Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai Arts & Culture

Visit the Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre to discover the history, customs, and way of life, arts and culture. Afterwards visit Wat Phra Singh; the  lovely Lai Kam chapel houses the revered Phra Sing Buddha image.  Visit Wat Chedi Luang, the site of a formerly massive pagoda that was unfortunately destroyed an earthquake in 1545.  Also visit Wat Chiangman, the oldest temple in Chiang Mai, before returning to your hotel.

Chiang Mai City Temples

Visit Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai’s landmark temple, from the mountain temple you will enjoy a magnificent view over the city and surrounding areas. Also on the program: Wat Chedi Luang,  the site of a  formerly massive pagoda that was unfortunately destroyed in an earthquake in  1545,  Wat Phra Singh and the lovely Lai Kam chapel houses as well as the revered Phra Singh Buddha image.

Chiang Mai Discovery

In the  jungle areas around Chiang Mai you will find many elephant camps. Here you  can see how the elephants are trained from a young age, to perform their duties as work- elephants. Stop to visit an Orchid farm before taking a break for lunch. Continue to a Meo hill tribe village set in an attractive hillside spot and see the Meo tribes people dressed in their colorful traditional costumes.  The tour also takes you to Wat Phratat Doi Suthep, which contain a holy relic of the Lord Buddha.  The view of the city from 3,500 feet above sea level can be quiet breathtaking.  Last but not least you haven’t really seen Chiang Mai without its worldwide known handicraft villages. Many different craftspeople are gathered here – a visit is an absolute must. You will experience the work of umbrella  makers, wood  carvers, silver  smiths, silk  weavers and jewelry makers and may also buy a nice souvenir, to take home.

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