The Loy Krathong Festival of Chiang Mai

2020-04-23T04:59:50+08:00

What is Loy Krathong? When we think of a Thai festival, the first thing that comes to mind is Songkran (เทศกาลสงกรานต์). However, there is another widely celebrated festival in Thailand known as the Loy Krathong festival (ลอยกระทง). The Loy Krathong, loosely translated as "floating container", is a nationwide celebration in Thailand but despite this, it is not an official public holiday. Loy Krathong falls on the 12th month of the Thai lunar calendar and differs every year. I would strongly recommend that you figure out the exact date of Loi Krathong before booking your flights to Thailand; if you plan [...]