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Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai City and Temples Half-Day Tour

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    What to Expect
    The Chiang Mai temple tour is the perfect chance to sample the most famous and beautiful of the city’s 36 Buddhist temples (Wats), both inside the city walls and in the nearby countryside. 

    Start your Chiang Mai temple tour with a pick-up from your hotel in the city about 30 minutes to an hour before the start of the tour. From there you’ll visit Wat Chedi, an ancient structure in Central Chiang Mai first constructed in 1411. The temple once rose over 278 feet (84 meters) above the city before it was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 1545. Glance inside the temple to observe statues of guardian spirits that some say protect the temple to this day. 

    The tour will also ascend the rolling hills surrounding the Chiang Mai to experience the immaculate Wat Phrathat Doi Sutep, perched high above the urban center near the summit of the peak of Doi Suthep. The final staircase leading to the site is adorned with the impressive body of the mythical dragon-headed serpent, or Naga, snaking its way down 306 steps.

    Over the course of the tour, gain first-hand insight into habits of the temples’ Buddhist monks as they go about their daily routines, plus plenty of opportunities to photograph historic environs of Chiang Mai and the majestic views from the foothills surrounding the city.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up Time:
    • The Pickup time from your hotel/Accommodation is done 15 to 30 minutes prior to the Starting time.

    Starting Time:
    • The Tour starts around 8:30 AM

    The exact Pickup time will be communicated to you with your booking confirmation.

    Departure Point:
    • Tour departs from centrally located Chiang Mai hotels

    Return point:
    • Returns to the original departure point

    • The Tour is daily operated
    Return Details
    • Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Local guide
    • Entry/Admission - Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the unlikely event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Dress Code: Visitors must be properly dressed before being allowed entry to the temple. Men must wear long pants and shirts with sleeves - no sleeveless tops. If you're wearing sandals or flip-flops you must wear socks (in other words, no bare feet.) Women must be similarly modestly dressed. No see-through clothes, bare shoulders, etc. It is also recommended to avoid bright colors.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Super tour. Oom our guide was superb! Even took tuition on saying Royal rather than Loyal 😂😂😂. Great small group of 6 us as a couple from England, a Canadian from Toronto, a Californian from LA & a Russian couple from Moscow, who also spoke English! Strongly recommend this
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    My husband cant be in the sun too long and so he finds it hard to walk in the weather we are having! This was a really easy, informative way of getting tk know the story behind thd 3 main temples of chiang mai. Half a day was great as we could still have a slow morning and a
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    Response from TourEastThailand, Manager at Chiang Mai City and Temples Half-Day Tour
    Responded 1 Oct 2019
    Chiang Mai is main nature destination of north Thailand, we are delighted to hear that you and your husband had a good time. We look forward to welcoming you again in the soon future. Thank you for trusting Tour East Thailand.
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    Went with kids who got a little bored but to be honest listened and took in alot. guide great and timings perfect.
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    Response from TourEastThailand, Manager at Chiang Mai City and Temples Half-Day Tour
    Responded 8 Sep 2019
    We are happy to hear you enjoy the tour and we look forward to welcoming you again in the soon future.
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    This was our last tour in Chaing Mai, so maybe we were temples out. Our guide was very informative and shard a lot of information. While we appreciated it all at times it was overwhelming and we would have liked more opportunities to take pictures. The day flowed well.
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    Response from TourEastThailand, Manager at Chiang Mai City and Temples Half-Day Tour
    Responded 24 Aug 2019
    Thank you very much for taking time writing us review. We do appreciate it and delighted to hear that you had a good time in Thailand.
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    With over 40,000 temples to visit in Thailand it was nice to have a guide select three important temples around the Chaing Mai area and tell you the story behind the temples and Buddhism
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    Response from TourEastThailand, Manager at Chiang Mai City and Temples Half-Day Tour
    Responded 20 Jul 2019
    Appreciated your very kind review, we are happy you enjoyed the tour and temples. Thank you very much for choosing our service.
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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