Dive into an Explosion of Colors and Fragrances in Chiang Mai

Dive into an Explosion of Colors and Fragrances in Chiang Mai

The beautiful Thai province of Chiang Mai invites you to an enchanted interlude during two major flower festivals celebrating winter. A true paradise for flower lovers and nature enthusiasts! Organized as part of a plan to boost tourism after COVID-19, these events provide the perfect opportunity to (re)discover this destination.

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Written by Tieu Bao (Local Expert) Updated on 28-12-2023
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Vibrant flowers welcoming the winter

From December 15, 2023 to January 1, 2024, there was the first The Charm of Chiang Mai - City of Beautiful Flowers in the magnificent setting of the King Chaloem Phrakiat 82nd Anniversary Park. 

Hydrangea garden
Blooming hydrangea garden by the lake

 Six themed zones with fairy-tale arrangements will make you travel to the land of flowers: orchid tropical forest, winter garden with tulips and hydrangeas, section dedicated to tropical flowers, photo spot with bright decorative lights, blue sage flower field with romantic bridge, or musical fountain surrounded by verbena fields. Highlights of the festival include fascinating musical fountain shows, The Land of Festination - Light of Glory light show and light games as well as a rare orchid exhibition.

This land lights up at night
This land lights up at night with captivating performances

Another highlight is the Flora Festival at the Royal Rajapruek Park, from December 1, 2023 to February 29, 2024. Geraniums, forget-me-nots, begonias and many other winter flowers make up a vibrant explosion of colors. Also on the program: the Orchid House, the winter flowering plant exhibition, the peaceful Ruean Rom Mai alley and a large rose exhibition focusing on sustainability.

A boy in the lavender garden
The Flora Festival at Rajapruek Royal Park, a sea of beautiful flowers awaits you

Now is the time to satisfy your senses and your thirst for escape! These magical flower festivals are just waiting to bloom in a thousand colors. Nature lovers and photographers, get your cameras ready!

Here are some photos of The Charme festival in Chiang Mai - City of Beautiful Flowers:

Car in a flower-filled garden
A car loaded to fill the garden with flowers
 
Many participants come to paint during this colorful celebration
Many participants come to paint during this colorful celebration
 
a boy paints in the garden
Artistic immersion among fragrant flowers
 
The nighttime festival
Brilliant at night: Festivals with giant trees captivate visitors
 
 Fire breather demonstration
Enthralling circus spectacle showcasing mesmerizing artists, leaving the audience thoroughly satisfied
 
A fireworks display lights up the night sky of Chiang Mai
A fireworks display lights up the night sky of Chiang Mai
 
Actors adorned in brilliant costumes
Actors dressed in vibrant floral costumes amidst a stunning blooming garden
 
 Light show: The Land of Fascination, Glory of Light
 Light show: The Land of Festination - Light of Glory
 

Source : thainews.prd.go.th, Charming Chiang Mai Flower Festival 


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