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Wat Lok Moli: Our most recommended tours and activities

Chiang Mai’s Highlights: Sightseeing Night Bike Tour

1. Chiang Mai’s Highlights: Sightseeing Night Bike Tour

Discover the charms of Old City Chiang Mai with 14 kilometers. Biking the back lanes and alleys experience the modern city alongside the ancient temples inside the walls of the old city. Begin your laid-back evening bike tour at 6.00 PM by heading towards the old city wall’s eastern gate, passing many of Chiang Mai’s quaint lanes. Arrive at the first stop, Tha Phae Gate, which was once the entrance through which traders brought their wares into the city. Learn more about Chiang Mai's history as a trading hub at this beautifully restored gate.  Continue your ride through the spaghetti streets of the old city to the temple Wat Intakhin, with its serene 700 hundred year old white Buddha and the Three Kings Monument, where you will hear about the founding of Chiang Mai. Proceed with the tour to the city moat. Leaving the bikes by the side of the moat, walk across to Wat Lok Molee with its beautifully illuminated stupa and ornate wooden prayer hall. At this time of day you have a good chance of hearing the monks chanting their prayers.  The next stop is Chiang Mai’s grandest monument: Wat Chedi Luang was built to house the ashes of a king and was once the home of the Emerald Buddha, now housing the City Pillar and 3 auspicious dipterocarp trees which provide protection to the city. Cycle to Chiang Mai’s Gate Market for the last stop and wander through the bustling night market. Walking through the market, your guide will point out the different types of street foods available. After selecting some food to sample, sit down with a drink and enjoy the night market atmosphere.

Chiang Mai: Tuk-Tuk Night Tour with Temples and Street Foods

2. Chiang Mai: Tuk-Tuk Night Tour with Temples and Street Foods

Uncover the secrets of Chiang Mai at night on this city tour by tuk-tuk. Enjoy the beauty of the Wat Suan Dok and Wat Lok Moli temples (entrance included) and take in the atmosphere of the Warorot Market and Ton Lam Yai Flower Market.  Start the evening by boarding a tuk-tuk, the mode of transportation famously used in Thailand. Drive around the Old City, taking in the historic walls and the moat in the cultural heart of the city. Learn the centuries-old history of the city. Find out how it was once the capital of the Lanna Kingdom before it fell into the hands of the Burmese, before finally regaining independence again with the help of the King of Thonburi. Next, stop at Wat Suan Dok, which literally translates to ‘flower garden temple’. Its name is derived from the location it was built, which was once used as a royal flower garden by a past ruler of Chiang Mai. Explore the temple which is known for its numerous white chedis and its 48-meter golden pagoda built in the Sri Lankan style. Admire the beautiful chedis and learn about the sacred Buddha relic which is believed to be the shoulder bone of Buddha himself. Continue to Wat Lok Moli, a 14th-century temple which is one of the older temples in the city. Take in features like a massive restored chedi with a Buddha image. The chedi also contains the ashes of several kings from the Mengrai dynasty. Go to the the teak wood pavilion and the Lanna-style Buddhist monastery before boarding the tuk-tuk and zooming through the city to the vibrant Chang Phuak Gate Night Market. Wander around the open-air market and see hawkers cooking up a storm of delicious local delicacies and tasty street food.  Get help from your driver with locating some favorite local dishes. After walking around Chang Phuak Gate, pass by other local markets such as Warorot Market and Ton Lam Yai Flower Market to soak up some of the local night life.

