Chiang Mai and its surroundings offer us a lot of things to do or visit and among them all there is one that no one should miss, visiting the hot springs of Sankampaeng.
Located just over 30 km from the city, Sankampaeng is an ideal place to relax and get away from the routine of the city or to finish a long day of visits around Chiang Mai.
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SANKAMPAENG, THE HOT SPRINGS OF CHIANG MAI
Basically, Sankampaeng Hot Spring, is a rest area or picnic area with different thermal pools where you can relax and take a good bath. There are those with very hot water and those with warmer water to everyone’s liking.
One of the biggest attractions is cooking eggs in the main pool. In fact the first thing that will surprise you is that the whole spa is dedicated to this activity, you will see a lot of stands where to cook them, souvenirs with its form even some statues and everything.
The other activity that will leave you impressed is to hallucinate with the different geisels or hot water jets that are in the area.
HOW TO GO TO SANKAMPAENG HOT SPRING
From Chiang Mai you can easily go by public transport. From Chang Phuak Bus Station, you can take a songthaew or collective taxi (white / 15 bth). You can also go by motorcycle without any problem by taking route 11 A towards Bo Sang, the journey will take about 1 ? hours. Bo Sang is known all over the north as a small village where the famous umbrellas are made. As it is situated on the same route as Sankampaeng it is worth stopping and visiting it to buy some souvenirs.
TIMETABLE OF SANKAMPAENG HOT SPRING
The entrance fee is 100 bth and the egg basket 20 bth. The opening hours are from 8 am to 6 pm.
As you can see there are several interesting options to know what to do in Sankampaeng.
Try to go during the week. During the weekend the influx of tourists is quite high.
Try to go in the afternoon after a day of visiting the area.
Do not cut yourself and try to cook an egg, now we do not recommend eating it later because the taste of sulfur is quite unpleasant.