Upon arrival at Chiang Mai train station, meet your driver and transfer to your hotel in Chiang Mai. Relax on your own leisure. Pick up at 13.30 by English speaking guide and go to visit Wat Prathat Doi Suthep, the most important and famous temple in Chiang Mai. Driving up 3,500 feet above sea level
to the sacred temple of Doi Suthep. You then ascend up the 306 steps to the temple gateway which guarded by two splendid Nagas (serpents). Walk around the grounds of Doi Suthep past golden pillars, six foot gongs and rows of bells. Wat Prathat Doi Suthep was built in 1383, is the symbol of Chiang Mai. Containing the holy relic of the Lord Buddha which is enshrined in the magnificent golden pagoda that can be seen for miles around. A panoramic view of the city and the surrounding countryside can be seen from the temple grounds.
Transfer back to hotel.
19h00 : Transfer from the hotel for Khantoke Dinner.
19h15 : Relax in an informal atmosphere whilst dining on delicious Northern Thai Cuisine called “Khantoke” signifying a Pedestal Wooden or Rattan Tray used for serving food by Lanna Thai peple.
20h00 : During the meal, a Traditional Northern Musical ensemble will play soothing music while charming dancers will entertain you with the Fingernail Dance, Dandle Dance, Sword Dance and Ramwong or Thai Dance. There’s also a selection of Hill Tribes Dances performed by the Akha, Yao, Lisu and Karen tribes rounds up this entertaining evening. At the end of the show if you get the urge, let’s join Ramwong Dance which’s great fun to try!
21h00 : Transfer back to the hotel.
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