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Availability, departures and group
This is a privately escorted tour and you will be supplied with your own guide and transportation, there will not be others on this tour and you will not join a group. We can arrange this tour to suit your own schedule and departure date. On occasions we are fully booked so please book early to avoid disappointment and please also book at least 4 days prior to departure so we have sufficient time to process your booking. Please fill in the booking form with you chosen departure date and we will get back to you within 48 hours confirming availability and price. Full booking and payment instructions are stated on the booking form,
For this tour you will be provided with a modern air conditioned vehicle as follows:
Group size 1-2 persons - you will be provided with a modern air conditioned car or 9 seat Toyota Commuter minibus
Group size 3-9 persons - you will be provided with a modern 9 seat Toyota Commuter minibus
Group size 10-13 persons - you will be provided with a modern 13 seat Toyota Commuter minibus
Pick up and drop off.
For this tour your guide will meet you at your hotel and escort you back to you hotel after the tour. A short walk may be required to meet up with the local transportation
To secure your booking we will require a deposit paid online of a maximum 20% (minimum 1000 baht) of the tour cost. For the balance payment this can be paid in Chiang Mai with our tour guide on the first morning of the tour. If you have booked hotels through Curious Gecko we will also include in your deposit payment one nights hotel accommodation charge for each hotel booked.
This is a day tour. No accommodation is included in this tour and we will assume you will make your own accommodation arrangements, before and after the tour. However if you would like Curious Gecko to arrange your accommodation then we are happy to provide you a quote.
No meals are provided on this tour. If you are staying at a hotel which provides you with breakfast then we should have you returned to you hotel in time for this.
In line with the requirements of our Tourism Authority of Thailand Licence we will provide accident insurance for all participants up to a maximum value of 100,000 baht to cover medical bills in the event of an accident.
Children above 130 cm tall will be charged as adults
For children 24 months up to 130cm tall there is a 500 baht reduction in price
there is no charge for infants up to 24 months old.
No swim wear is required on this tour
Included in this tour
Liscenced English speaking guide
Alms for monks
Privately escorted tour just for yourselves and your group of family or friends.
Per person price will depend on your group size as indicated in the pricing table below
Not included in this tour
A very early start will be required as there is a lot to take in before breakfast! After pick up from your Chiang Mai hotel we will make our way to the local market where we will purchase some items for the monks. We will then proceed to the temple or local market where the monks make their early morning alms rounds. You will then get the opportunity to offer the alms to the monks in return for a blessing. It will then be time to make our way up Doi Pui mountain to Chiang Mai's most famous temple, Doi Suthep. Early morning is a great time to visit when there are less visitors and the air is cool. On route up to the temple we will stop at Kruba Srivichai shrine, dedicated to the monk who founded the temple. Following the temple visit we will make our way back down the mountain and into the city to drop you at your Chiang Mai hotel in time for breakfast!
No of Persons
Price per person
1. Pick up at your Chiang Mai Hotel 5:30am
2. Visit market to buy offerings for monks
3. Early morning alms giving to monks
4. Kruba Srivichai Monument
5. Visit Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep (Temple)
6. 08:30 Return to your hotel (in time for breakfast)
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