Karinthip Village, the legend of Mae Ping River has a long history for over 700 years. The river is known as “Lifeline of Chiangmai Province”. The land before Karinthip Village was developed, was part of Mae Ping River line. The river once was used for the transport of timbers from pier to pier. Elephants were to pull timbers off the river. And for that reason, an elephant pier was built in this land.
For every 100 years, the river changed its flowing direction and later created a land, which was called “Jang Sri Phoom”. (The city wall located in the East) Later on, more people started to move in and the city has become developed