Chiang Mai: Customize Your Own Chiang Mai City Tour

3. Chiang Mai: Customize Your Own Chiang Mai City Tour

Plan your own tour of Chiang Mai and have your own driver take you around the temples, markets, and famous sights. Shop for local food at Warorot Market, visit sacred temples such as Wat Chiang Man, and buy handicrafts on Chang Moi Street. Relax in a comfortable air-conditioned car. Craft your own itinerary and indicate three to four attractions you would like to see when you purchase your trip. Take note of the distance between locations when you are planning. Give your guide some options so that the best tour schedule can be designed for you. If you are unsure, check out the sacred temples of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Wat Phra Singh, or Wat Chedi Luang (Temple of the Big Stupa). Visit Warorot Market and see the clothes, local products, and food on sale at the most famous market in Northern Thailand. Check out the silver temple at Wat Srisuphan, purchase fruit and flowers at Ton Lamyai Flower Market, and walk along Chang Moi Street, known for selling handicrafts. Take in the famous landmark of Tha Pae Gate, the eastern gate of the walled city. The complete list of attractions includes Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Wat Phra Singh, Wat Chedi Luang (Temple of the Big Stupa), Wat Phan Tao, 3 Kings Monument, Wat Chiang Man (Chiang Mai’s oldest temple), Wat Lok Moli, Wat Suan Dok, Wat Umong (tunnel temple), Wat Srisuphan (silver temple), Warorot Market (Kad Luang), Ton Lamyai Flower Market (fruit and flower market), Thapae Gate, Chang Moi Street (handicraft street), Kruba Srivichai Monument, Wat Pha Lat (Hidden Temple).

Chiang Mai: Nighttime City Highlights by EV Tram

4. Chiang Mai: Nighttime City Highlights by EV Tram

06.00 p.m. Meet a local tour guide at the meeting point, Three King Monument, and then brief history of Chiang Mai history in this area. Get on the tram around moat and city gates through numerous temples, local market with vibrant street food scene with a local foodie. A short stop for highlight places - Wat Lok Molee, one of the oldest temples in Chiang Mai - Chiang Mai Gate, the best street food spot for local and tourist - Wat Chedi Luang, enormous temple for the most important city and religious ceremonies - Wat Pan Tao, originally build as a royal residence with Lanna architecture 08.00 p.m. Drop off at Three King Monument

Mastering 7 Temples Half-Day Tour in Chiang Mai

5. Mastering 7 Temples Half-Day Tour in Chiang Mai

Step into the spiritual realm of Chiang Mai, a historical gem set amidst the majestic mountains of Northern Thailand. This tour offers more than a mere glimpse of temples—it invites you to delve deep into the city's rich Buddhist heritage, experiencing its vibrant spirituality and cultural tapestry. As you traverse through Chiang Mai's sacred spaces, marvel at the intricate architectures, from the reverent Chiang sean-style Buddha depictions to the masterful Lanna artistry. Your journey begins at one of two convenient meet-up locations: SCB Bank Nimman Soi.5 or the Burger King Thapae. From there, an experienced local guide will illuminate your path, escorting you through some of the city's most celebrated temples. Explore the historical Wat Chiang Man, the oldest in the town, bask in the grandeur of Wat Chedi Luang, and feel the tranquility enveloping Wat Doi Kham, surrounded by lush mountain landscapes. Each temple visit promises unique tales, breathtaking visuals, and a deeper connection to the heart of Chiang Mai. The day's exploration culminates with a return to your starting point, leaving you ideally situated for further adventures or a peaceful reflection on the insights gained. Embrace the opportunity to explore Chiang Mai's spiritual wonders—book this enlightening temple tour today!

Chiang Mai Temple Tour: Discover Hidden Gem Northern Temples

6. Chiang Mai Temple Tour: Discover Hidden Gem Northern Temples

Join us on an incredible journey starting at Wat Lok Moli, a hidden gem that's off the beaten path. It's known for its serene beauty and an atmosphere that's just waiting to be captured through your lens. Next, we'll dive deep into the intriguing ambiance of Wat Umong's tunnel temple. Wander through the labyrinthine passages and unravel the mysteries that shroud this unique place of worship. As our adventure unfolds, we'll venture to Wat Pha Lat, a remarkable temple where Thai and Burmese architectural styles harmoniously blend. Explore the intricate details and relish the tranquil surroundings that make this temple a visual delight. But that's not all! Our journey continues to Wat Doi Suthep, perched on a hill overlooking the city. You can choose to ascend the mountain by a scenic drive or take the cable car, and then climb the iconic Naga Staircase to reach the temple's summit. And when we reach Wat Doi Suthep, get ready to be spellbound by the awe-inspiring panoramic views of Chiang Mai as the city lights up below. It's a mesmerizing scene that's perfect for capturing unforgettable memories. *Please keep in mind that if your booking is made with less than 18 hours' notice, we may not be able to guarantee availability.

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