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Full-Day Trek to Doi Suthep from Chiang Mai Including Lunch

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  • Full-day Doi Suthep trek from Chiang Mai with lunch
  • Take a moderately challenging hike up the mountain to Wat Doi Suthep
  • Cool off at natural waterfall pools along the trail
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Full-Day Trek to Doi Suthep from Chiang Mai Including Lunch
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Full-Day Trek to Doi Suthep from Chiang Mai Including Lunch
US$67.98
Overview
Hike to the most sacred temple in Chiang Mai—Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep—with a park ranger-guide who leads you through the jungle-lined trails of Doi Suthep National Park. Start in the morning with a short drive to Mon Tha Than Waterfall, then trek up the mountain to Wat Doi Suthep. Have time to look around the temple grounds and eat lunch before returning by car to Chiang Mai. Sturdy walking shoes and swim gear are recommended for this active full-day tour that covers rugged terrain.
What to Expect
We have the privilege of offering this exclusive tour that takes you through Doi Suthep – Pui National Park. This is a tour not available to those who wish to do things on their own as you must be accompanied by an experienced Doi Suthep Park Ranger as well as one of our English speaking tour guides. Exploring this jungle on your own is not allowed. It was designed for those interested in exploring both the must see temple of Doi Suthep and for those who would like to enjoy a trek without having to ride an elephant, go bamboo water rafting, or be surrounded by other tourists.  These characteristics are what make this trek extremely unique. It is not often you will get to experience nature in a foreign land without the burden of begin surrounded by others all while having the luxury of a well trained and experienced Park Ranger to entertain any of your curiosities.   Chances are you and your group will be the only ones on the trail. Conveniently located only 10 minutes outside the city this tour offers quick access to the beautiful forests of Chiang Mai.  

Your day will begin with one of our English speaking guides picking you up at your hotel or guest house for an 8am departure. You will be delivered to Mon Tha Than Waterfall where your trek will begin. Experience the grandeur and breathe taking views the trail offers as you walk among forests of bamboo, tall hardwoods, a variety of colorful flowers, and a diverse bird population.  Make sure you bring a swim suit as there will be opportunities to cool off in the pools of several waterfalls you will see.  The hike itself is a moderate one but proper footwear is highly recommended.

Your hike will end at Chiang Mai’s most sacred temple, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep (1383 AD). The temple is located 16 Km’s from the city and 3,500 feet (1,066 meters) above sea level.  Its large golden chedi attracts Buddhist pilgrims from all over the world throughout the year. While you are there enjoy the panoramic view of Chiang Mai City and the Ping Valley from this beautiful mountain temple.  Lunch is included in this tour and will be served after your visit to Doi Suthep.

Return transportation is provided to your accommodations after the tour.
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1 - 5 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Good half day tour

We started with the temple which was good as fewer tourist are around in the early morning. We therefore did the track going down. We ended yo at another temple (largely under renovations but romantically serene place). After that we entered the national park for...More

2  Thank cyclingviolin
Reviewed 30 June 2018
Could be better

Visiting temples and hiking through the national Park was great. However our guide could have been more informative on where we were and more about how it relates to Chiang Mai and Thailand.

1  Thank Steven J
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile
Really great tour

We ended up on the tour alone, it was the quiet season. Our guide was great, drove us to the temple which was amazing, really cool views and beautiful views overlooking Chiang Mai. Our guide was great, gave us plenty of time to explore on...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile
Great Day!

It is a perfect tour to the jungle including the visit of the best temple in the region. We were a small group and mostly alone on the trek. The guide knew the jungle really well and explained a lot. The way itself can be...More

2  Thank 554sebastiang
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile
Great Scenic Moderate Hike

We enjoyed the challenging hike to the waterfalls. The guide was great - very informative, personable, and he really took care of us. We were almost the only people on the trail and it was so peaceful. Lunch was simple, sufficient, and he accommodated our...More

4  Thank Wanderwebs
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voxypop
17 July 2018|
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Response from 554sebastiang | Reviewed this property |
meaning: its a full hike up. when it is to hot they walk from the monastery down
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