Private Tour: Chiang Mai City and Temples

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Private Tour: Chiang Mai City and Temples information and booking

from
$46
Duration
3 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from Chiang Mai town area hotels and The Four Seasons hotel
Returns to
Tour returns to your hotel at approximately 11:30 from the morning tour and 4:30 from the afternoon tour
Time of departure
Morning TourĀ  - 8:45am Afternoon Tour -1:45pm
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Tour description provided by Viator

Get an insight into the wealth of beautiful and historic Buddhist Wats temples on this private tour from Chiang Mai.

With 36 Wats within the old city walls and many more in the surrounding countryside, this private Chiang Mai temples tour will leave you fascinated.

Near the summit of Doi Suthep, a 5300 feet peak named after the hermit Sudeva who lived on the mountain's slopes for many years, is the 600 year old temple of Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep. After a drive up the mountain's winding road, the final climb to the site is via an enormous mythological Nagas (Dragon-headed serpent) staircase of 306 steps. On a clear day, there are incomparable views over the city of Chiang Mai from the temple grounds.

Wat Chedi Luang temple consist of an impressive chedi, originally built in 1411. It reached a height of over 278 feet before it was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 1545. It now reaches a height of 196 feet. The temple also contains the city pillar. Statue in small shelters surrounding this building are the home of guardian spirits.

What's included

  • Private tour
  • Private english speaking licensed guide and thai driver
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Admission to attractions where applicable

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks