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Essentials Of Buddhism Tour Chiang Mai

From US$ 73 per person
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highlights
  • Enjoy a traditional Chiang Mai breakfast at Kad Ton Payom
  • Soak in the serenity at 600 year-old Wat U-Mong temple
  • Learn the basics of meditation with monks at Wat Suan Dok
This amazingly spiritual tour of Chiang Mai begins early in the morning with a scenic drive in the iconic public bus, the songthaew, towards a local market famous for its Northern Thai cuisine. At Kad Ton Payom you will enjoy a lovely local breakfast, and ‘make merit’ with monks through the offering of alms.

From the market, it is time to really give your mind and soul, as we venture into the local world of Buddhism, with our first stop at the famous Wat U-Mong. This temple is over 600 years old, and famous for its painted pagoda and underground tunnel. Aside from the history, it also forms an extremely peaceful spot to take in the serenity, and you will also have the opportunity to chat with the temple’s leaders about Buddhism and Dharma.

From here, it is on to Wat Suan Dok temple, where we will spend time with the local monks, learning about their way of life and the intricacies of this peaceful religion. You will have the opportunity to learn some of the basics of meditation, and finish the day with a full soul as you make an offering to the Sangkha.
what’s included
  • Local english speaking guide
  • Breakfast
  • Monk offering
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation.
what’s excluded
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips / gratuities for drivers or guide.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 4-5 hours
Tour Type Group Tour  
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
meeting/Start point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Chiang Mai, Thailand
customer reviews
5.0 - Excellent Based on 2 reviews
Excellent
Rosie R. At
5 - Excellent
“This was the absolute highlight of my 5 days in Chiang Mai. 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. We went to markets and one particular temple where there were no tourists at all so I truly got to see and experience things I just wouldn't have without Urban Adventures. LOVED it!”
Excellent
Ms. Maggie C. At
5 - Excellent
“I learnt so much! It was such a great tour!”
Good to know Dress standard: Dress standards are conservative throughout Asia, especially outside major cities. To respect this and for your own comfort, we strongly recommend modest clothing. This means clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Loose, lightweight, long clothing is both respectful and cool in the predominantly hot Asian climate. As this trip visits religious sites, please ensure your knees and shoulders are covered.

Child Policy: Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
Cancellation Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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