Half-Day Tour to Wat Doi Suthep and Thai Handicraft

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From $28.80

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Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Thailand, Thailand

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Discover the ancient Wat Doi Suthep temple and Thai Handicraft on this half day trip from Chiang Mai. Explore historic monuments in Wat Doi Suthep, enjoy scenic views of Chiang Mai city atop the temple, and visit San Kamphaeng a ‘home of handicrafts’
• Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai's most sacred temple
• Gold spire that crowns the temple & can be seen for miles
• Detailed shrines & pagodas that illustrate Thai history
• Insight into the temple's founding from your expert guide
• Browse through unique handicrafts that are made right here in Chiang Mai

What's Included

Admission fee

Air-conditioned vehicle

Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels)

Professional guide

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 7
  • ADULT: Age: 8 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • We are committed to ensure the safety of travelers according to the Standard Operating Procedures of the World Health Organization (WHO) Standards
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Doi Suthep
From your hotel, take a private vehicle up 3,500 feet (1,069 m) above sea level to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Visit one of Chiang Mai's most sacred temples on this half day tour to the beautiful Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. More commonly referred to as just "Doi Suthep" for the mountain it sits on, the temple is a gorgeous example of Buddhist grandeur and gives insights into Thai culture. From the parking lot, you can reach the temple gates either by climbing 306 steps on foot or by riding a cable car to the top. If you opt to go on foot, begin up the intricately carved Naga Serpent Staircase, which is flanked on either side by enormous, colorful serpent carvings that snake down the mountain.

At the top of the mountain, you're greeted by a stunning golden spire that crowns the center of the temple and can be seen for miles around. The spire is surrounded by walls of historical murals, which you can spend time admiring before moving on. Learn the myth of the temple's foundation as you pass the shrine to the white elephant that is said to have brought a relic of the historical Buddha to the temple.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

San Kamphaeng
Afterwards visit some of the many handicraft villages in the Sankamphaeng area. San Kamphaeng is a ‘home of handicrafts’ and the perfect place to browse through unique items that are made right here in Chiang Mai. Your first stop will be at Bo Sang, a village known for making brightly colored paper umbrellas. Then you’ll continue to a series of shops that sell handmade crafts such as silver jewelry, Thai silk, teak wood carvings, and lacquerware. These items make wonderful keepsakes for yourself and delightful gifts for friends back home.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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