- Day Trips
- English Speaking Guide
- Lunch Included
- Suitable with Children
- Transportation included
A day full of sightseeing in Northern Thailand
This one-day Chiang Rai tour will take you to several spots in- and around. You’ll visit the famous White Temple, the Black House and Blue temple.
Expect a full program which is definitely worth it!
The White Temple or Wat Rong Khun is unique in the sense that this modern temple was designed and built by artist Chaloemchai Khositphiphat. Started in 1998, the project is ongoing, and never really finished. A beautiful white ordination hall (Phra Ubosot) is decorated with silver glittering pieces of mirrors. There are large mural paintings of the Lord Buddha in different gestures. If you think the pictures looked spectacular, wait until you see the real thing.
Baan dam Museum (Black house) created by Thailand national artist Thawan Duchanee, is a black houses made of wood, glass, concrete, bricks, or terracotta in various unique styles and design scattered around the temple area. The cluster of houses accommodates Thawan’s collections of paintings, sculptures, animal bones, skins, horns, and silver and gold items from around the world. Several of the houses exhibit Balinese and Burmese art, dating back to the Ayutthaya Period
Blue Temple or Wat Rong Seua Ten is located a few kilometers outside Chiang Rai. It is a magnificent blue interior with a large white Buddha that marks the spirits.Suea Ten” literally means the dancing tiger. Here, there were tigers who used to jump over the river. This is how the name of Rong Seua Ten village was find. At the present temple location, there was a ruin of temple abandoned 80 to 100 year ago. In 1996 the villagers decided to rebuild a temple here. The construction started in October 2005 and was finished in January 2016.
A day trip to Chiangrai to visit the following places
- White temple (Rong Khun temple)
- Baan dam museum (Black house)
- Blue temple (Rong Suea Ten temple)
***Please take your original passport with you on this trip***
- English-speaking guide
Customer please be informed
- This is a join-in tour, so the time of each activity is an approximation. If you have a flight, bus or train to catch, please let your tour guide know well in advance.
***There are 12 people in this joined tour and transportation is by minivan***