Wat Suan Dok: Our most recommended tours and activities

Chiang Mai: Tuk-Tuk Evening Tour with Temples & Street Foods

Chiang Mai: Tuk-Tuk Evening Tour with Temples & 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. Enjoy a low-impact way of exploring. On this tour, you explore sustainable experiences that prioritize providing water in glass bottles and offsetting carbon emissions in every tour, reducing your environmental impact and carbon footprint.

Chiang Mai: Customize Your Own Chiang Mai City Tour

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). Enjoy a low-impact way of exploring. On this tour, you explore sustainable experiences that prioritize providing water in glass bottles and offsetting carbon emissions in every tour, reducing your environmental impact and carbon footprint.

Chiang Mai: Silver Craftwork Temple Tour with Monk Meeting

Chiang Mai: Silver Craftwork Temple Tour with Monk Meeting

Chiang mai is the old capital of Lanna Kingdom. This trip, you will learn local insight by visit the temple. Meet the Buddhist monk who can share his insightful knowledge of Buddhist philosophy and why he chose to be a monk , daily life activities of monkhood, his goal in life and what he explore. Continue to local temple which is in the strongest craft making in the city. The temple plays important rules to help the local create art via create artwork by using silver and aluminum craft for decoration. We will slow around the village and inside the temple, you will enjoy incredible masterpieces of silver and aluminum plate decorated the main chapel. Then experience the Lanna Thai massage by small hammer which is called toksen, this is another kind of massage that can find only in northern Thailand. You will find the gentle of hammer and maybe fall in love with this kind of massage as we do.

Chiang Mai: Buddhist Almsgiving and Market Tour with Meal

Chiang Mai: Buddhist Almsgiving and Market Tour with Meal

Experience local life and the Buddhist ritual of almsgiving on this guided trip around Chiang Mai. Enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant and learn about Thai life and traditions as you visit Suan Dok Temple, a market, and more, admission fees included. Start your spiritual day in Chiang Mai early in the morning with pickup up at your hotel or accommodation. Then, depart to the foothills of Doi Suthep Mountain to make merit during the almsgiving as monks descend from the temple. After almsgiving, get the chance to pay respects to Kruba Srivichai who oversaw the building of the road up to Doi Suthep Temple. Take some time to wander around the Ton Phayom local market next, where you can explore authentic Thai products and try a famous local breakfast. Get a real idea of how it feels to shop like a local. Before heading back to your hotel or accommodation, visit Wat Suan Dok (Flower Garden Temple) and marvel at the temple’s golden principle pagoda that enshrines Buddha's relics. 

Chiang Mai: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Chiang Mai: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to the Chiang Mai Self-Guided Audio Tour, a journey tailored to suit your preferences, offering unparalleled freedom and flexibility as you explore one of Thailand's most culturally rich and historically significant cities. With our carefully curated audio guide, you will embark on an adventure where every step allows you to delve deeper into the vibrant tapestry of Chiang Mai's past and present. In a city brimming with charm and character, we understand that each traveler seeks a unique experience. That's why our self-guided tour is designed to put you in the driver's seat, allowing you to set your own pace and follow your interests. Whether you're drawn to the ancient temples, bustling markets, or serene natural landscapes, you'll have the autonomy to craft your itinerary according to your preferences. Flexibility is key to our approach, ensuring that you have the freedom to linger at a particular site, skip ahead to the next attraction, or even revisit your favorite spots at your leisure. With our audio guide in hand, you're not bound by rigid schedules or group tours—instead, you have the power to shape your Chiang Mai experience according to your desires. As you traverse the city's winding streets and hidden alleyways, our audio commentary will be your constant companion, illuminating the rich tapestry of history, culture, and mythology that defines Chiang Mai. From the majestic temples of Wat Phra Singh and Wat Chedi Luang to the bustling lanes of the Warorot Market and the tranquil vistas of Doi Suthep-Pui National Park, each stop on your journey will offer insights into the fascinating heritage of this ancient city. Prepare to uncover the secrets behind Chiang Mai's architectural wonders, learn about the customs and traditions that have shaped its identity, and discover the myths and legends that continue to captivate visitors from around the globe. Whether you're a history buff, a culture enthusiast, or simply a curious traveler eager to learn more, our self-guided audio tour promises to enrich your Chiang Mai experience with a deeper understanding of its past, present, and future. Learn more about the top 7 tourist attractions in Chiang Mai. Its history, culture, myths, architecture, and other important facts are in this audio commentary which starts from the city's central location and then the itinerary gradually moves one by one. 1. Wat Chedi Luang Varavihara 2. Wat Phan Tao 3. Wat Phra Singh 4. Wat Lok Molee 5. Wat Sri Suphan 6. Wat Suan Dok 7. Wat Umong So, join us as we embark on this unforgettable exploration of Chiang Mai—a city where preferences are honored, freedom is cherished, and flexibility is the key to unlocking its hidden treasures.

Chiang Mai: Private Instagrammable Tour with Thai Lunch

Chiang Mai: Private Instagrammable Tour with Thai Lunch

This Chiang Mai Instagram Tour will take you to the most Instagrammable spots in the North of Thailand, all in one day. Experience the local culture, try some delicious food, and get a ton of great vacation photos. Your all-inclusive Chiang Mai day tour will start with you being picked up from your hotel by an awesome local tour guide, who will be so excited to show you around their home. Relax and enjoy the VIP experience in a private ForeverVacation car because everything is covered from start to finish—no need to worry about tickets, entrance fees, where to go, or where to eat (lunch is included). This tour in Chiang Mai will be packed with famous landmarks, vintage architecture, secretly located spots, and much more. Visit the historic Doi Suthep Temple, the Wat Rajamontean Temple, and the Silver Temple (Wat Sri Suphan). Break for lunch at a secret Instagrammable cafe. Then make your way to Wat Lok Molee and marvel at the impressive Ta Phae Gate. Stop for a coffee or boba tea at a hipster cafe before seeing the Wat Suan Dok Temple. Then, discover the Royal Cemetery of the Chiang Mai Dynasty and admire the quirkiness of the Umbrella Village. Experience the real culture of this amazing city while taking in its most famous spots. Your guide will even act as your personal photographer for the day and help you get some great Instagram-worthy snaps.

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