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Posted 2008-08-24 19:29:09
Can we create a list of free and low cost activites for Adults & kids? (if we already have a similar topic, i havent noticed it. Sorry)
Things like free/low cost sports, regular events etc.
I kick off with Free Karate Classes at CMU (already recommended on TV): http://www.japankara...MES/Frames.html
Japan Karate Institute, Chiang Mai
Monday and Wednesday - Chiang Mai University, Student Union Building
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (1730 - 1930)
Saturday - Ban Wang Tan
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (1600 - 1900)
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Posted 2008-08-24 19:35:54
Took the kids and grandma over to the ornamental horticulture tent next to Doi Kham (Kings Project veggie store) a few weeks ago. The had a lot of fun and I think all the materials might have been about 30 baht each. Nice instructors and they brought home some beautiful floral arrangements.
Posted 2008-08-24 21:03:38
Huay Tung Tao Lake. (End of the Khan Klong Road)
Cheap to enter. You can rent inner tubes and play in the lake.
Free and fun children's jungle-jim in front.
Entry if you don't want to go on the tram.
50B adult, 30b Child
There is a nice nature walk around the lake.
That's as much time as we had time for as we had to get our daughter to bed.
I think the tram is like 150B or so.
Prices have increased but not outrageously.
The next three items are about an hour drive away.
Sankampaeng Hot-spring Geysers are fun to see.
Doi Inthanon Waterfalls
Posted 2008-08-25 19:06:01
Great suggestions, hope we get more.
Wandering, im a little confused about the Night Safari price. I inquired about 2 weeks ago or so and was quoted much higher. Is this a recent change?, as seems like a big discount. Or is it for a different section/thing? Also, the website shows the prices as: http://www.chiangmai...ssion_rates.htm
Love Huay Tung Tao. If you go after 6pm (if i recall correct) the ticket booth is shut and the Lake is free for entry. Its actually a lovely time to go if you just want to have a eve picnic, go for a eve stroll, watch the sun go down, etc.
Posted 2008-08-26 19:22:20
Some great bird watching around CM. The actual activity is free, though binoculars can cost a packet.
Posted 2008-08-26 19:23:53
Go out and get the Nancy Chandler map and a Lonely Planet Thailand book and you'll be set!
Posted 2008-08-26 20:08:32
It's also a great place to go in the afternoon to enjoy the fresh fish dishes , barbequed chicken and to relax in the shade of the lakeside bamboo huts. The 30 baht entrance fee may be off-putting for some though.
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