5-10 May 2019
Chiang Mai
Asia/Bangkok timezone

Accommodation & Travel


NARIT shall cover accommodation in shared-rooms at the hotel located within a few kilometers from Sirindhorn AstroPark. The accommodation will be provided for 6 nights from Sunday, May 5 (check-in) through Saturday, May 11 (check-out). 


Chiang Mai is located in northern Thailand about 700 km north of Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Many Asian countries have direct flight to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX). There are direct flights to Chiang Mai from some cities in South East Asia. Otherwise, participants from other countries may need to change their flights at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) or at Bangkok Don Mueang Airport (DMK). Flights between Bangkok and Chiang Mai takes of about one hour. Alternatively, bus and overnight trains are also available with travel time of 10-12 hours.


Citizens of 19 countries can obtain visas upon arrival  in Bangkok or Chiang Mai that will remain valid for the duration of the workshop. Moreover, citizens from 55 countries can get visa-free entry as tourist.   Please visit Thai embassy website to know which category you belong to. Participants from other the countries need to obtain a visa to enter in Thailand. If you require an official invitation letter for the visa application please send us copy of your passport, Institute/University you are affiliated to, your address, and title (Ms., Mr., Dr. etc.) at niatw@narit.or.th with the subject “invitation letter for visa application”.  For more information about Thai visas please contact the nearest Thai Embassy in the country of your residence.


NARIT will not provide any means of insurance for participants of NIATW 2019. Participants should arrange for their own international travel insurance before coming to the workshop. 

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