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  • However, if you are a person who likes to sit comfortably with enough space, and have a good night sleep, travelling by train is the choice you definitely should make
  • In my personal opinion, the train is the best choice possible as it is reasonably priced, convenient, and last but not least, it makes you feel fresh after a good sleep, when you wake up the next day

    • by Crystal Seint
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      If you ever plan to visit to Thailand, the second largest city of Thailand, Chiang Mai is one of those recommended cities to visit while staying in Thailand. It is well-known for its nice chilled unpolluted weather, beautiful landscape, handy crafts, silver jewellery, Thai silk, and its southern style Thai food, called Kan Toke, which is quite different from central Bangkok.

      It is highly recommended that you stay for at least 3-4 days to make your visit worth


      it as the travel hours can take up to 12-14 hours, by express buses and trains. If you think of flying from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, it is going to take about an hour. Nonetheless, flying cannot be everyone’s chosen option since it can be expensive. If you are a college student backpacker like me, you would rather go for the express bus or train to save some bucks. The express BUS, which they often referred as the ...

      • VIP bus, costs about 600 baht, equivalent to 20 US dollars. Bus tickets can be bought at the main bus stations at Ekkamai and Moh Chit Bus Terminal in Bangkok, and the Central Bus station in Chiang Mai. However, if you are a person who likes to sit comfortably with enough space, and have a good night sleep, travelling by train is the choice you definitely should make. In many case, train tickets can be varied by available
        classes.

        I chose the second sleeper class, costing me at 650 baht (less than USD 25), and it did not disappoint me at all. In my personal opinion, the train is the best choice possible as it is reasonably priced, convenient, and last but not least, it makes you feel fresh after a good sleep, when you wake up the next day. It is important to be refreshed to explore the beautiful city Chiang Mai in next day.




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