North Thailand is Calm, chilled out and rich in culture. Has a lot of temples and monasteries, and its mountainous terrain offers some great natural getaways and hikes.
Chiang Mai, the major Northern city, is a green, hilly, chilled out place splattered with cultural sights, natural beauty and wildlife. It is connected by an international airport, train and bus
Pai is a much smaller town a couple of hours from Chiang Mai. Pai sits in the lap of nature with a lazy river running through it, and offering some amazing views of the surrounding mountains. Most people come here to relax and soak in the hippie vibe.
Chiang Rai, a picturesque town which is very often also called as Chiang Mai’s sister. It has a very relaxed and down to earth vibe to it and has some great historic and cultural attractions.