Half Day Doi Suthep temple tour (Shared basis)

3-4 hours approximately

Half Day Doi Suthep temple tour in Chiang Mai (Shared basis)

Wat Prathat Doi Suthep is the most important and famous temple in Chiang Mai. The tour begins with a drive 3,500 feet above sea level to the sacred temple of Doi Suthep. You then ascend 306 steps to the temple gateway which is guarded by two splendid Nagas (serpents). Walk around the grounds of Doi Suthep past golden pillars, six foot gongs and rows of bells. A five tiered parasols made of gold sits on display in the inner courtyard. Wat Prathat Doi Suthep was built in 1383, and contains the holy relic of Lord Buddha which is enshrined in a magnificent golden pagoda seen from miles away

Highlights



Historic Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, dating back to 1383

Extravagant collection of stupas & shrines in the temple

Magnificent golden pagoda, which houses a Buddha relic

Gorgeous views of Chiang Mai from Doi Suthep's summit

Immaculate details & murals that illustrate Thai culture

Inclusions



Return transfers on shared basis from your centrally located hotel in Chiang Mai.

English speaking Guide

Admission fees to the temple

Exclusions



Tips or gratuities

Personal expenditure

35THB Per/ Person fuel Cost

NOTES

Tour Description

  • A must see attraction in Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep is one of the most famous and beautiful temples in Chiang Mai.
  • Established in 1383 by King Keu Naone to enshrine a piece of bone, said to be from the shoulder of the historical Buddha. 306 Steps from the base of the temple flanked by mosaic naga (serpents) lead upto this mesmerizing temple, which many enthusiastic devotees and pilgrims willingly climb up. Located on a mountain.
  • The temple is part ofDoi Suthep National Park, a richly forested area supporting some 330 species of birds. On the northwest corner of the terrace is a statue of the legendary elephant who chose the site of the temple by carry the Buddha relic to the current location of temple.
  • The famous five tiered umbrella situated at the inner terrace marks the city's independence from Burma and its union with Thailand.
  • Itinerary



    Pick up at approximately 08:00-08:30 Hrs from centrally located hotels in Chiang Mai

    Drive up Doi Suthep mountain to the base of the temple.

    You can either climb the 306 steps of the Naga Serpent Staircase to reach the temple's gates, or enjoy a scenic cable car ride up to the top.

    Explore this glorious temple grounds leisurely

    At Approximately 12:00 Hrs drop back to hotel.

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