2 weeks
General English Course
Accommodation (optional)
Chiang Mai

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IH Chiang Mai is located 20 minutes outside of the city centre. The school is surrounded by nature and has a restaurant, accommodation, school and pool on its premises. More

Course Categories (12)Accommodation (1)Facilities (13)
General English 25 - 25 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
22000THB 21050THB
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The school is located at Pantip Plaza Mall, near the Night Bazaar in the centre of Chiang Mai, Thailand. It is a vibrant area that students can explore. More

Course Categories (3)Accommodation (1)Facilities (10)
Private English Course - 10 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
16200THB 15390THB
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Rating: 5

5.0 | 2 reviews

Excellent teachers, well-equipped school, a wonderful pool and accommodation - ideal for learning.
There are problems with the cafe - poor choice, equal food. If you want to buy more - prices are twice as high as in the city. Sell beer - students will stay at school on evenings :) The room does not have a mosquito net - windows are closed, air conditioning is used. In the evenings, it is not possible to be on the balcony because the water pump motor is very noisy - this is the most annoying.

21 March 2018
Course: General English 25 - 4 weeks
Student age: 46 years


Key Facts about Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai: Located 700 km north of Bangkok in a rich green valley on the banks of the River Ping, Chiang Mai is a land of misty mountains and colourful hill tribes. Today it is a place where past and the present seamlessly merge with modern buildings standing side by side with ancient temples. It is a playground for seasoned travellers, a paradise for shoppers and an absolute delight for adventurers. Take your pick from Thai massages , cooking courses or learn about handicrafts and antiques. Despite its relatively small size, Chiang Mai truly has it all- lively nightlife, wonderful cuisine and plenty of adventure.

Population: 201,000

Time zone: +17h. (GMT +7)

Region: Chiang Mai,

Currency: THB (1 THB = 0.0331 USD)

Chiang Mai quality of life rating:

Rating: 5.0

5.0 (2 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 30 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

universities: 6 (rankings of universities in Chiang Mai)

High season: January

Low season: November

Average course price per week (High season): 4,429 THB

Average course price per week (Low season): 9,268 THB

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:45* (55% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:29* (71% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:54* (46% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Thailand average):116.50 THB (33% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 220 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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Arrival Airport

Chiang Mai International (CNX) - 3 km. from Chiang Mai city center

Public transportation to city center:

Taxi: 189 THB, 8 minutes drive to city center of Chiang Mai

Direct international flights from:
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi

    FAQ about schools in Chiang Mai

  • Students rated the activity program at International House as the best.
  • International House has received the best overall rating in Chiang Mai.
  • International House, located in 131 Moo. 7, Sanphakwan, Hangdong has been voted as the school with the best location in Chiang Mai.
  • International House was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'IH Chiang Mai Lodge ' at International House is the best rated accommodation in Chiang Mai.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • The student price index in Chiang Mai is 44.98. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Chiang Mai with 5.0 stars out of 5.
  • In Chiang Mai electricity is 220 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type A, B, C, F.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Chiang Mai is Chiang Mai International (3.2 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Chiang Mai.
  • In Chiang Mai the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business Group, Business One-to-One.

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