Tour Code: FD12
Alms giving to Buddhist monks, Panoramic view at Doi Suthep temple,Food taste at fresh Market,Elephant riding up hill and down river+ Bamboo rafting
-6.30 Early morning,pick you up from hotel for Alms giving to monks at a merit road where Buddhist monks come for completing their routine every morning.This is a Buddhist culture. The monks will do it every morning since they are not allowed to work for earning money.Therefore they have to live by donation only. You will learn and experience this Buddhist practice by offering food into their alms bowl and receiving their blessing.The guide will assist you to take photos.
-7.15 we drive up the mountain’s winding road to visit the highlight temple of Chiang Mai,Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep,where you will challenge your strength by climbing up stairways of 306 steps or by cable car if you feel uncomfortable. The temple was built since 14th century to enshrine a relic of Lord Buddha with elegant golden pagoda. It is situated 1,053 meter above sea level where you will see stunning panoramic view of Chiang Mai.
-9.00 continue driving down mountain to visit a fresh market (Mae Hea) where you will see how local people purchase fresh food for cooking their delecious meals.It is important for Thai people that they have to go to fresh market daily in the morning and late afternoon. There are some cooked food that you can taste like fruits,Thai dessert, pork ship, chicken BBQ,sausage, etc .
Then we drive to do elephant riding and bamboo rafting in Mae Wang area.
-Lunch at local restaurant.
-3 p.m. Return to hotel.
Tour price : 3,300 B./person (minimum 2 persons)
Tour Type : Private only
Duration : 06:30 - 4.00 p.m.(approximately)
- VIP SUV Car 5-7 seats or Mini van with skillful driver guide
- English speaking tour guide(friendly and flexible)
- Entrance fees
- Food for monks
- Taste local food at fresh market (sticky rice,crispy pork,grill chicken,pork)
- Drinking water in car
- Lunch at local
- Refreshing towel
- Full accident insurance
- Drinks on meals
Things to bring
- Hat and sun glasses
- Insect lotion
- Towel for shower
- Shorts or swimming suite
- Tour starts early,you should prepare breakfast box
What to wear?
- Suitable dress
- No wearing shorts and mini skirt
- Appropriaet attire (Shoulder covered and long pants for lady)