“This was the absolute highlight of my 5 days visit in Chiang Mai! LOVED it! I was lucky enough to be the only person booked on this experience so could really talk with my guide, Thongbang, who was absolutely lovely and clearly had a passion for educating people about Buddhism. ...Rosie R., USA – See more reviews
What To Expect
Enjoy a typical Thai breakfast, Join locals to give alms to monk, Gain insight into Buddhism and Dharma at Wat U-Mong, Make merit Wat Suan Dok
Jump in a Songthaew, an iconic public bus, and take a scenic drive along Suthep Road. On the way, stop by Kad Ton Payom, a flea market well known for its northern Thai cuisine. Afterwards, offer alms to monks to "make merit'"and enjoy a traditional style breakfast. The next stop is Wat U-mong a 600 year-old temple famed for its large painted pagoda and underground tunnel. Soak up the peaceful atmosphere and perhaps take the opportunity to talk with the abbot about the Buddhism and Dharma. Visit Wat Suan Dok and mingle with monks to learn about their way of life. Take some time out to learn basic meditation. Finish the adventure making an offering to the Sangkha.
English speaking guide
Entrance fees as indicated
Transport as indicated
Breakfast and monk offering to make merit/given alms
Meals and drinks unless specified
Tips and gratuities
Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.
As dress standards are conservative throughout Asia and as this trip visits religious sites, modest clothing is strongly recommended. This means clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Loose, light, and long clothing is both respectful and convenient in the predominantly warm Asian climate.
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