Private Tour: Insight Chiangmai History With Temples + City Tour + Local Cuisine
Once upon a time 720 years ago, Chiangmai was the capital city of Lanna Kingdom.
With different cultures, languages, different people along with different way of life which form Chiangmai become a classic charming city in the present time.
Visit the whole sale-fresh market (Kaad Muang Mai)+Warorot market which are lively and fascinated by locals foods, fruits, vegetables, flowers, fabrics, people and more.
Try local snacks in the market and Lunch at the local restaurant.
Temple is the center of of arts & architecture evidences which link to the people, religion, and way of life. Let's visit temples Wat Phra Singh - the most important temple for Chiangmai people and Wat Sri Suphan - the silver temple where reflect the wisdom of local artisans.
Or if you would like to visit other temples instead, you also can customize your program by asking for replacing with the temple in the city at no extra cost such as:
- Wat Chedi Luang
- Wat Umong
- Wat Suandok
- Chiangmai Art&Cultural Museum
08. 00 Depart from the meeting point
Visit Muang Mai Market and Warorot Market. Observe how the locals earn for living and what locals prefer. You can try to communicate with them to enhance your experience. We also have a chance to try the local seasonal fruits, snacks at the market.
Sit back in canopy while take Samlor or rickshaw, the classic transportation, slowly paddling to see the city from behind the rider.
Lunch at the local restaurant serve traditional Chiangmai food which different than Bangkok flavor.
In the afternoon, visit 2 most important temples to witness the art and architecture of Chiangmai, the center of ancient Lanna Kingdom. Wat Srisuphan, the only Silver temple in the world, which whole building crafted from silvery materials by the help of artisans from all over the worlds in order to conserve local wisdoms. Then Wat Chedi Luang, the biggest temple in Chiangmai where consider as the life of the city.
Back to the hotel
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Suggested by Guide: I'm available to meet only at the hotel in the city area.
Duration: 8 hours
The trip may finish earlier or delay depends on weather and traffics during festival. Also the personal pacing of travelers.
Nice, clean and comfortable air-conditioned Toyota Commuter Van 9 seats.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1000 THB - Personal Expenses or Local Souvenirs are not included.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
(1) I am not available to guide in the other languages - only English
(2) I don't accept any tours which are against Thai Tourism law or with improper behave to the local people.
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Pat is a Great guide & Neu a great driver. More information than you can imagine. Sit back and enjoy!!!!
Jerome (JERRY) Reisman