Experience the Buddhist way of life as you visit stunning temples, talk with abbots and mingle with monks and more on this cultural tour of Chiang Mai. Embark on a tour ideal for soul seekers and those looking to unwind. Start with a scenic drive in a Songthaew - an iconic public bus and make your way down Suthep Road.
First stop of the day takes you to Kad Ton Payom, a morning market well known for its northern Thai cuisine. Enjoy a traditional Chiang Mai breakfast here. You will also offer alms to monks to ‘make merit’, a common traditional practice in Chiang Mai and around Thailand.
The cultural tour kick starts on a high note with a trip to Wat U-Mong, a 600-year-old temple famed for its large painted pagoda and underground tunnel and soak up the peaceful atmosphere.
Next you visit Wat Suan Dok, the royal temple where you can mingle with monks and learn about their way of life. Take this opportunity to talk with the monk about Buddhism and Dharma and cap the day off by making an offering to the Sangkha.
Most popular Chiang Mai-area attractions