Chang Mai Golf

Chang Mai Golf: Where to play?

At the time being, Chiang Mai is considered one of the most popular destinations for those who are passionate about golf: the convenient location of the golf clubs (positioned close enough to the city, yet far enough so that the city noise does not bother the players) coupled with attractive golf packages attract tens of thousands of tourists every year. The golf courses are tailored to meet the requirements of every player, they are affordable and the overall price of the course usually includes the logistic and green fees as well.

No matter if you want to play golf and let off some steam or if you are on holiday with your family to Chiang Mai, there are plenty of golf clubs to choose from. These clubs offer in-depth courses that are perfect not only for professionals, but also for beginners, and most clubs have an experience of over 20 years in this field.

One of the most notable benefits of Chang Mai golf clubs is that they are often located less than 30 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and there are plenty of buses and taxis that commute between Chiang Mai and the golf clubs nearby. Besides, when you apply for a course you do not need to worry about equipment – you will find everything you need there, from shoes and golf balls to caddies and carts.

Chang Mai Golf

An Overview Of The Top 3 Golf Clubs And Courses In Chiang Mai

The Green Valley Country Club

As mentioned above, there are numerous Chang Mai golf clubs around the city, but some of them stand out from the rest. The Green Valley Country Club, for instance, was opened more than 20 years ago, it is placed very conveniently in a neat area with few trees and there are numerous elevation changes that make the golfing sessions even more interesting.

The course prices are reasonable, and coming to this golf club is certainly a good way to spend your afternoon. Moreover, the club is open every day and there is even a professional golf shop where you can buy additional items and equipment, if you need any. A restaurant and a sauna are also located nearby for those who want to relax and let off steam.

The Royal Golf Classes

There are also very sought-after nowadays because the club is positioned in an outstanding valley with plenty of mountains and waterfalls nearby – there is no better way to relieve stress! Here you will find trained and skilled golf instructors that can teach you everything you need to know about this sport, and the club even offers accommodation options for those who are interested (along with a number of facilities, from fitness and massage centers to an outdoor swimming pool).

The Alpine Golf Resort

It is one of the oldest and most popular golf courses in Northern Thailand, and it has managed to make a name for itself over the years. It is perfect for professional and amateur golfers, is has beautiful surroundings and facilities like tennis courts, snooker rooms, spa and fitness centers and such.

The Chiangmai Golf Classic is a golf tournament on the Asian Tour played in 2013 at the Alpine Golf Resort-Chiangmai in Chiang Mai Thailand.… Chiangmai Golf Classic

How To Travel To Chiang Mai

How To reach and travel To Chiang Mai

When it comes to traveling to Chiang Mai, there are basically three options: by plane, by bus and by train. The CNX (Chiang Mai International Airport) deals with both international and domestic flights. Here you will find more information on how to travel to Chiang Mai

Traveling By Plane

People from the largest cities of Asia come to Chiang Mai on a regular basis, and flying seems to be the most convenient choice. From Bangkok to Chiang Mai people travel by plane – as a matter of fact, this route is one of the busiest ones for the Thai Airways. Air Asia is another Asian airline that transports passengers from Bangkok to Chiang Mai at highly affordable prices (little over 1,500 baht, adding the fees for seat reservation and luggage). However, if you book your flight several weeks in advance, it can be even cheaper.

Speaking of domestic flights, the Bangkok Airways are also a popular choice in terms of air travel, and this is a great choice for those who want to travel on a budget. Other options that link Chiang Mai to the city of Bangkok include Nok Air or the Thai Airways mentioned above, the latter being one of the most expensive options. However, the Thai Airways also link Phuket to Chiang Mai.

On the other hand, there are international flights that link major cities from Asia to Chiang Mai. For instance, the Air Asia links Kuala Lumpur to Chiang Mai, while the Cathay Pacific is a great choice for those who live in Hong Kong and want to get to Chiang Mai. China Airlines connect Taipei to Chiang Mai while the Korean Airlines have weekly flights from Seoul to this Thai city.

The Chiang Mai airport is conveniently located close to the city center (a couple of kilometers away) and foreigners can choose cost-effective airport transfers – they can either choose buses that take them from the airport to the city center for a very low sum, or they can opt for an airport taxi that cost a bit more but they are faster and can bring you from the airport to Chiang Mai in 10 minutes.

 

Traveling By Bus

If you want to know how to travel to Chiang Mai without spending 1,500-2,000 baht on flights, then you should know that traveling by bus is another possibility. Basically, there are two major bus stations in Chiang Mai, and people come here mainly from Bangkok (from the Northern Bus Terminal). The journey is more cost-effective compared to traveling by plane, as it can cost 10 times less but it lasts around 12 hours. There are 1st class buses or VIP buses that take people from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. After reaching the bus station, tourists usually share a ride to town to save more money.

Traveling By Train

When it comes to reaching Chiang Mai by train, it must be mentioned that there are two types of services that connect Bangkok to Chiang Mai: there is the daytime train that leaves early in the morning and reaches the destination in more than 12 hours time, and there is the overnight train where travelers can opt for first-class compartments or second-class beds. There are around three or four trains that leave Bangkok daily to go to the city of Chiang Mai. Booking can be hazardous as it’s often full. For the French here is a web site offering previous train reservation.

How to Travel To Chiang Mai

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TransAsia to launch scheduled flights to Chiang Mai. Focus Taiwan News Channel. TransAsia Airways a mid-sized international carrier in Taiwan said Tuesday that it will launch regular flights to Chiang Mai Thailand in early July to take advantage of strong demand as the summer vacation approaches. Starting.… TransAsia to launch scheduled flights to Chiang Mai Focus Taiwan News Channel