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Two-Hour Sunrise Visit to Doi Suthep Temple

Chiang Mai
2 hours
Sightseeing Tours
Temples
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Overview

Witness breathtaking vistas from a mountain-top on this tour to Doi Suthep temple. Avoid the crowd and watch the everyday life of monks, seek peace in the serenity of this golden pagoda on this early morning tour.

Why to buy

  • An early-morning visit to Doi Suthep, one of the most sacred pagoda in Chiang Mai,
  • Avoid the crowd and soak up the mesmerizing views of Chiang Mai city from mountain top
  • Participate in the sacred alms-giving ceremony

Itinerary

Revel in an early morning visit to Doi Suthep temple, one of the most revered temples in Chiang Mai located on a mountain top. Wake up very early in the morning as the tour starts at 5:00 AM and hotel transfer will pick you up from your hotel to visit the ancient and one of the most significant pagodas in Chiang Mai. Arrive before the crack of the dawn and watch monks going on about their everyday life- chanting, meditating, and trying to connect to higher consciousness. With no crowd around you, be a part of this spiritual experience as you seek peace this calm and tranquil environment. Climb up to the mountain top and watch the golden pagoda shining while appreciating encompassing views of Chiang Mai city. If you have any questions about monks and Buddhism or the famous pagoda, your guide, who is an en-monk himself, will be happy to answer.

Take a tour of this sacred and spectacular temple that comprises of several small pagodas- all painted in old with intricate details and carvings. Spectacular and tranquil, this ancient structure oozes of history and spirituality. Participate in the sacred alms offering ceremony, which in return brings you peace, good luck, health, and happiness. With many golden Buddha statues, serene prayer halls, and enchanting architecture, you cannot resist taking hundreds of pictures on your visit here. Once your tour is complete, head back to your hotel, and you'll be back before 8:30 AM.

Inclusions
Guide
Return hotel transfer
Bottled water
Alms offering ceremony
Entry to Doi Suthep temple
Exclusions
Food and beverages
Services other than above mentioned

Schedule

Duration
2 hours
Timings
Monday 5:00 AM Tuesday 5:00 AM Wednesday 5:00 AM Thursday 5:00 AM Friday 5:00 AM Saturday 5:00 AM Sunday 5:00 AM 
Language used
English 
Type of Guide/Tour
Expert Guide
Child allowed age
0 - 14 years
Pickup point
Your hotel lobby
Meeting point
Doi Suthep temple
End point
Your hotel lobby

Good to know

  • The pick-up drive will arrive at 5:00 AM , so get ready atleast 10 minutes before so that you are not late to see the sunrise.

Additional Information

  • Though infants are allowed on the tour, we do not recommend you to bring them along because the journey requires a medium level of physical activity for getting to the mountain top.

Cancellation policy

  • Kindly refer to your booking for cancelation policy.

Address

Doi Suthep, Suthep, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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