Start your day healthy day with a visit to Jing Jai Market, Chiang Mai's unique organic farming market. Appreciate an organic breakfast delivered by local farmers - guaranteed delicious using fresh and chemical-free produce. Pick up some local fruits and handcrafted items, made by native artisans.
MICE travellers will not want to miss out trying the Lanna traditional dishes, featuring rich and spicy items such as northern sausage, nam prik num, khao soi, larb kua (pork cooked Northeastern-style), and hang leh (pork curry). Those adventurous will find a new snack in fried bamboo worms - available in some seasons. All these local cuisines can be found around Nimmana Haeminda Road, the Chiang Mai University area and Waroros Market (Kad Luang).
Experience and learn about the history of the Yunnan Chinese Islamic community at Ban Haw Village, presented by the Thailand Halal Tourism Association. The community of Chinese descendants from Yunnan province here have lived in the heart of Chiang Mai for over 100 years. Visitors can experience this legacy through their delicious cuisine, such as clear noodle soup, beef curry, and scrumptious Yunnan dumplings.
Stroll, sample and shop at Chiang Mai's Wua Lai Walking Street, open every Saturday. Enjoy the buzzing nightlife and bring home treasured local products such as tribal woven cloth, wood carvings, and handicrafts in Lanna style. There are also plenty of affordable street food, but look out for specialties such as winter fruits like strawberries.