The “Royal Park Ratchaphruek”, (GPS 18.755230560356917, 98.92443096998491) the main venue of the event is about 10 km. from the city center and Chiang Mai International Airport.
Chiang Mai offers a wide range of accommodations to suit different preferences and budgets. Here are some popular areas and types of accommodation to consider.
- Old City : This is the historic center of Chiang Mai, surrounded by ancient walls and moats. It's a great location for exploring temples, markets, and cultural attractions. You'll find a variety of guesthouses, boutique hotels, and mid-range accommodations in this area.
- Nimmanhaemin Road: Known as the trendy and vibrant neighborhood of Chiang Mai, Nimmanhaemin Road is filled with trendy cafes, boutiques, and art galleries. It's a popular area for younger travelers and digital nomads. Here, you can find stylish hotels, guesthouses, and serviced apartments.
- Riverside: If you prefer a peaceful and scenic setting, consider staying along the Ping River. The riverside area offers tranquil resorts, boutique hotels, and guesthouses with beautiful river views.
- Night Bazaar Area: Located east of the Old City, the Night Bazaar area is bustling with markets, street food, and entertainment. You'll find a mix of budget accommodations, mid-range hotels, and some luxury options in this area.
- Mae Rim: Situated outside the city center, Mae Rim offers a more rural and nature-oriented experience. This area is known for its lush greenery, elephant sanctuaries, and adventure activities. There are resorts, boutique hotels, and guesthouses nestled in the scenic surroundings.
Getting around in Chiang Mai by public transport :
- public songthaew (red shared taxi) or a local bus (RTC Chiang Mai City Bus will resume their services after COVID soon.)
- Taxis and Grab
- Renting a car, bicycle, or motorbike
- An organizer's shuttle bus is available on Race Day only. The shuttle bus schedule will be announced later.