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OVERVIEW

See the best of Chiang Mai on an insightful guided tour. Step back in time with a visit to the old town, admiring Tapae Gate and the crumbling city walls. Continue by trishaw to see glittering pagodas and visit silversmith workshops for a look at traditional Thai crafts.

 

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ITINERARY

Chiang Mai City Temples - Half Day

You will be picked up at either 08:00 or 13:00. Be introduced to the culture and history of the city on this Chiang Mai temple tour. Head to the centre of town with a local guide and visit Tapae Gate, the main entrance to the old walled city. See the crumbling walls and hear about Chiang Mai’s rich past.

Then hop on a pedal-powered trishaw to explore the old town. Visit the Three Kings Monument on the way to Wat Phra Singh, one of the city’s most revered temples. See the various buildings in the compound, admire its ancient Buddha image and hear about its 700-year history. Then continue foot to Wat Chedi Luang, an impressive monument that once housed the country’s famed Emerald Buddha.

Continue onwards to Chiang Mai’s silver making district, one of the city’s traditional crafts neighbourhoods. Observe silversmiths at work on impressive murals unique to Northern Thailand and admire their skilled craftsmanship. Then take a short drive to Wat Sri Suphan, a unique temple made from ornate silver.

Following this introduction to Chiang Mai’s heritage, culture and temples, return to the hotel.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Our Services include:

  • English speaking guide
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Tips for driver
  • Drinking water

Our Services do not include:

  • Meals
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and Domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance
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- Upon entering any temples in Thailand, visitors must dress appropriately with their shoulders and knees covered. 

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