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Mae Taeng

Mae Taeng is a district located in the northern area of Chiang Mai Province, with various cultural, historical, and natural attractions within the area that make it worth visiting for a few days.

Wat Ban Den is a prominent landmark here, which is known for its remarkable beauty and unusual architecture.

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The Abbot of Wat Ban Den was built in 1988, making it one of the most unique temples in Thailand. The temple is made with granite tiles and teak wood; inside it features a meditation hall, ordination hall, a viharn, monks’ living quarters, a drum hall, and various other areas of interest.

If you love elephants, you’ll be glad to know that there are great elephant sanctuaries here to visit. Dozens of elephants reside in the sanctuaries found here, and you have several choices of activities to enjoy with them. These include trekking, feeding, bathing, and even volunteering for a day or more.

The famous floating houses of Mae Ngat Dam are a sight to behold. They are usually the residences of new married couples, as well as families. Visitors can experience what it’s like to stay in an authentic Thai bungalow on the water for a one-of-a-kind accommodation experience. They are equipped with facilities such as Wi-Fi, cooking equipment, coolers, bathrooms, charcoal grills, and more for your comfort. The floating houses are located on a beautiful lake within a serene, picturesque environment.

The Si Lanna National Park is a beautiful stretch of land where visitors can explore caves, springs, and waterfalls. It also provides the water for the tributaries of the Ping River, and it’s only a short distance away from the town centre. As the country’s 60th national park, Si Lanna is highly recommended, especially for nature lovers. If you’re lucky, you may even get a glimpse of the local wildlife such as deer and wild boar. Another great park to visit is the Huai Nam Dang National Park.

You won’t run out of adventures here; with zip lines, hot springs, and more to discover at Mae Taeng.

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