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Private Doi Suthep Temple and Sticky Waterfall Tour

Private Doi Suthep Temple and Sticky Waterfall Tour

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From US$ 94.84 per person

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Take in panoramic views of the city from one of the most famous temples in Chiang Mai on a private trip to Doi Suthep Temple. Climb the falls at the Sticky Waterfall and enjoy an included lunch.

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Duration 8 hours
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Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel or accommodation within the Chiang Mai City area.
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  • Visit Wat Doi Suthep Temple with a private guide
  • Receive a holy blessing and participate in a wrist tiding ceremony
  • Take in a panoramic view of Chiang Mai
  • Enjoy the famous Bua Tong "sticky" waterfalls
Full description
Get picked up from your hotel or accommodation in Chiang Mai and drive up the curvy mountain roads to Doi Suthep - Pui National Park. You will visit the most important temple here. Walk up 306 steps (or, if you prefer an easier method, take a funicular ride) to the temple, which sits at 1,100 meters above sea level. The famous golden pagoda is stunning and the temple contains the relic of the Lord Buddha. Here, you'll also have the chance to get a holy blessing from a Buddhist monk and participate in a wrist tiding ceremony. From the balcony, enjoy a panoramic view of Chiang Mai. Next, you'll continue to Bua Tong waterfalls. Swim around the clear water or climb the "sticky" limestone and enjoy the gorgeous natural scenery.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Chiang Mai city
  • Lunch and water
  • Entrance fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Snacks
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide and driver
  • Personal expenses
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Tour times are flexible
  • Dress properly for the temple: knees and shoulders covered
  • Bring swimwear for the waterfall visit
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 81 reviews

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Jakkie and Pon were absolutely awesome! First time in Chang Mai and actually first time on a private tour. Service was amazing with Jackie being a really knowledgeable guide and Po driving us and also keeping our belongings safe. Offered us water and towels after every stop and transport in well air conditioned van. Had the best Khao Soi for lunch which was a local favourite area hard to find. 100% would recommend this tour and our Guides. We finished a little early and went to a Silk and Gem factory as well. Thanks again Jakkie and Pon and we’ll come see you again next year so the other adventures.

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October 13, 2022

The most incredible day! We had tour guide Anan and driver Pon. Both were excellent. They were so happy and kind, bright and friendly souls! They really made the experience amazing. We had so much fun at the sticky waterfalls, and got to stay a long time. The temples were very cool, despite rain, Anan really made it enjoyable as he shared historic information with us, and made us very comfortable. I would definitely recommend adding this tour to your Chiang Mai itinerary. The drive was really nice too, they stopped at fruit stands for us to have snacks, and a rice field for photos. As we enjoyed the sticky falls, they made us a collage video of our day, full of photos they took of us. It was so thoughtful and the perfect ending to our day.

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October 2, 2022

We had an amazing day! Magi was really engaging and made sure we had a great time. She was friendly and knowledgeable and gave us lots of interesting information about the temple and Chan Mai. She also took lots of pictures of the day and sent them to us, which was a lovely touch. Adam the driver was also friendly and the car was comfortable. We loved going to the waterfall - so fun! Definitely worth going.

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July 4, 2022

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