Sightseeing by foot and local transportation (ricshaw and minibus)
Get the insight of Chiangmai by walking and taking Samlor (rickshaw) See Lor/Songtaew (minibus).
One of the valuable experiences one can get is by visiting a local market and buying different commodities. Fresh market in Chiangmai is also fascinated by local foods, vegetables, flowers, fabrics, people and much more.
The old city of Chiangmai has a rich and colourful history. Let me tell you about the evidence in the architecture of the old monastery, the city wall, about people, religion and way of life. Visit some historical site that most people are missing. Travel around the town as local.
Chiangmai Art and Culture Center, this museum together with the explanation of the guide will help you to get an in-depth understanding of the history of this region since the prehistory, the rich of the culture of Lanna Thai period, information about hill tribes in Northern Thailand, agricultural history, regional cultures. (subjected to be open).
Enjoy local lunch in a local store, such as noodles.
First we will start to explore Kad Luang and Kad Ton Lumyai, the main market that people can find everything from spices, vegetable, flowers, clothing, sweets etc.
Then continue by rickshaw ride to view part of the city wall and moat, ride through the main street in the center of the old city to visit Chiangmai Art and Culture Center, (subjected to open).
After that continue by foot to visit Wat Chedi Luang, the original massive chedi was built in the mid-1400s, was ruined by a severe earthquake. The temple briefly uses to house The Emerald Buddha, which is now in Bangkok. Wat Pantao, the old traditional wooden style building which used to be a residence of King Mahotaraprathed.
Then continue on foot, feel the flavour of the pass, passing several old temples, local stores to visit Wat Pra Singha. Lunch will be simply at a local restaurant, such as noodle store.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 7 hours
Richshaw and minibus, walking.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1000 Thai Baht - Personal expenses, souvenirs.
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Our private family tour in Chiang Mai with Chintana was very nice and we enjoyed it a lot. Chintana was very qualified, she knows so much about the culture and we learned a lot about Chiang Mai. We highly recommend her.