Full Day Ancient Lamphun & Hariphunchai Tour from Chiang Mai including Lunch

Cultural & Theme Tours in Lampang
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Tour description

Escape Chiang Mai and depart for the Lamphun province, the old capital of the Hariphunchai Empire. Visit the ancient temples of Wat Phra That Hariphunchai and Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, appreciating these relics for the glimpse they provide into Thailand's rich cultural history.- Lamphun, former capital of 7th century Hariphunchai Empire- Oldest ancient city in Thailand, host to ancient relics- Visit to ancient Wat Phra That Hariphunchai temple- Discovery of Wat Phra That Lampang Luang—Lanna-style Buddhist temple- Stress-free roundtrip transfer from your Chiang Mai hotel

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Thai Elephant Conservation Center, Lampang, Lampang ProvinceThe Elephant Conservation Centre is located right next to Lampang’s famous Elephant Hospital, although the two are not otherwise connected in any way, and the hospital does not offer rides or shows. Being somewhat off the main tourist route the Lampang camp sees far fewer visitors so is consequentially smaller and we reckon much pleasanter than the huge camps north of Chiang Mai.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Dhanabadee Ceramic Museum, Lampang, Lampang ProvinceLampang is famous for its ceramic industry, where there are approximately 200 ceramic factories. The population of this province is about 700 000 and about 150 000 of them work in the ceramic factories.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Indra Outlet, Lampang, Lampang ProvinceLampang is famous for its ceramic industry, where there are approximately 200 ceramic factories. The population of this province is about 700 000 and about 150 000 of them work in the ceramic factories.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, Lampang, Lampang ProvinceWat Phra That Lampang Luang is a Lanna-style Buddhist temple in Lampang in Lampang Province, Thailand.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Wat Phra That Hariphunchai, Lamphun, Lamphun ProvinceYour journey begins with a drive through a beautiful corridor of old gum trees towards the quiet, historic capital of the 7th century Hariphunchai Empire. Lamphun, formerly Hariphunchai, is among the oldest cities in Thailand and predates Chiang Mai by several centuries.Make a stop at Wat Phra That Hariphunchai and marvel at the two beautiful old chedis. These temples contain elements of the original Hariphunchai architectural style, dating all the way back to the 12th century. Continue your tour at the Wat Chamadevi and appreciate the quaint and serene ambiance of this 10th-century temple.Stop to take some pictures of traditional Buddhist architecture and admire scenic views before making your way back to Chiang Mai.Duration: 2 hours

What's included

  • Round Trip Transfer
  • Admission fee
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Thai Elephant Conservation Center
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Phra That Lampang Luang
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Phra That Hariphunchai

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Dhanabadee Ceramic Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Indra Outlet