Experience the traditions of Chiang Mai and learn about Buddhism and meditation. Soak up the serene atmosphere of Wat-U-Mong. Eat a northern Thai breakfast at Kad Ton Payom, and make an offering to the monks. Led by an expert guide in small groups.
What to Expect
Experience traditions and customs that have been at the heart of Thai culture for centuries. Gain a rare insight into Buddhist practice and Dharma, and make a merit to the Sangkha monks. This is a spiritual tour, bound to vitalize and energize you on your visit to Chiang Mai.
Hop on board a Songathaew–a traditional public bus. Enjoy a scenic drive along Suthep Road stopping-off at Kad Ton Payom along the way. This is a bustling market, well known for its northern Thai cuisine. Afterwards, offer alms to the monks, and enjoy a traditional breakfast.
Visit Wat U-Mong, a 600-year-old temple famed for its large painted pagoda and underground tunnel. Soak up the serene atmosphere and perhaps take the opportunity to talk with the abbot about Buddhism.
You will also have to opportunity to visit Wat Suan Dok and mingle with monks. Learn about their customs and everyday routines. Take some time out to learn basic meditation, and make an offering to the Sangkha.
This is small-grouped tour, led by an expert English-speaking guide.
- English-speaking guide
- Entrance fees as indicated
- Transport as indicated
- Monk offering
- Pick-up and drop-off from centrally located hotels
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Tips for driver and guide
What to Remember
• Please ensure your knees and shoulders are covered as this trip may visit religious sites.
• Children must be between 6 and 11 years of age inclusive.