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Travel away from Chiang Mai’s city centre to discover the rich culture of northern Thailand. Explore Doi Suthep pagoda, the North’s most sacred site, then continue into the mountains to visit a coffee plantation and a village inhabited by the White Hmong hill tribe.

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Wat Phra That Doi Suthep & White Hmong Hilltribe - Half Day

You will be picked up at either 08:00 or 13:00. Venture away from the city centre of Chiang Mai for an insightful look at Thailand’s rich culture. Start with a visit to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Situated on a mountain rising high above the city, this sacred pagoda offers fabulous views of Chiang Mai and its surroundings. Walk up the stairs to see the exquisite gilded stupa and learn about Thai Buddhist beliefs.

Then continue higher into the hills, traveling by songtaew, a local truck. Drive along rough dirt roads to the Chang Khien Coffee Research Project. Enjoy a fresh cup of locally-grown Arabica coffee and hear about the North’s flourishing coffee industry.

It’s a short drive onwards to a village inhabited by the White Hmong hilltribe. Spend time exploring the village, meeting the inhabitants and learning about the traditions and customs of this unique ethnic group.

Following this insightful village visit, return to the songtaew and drive back to Chiang Mai.

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 for guide, travel insurance

 

- Upon entering any temples in Thailand, visitors must dress appropriately with their shoulders and knees covered.

- Children between 2 and 11 years at the time of travel will receive a 15% discount.

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