Songkran 2008

Songkran 2008
Songkran 2008 in Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai, North Thailand
Whether you are looking to experience Songkran or to escape from it Chiang Dao gives you the best of both worlds.

Enjoying Songkran 2008
Songkran is celebrated in a big way in Chiang Dao. What gives it a unique edge is that the tribes from the surrounding hills get involved, making it even more colourful and vibrant. Chiang Dao Nest will be arranging transport into Chiang Dao town for each day of the festivities. We can also arrange transport for trips into Chiang Mai over this festival.
The great thing about enjoying Songkran in Chiang Dao is that when you want to stop playing with water you can return to your guesthouse /resort and enjoy some sanity.
While the famous restaurant at Chiang Dao Nest will be closed for dinner (and some lunchtimes) during the Songkran festival, we will be taking our guests out for some cultural eating and drinking nights at friends houses and local restaurants in the Chiang Dao area.

Escaping Songkran 2008
Songkran in the bigger cities can be very crazy and for some people they do not particularly want to be drenched every time they step out of their hotel, often until late into the night. Chiang Dao offers sanctuary from the craziness, if you want to be involved you have a choice.
Links to Songkran Festival 2008 Pages
Welcome to Chiangmai and Chiangrai - Songkran 2008
Thailand's Songkran Festival is by far the most important event of the year for the Thai people. It's a time of fun and a special time for new year ritual and respect for water, the most important element in the agricultural culture of Southeast Asia. Songkran falls in mid-April every year and has its origins in ancient astrology and the position of the sun. more ...
Thailand Today .com - Songkran 2008
For individuals who have experienced "Songkran", this traditional Thai custom of merrymaking seen to be the Kingdom's most "sanuk" (fun-filled) festival, celebrated with tremendous enthusiasm, nationwide, once a year on April 13th marking the Thai new year
. more ...
Thaifolk .com - Songkran 2008
Songkran , regarded as Thai traditional New Year, has been an exotic Thai tradition for generations. Not only Thai people living in Thailand concern importance of Songkran, but also people who speak the language which has the same origin as Thai such as Laotian, Thai people in Myanmar who live near the border at the north of Thailand, and Thai spoken Chinese people in Hunan.
more ...

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