will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you?d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

"Go to the Zoo" Zoo Tip by thedouglas

Zoo, Chiang Mai: 13 reviews and 39 photos

  He nearly stole the show - a good catch -
by thedouglas
  • He nearly stole the show - a good catch - - Chiang Mai
      He nearly stole the show - a good catch -
    by thedouglas
  • ...and opened bottles of RED drink........ - Chiang Mai
      ...and opened bottles of RED drink........
    by thedouglas
  • Wot choo lookin at???!! - Chiang Mai
      Wot choo lookin at???!!
    by thedouglas
  • We are special!! - Chiang Mai
      We are special!!
    by thedouglas
  • A really nice spot! - Chiang Mai
      A really nice spot!
    by thedouglas

The zoo at Chiang Mai is a great visit if you are travelling with children - and possibly even without! We had a great day - and were pleased to see the animals so well cared for, and the really nice living environments they had - especially after the HoChiMinh zoo. Amazingly, the pandas cost several times more than the general zoo admission to see - as they were very special, and their environment was even sanitised - had to wash our shoes before entry, no flashlights, and general VIP treatment. 30Bt to enter the zoo - and 100Bt to see the Pandas!

One of the features of our visit was the giant orangutan, who was a spectacle in himself. He has a favoured diet of french breadsticks and red softdrink - sounds like plenty of hyper kids! He was a great catch - and he knew to leave the fizzy drink to settle, so it didn't spray everywhere! We watched him for ages!

Jump on a songthaew with the locals to and from this half day out!

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Aug 4, 2007
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 3 8 7

Have you been to Chiang Mai?

  Share Your Travels