This fascination tour takes you to discover one of the most important landmarks in Chiang - Wat Prathat Doi Suthep and then you will have an opportunity to cruise along the Ping River by scorpion-tailed boat.
Tour Code: CNXOPT-19
Departure: Every Day
Destination: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Duration: Half Day
Tour Session: Morning, Afternoon
Morning 08.30 – 12.00 / Afternoon 13.30 – 17.00
Transfer from the hotel to visit Wat Prathat Doi Suthep is the most important and famous temple in Chiang Mai. The tour begins with a pleasant wildly driving up 3,500 feet above sea level to the sacred temple of Doi Suthep. You then ascend up the 306 steps guarded by two splendid Nagas or serpents. Walk around the temple’s ground and enjoy ringing small bells as well as taking photograph of a panoramic view of Chiang Mai city. A five tiered parasols made of gold sat on display in the inner courtyard. Wat Prathat Doi Suthep was built in 1383, is the symbol of Chiang Mai. It is the most sacred temple in the city and contains the holy relic of the Lord Buddha which is enshrined in the magnificent golden pagoda that can be seen for miles around.
Drive about half an hour for a Scorpion Tailed Boat Trip upstream the River Ping to enjoy beautiful scenery and local life along the riverside. Take a little break at Baan Din, an earthen house for a soft drink and desert before taking a boat back to pier. Transfer back to the hotel.
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