Drive through different parts of the city, passing through old city walls, gates and city moat, market, residential areas, foreign Consulates, Government buildings and Tapae Chiang Mais tourist attraction area. Then, drive up to Doi Suthep to visit Wat Prathat Doi Suthep (built in A.D. 1384), containing a holy relic of the Lord Buddha. Tucked away in the mountains at an elevation of 1,056 meters (3520 feet), the temple is reached using a Naga (7- headed dragon head serpent) railing rising along both sides. King Gue-Na built the monastery in 1383. The centre is a big Chedi, containing partial relics of Lord Buddha. The temple compound reachable via a 300+ steps stairs offers an exhilarating view of Chiang Mai city and surrounding countryside.
After your visit, we head out to one of the main and most significant of Hmong hill tribe village on Doi Pui. You will encounter these ethnic Hill tribes, originating from the border with neighboring Myanmar who has called this region near Doi Suthep now their home. Here you see them in their colorful costumes, selling their wide range of antiques, curious decorative ornaments and fabrics.Via the same way as we came back, via many turns and bends, we head back to the base of Doi Suthep and to your Chiang Mai hotel.