This day tour from Chiang Mai begins with a beautiful scenic journey in a “Songthaew” (local traditional bus). After this you will stop off at a local flea which is famed for their northern cuisine. Have you had a traditional Chiang Mai breakfast yet? You wont be forgetting it any time soon with this taste of local culture.
The next stop after breakfast is the temple Wat U-Mong which is known for the large painted pagoda and underground tunnel. A very relaxed atmosphere ensues in which you also have the chance to speak with the abbot about Buddhism and Dharma.
Then onto Wat Suan Dok, where you can walk amongst the monks and learn about how they spend their time in the temple. At this point you are invited to learn basic meditation, and make an offering to the “Sangkha”.
Learn about the Buddhist way of life and temple rituals.
Visit to Wat U-Mong.
Opportunity to offer and understand “making merit” to the “Sangkha” in Wat Suan Dok.
Traditional Northern breakfast.
Local scenic drive in a Songthaew
6am – 6.30am from any centrally located hotel/guesthouse/hostel within a 5km radius of the Tapae Gate
This Chiang Mai day tour lasts between 4 – 5 hours and you will be dropped off at the same point as the pick up.
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