Field Trips for Chiang Mai, Thailand
Your orientation will include a city tour of Chiang Mai and welcome cultural dinner featuring typical Thai dances and authentic Thai food. This field trip is included in your program fees.
Many of the courses have field trips built into the program’s intellectual and cultural experience. Excursion locations may include local temples and markets, elephant camps, the Queen Sirikit botanical garden, ziplining, Buak Hat Park, as well as nearby nature reserves, waterfalls, farms, and wildlife preserves.
Dates and exact locations are at the discretion of the Resident Director and they vary from session and session and semester to semester. Common destinations include the following.
Chiang Mai Zoo
Chiang Mai Zoo is located very close to Chiang Mai University; the 200-acre facility features two aquariums, Giant Pandas, and a large variety of animal and plant species, including rare species endemic to Northern Thailand.