One of the largest districts of Chiang Mai, Chang Phuak is one of the leading shopping destinations in Thailand. The city also boasts of an active nightlife with a large number of open-air bars and night markets. Despite being rife with all modernities, the town has managed to preserve its rich cultural heritage. Its abundant lakes and picnic spots also make it a favorite among tourists. With a diverse range of attractions, the city is sure to leave you spellbound.
Chang Puak Gate Night Market is one of the liveliest night markets in Thailand. It is ideal for visitors eager to walk around the streets and check out different shops. The market boasts of a wide collection of goods like clothing, perfume, woodwork ornaments, shoes, belts, lanterns, candles, food stalls, sketch artists and housewares.
Art in Paradise is Chiang Mai’s first 3-D Art Museum. With a large number of interesting and mind-blowing installations, the museum attracts adults and children in equal numbers. The place is sure to leave you with some great IG worthy pictures. Some of the popular budget hotels near the museum are OYO 546 Khanidta Resort, OYO 285 The Modern Place, and OYO 438 Home 24.
Royal Park Rajapruek is a must-visit if you are fond of flowers. The gardens have a splendid collection of orchids in addition to its many imaginative mini-gardens. The park even offers a shuttle service to explore the gardens.
Wat Chedi Luang Varavihara is one of the most popular attractions in Chang Phuak. Built 600 years ago, the temple provides a detailed account of Thail culture and history. Also, the temple was once home to the Emerald Buddha.
Chang Phuak is famous for its wide variety of chicken, pork, soups, fruit juices, and fresh salads. Pork Leg rice, Khao soi noodles, Hainanese chicken, mango sticky rice, banana leaf rice, coconut pancakes, and chicken and cashew nut stir-fry are some of the popular dishes. The North Gate Jazz Co-Op, Chompor Lanna, Suan Puk, North By Four Seasons, Sun Tori, and Into The Woods are some of the best restaurants. They offer mouthwatering Thai cuisine at affordable prices.
How to Reach Chang Phuak?
The nearest airport to Chang Phuak is the Chiang International Airport at a distance of 8.1 miles from the city. It serves both domestic and international flights flying to and from Chang Phuak. The main forms of public transport in the city are buses, trains, tricycles, and cars.
Best times to visit Chang Phuak
The months between November and March are the best months to visit Chang Phuak. The weather during these months is cool which makes it ideal to explore the city.
To ensure the best of stays at Chang Phuak, OYO Hotels have more than 60 established properties in the city. With services like 24/7 check-in, comfortable king and queen-sized beds, swimming pool, hairdryers, parking facilities, and daily housekeeping guests are sure to enjoy their stay and get a homely experience. Moreover, some of the OYO Hotels are pet-friendly and also provide conference rooms facilities.