Chiang Mai is one of Thailand’s most walk-able city’s. Most of the sights of the 700 year old former capital of the kingdom of Lanna are within the two kilometers squared city walls. You can walk with Chiang Mai local guide and the distances between points in the following suggested tours are great to learn something of the colorful, ancient history of Chiang Mai.
Thailand (Chiang Mai)
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City Experiences by Walking
Explore one of Thailand’s most walk-able cities…..
The journey starts at eastern side of Ping River which many old, solid timbers built houses over than 100 years and visit Gate Garaam Temple; structure has distinctly Chinese influence with reliefs of animals and dragons which almost look ready to pounce.
Next, walk across the Mae Ping River to visit Warorote Market, the biggest local Market in Chiang Mai which sells everything from clothes and textiles to fruits, herbs, flowers, vegetables, insects and even fireworks.
Then walk along beautiful road to Thapae Gate; this eastern main entrance gate is still the main center of Chiang Mai’s public city activities and festivals.
Continue to the old city area and visit to Pun Tao Temple, famous for its teak wooden chapel for lay people to pray-on and was one of the four monastic temples.
Nearby is Chedi Luang Temple, where the great chedi which was built at the end of 14th century is located.
The walk to the Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Center; the former Provincial Hall of Chiang Mai and learn the history, tradition, culture, custom and life style of Chiang Mai.
Return to the hotel by Red Pick-up Cab; Chiang Mai unique local transportation.
Inclusions: Local transportation English speaking licensed guide All admission fees as mentioned in the program Walking map VAT 7% and all Government taxes (no service charge)
Exclusions: Meals Items of a personal nature Tips or Gratuities to guide and driver
Child Policy: For children under 3 years old will be Free of charge. For children 4-12 years old we charge 70% of the price that calculate from a total number of adult pax. For children over 13 years old we charge normal price.