Your half day adventure will begin at Doi Pui National Park. The park includes Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, a Buddhist temple, and Bhubing Palace, the winter residence of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and family. Guests will also visit the Hmong people called the Doi Pui Hmong Tribal Village. After exploring and shopping at the village, we will head on over to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Guests will climb up to the top of the mountain to get to this gorgeous Temple where it offers a magnificent view when you get to the top, as it overlooks the city from its mountain throne.
Hmong hand-crafts, and live in Hmong style huts. The village is arranged as a museum displaying their hill tribe clothes, planation tools, and production equipment. They offer handcrafted shops that sell their variety of products including clothes, hats, bags, and hundreds of other unique items. The hills surrounding the village also offer an attractive garden abundant with beautiful flowers and different wildlife for nature lovers to enjoy.
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is one of northern Thailand's most sacred temples, and its founding legend is learned by every school in Chiang Mai. The Wat (Temple) itself is a beautiful example of northern Thai architecture, that can be reached via a strenuous climb up 306-step staircase flanked by mosaic naga(serpents). The climb is intended to help devotees accrue Buddhist merit, but less energetic pilgrims can take a funicular-style lift for 20B. It was built in 1383 by King Keu Naone to enshrine a piece of bone said to be from the shoulder of the Buddha. The bone shard was brought to Lanna by a wandering Monk from Sukhothai and it broke into two pieces at the base of the mountain. One piece being enshrined at Wat Suan Dok, the second fragment was mounted onto a sacred white elephant that wandered the jungle until it died, and in the process selecting the spot where the monastery was later founded. This Temple offers magnificent views as it overlooks the city from its mountain throne.
Doi Pui Hmong Tribal Village is located in Doi Suthep, which is a 1600 meter high mountain that is the focal point of Doi Pui National Park. The key attraction offers an insight into how Thailand’s local tribes live and work. The villagers wear beautiful, colorful traditional Hmong clothes, sell traditional