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Overview
See the gleaming golden spire and elaborate sculptures of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep in peace and quiet on this serene sunrise tour. Watch the light spill across northern Thailand from one of the region’s highest points, and witness a morning alms-giving ceremony that most visitors miss. Your guide is a former monk, so you'll get first-hand insight into temple life and the Buddhist faith. A delicious Thai breakfast is also included.
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    Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    For this tour we wake up and leave early in the morning at 05:00 - 05:10 am. and drive up into the mountains to visit the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep temple ( A Chiang Mai Land-mark.) We highly recommend visiting this famous temple at dawn. The temple is quiet and the monks are just chanting, rousing and going out to receive alms offerings. Without any crowds you can enjoy the magical morning light and incredible views in serenity. It is the beginning to a great and wonderful day. Doi Suthep temple is located on the peak of the Doi Suthep Mountains and is the most famous landmark in Chiang Mai. They say you have not truly been to Chiang Mai if you have not visited this temple ! At the top of the temple you can view the pagoda shining with real gold, and a viewing platform offers panoramic views of the whole Chiang Mai City – take in the wonderful countryside landscape while the sun rises behind the city and mountains. The morning sky and view could be immortalized in a beautiful painting ! Morning life at the temple is unforgettable -the sound of temple bells, monks chanting and the fascinating view of Chiang Mai will fill your heart. Don’t leave Chiang Mai without this impression.!!! Before we continue to the other sites, we will have a nice and original taste of famous and delicious Chiang Mai food. ( Khoi Soy or Thai local breakfast sticky rice and Local Thai KFC. ) After sunrise. we will drop by at the hidden jungle temple and Wat U-Mong to enjoy the serenity surrounding & peace ! Both of them are unique meditation places, very interesting and serene. See you in the morning at 5:00 a.m.-05:10 a.m.
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Highlights
  • Visit the Doi Suthep temple before the daytime crowds arrive
  • Wake up early to witness a special morning alms ceremony
  • See the dawn light reflect off the golden temple and mountain landscape
  • Get a personal perspective on Buddhist life from a former-monk guide
Important Information
Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Local Breakfast ( Khao Soi or other local Thai breakfast )
  • All fees
  • Bottled water
  • Professional Experienced TAT Tourist guide.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Flexible for party needs
  • VIP. Air-con. Car / Van
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Tip or other personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is formal ( Must be long pants or long skirt for temple visit in Thailand )
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kristijan K wrote a review Oct 2018
Basel, Switzerland2 contributions
This was an awesome expirience, althought we had to get up 4.30am to be ready for the pick up in our hotel. The friendly guide Tu and the driver did pick us up in time, just to highlight the professional service this small company does offer, from scratch everything
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Alps wrote a review Sep 2018
5 contributions2 helpful votes
Excellent tour with a knowledgeable and friendly tour guide who was more than happy to share his knowledge about Buddhism. Going to Doi Suthep early in the morning meant that one could truly experience the temple without any crowds, and also catch a glimpse of the temple at its
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Casey F wrote a review Sep 2018
3 contributions1 helpful vote
My two friends and I did this tour in August 2018 and we were blown away! One of our favorite things we did throughout our 2 week trip to Thailand. The tour was so well organized and we learned so much! Our tour guide, Tu, was so sweet and knowledgeable. He was previously a monk
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Date of experience: August 2018
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365allanj wrote a review Aug 2018
10 contributions1 helpful vote
Arrived at Chiang Mai on Sat and decided to write in via WhatsApp to make a booking for Monday Sunrise tour. Initially my Wife and I were very worried we couldn’t make our travel arrangements but Mr Sipohn was very responsive to our last minute booking request. Non picked us up
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NOFAR K wrote a review Jul 2018
Singapore, Singapore13 contributions11 helpful votes
I invited a sunrise trip to my parents and me. I spoke on whatsapp with SIPOHN, a charming guy who helped me close a trip that exactly matches my requests. On the day of the trip, a lovely young man came to pick us, full of energy called PU. Unfortunately my father and I got up
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Sipohn C, General Manager at Doi Suthep Temple: Amazing Mountaintop Sunrise Tour and Stunning City Views
Responded 29 Jul 2018
Dear valued guests. Thank you very much for your feedback. We are very happy to hear that you had a great trip with us. And your trip that your took on the day was a highlight of Chiang Mai as well. We even organized this trip for you in the last minutes by WhatsApp. But it did work well any way because all trip in Chiang Mai we can organize trip for people who have no plan even in the last minutes as well. WhatsApp or call is the fastest way to contact us when you have no time and plan in Chiang Mai yet.. Thank you again for All clients feedbacks , those are the nice sounds of music from heaven that we never tired of reading those... They always delightful to us. WhatsApp or call : +66846144078 ( 0846144078 ) Untouched Thailand team.
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Ata was great!
We spent two days with Ata--one in Chiang Mai and one in Chiang Rai. He was very knowledgable and friendly. Origina
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Tom, amazing guy
This was one of our best days in Thailand. Tom knows so much about Thai culture and history and is willing to cust
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If you only have one day for a tour of the mountains
Guide and driver Lek was friendly, knowledgeable and helpful all day long. This was a nice mix of activities starti
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Great tour guide
Our tour guide Siphon personally met us at arrival Chiang Rai Airport. He took us all the best scenes must to see.
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Best choice for Chiang Mai
Thank you Untouched Thailand ! We had a great vacation with Mr. Sipohn, he is a very clever, full of knowledge and
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Untouched Thailand is the best
Dear Sipohn, I would like to thank you once more regarding for your all effort ... To all , Highly recommended comp
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4 Day private tour
We did a 4 day private tour through northern Thailand with Non. He was an excellent driver, picked us up on time e
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871amyn
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Doi Suthep at Sunrise- perfect!
We had a fabulous tour of Doi Suthep at sunrise with John! It was SO worth getting up early for to avoid the crowds
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RahafQ1
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What an amazing DAY
TOM was the best tour guide we ever had!! We got picked up 9am sharp by a friendly man named Tom. He spoke great en
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Mrcrusher1965
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Tremendous tour.
We completed the tour in December, it was very interesting & the guide was very knowledgeable. It was well worth th
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traveldad2018
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Sunrise Tour is the sine qua non for a great visit in Chiang Mai
Booked a family tour for Sunrise on Doi Suthep temple. Non, a former monk, was our guide and we liked him a lot.
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802eddier
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The Perfect Way to Enjoy A Real Chiang Mai
We were served by 2 guides, one for cycling and the other for trekking. They both had so much information to share
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Rachelbirg
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5 days we will never forget!
We booked a 5 days trip in the north of Thailand with this agency. From the beginning, the owner, Sipohn, was super
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20-20_Travels
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Exceptional
What made this excursion truly exceptional was the tour guide, Tom. A former monk at Doi Suthep, Tom explained to m
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millasav0va
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The most amazing tour with the most amazing people - Lek & Fern!
My boyfriend and I were lucky enough to stumble across this tour after our hotel told us it was not possible to vis
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