3 Days in Chiang Mai Tour : Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival Chiang Mai – Wat Chedi Chet Yot – Doi Suthep – Tuk Tuk Ride (-/L/D)
Upon arrival at the airport / train station and meet with your guide with a sign marked “customer name” and transfer to the hotel for check in. Chiang Mai (New City) was founded in 1296 by King Mengrai as the capital of the first independent Thai state, Lanna Thai (Kingdom of One Million Rice Fields). It became the cultural and religious center of the northern Tai, those who had migrated from southern China to dwell in Thailand, and remained so throughout the turbulent period of recurring Burmese attacks.
The Burmese finally captured Chiang Mai in 1556 and occupied it until King Taksin retook the city in 1775, driving the Burmese forces back to near the present border. Burmese influence on religion, architecture, language, cuisine, and culture, however, remains strong. The city stands on the Ping River, a major tributary of the Chao Phraya River.In the afternoon, transfer you to visit Wat Chedi Chet Yot – one of the oldest temples in Chiang Mai. One of the main attractions is a seven-spired square chedi, which was inspired by the design of the Phuttakaya stupa in India.
More importantly, the stupa contains the ashes of King Tilokkarat, a king of the Meng Rai Dynasty who built this temple. Then transfer you to listen to sermon at Wat Prathat Doi Suthep, the most important and famous temple in Chiang Mai. Walk around the grounds of Doi Suthep past golden pillars, six foot gongs and rows of bells. A five tiered parasols made of gold sat on display in the inner courtyard. Wat Prathat Doi Suthep was built in 1383, is the symbol of Chiang Mai.
In the evening, take tuk tuk ride to see old city of Chiang mai. Then, visit street food a taste of Chang mai.
Accommodation in Chiang mai
Day 2: Take Care of Old Elepahant – join trip (B/L/-)
Travel to suburb of Chiang mai, visit the the home of old elephant. Learning the Old elephant life. Start to take care of old elephant. Help them with nail, take a bath with them, create them herb for instance.Then transfer back to hotel.
Accommodation in Chiang Mai
Day 3: Hill Tribe – Airport Transfer (B/L/-)
Visit hill tribe community in Chiang mai such as Long neck , Hmong , White Kaen. And see the rice planting, rice harvesting , walking in the village to get close to hill tribe life.
Then transfer you to visit and shopping at Warorot Market in Chiang Mai which is known locally as “Kad Luang”, is the main local market and is a busy bustling place where you can see the “real” Chiang Mai.After that, transfer to Chiang Mai airport / train station for continuing your trip or departure flight.
Accommodation – none