Shopping is quite affordable in Chiang Mai. There are umpteen shops outside the historic city center, where you can find a large variety of items. The goods sold here are also of a very good quality. The Sunday Market is a good place for sightseeing and shopping. On Sunday, the place becomes packed with clothes sellers, art and souvenir sellers, jewelery sellers, food counters and more.
If you want to see a Panda, do make a trip to the Chiang Mai zoo. The zoo is home to two Pandas brought over from China via an animal exchange program. If you have some time left after all this, visit the Bo Sang Umbrella Village. This place is famous for its traditional Thai umbrella. You can also buy some souvenirs here.
You can easily spend a week in Chiang Mai doing sightseeing, engaging in outdoor activities and sampling different foods. Believe us, you won’t regret going to Chiang Mai.