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Doi Tung & Royal Villa Guided Tour

by I Asia Thailand
per adult Price is AU$119
Duration: 3h 30m Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels

Highlights

  • Spectacular views of Thailand & Myanmar from Doi Tung

  • Gorgeous scenic drive along the mountain

  • Beautiful tropical flowers at Mae Fah Luang Garden

  • Architectural marvel of the teak & pinewood Royal Villa

  • Historical holy site of Wat Phra That Doi Tung

Highlights

  • Spectacular views of Thailand & Myanmar from Doi Tung

  • Gorgeous scenic drive along the mountain

  • Beautiful tropical flowers at Mae Fah Luang Garden

  • Architectural marvel of the teak & pinewood Royal Villa

  • Historical holy site of Wat Phra That Doi Tung

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1:30 PM, Doi Tung & Royal Villa in English

Duration 3h 30m

Guided tour of Doi Tung with Commentary in English.

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8:30 AM, Doi Tung & Royal Villa in English

Duration 3h 30m

Guided tour of Doi Tung with Commentary in English.

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Doi Tung & Royal Villa Guided Tour

Activity Location

Doi Tung

Huai Khrai 57130

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Chiang Rai hotels

    Mueang Chiang Rai


Description

Drive up to the highest mountain peak on the Thai/Burma border, Doi Tung, 2,000 metres above sea-level. The name Doi Tung means ‘Flag Peak’, where Tung comes from the Northern Thai word for flag. In the past, the forest area around Doi Tung was destroyed by shifting slash-and-burn cultivation. Opium implantation was once common all over Doi Tung. Until 1987, Doi Tung Development Project was established according to the King’s Mother initiative, opium cultivation has been virtually eliminated following royal crop substitution project. A visit is made at Mae Fah Luang Gardens and Royal villa.

Drive further up to Wat Phra Thad Doi Tung on the mountain peak, regarded as the holiest sanctuary by the residents of Chiang Rai and nearby provinces. The Wat was built in A.D. 911 and it is believed that the left collarbone of Lord Buddha is enshrined in the twin pagodas. The legend says Phraya Achutarat (King of Chiang Saen) marked the spot where the twin pagoda were constructed by ordered the giant flag to be flown from the peak of the mountain, an evidence (a big hole for flag pole) is still can be seen in the temple area.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Doi Tung

  • Admission fees

  • Return transport to and from your Chiang Rai hotel


Exclusions

  • Service charge (optional)

  • Any food, drinks or snacks


Know Before You Book

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place. Single traveller may book this product, but is subject to availability and cancellation if minimum number of people is not met on the activity day. (Alternative date or refund will be offered should this occur.).

  • Children 1 and younger are complimentary

  • Children 11 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult

  • Should your travel plans change after booking, do not worry. I Asia Thailand will do all possible to change your booking to fit with your new travel arrangements free of charge.

  • I Asia Thailand has an exclusive partnership with 'Safety in Asia’. Being specialists in Health & Safety management in the hospitality industry, they will guide us on the best hygiene practises available. 'Safety in Asia' is FTO (Federation of Tour Operators) approved