For the visitors who visit northern Thailand, Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai Province is the gem of the north which is must place for visit. On this journey guests will have an experience to explore Chiang mai by bike, enjoy with the elephants in the nature, encountering shimmering temples, tranquil countryside, friendly locals and delicious cuisine along the way.
Day 1. Doi Suthep Temple and explore Chiang Mai City by walking
The Wat Phrathat Doi suthep temple is the place of worship, dates back to the year 1383 when the first chedi was built. It is an important pilgrimage spot for the devout and a legend featuring a white elephant is connected to this revered site.
There are spectacular views of Chiang Mai city and its surroundings from the top of this mountain. In the early morning, you will see sunrise from Doi Suthep Temple.
: Very early this morning at 6:15 am you will be picked up to experience offering food to the Buddhist monks. This is a daily ritual and a very beautiful experience.
06.30: Join the locals during the daily alms offering ceremony. This is a serene Buddhist procession where hundreds of monks walk barefoot through the street collecting food.
07.00: Afterwards you will drive to the Doi Suthep Temple which is on top of a mountain. In the morning is the best time for visit this temple while a beam of sunrise brightens the Golden Pagoda
10.00: After breakfast, we will start walking from hotel (if your hotel in old town, if not we will go to the old town by Tuk Tuk and start walking from Chedi Laung Temple. Continue with Phrasing Temple and Warorot Local Market and here we will taste the local food too
12.30: Visit flowers market
13.30: Back to the hotel by local transportation
Evening: Cooking course will be an optional
Day 2: Doi Inthanon National Park
Doi Inthanon, Thailand’s highest mountain (2565 meters above sea level), which offers beautiful scenery, evergreen forests, and impressive waterfalls.
08:00: Pick up from your hotel and then travel south directly to Doi Inthanon National Park
: Upon reaching Doi Inthanon Summit we will stop at Wachirathan Waterfall. Continue to visit Karen hill tribe village for an insight into their still primitive lifestyle
(At the Karen Village you will walk up hill through the National Park around two hours walk. Here you will see two waterfalls)
: The next visit is the great twin royal stupa, which were built for the highness Majesties of the King and the Queen. The place provides a marvelous view of surrounding.
: Whilst at the highest spot, we take a leisurely walk along the nature trail.
: Enjoying the panoramic views at the highest spot in Thailand.
13.00: Visit Hmong Local Market
: Drive back to Chiang Mai
: Please wear comfortable shoes for walking in the National Park
: Mosquito repellent
Day 3. Beyond Chiang Mai (To White temple and black house .. or heaven and hell)
08.00: You will be pick up from hotel and drive along the mountain and valley to Chiang Rai
09.15: We will make a stop at Mae Khachan Hot spring for coffee
09.45: Continue driving about 1.30 hour to the white temple (Wat Rongkhun) to see one of the most beautiful temple in Thailand or one of the most beautiful architecture in the world
11.00: After the White temple (Heaven) we will drive to the Black House (Hell) Was built by the Famous Artist in Thailand
13.30: After lunch will drive back to Chiang Mai
16.30: Arrive in Chiang Mai
Day 4. Elephant Day Care
08.30: Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Elephant Farm
- Start the introduction of Thai Elephant, lifestyle and behavior of Thai elephants.
- Feed elephants with banana and sugar cane.
- Learning the basic commands for elephants
- Trained to ride on elephants neck using many different techniques with spoken commands for the elephant.
- Start to ride (Bare back) and control elephant through the hill around our park
- Enjoy Bath and brush your elephant
- After training program you will be brought back to the hotel around 16.30 pm.
Things to bring on Elephant Day Care: Towel, Extra Cloths, Camera, Mosquito spray.
TOUR OPERATES: Year Round / On Demand
TOUR PRICE: Available upon Request
Our Services include:
- Air-conditioned van
- Private qualified and experience English speak guid
- All tickets which mentioned in program are included
- Cold drink during during the excursion
- Refreshing towels
- Tours and transfers as mentioned by private vehicle
Our Services not include:
- Other services than mentioned and optional activities
- Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
- Tips, travel insurance
Note: We not include lunch in tour program because clients should have freedom to determine their own food preferences and tastes. So, we do not pre-arrange meal in case of we guess wrong. We will recommend good restaurant during the excursion
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Wilai is an excellent guide I have never met before. She is very friendly and helpful. She has deep knowledge in Thai culture and history. The tour arrangement is very flexible especially the lunch. Wilai entertained our request to have Thai food lunch in lieu of buffet. The restaurant is near the Meikong River and facing the border of Burma and Laos. Wilai’s arrangement is wonderful and the food is also delicious. During our visit to long neck village, Wilai tell us the history of the ethnic minority very briefly. The driver is also very nice and helpful. It is an unforgettable tour. I strongly recommended Wilai to be your guide.Edward L
Wilai as our tour guide and her driver picked us up in our hotel in the Mae Rim area. We visited a hilltribe village where we got a glance of how life is for these people. Wilai explained us a lot why these people left their country and she knows a lot about the history of the Karen, Padaung etc. As we visited the village on a sunday we were able to see the children playing with traditional games and enjoying free time. We had also the possibility to talk with some of the women there and we had a close contact to the people of the village. This tour is a must for every visitor of this area and I would recommend to do it with Wilai.Alexandra
Dont waste your time searching your way around Chiang Mai and northern Thailand. I can highliy recommend to leave all the planning, thinking and arranging to Wilai. She is a great guide, with excellent English, lovable, cultivated, honest and truly loves her country. We spent a great day exploring the National Park, Waterfalls, the Karen-Tribe and much more. Every minute was a pleasure. We will be back for sure. Thank you Wilai and all the guys who worked with her!Karin
Wilai is a professional, experienced, knowledgeable guide, who took care of us from the very beginning of our Golden Triangle tour until we had our boarding passes at the end of our tour.An additional advantage for us was that she speaks perfect Dutch!Jeanine