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Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong Tours

Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong
Make the trek to hilltop Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong to enjoy its peaceful grounds and sweeping views of Chiang Rai. The temple’s architecture is of the traditional Lanna style and its golden stupa dates to the 14th century, though local lore indicates this site has been a holy place since the 10th century. It is fabled that the founder of Chiang Rai, King Mengrai, surveyed the location of the city from this hilltop.          

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Wat Phra That Doi Tung is located on a hilltop in the northwest corner of Chiang Rai. The temple is generally open from sunrise to sunset. Remember to dress respectfully when visiting religious sites and remove your footwear before entering any buildings. 

Address: Doi Tung Mountain, Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Half Day Doi Tung Royal Projects and Hill TribesNature & Wildlife

Half Day Doi Tung Royal Projects and Hill Tribes

Sustainable developments by HRH The Princess Mother have benefitted Chiang Rai during her time at Doi Tung. The Swiss-inspired Royal Villa has been the backbone of her efforts by this beloved member of the Royal Family, is now open for the public to see.
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Doi Tung Hill Tribes and Mae Sai Market Tour from Chiang RaiDay Trips

Doi Tung Hill Tribes and Mae Sai Market Tour from Chiang Rai

Travel from Chiang Rai to Doi Tung and visit the villa of Her Royal Highness Princess Srinagarindra, the late Princess Mother. You'll meet members of various hill tribe communities, visit Wat Phra That Doi Tung, and browse Mae Sai market, located on the Thailand-Myanmar border. Lunch and hotel transport included.
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Ancient City Tour from Chiang Rai with Golden Triangle and Royal VillaDay Trips

Ancient City Tour from Chiang Rai with Golden Triangle and Royal Villa

Visit the Ancient City of Chiang Saen on a full-day tour from Chiang Rai City. Enjoy the flexibility of a profesionall guide throughout the day as you visit the Botanical Gardens and Royal Villa of the Queen mother, Golden Triangle, Mae Sai and more, with a break for lunch in a local restaurant. This 8 hours tour from Chiang Rai includes pickup and drop-off at city hotels, lunch, and entrance fees, and it’s a fun, personal way to explore the sites of northern Thailand. • Exploration of Chiang Rai's must-see sights in 1 day • Cultural heritage in the ancient ruins of Chiang Saen • Panoramic landscapes over magnificent Mekong River • Pivotal Golden Triangle bordering Thailand, Myanmar & Laos • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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Doi Tung & Royal VillaHalf-day Tours

Doi Tung & Royal Villa

Drive up to the mountain peak of Doi Tung, 2,000 meters above sea-level. Previously, the forest area around Doi Tung was destroyed by shifting slash-and-burn cultivation. Opium implantation was once common all over Doi Tung. Until 1987, Doi Tung Development Project was established according to the King’s Mother initiative, opium cultivation has been virtually eliminated following royal crop substitution project. A visit is made at Mae Fah Luang Gardens and Royal villa. This area has a fascinating history. Wat Phra Thad Doi Tung is regarded as the holiest sanctuary by the residents of Chiang Rai and nearby provinces. The Wat was built in A.D. 911 and it is believed that the left collarbone of Lord Buddha is enshrined in the twin pagodas. The legend says Phraya Achutarat (King of Chiang Saen) marked the spot where the twin pagoda were constructed by ordered the giant flag to be flown from the peak of the mountain, evidence of which can still be seen.
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