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From Chiang Mai: Chiang Rai Famous Temples Small Group Tour

Activity provider: TripGuru Thailand

From Chiang Mai: Chiang Rai Famous Temples Small Group Tour

Activity provider: TripGuru Thailand
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Visit the White Temple, a modern architectural masterpiece built by a local artist to gain immortal life. Afterwards, take a break at the Blue Temple, built on a site where tigers jumped over the river. Lastly, get chilled to the bone at the Black House.

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Duration 14 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
Your tour guide will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel in Chiang Mai.
Small group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the White Temple or Wat Rong Khun, a modern architectural masterpiece built by a local artist to gain immortal life
  • Take a break at the Blue Temple, built on a site where tigers jumped over the river
  • Get chilled to the bone at the Black House, called a “dark, mysterious, and almost sadistic” representation of hell
Full description

Chiang Rai, on a full day trip from Chiang Mai to take guided tours of the White Temple, Wat Rong Seua Teb, and Baan Dam Museum. Travel in a comfortable car and choose from a group or private tour. Enjoy the convience of being picked up from your accommodation in Chiang Mai. Sit back and relax on the airconditioned drive. Stop at the Mae Khachan Hot Springs to relax, dip your feet into steaming mineral water, have a snack, or walk around the gardens. Continue to the modern architectural masterpiece known as the White Temple. Explore this fantastical space that was designed and built by a local artist, Chaloemchai Khositphiphat.

Head to the Wat Rong Seua Ten (temple of the dancing tiger) to uncover the secrets of this religious site that was built where tigers were said to have leapt over the river. Admire the stunning blue and gold colors of this temple. Make your way to the Baan Dam Museum (Black House Museum). Explore a cluster of nearly 40 shadowy structures exhibiting art dating back to the Ayutthaya period. See preserved animals and a collection of bones. Travel by car back to your accommodation in Chiang Mai.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Drinking water
  • Insurance
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Tha Pae Gate in Chiang Mai Old City in front of McDonald's. Your tour guide will be holding a "TripGuru" sign. The exact meeting time will be confirmed via email the night before the tour.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash
  • Long pants

Know before you go

  • This tour contains a unique itinerary that was crafted alongside famous travel bloggers and local guide
  • The tour is conducted in English
  • Please wear clothes that cover your arms and legs
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 284 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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The tour was amazing! Both temples were so fascinating. We had enough time to explore them each, & every single one was unique. The museum was located in such a peaceful area, and the art was so cool. Tim, our tour guide, was a great guide! He was very knowledgeable, funny and friendly. I highly recommend this tour.

June 30, 2022

My partner & I went on the Chiang Rai Famous Temples Private Tour. We went to White Temple, Blue Temple & Black House. Our tour guide Tim was amazing! He was super friendly, knowledgeable & engaging. This was one of my favourite tours in Thailand so far! Definitely learnt a lot about Chiang Rai History! Thank you!

June 17, 2022

We really enjoyed our trip to see the temples of Chiang Rai! Our guide, Banana, was funny and informative and shared lots of information about not only the temples but also Thailand. We enjoyed the White Temple, a yummy lunch, and the Blue Temple. We finished off the tour with the Black House which was so interesting. The animation of the art by the artist’s son following his death was such a cool bonus. Would 10/10 recommend.

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June 10, 2022

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