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Chiang Rai Day Trip from Chiang Mai City

Take a day trip to Chiang Rai and see the modern architectural marvel of Wat Rong Khun (White Temple). Explore the ancient royal city of Chiang Saen and take a long-tail boat ride on the Khong River. Your full-day itinerary includes a restaurant lunch plus round-trip hotel transport from Chiang Mai. Numbers are limited to a maximum of nine people to ensure a small-group experience with your professional guide.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Chiang Mai City and Temples Half-Day Tour

This half-day Chiang Mai temple tour explores the most famous and picturesque of the city’s 36 Buddhist Wats, the perfect introduction to Northern Thailand’s cultural and religious capital. Experience Chiang Mai’s most visually stunning Buddhist temples, including the gorgeous 600-year-old Wat Phrathat Doi Sutep atop the 5,300-foot (1,615 meter) Doi Suthep Peak, plus plenty of great photo-ops. The tour includes the services of a friendly, knowledgeable guide, entrance fees, air-conditioned transport and hotel pick-up and drop-off from central Chiang Mai.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Tour: A Glimpse of Myanmar and the Golden Triangle Trip from Chiang Rai

This private excursion to the Golden Triangle lets you cross the Thai border into Myanmar for a glimpse of local Burmese culture in the town of Tachileik, where you’ll see a replica of Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda. Enjoy a 'tuk tuk' ride, eat a local lunch, and visit a hill tribe village and bustling market before returning to northern Thailand to view the Hall of Opium. Round-trip hotel transport by private vehicle is included on this full-day tour from Chiang Rai.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Doi Inthanon Day Trip from Chiang Mai including Karen Hill Tribe & Twin Pagodas

Enjoy the astonishing scenery of Doi Inthanon National Park on a full-day tour from Chiang Mai. The highlights including Doi Inthanon National Park, home to Thailand's highest mountain, a grand stupa that sits at 6,561 feet (2,000 meters) above sea level, and the spectacular Wachiratharn Waterfall. The perfect way to discover Chiang Mai's remarkable mountain scenery. • Gorgeous view from Doi Inthanon, Thailand's highest mountain • Pass by rural sights like rice terraces and get a glimpse of ethnic culture at a Hmong market and a Karen village • Fresh, invigorating mountain air with cool climate • Relaxing stops at waterfalls & ancient pagodas • Includes guide, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off from Chiang MaiShow less
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Chiang Rai Day Trip from Chiang Mai including Golden Triangle & Long Neck Tribe

No visit to northern Thailand is complete without exploring the province of Chiang Rai, home to iconic temples and tribal villages. This tour allows you to skip the hassle of car hire by transporting you between dispersed attractions—including the must-see White Temple and a village home to the famous long-necked tribe—in air-conditioned comfort. Plus, stress-free hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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1-Day Bike and River Kayak Adventure from Chiang Mai

Get the best of land and water on this leisurely four-hour bike and river kayak adventure from Chiang Mai. Journey into the picturesque Mae Ngat Valley for an up-close look at rural Thai life. Paddle through the peaceful landscapes of the Mae Taeng Forest Reserve and learn about the incredible countryside that lies before you. This popular tour combines exploration by boat and bike and is ideal for travelers of all fitness levels.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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2-Day Best of Chiang Rai from Chiang Mai

Explore Chiang Rai with an art-historian guide on this 2-day trip from Chiang Mai. You’ll meet with five different hill tribes, and see Karen women with heavy brass rings around their necks. See how three countries—Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar—connect at the Golden Triangle, take a boat ride to Laos, and visit Black House and White Temple, one of Thailand most famous attraction. Meals and overnight accommodations included.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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Wat Doi Suthep Tour from Chiang Mai including Hmong Hill Tribe Village

Discover the ancient Wat Doi Suthep temple and native Hmong hill-tribe village on this day trip from Chiang Mai. Explore historic monuments in Wat Doi Suthep, enjoy scenic views of Chiang Mai city atop the temple, and visit the traditional Hmong hill-tribe village. • Exploration of ancient Wat Doi Suthep temple • Discovery of historic Hmong hill-tribe village • Exotic nagas (dragon) staircase at Wat Doi Suthep • Panoramic views of Chiang Mai & its surroundings • Native hill-tribe household to learn customs & routines
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Chiang Mai Highlights and Hidden Gems Private Tour

