Tweechol Botanical Garden is one of Chiang Mai's recent gardens to be open to the public.
The garden covers an area of just about 120 acres. To get around you can hire a Golf Cart Baht 300 (up to 5 People) Baht 200 (2 people). or a Bicycle for Baht 30
The gardens are very manicured with many examples of topiary.
It has one of the largest collections of plants in Thailand which have been collected for years it also hosts a museum, swimming pool, small zoo, lake front restaurant and a horse riding arena.
The Orchids, Bromeliads, Cacti and Antirrhinums are housed in 4 large buildings.
It has feature gardens with Palms, Herbs, Roses and Cyclades so you can view the amazing variety of each . It is a wonderful place to relax and wander or to take a pedal boat out for a spin on the lake with the children. The mini zoo has lots of small animals the children will love to see and pet.
The Huen Chaiharn Museum has displays of Buddha Images, Weapons and many other antiques.
Open daily: 8am - 4:30pm Admission: Adults Baht 80, Children Baht 40
Tweechol Botanical garden can be found at 10Km NE of Chiang Mai on the Chiang Mai - Doi Saket Road (The hiway to Chiang RaI).