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From Chiang Mai: Chiang Rai Famous Temples Small Group Tour

Activity provider: TripGuru Thailand

From Chiang Mai: Chiang Rai Famous Temples Small Group Tour

Activity provider: TripGuru Thailand
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From US$ 49 per person

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Discover the White Temple, a modern architectural masterpiece, before taking a break at the Blue Temple and exploring the chilling Black House.

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Duration 14 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup optional
Your tour guide will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel in Chiang Mai.
Small group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the White Temple or Wat Rong Khun, a modern architectural masterpiece built by a local artist to gain immortal life
  • Take a break at the Blue Temple, built on a site where tigers jumped over the river
  • Get chilled to the bone at the Black House, called a “dark, mysterious, and almost sadistic” representation of hell
Full description

Experience Chiang Rai on a full-day trip from Chiang Mai to White Temple, Wat Rong Seua Teb, and Baan Dam Museum. Travel in a comfortable car and choose from a group or private tour.

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in Chiang Mai. Sit back and relax on the air conditioned drive. Stop at the Mae Khachan Hot Springs to relax, dip your feet into steaming mineral water, have a snack, or walk around the gardens.

Continue to the modern architectural masterpiece known as the White Temple. Explore this fantastical space that was designed and built by a local artist, Chaloemchai Khositphiphat.

Head to the Wat Rong Seua Ten (temple of the dancing tiger) to uncover the secrets of this religious site that was built where tigers were said to have leapt over the river. Admire the stunning blue and gold colors of this temple.

Make your way to the Baan Dam Museum (Black House Museum). Explore a cluster of nearly 40 shadowy structures exhibiting art dating back to the Ayutthaya period. See preserved animals and a collection of bones. Travel by car back to your accommodation in Chiang Mai.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Drinking water
  • Insurance
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Date

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Tha Pae Gate in Chiang Mai Old City in front of McDonald's. Your tour guide will be holding a "TripGuru" sign. The exact meeting time will be confirmed via email the night before the tour.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash
  • Long pants

Know before you go

  • This tour contains a unique itinerary that was crafted alongside famous travel bloggers and local guide
  • The tour is conducted in English
  • Please wear clothes that cover your arms and legs
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 329 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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Great experience! The tour was well-paced and we were back at our hotel around 6pm. Sunny, our tour guide, was very friendly and knowledgeable. She knows all the best picture spots and is very happy to take photos for you. She also gave great reccs for other activities to do in Chiang Mai. Highly recommend this activity for a day trip if you’re in Chiang Mai!

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August 9, 2022

This itinerary shows very much the creativity of man. The highlight for us was the museum of Baan Dam. However this is a very long day and we felt we spent more time in the car than visiting the sites. The guide (Banana) had great knowledge and a good sense of humour.

August 7, 2022

Tim was an incredible guide, he really went above and beyond for us. We learnt so much information about the temples and it was a really interesting tour. We got collected from our hotel and dropped back aswell which made the trip so much better too. I would really recommend this tour, it was 10/10

August 4, 2022

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