|Tour Overview:||As well as visiting the beautiful Doi Suthep temple (description above) on this tour we carry on a further 18 km up the mountain of Doi Pui by 4x4 truck to visit a White Hmong hill tribe village.|
Tour : HALF DAY DOI SUTHEP & WHITE HMONG HILLTRIBE TOUR
Daily : Morning 08.30 – 12.00 / Afternoon 13.30 – 17.00
The trip entails a pleasant 15 km. wildly driving up 3,500 feet above sea level to visit Wat Prathat Doi Suthep, the most sacred temple in the city. You then exercise your heart, lungs and limbs (perfect for couch potatoes and those with beer belly) by ascending the 306 steps to the temple, guarded by two magnificent Nagas (serpents) and constructed in 1383; this symbol of Chiang Mai contains the holy relic of the Lord Buddha which is enshrined in the magnificent, glowing golden pagoda. A bird’s eye view of the entire city and the surrounding areas can be seen from the temple grounds. Continue by local truck along a bumpy mountain road to visit the White Hmong hill tribe village. It’s a scenic route. Migrants from China who prefer to live in simple, isolated and self-sustaining villages while preserving their primitive culture, ancient customs and gorgeous embroidered costumes. Return back to town.
1. Transportation : Van
: Local truck to White Hmong village
2. English speaking Guide
3. Admission fees as mentioned