See Doi Suthep Temple the wondrous and holy temple located near the top of Mount Suthep and one of Thailandâs most famous sights. Visit the craft town and see skilled workers making woodcarvings, Thai silk, lacquer and paper umbrella. This is an excellent tour if you want to learn about handmade items of Northern Thailand and history of the famous Doi Suthep Temple. Lunch and round-trip hotel transportation is included.
Our driver and local guide will pick you up from your hotel around 8:30am and drive to Doi Suthep Temple., the most famous temple and the symbol of Chiang Mai. Please note there are 306 step for the stairway to reach the top. The golden pagoda was built in the 14 century to enshrine a piece of relic, Lord Buddhaâs shoulder bone. Be amazed with the mural painting that depicts the history of Buddhaâs life. Enjoy the panoramic view from the mountain top overlooking the city of Chiang Mai and take some beautiful photo before we drive down to the ground.
We stop at local restaurant and delicious Thai lunch will be served to fill your hungry stomach. After lunch, we proceed to Home Industries where you can see the making of silver, silk, cotton, woodcarving, jewelry and the most famous umbrella making. You will also have the chance to pick up some amazing bargains direct from the manufacturer.
The artists in the center who meticulously hand paint all the decorations on to the umbrellas are always willing to paint a variety of beautiful designs of items that you bring to them such as shirt, bag, souvenir items or even your jeans. Please note that there is an additional cost for personal painting and you can negotiate with the particular artist.
After the tour, our driver will transfer you back to your hotel in Chiang Mai safely.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Dress code is formal
Please wear comfortable shoes