Quintessential Chiang Mai in Brief

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Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Thailand, Thailand

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Temples make up for what remains the charm of Chiang Mai. We visit the most important ones in the city center, each with its own unique style and history. We will also show you the city outline and what’s happening in the daily lives of its residents.

• A perfect introduction to the Rose of the North;
• Admire four of Chiang Mai’s most renowned temples;
• Get a glimpse of the charming downtown region;
• Pay respect to the rulers of the former Lanna Kingdom;
• Learn about the characteristics of the city’s architecture

What's Included

A half day tour with a professional English-speaking guide

All applicable taxes and service charges

All entrance fees for visits as mentioned in the description.

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with professional driver.

What's Not Included

Any airline tickets, visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point

Hotel accommodation in the destination of commencement.

Personal expenses such as meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees

Single supplement charges for single travellers, where applicable

Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 80

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • In the event of no-show or change of accommodation without prior consent and confirmation from us within 24 hours may result in the applicable cancellation charges as outlined in the terms and conditions.
  • It is the responsibility of the customer to provide us with the correct hotel information, should pick-up and drop-off services be included in the package. Any changes in accommodation outside 24 hours will be handled accordingly: changes within 24 hours
  • Please ensure that you bring sunglasses, a hat /cap and sunblock with a high SPF factor when traveling with us on this tour – even when it is cloudy, the sunrays still have an immense power.
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • This tour is operated both on private basis as well as on joint / Seat-In-Coach basis. Joint tours are operated with an English-speaking guide only.
  • Transfers are only operated within the downtown Chiang Mai areas and restricted to main hotels only. Regions outside the central business district such as Mae Rim, Hang Dong, Doi Saket, Mae Taeng and Chiang Mai International Airport are excluded and suppl
  • We always will make efforts to confirm the exact pick-up time upon reservation. For any operational issues in which are not able to confirm the exact pick-up time in advance, we reserve the right to inform you the day before the departure of the tour.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guests are advised that some walking is required during this excursion; we always ensure that we take the most comfortable ways from the entrance of the sight to the sight itself.
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Natural elements of any kind have a destructive effect on electronic equipment. It is the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held
  • Please note pickup and drop-off services may not be confirmed for customers staying at private residences, apartment complexes, or other non-registered tourism accommodations. Customers may be asked to meet at a nearby hotel for pick-up and drop off.
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • To respect local customs and respecting the religious sites and temples on this tour, it is customary for guests to take off their shoes before allowed entrance. Your guide will inform you in advance for which of these sites this is applicable.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Wat Chiang Man
You are warmly welcomed by your guide before heading deep into the local city scene of Chiang Mai’s. Chiang Mai’s temples have given the city its cultural identity and showcase a mixture of architectural styles that reflect the rich heritage of the northern region.

We visit four of the most important temples, starting with the Wat Chiang Man. Chiang Mai’s oldest temple is a weather-worn example of Buddhist influences with an interesting story behind it. Constructed in 1296 and located in the heart of the city, the first ruler of the Lanna Kingdom, King Mengrai ordered the creation of this holy sanctuary at the time the city was founded.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Wat Phra Singh
Comprising of three separate temples and still towering 60 metres high, the temple is one of the most visited ones in the city, Wat Phra Singh, housing a very sacred 1,500-year-old Buddha image. Also known as the Monastery of the Lion Lord, it founded in the 14th century and served as the principal religious centre of the Lanna Kingdom.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Wat Chedi Luang Varavihara
Next, also known as the Temple with the Great Chedi, the 14th century Wat Chedi Luang was partially destroyed during an earthquake in the 16th century, leaving its brick foundation partially untouched.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Wat Suan Dok
We end the tour at the Wat Suan Dok. An important temple within Chiang Mai’s city limits, it once served as the pleasure gardens to the Thai monarchy. Nowadays, it houses several white Chedis containing the ashes of Chiang Mai’s former Royal family and is now seen as a leading school for monks in the north.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Chiang Mai
The tour also includes an unforgettable drive through many interesting parts of the city, including markets, traditional residential areas, and Ta-Pae, Chiang Mai’s thriving main street. For first-timers, this is an essential exploration and get-to-know Chiang Mai guided tour before you head to see more of this amazing region of Thailand.

• Admission Ticket Free

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