Want to see the best of Chiang Mai? And how about some hidden gems? It’s all possible on this unique private tour! Join your favorite local host and discover the old city center and beyond. From its magnificent temples to lively markets, and local communities, you’ll see the real side of Chiang Mai.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Chiang Mai City Tour including Wat Doi Suthep, Wat Suan Dok & Lunch

The city of Chiang Mai has a wealth of beautiful and historic Buddhist Wats (temples), and on this tour a visit to the most fascinating Wats is made. On this immersive full-day tour, see the many faces of Chiang Mai, including the marvel at the ancient temples Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Wat Chet Yot, Wat Suan Dok, Wat Phra Singh, Wat Chedi Luang & Wat Chiang Man, steeped in culture and history.- Guided excursion to 6 well-known temples of Chiang Mai- Exploration of fascinating Chiang Mai ancient temples- Wat Phra That Doi Suthep with far-reaching city views- Visit to 15th-century Wat Chet Yot with its 7-spire stupa- The historic Buddha relic at Wat Suan Dok- Stress-free roundtrip transportation to & from your hotel
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Half Day Chiang Rai City Tour including White Temple & Wat Phra Kaew

Don’t let limited time in northern Thailand stop you seeing the highlights of Chiang Rai. This express tour, which proves ideal for time-pressed travelers, covers the iconic White Temple and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) in just half a day, an included hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off in Chiang Mai.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Chiang Rai Day Trip from Chiang Mai - White Temple & Golden Triangle

Discover an important part of Thailand’s heritage on a day trip from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rei and the Golden Triangle, which refers to the intersection of Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos. Rather than having to worry about car hire and navigation, you’ll travel north in an air-conditioned vehicle and benefit from the insider knowledge of your guide. Plus, unlike on some tours, you’ll have the chance to interact with a tribal village.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 14 hours
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Wat Doi Suthep & Hmong Hill Tribe Village from Chiang Mai

Discover the ancient Wat Doi Suthep temple and native Hmong hill-tribe village on this day trip from Chiang Mai. Explore historic monuments in Wat Doi Suthep, enjoy scenic views of Chiang Mai city atop the temple, and visit the traditional Hmong hill-tribe village. • Exploration of ancient Wat Doi Suthep temple • Discovery of historic Hmong hill-tribe village • Exotic nagas (dragon) staircase at Wat Doi Suthep • Panoramic views of Chiang Mai & its surroundings • Native hill-tribe household to learn customs & routines
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Half-Day City Temples Tour of Chiang Mai

Discover Chiang Mai’s vibrant heritage and sacred sites on a half-day historical tour through the city’s most important temples. Explore the old city walls and pass through Thapae Gate, experience a bustling local market then mount the imposing steps to Wat Chiang Man. Pass by Wat Phrasing’s fierce guardian dragons to visit northern Thailand’s most revered Buddha, sheltered in the intimate Lai Kham Chapel. Circle the 14th-century stupa at Wat Chedi Luang, and join orange-draped monks to pay your respects to a glimmering black jade Buddha.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Join Tour One Day Chiang Rai,White Temple & Black House (Lunch) Chiangmai Pickup

The Wat Rong Khun, also known as the "White Temple", is one of the most glorious temples in Chiang Rai. Marvel at the architectural work of art designed by Thai artist Charlermchai Kositpipat, the brilliant white of the temple symbolic of the purity of Buddha. Within the temple are Buddhist symbolisms that are projected from its architecture and layout to the ornate reliefs and mirror decorations.While Chalermchai's white temple is portrayed as a glimpse of heaven, the Baan Dum (also known as the Black House) is created by artist Thawan Duchanee as a unique portrayal of hell. Behold the Black House's taxidermy collection that gives off a unique,mysterious tribal vibe.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Duration: 11 hours
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Doi Suthep and Hmong Village Hill Tribe Tour

Just outside of Chiang Mai is the Buddhist temple of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (nicknamed ‘Doi Suthep’ after its mountain home). If you came for the breathtaking views, you can climb over 300 steps to witness unrivaled views of the region stretching out below. You can also take the cable car up and/or down if you love the feeling of floating on air! After gaining insight into the life and spirituality of Buddha, we will make our way to the Hmong Hill Tribe Village located in Pui Mountain. As we arrive, we might be greeted by children running around in the colorful traditional clothes unique to the Doi Pui tribes. At the museum, we will learn more about the native people’s culture, history and industry. You can also rent traditional clothes and stage an impromptu photoshoot (around THB 50). There is a coffee shop where you can enjoy the view before we head back to Chiang Mai to conclude the morning’s activities.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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4-Hour Doi Suthep and Temples Tour from Chiang Mai

