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Half Day Private Ping River Cruise and Temple Tour of Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai
3 hours
Cruises
Temples
 3

Overview

Head on a private cruise along the Ping river as you relax and unwind. Move on to the historical charm of Chiang Mai as you visit Wat Chedi Luang and Wat Phra Singh

Why to buy

  • A private cruise along the Ping river
  • Visit the Wat Chedi Luang and Wat Phra Singh in a private tour
  • Private hotel pick-up and drop-off

Itinerary

Get ready for a half day of wonderment and learning with this private tour as you meet your guide and hop on your vehicle around 9:00 AM and if you have opted for afternoon tour then it’s around 3:30 PM. Since this is a private tour. it offers a personal guide and lets you experience and explore Chiang Mai in leisure. Kick-start your journey first with the river cruise along the Ping River. Also known as the natural jewel of Thailand, the Ping river stands as an important source for Chiang Mai. Glide along the river and enjoy the picture-perfect view of the Ping river cocooned with the bustling Chiang Mai town. After peeking your excitement, head to Thai Farm House where you will relish sweet and fruit juices and soft drink in a green-lit lush garden. Continue your journey as you hop on your vehicle and head to Wat Chedi Luang for your historic journey. Once home for the famous Emerald Buddha, the Wat Chedi Luang was restored in 1992 after an earthquake. It holds the majestic pagoda built by King Saen Muang Ma that boasts of the regal vibe of Mengrai dynasty. Wat Chedi Luang, also known as ‘the temple of the great stupa’ consisted of two main temples – Wat Ho Tham and Wat Sukmin which was merged into one after the restoration. As you strut within its compound you will head straight to the most prominent feature – the massive pagoda to enshrine the ashes of King Saen Muang Ma. Continue your journey as you visit Wat Phra Singh next. Anointed as the second most important Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai, the Wat Phra Singh is designed impeccably in Lanna style. It houses three main attractions main being the elegantly decorated assembly hall and murals that throw some light into the locals’ lifestyle years back. Its tipped with the golden-toned Lanna thatched roof that is sure to catch your attention with its glowing presence. After treating yourself with some insightful trivia about Chaing Mai’s glorious history, head back to the hotel and relax or buck up for your next experience.

Inclusions
River cruise along the Ping River
Visit the important temples of Chiang Mai – Wat Chedi Luang and Wat Phra Singh
Expert guide
Private pick-up and drop-off hotel transfers
Exclusions
Food and beverages
Souvenirs
Personal expenses

Schedule

Duration
3 hours
Timings
Monday 9:00 AM 3:30 PM Tuesday 9:00 AM 3:30 PM Wednesday 9:00 AM 3:30 PM Thursday 9:00 AM 3:30 PM Friday 9:00 AM 3:30 PM Saturday 9:00 AM 3:30 PM Sunday 9:00 AM 3:30 PM 
Language used
English 
Type of Guide/Tour
Expert Guide
Pickup point
Your respective hotel
Meeting point
Ping river
End point
Your respective hotel

Good to know

  • Photography may not be allowed in few sections. We also recommend you to dress modestly meaning no short skirt or pants, no sleeveless top. This private tour runs daily for your convenience.

Additional Information

  • The private tour can be availed with two-time options – 9:00 AM or 3:30 PM for your convenience. The private transfers are available for the hotels within the city centre.

Cancellation policy

  • Please refer to your booking for the cancellation policy.

Address

Chiang Mai, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Ping river
Chiang Mai temples
Wat Chedi Luang
Wat Phra Singh
Thailand
cruise tours
Thailand cruise

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