Chiang Mai

Hang Dong, Tranquillity for nature lovers

At its location 15 km from Chiang Mai, on Route 108, the district of Hang Dong harmoniously combines the calm of nature with the conveniences of the city. Hang Dong is known for the production and trade of furniture, wood carvings, antiques (authentic and reproductions) and handcrafts. This district is widely considered as the furniture capital of the region.

Do not miss!

“The furniture road”

Into authenticity and interior decors? You will undoubtedly find pieces of character in this true craft village. You will find these antique shops along the east of Route 108. There is ancient Chinese beds, wooden Buddhist sculptures, Burmese caskets and a multitude of Thai trinkets. Among the best known: De Siam  and its antique furniture rather expensive, The Mandala and its Japanese souvenirs, Ancient Siripat with its huge wood carvings, Chilli Antiques & Arts, and Thai/Burmese Buddhas, Crossroads Asia. Ethnic textiles and arts from 26 countries.

Note: Many shipping companies offer to ship your purchases abroad!

Hang Dong Quarry

Adventure fan? If you feel like attacking for challenges, then a jump off from the cliff top of the old Hang Dong quarries is one of the main things you should do in Chiang Mai. The places is spectacular: the red cliffs and the turquoise lake are attached perfectly to the wonderful colours of the sunset.

Dokmai Garden

Dokmai Garden is a private botanical garden mixing nature and culture of Northern Thailand. It was created by the Thai family Seehamongkol in collaboration with Western scientists to make it an ethnological garden. More than 1000 plant species and lots of fruits, vegetables, butterflies, birds, reptiles and fish in an area of 4 hectares.

Wat Ton Kwen (Wat Intharawat)

This temple is one of the best examples of classical “Lanna” architecture, typical of Northern Thailand. The set consists of a viharn and an open pavilion. Wat Ton Kwen is also one of the last wooden temples in the area in its original state.

Ob Khan National park

This national park covers a mountainous area with limestone land, lush forest and natural springs on a surface of 484 Sqm. its highest peak is the “Yod Khun Thian” which reaches 1,500 meters above sea level. The park is home to many species of wild animals (including bears) and offers a wide variety of natural attractions.

Note: In January, it is possible to see or smell an extremely rare species of wild orchid (Ueang Manee Tri Rong)

Grand Canyon Water Park

With its cobalt blue lakes encircled by steep cliffs of deep red sandstone and its original aquatic activities, Grand Canyon is perfect place for a refreshing moment!

Chiang Mai Night Safari

Open from 11 am to 10 pm, it is at night that this attraction is the most interesting. An open tram ride allows you to see various animals ranging from Hyenas, White Tigers, Lamas and Vultures.

What to eat?

Casa Shade (Restaurant) 

A charming little restaurant with a warm atmosphere and always embellished with floral note. Ideal for sampling local cuisine at a low price.

Address: 42/2 Ban Taiwai, Kunkong Subdistrict, Hang Dong, Chiang Mai

Telephone: 06 89 099 0926

Khaomao-khaofang Restaurant

An exceptional decor that features a tropical garden with plants and waterfalls. A magical environment in which you can enjoy the specialities of Northern Thailand or other Asian or vegetarian dishes.

Address: 181 Moo 7, Ratchaphruek Road, Hang Dong, Chiang Mai

Telephone: 06 53 838 4444

Garden Kitchen

A restaurant of choice with neat decoration and refined dishes. On the menu: international, European and French specialities.

Address: 99 Moo 11, Nongkwai, Hong Dong, Chiang Mai

Telephone: 06 81 774 1479

Or sleep?

Little Village Chiang Mai

Set in a tropical landscape 2 km from Chiang Mai Night Safari, Little Village Chiang Mai offers a saltwater pool, a restaurant and air-conditioned bungalows with a private balcony.

Address: 237 moo 10, Nam Phrea HongDong, Chiang Mai

Telephone: 06 81 387 6856

Narittaya Resort and Spa

In addition to a full-service spa, Narittaya Resort and Spa features an outdoor pool and complimentary bicycles. Dining options include a restaurant and a cafe. Very convenient for families.

Address: 9 Moo 11 T.Namphrae, Hang Dong, Chiang Mai

Telephone: 06 53 432 972

Veranda Chiang Mai The High Resort

This peaceful resort offers two different worlds, representing Northern Thai culture on one side and contemporary style on the other. It also offers great views of the surrounding landscapes.

Address: 192 Moo 2 Banpong, Hang Dong, Chiang Mai

Telephone: +33 (0) 1 57 32 38 78

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