-A great tour for your wonderful holidays and avoid the heavy crowd and get different experiences from other tourists..
-Soak up with real Thai culture by doing Alms offering to monks and listen to monks chanting in the morning.
- Worth getting up early to see temple lit up and beat the crowds.
- Get great photos without disturbing from people.
-Get different spiritual development
- Your ex-monk guide will explain what you need to know when you are in Thailand
- Enjoy panoramic views of the whole Chiang Mai City over the clouds
– Wonderful countryside landscape while the sun rises behind the Chiang Mai city and mountains.
-They say you have not truly been to Chiang Mai if you have not visited this temple ! Morning life at the temple is unforgettable -the sound of temple bells, monks chanting and the fascinating view of Chiang Mai will fill your heart. Don’t leave Chiang Mai without this impression !!!!
( You can do this trip even before your flight leave at noon. )
Flexible for party needs
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Local Breakfast ( Khao Soi or other local Thai breakfast )
Professional Experienced TAT Tourist guide.
VIP. Air-con. Car / Van
What's Not Included
Tip or other personal expenses
INFANT: Age: 1 - 3
CHILD: Age: 4 - 12
YOUTH: Age: 13 - 19
ADULT: Age: 20 - 40
SENIOR: Age: 50 - 85
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Dress code is formal ( Must be long pants or long skirt for temple visit in Thailand )
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regular temperature checks for staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Children must be accompanied by an adult
COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
Face masks provided for travellers
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Specialized infant seats are available
Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
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 Phra That Doi Suthep
For this tour we wake up and leave early in the morning at 05:00 - 05:10 am. and drive up into the mountains to visit the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep temple ( A Chiang Mai Land-mark.) We highly recommend visiting this famous temple at dawn. The temple is quiet and the monks are just chanting, rousing and going out to receive alms offerings. Without any crowds you can enjoy the magical morning light and incredible views in serenity. It is the beginning to a great and wonderful day.
Doi Suthep temple is located on the peak of the Doi Suthep Mountains and is the most famous landmark in Chiang Mai. They say you have not truly been to Chiang Mai if you have not visited this temple ! At the top of the temple you can view the pagoda shining with real gold, and a viewing platform offers panoramic views of the whole Chiang Mai City – take in the wonderful countryside landscape while the sun rises behind the city and mountains. The morning sky and view could be immortalized in a beautiful painting ! Morning life at the temple is unforgettable -the sound of temple bells, monks chanting and the fascinating view of Chiang Mai will fill your heart. Don’t leave Chiang Mai without this impression.!!!
Before we continue to the other sites, we will have a nice and original taste of famous and delicious Chiang Mai food. ( Khoi Soy or Thai local breakfast sticky rice and Local Thai KFC. )
After sunrise. we will drop by at the hidden jungle temple and Wat U-Mong to enjoy the serenity surrounding & peace ! Both of them are unique meditation places, very interesting and serene.
See you in the morning at 5:00 a.m.-05:10 a.m.
Admission Ticket Included
Wat Pha Lat
Visit the hidden temple . (Wat Phalat )
Admission Ticket Included
Everything you want from a tour!
Natasha H, 21-09-2022
Just fantastic! Sipohn, our guide, was brilliant and very friendly, he had so many stories to tell.
I enjoyed it so much I booked a private tour with him the next day!
Thank you Pohn and Untouched Thailand :-)
10/10 best host going
What a fantastic day and experience, non is outstanding iv never met a host that’s made me feel so welcoming and knows so much about the location. He was more than accommodating for everything the sight was breathtaking with the sunrise it’s decently a highlight of my experience here. Also just a fantastic host
Beautiful Sunrise. Local experience. Amazing food!
Jen P, 01-09-2022
Sipohn was an amazing tour guide. Very friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. I wasn’t able to walk up the stairs to the temple, so he accompanied me on the cable car so that I didn’t have to go alone. The views were amazing and I truly feel like I experienced the culture. We ended up having lunch at a vegetarian/vegan restaurant and it was literally the best food that I ate my entire trip to Chiang Mai! It was very much worth waking up early for!
This was the most wonderful experience during our time in Chiang Mai!
After seeing many (many, many, many...) temples in the old town I was a little apprehensive about booking this trip — but boy oh boy am I glad I did! The three temples we visited were unlike any of the other temples I've seen in Chiang Mai.
Temple breakdown if it interests you:
— The first temple had the most beautiful lookout over the city and it was a once in a lifetime experience listening to the monks chant, and giving offerings as the sun came up.
— The second temple was the most relaxing place I've ever been - I kinda wanted to stay there! It was a fully outdoor temple, beautifully blended in with nature and the sound of waterfalls (we were told the water from the waterfall runs down into the Old Town moat — which I thought was pretty cool! This is the temple where the guide spent many years as a monk himself, so it felt pretty special to be accompanied by him there.
— The final temple reminded me of Hobbiton (maybe it's just because I'm a New Zealander!?) the underground temple and tunnels were incredible — I've certainly not experienced a temple underground in a tunnel before!
The host was soo lovely and knowledgeable (obviously) as an ex monk himself, and the food was delicious!
If you're considering this trip — do it! I really couldn't recommend it enough!
Amazing tour by an amazing guide
Highly recommend this tour - Sipohn is a fantastic guide and his 4WD made the winding ride up the mountain so comfortable. Sipon shared with us many anecdotes about monk life and was always happy to answer any questions.
I think one of the best things about this tour is that because it is so early, the weather is really nice and cool and there are not many people around so it felt really peaceful.
At Doi Suthep - you are brought to the view point before and after sunrise so you get a night and morning view of Chiang Mai.
We also participated in the alms to the Monks before having Khao Soi for breakfast.
The second stop was my favourite - Wat Pha Lat - it is a beautiful and magical place!
Last stop was Wat Umong - an interesting place - and the collection of buddha heads and bodies were also really interesting to see.
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