We enjoyed our trip to Doi Suket but I believe what made it so special was going there at sunrise before the crowds. We combined it with morning alms giving and it was an unforgettable experience.
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It is perhaps one of the most visited places in Chiang Mai. When you reach the area you aren't quite sure of what awaits you as it looks like a normal building with some street vendors all over. Suddenly you spot the colorful serpent heads...More
The temple itself was beautiful for sure, but packed with tourist. My best advise here is to, instead of driving to the temple, HIKE THE MONK'S TRAIL! to the temple. Honestly, I feel like I shouldn't even mention it because it felt like a wonderful...More
I was here before in December 1984..only to climb the 300 stairs up and down...now with the lift facility...one won't gets tired..but only be better if during the travel up and down with the lift.. can see the sorrounding view of the area...
The cheapest way to get there is by Buggy Car Taxi (a shared red car taxi). Depends on your location, it should cost you around 60 to 80 B per person (with uber it will cost more than 400 B!) Once you get there you...More
We visited this temple as much because of the location on top of the mountain and the steps up to it. We got there mid morning, and could park easily in the car-park. When we returned to the car later, there were no spaces left....More
We visited on a Saturday and the whole area was very busy , possibly during the week it would be quieter nevertheless we enjoyed our visit , the walk up the 300 odd steps is quite easy but is punctuated with very young children in...More