Explore Chiang Mai’s most splendid temples on a 4-hour cultural tour through the city’s gleaming spires, hushed sanctuaries and towering stupas. Climb 300 steps to the mountaintop Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, with commanding views of the surrounding countryside. Stroll the pristine clusters of white chedi in Wat Suan Dok, which contains the ashes of Chiang Mai’s former royal family, and discover the weathered pagodas of Wat Jed Yod, an atmospheric temple whose ‘seven spires’ date to the 15th-century and are nestled in lush jungle foliage.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Chiang Mai Half-Day Tour of Doi Suthep and a Meo Hill Tribe Visit

Take in Chiang Mai’s history and culture on a half-day tour through the city to Doi Suthep and a Meo Pui hill tribe village. Travel along the city’s ancient walls to the gleaming dome and gilded statuary of Wat Phratat Doi Suthep, a 14th-century temple that’s perched atop a forested mountain. Descend the temple’s 300 steps and experience a hill tribe community, where Hmong-speaking Meo Pui people maintain rich traditions and intricate costumes with bright needlework flourishes.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Tour: Chiang Rai City Sightseeing

Explore Chiang Rai on a full-day private tour with a professional guide. Visit Mae Fah Luang Art and Cultural Park to see temple artifacts, botanical gardens and traditional teakwood houses; admire artifacts from the Thai royal family at Oup Kham Museum; and marvel at the truly unique temple-as-art-exhibit of Wat Rong Khun, aka the White Temple. Enhance your experience of northern Thailand's rich culture as you sample authentic northern Thai dishes at a local restaurant and browse the vendors at the central market.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Half-Day Temples and City Private Tour of Chiang Rai

Visit the temples of Chiang Rai on this 4-hour tour. You'll see historical sites such as Wat Phra Singh and ornate architecture like Wat Rong Khun, plus visit Oub Kham Museum to learn about the Lanna kingdom. When booking, select the tour option that matches your circumstances as either a solo or group traveler and for pickup in the city or the Golden Triangle.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Opium Trail Trek Including Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and Hmong Village Tour

Take a privately guided walk on an old opium trail in Northern Thailand, where you’re accompanied by a local Hmong guide between mountain villages. You’ll visit the Hmong communities of Doi Pui and Ban Mae Sa Mai, and learn about the people and plants of Doi Suthep-Pui National Park, whose slopes once supported a prolific opium trade. Your full-day private tour includes a stop at Phra That Doi Suthep Temple, the FORRU tree nursery and a Hmong museum, plus a picnic lunch and round-trip hotel transport by minibus.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Chiang Mai: Mae Ping River Cruise Flower Market and Temples Tour

Navigate the Mae Ping River on a 3-hour sightseeing cruise to Chiang Mai’s flower market and Buddhist temples. Get a glimpse of life on the water as you cruise through the heart of the city, pause for fresh fruit and drinks at a local home, and explore the brilliant stalls of the fresh flower market, where vendors twist blossoms into elaborate bouquets and religious offerings. Continue upstream to Wat Chedi Luang and Wat Phra Singh, where fierce statuary guards the entrance to the beautifully painted Lai Kham Chapel.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Chiangmai in a day - Must visit Highlights Tour with a Guide

Get a comprehensive tour of Chiang Mai with personalized attention and a flexible itinerary. With a private guide to accompany your private party, travel via songtaew, or taxi truck, the traditional local form of transportation. Visit all the city's highlights in a single day, including Wat Chedi Luang, Doi Suthep Temple, the local market, and Wat Phra Sing.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Private Tour: City and Temples of Chiang Mai

Discover Chiang Mai’s most intriguing temples and ancient cultures on a private, half-day guided tour of the city.  Step into the gilded interior of 14th-century Wat Phra Singh and explore the manicured grounds of Wat Chiang Man, where fierce — but ornamental — tigers guard the entrance of Chiang Mai’s oldest temple. Join monks and nuns in vivid robes as you wind between Wat Suan Dok’s gold and white chedis, then pay your respects to the glimmering Buddhas in the multihued sanctuary.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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