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How to get there

From Chiang Mai to Marisa Resort & Spa – Chiang Dao by Car, Bus or Pick up arrangement.


By Car: By driving directly to the resort use Highway No. 107 (Direction from Chiang Mai to Fang). This trip takes about 1 hour. The resort is located 7 km north of Chiang Dao and well signed-out. Just after you passed km sign 81 turn left.

GPS: N 19 44.825 (latitude) , E 98 97 556 (longitude)

By Bus: 

If you travel to any districts in Chiang Mai, use Chang Phuak Bus Terminal located on Chotana Road, tel. 053 211 586. Destinations include those located along the northern route (Highway No. 107) which passes through Mae Rim, Mae Taeng, Chiang Dao. Some buses continue to Tha Ton, the northern-most province of Chiang Mai. Ask the driver or one of the employees to drop you off at km sign 81(busstop Marisa Resort). After that it is only 700 mtrs by walking (9 mins) to our resort. Last bus and/or minivan leaves at 6pm from Chang Phuak Bus station direction Thaton. (Public busfare approx THB. 50 per person, depending on fuel prices).

Hotel Transfer: It is also possible to arrange a pick up for you from the airport, bus terminal or railwaystation by our resort’s A/C Van or Car. For more information please see the remarks at the room rates.


Travel From Bangkok

By Car:

Route 1: Drive on Highway No.1 (Phahonyothin) and turn left to Highway No.32 (Asian Highway) which passes Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Ang Thong, and Nakhon Sawan, then take Highway No. 117 to Phitsanulok and Highway No. 11 to Lampang, Lamphun and Chiang Mai. The total distance is 695 kilometers.

Route 2: From Nakhon Sawan, take Highway No. 1 passing Kamphaeng Phet, Tak, Lampang, and Chiang Mai. Total distance is 696 kilometers.

By Bus:There are ordinary, 2nd class and 1st class air-conditioned buses leaving for Chiang Mai daily (8.00 a.m. to 09.00 p.m.) from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal (Mochit 2 Bus Terminal). Call 02 936 3600, 02 936 2852 or 02 937 8055 for a more updated bus timetable. Private buses, which can be conveniently booked in tourist-oriented places in Bangkok, are also available. However, the public buses from the Northern Bus Terminal are generally more reliable. The journey takes approximately 10-12 hours, depending on traffic.

By Train: Express and rapid trains, operated by the State Railways of Thailand, are leaving for Chiang Mai from Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong Station. For more information, contact tel. 1690, or 02 223 7010, 02 223 7020. Chiang Mai Railway Station, tel. (053) 24 2094, 244 795, .247 462 245 363-4

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By Air: Domestic airlines including Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways, Air Asia, Nok Air and Thai Lion Air are operating  several daily flights between Bangkok and Chiang Mai. International Airlines are operates many airlines.

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