneath the water.

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Entrance Fee

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The Chiangmai zoo is large and you’ve got three options for getting around: foot, monorail or bus. Most of the main sites can be included in a walking itinerary but be warned: it’s a fair old walk and there are plenty of hills. If you're looking for a relaxing and fun day, head to the Chiang Mai Zoo.

Opening Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Address: 100 Huaykaew Rd, Chiang Mai, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

 

Huey Tung Tao Lake in Chaing Mai Chilling and Enjoying Slow life

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Huay Tung Tao Lake is a wonderful place that deserves you to stay for an afternoon picnic and nap.

Huay Tung Tao lake is so perfect scenic, and a nice drive out of Chiang Mai to get to. There’s a minimal cost to enter the park, but then you can drive around before settling down in a little hut sitting over the water and have authentic thai food brought to you. At Huay Tung Tao lake they have several restaurants around a man made lake and it is fun to go on nice days for a long lunch a few beers and maybe a swim. It’s a great place to relax and chill out, and dip your toes in the water.

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Actually Huay Tung Tao is a man-made reservoir that built by the will of His Majesty King Bhumibol in order to solve water scarcity problem among nearby area. A man-made reservoir popular as a swimming and picnicking area favored by locals and expats looking for a break from Chiang Mai. On a sunny day, it’s common to see groups of Thais sitting on the banks of the lake dining on steamed fish and cold beers.

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Huay Tung Tao Lake is great spot for just relaxing, hanging out or have your meal and has great restaurants all along its edges. If you love to relaxing atmosphere sitting in the bamboo and thatch huts eating amazing Thai dishes. Huay Tung Tao Lake is your answer.

Activity

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You can take your time to relax with Thai massage or foot massage by just call the number that is written on billboards and later on the massager will come to you. If you want to get in the water you can also hire a tube to float around on the water for 20 baht or enjoy a view of the mountains by a swan pedal boat.

For more action caters a place which offers ATV tours, fishing, mountain biking, camping, and a swimming area. Plus, you can spend a night here as the lodging and the camping area is provided.

Huay Tung Tao Reservoir and the whole area around it is an attractive place for tourists. On weekdays, there is a small number of tourists, and the weekend influx of tourists reaches its maximum.

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huay tung tao lake, attractions in chiang mai

How to get to Huay Tung Tao Lake

Total distance from the north-west corner of the old city to the Huay Tung Tao Lake is about 12 km. From the north-west corner of the Old City take Huai Kaeo Road (Road 1004) until after 2.2 km you reach the irrigation canal. Turn right and follow the canal road (Road 121) for about 6.7 km. Turn left (Huay Tung Tao is indicated).
Follow this road (about 2 km) and pay entrance fee. At the T-junction turn left.
Follow this road along the lake for about 1.2 km and find the parking.

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Entrance fee : Admission for foreigners is 50 Baht.

Operating time : 08.00 - 17.00

Address : Don Kaeo Sub-District, Mae Rim District   Chiang Mai 50180