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From 7:00am, we pick you up at your hotel in Chiang Mai and transfer to our starting point. We firstly have a leisurely begin along the banks of the Ping River. Set in manicured, quiet grounds next to the river, you can admire the colonial style white buildings that include a church and hospital. We will visit temples and market as your guide will explain the importance of Buddhism in Thai culture as well as the daily life of Thais. We will pass beautiful traditional teak houses and see men fishing in the Ping River. We enter some spacious grassy parkland and then stop for some fruit and a cool drink. Later, we explore the ancient city of Wiang Khum Kham, which dates back to the 13th century. Just excavated in 1980s after being buried under mud from the river, we can visit an ancient temple which has a spirit houses where a former king’s spirit is said to be reside. We then re-enter Chiang Mai’s old city through Tha Pae Gate and stop at Somphet market. Here you can see many local fresh herbs that make northern Thai food so special, and this will be a great photo taking opportunity as well. At the end, we drive you back to your hotel. End trip around 2:00pm.
40.00 (per person)