Chiang Mai Loy Krathong and Yee Peng 2016 Dates
I just came back from this year’s Chiang Mai Loy Krathong and Yee Peng Festivals and they are one of the best festivals to attend in Thailand. In Chiang Mai, the locals celebrate Yee Peng Festival by lighting up sky lanterns on top of Loy Krathong Festival. There were thousands of locals and tourists celebrate both festivals together and the sight and experience are unbelievable.
One of the objectives of our blog is to try to advise and to give the best possible travel tips. Based on the recent trip, last minute traveling to Chiang Mai for Loy Krathong and Yee Peng festivals is not cheap. Thus, the flights and the hotels in the city are fully booked for this year’s Loy Krathong and Yee Peng in Chiang Mai.
In order to save cost and travel budget, you need to book early. Hence, we have the dates for 2016 Loy Krathong and Yee Peng Festival. It will be on 14 and 15 November 2016. The celebrations for both festivals are not limited for one day but three days. Book the hotels early and remember to check the best deals with Agoda.com
It is best to travel to Chiang Mai 12/13 Nov to 16/17 Nov 2016 for Loy Krathong and Yee Peng Festivals. Please do check the weather forecast before you visit Chiang Mai at that time as the weather can be chilly.
Remember to stay in the city and there are parades at night near the night bazaar. Thus, there will be thousands of people lighting up the sky lanterns on the streets and the bridges near the river during the Yee Peng Festival night. Please take note that all flights are barred from 9 pm during the Yee Peng Festival in Chiang Mai.
We hope this is informative and enjoy Loy Krathong and Yee Peng Festivals in Chiang Mai.