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Chiang Mai's Ancient City Biking
Tour Location
Country:
Thailand
From:
Chiang Mai
To:
Chiang Mai
Tour Information
Guiding:
Guided
Duration:
4 hours
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
On Request
Tour Distance & Dates
Tour Operator:
Mountain Designs Thailand

Chiang Mai's Ancient City Biking

4 Hours

Morning guide and bikes ready to meet guests at city hotel in Chiang Mai. After short brief commence riding through city area along Mae Ping River to make the first stop at Wat Koh Klang the local temple near by the river, then continue riding along the Ping river pass through local community next by the river, see some local life style. Continue riding to visit the underground ancient city of Wiang Kun Karm , riding to explore the history of King Mangrai's capital around 1287- 90. Frequent flooding caused Mangrai to move, but the place remained important throughout the Lanna period. The site was later buried under mud when the river changed course during the Burmese period. The area was restored as a historical park during the 1980's. Surrounded by paddy and village houses, the extensive site has a pleasant rural feel, the riding route will lead biker to several ruin temples. The temples have a Lanna style chedi and a finely decorated new viharn built in 1987. Wat Chedi Liem , the main feature of interest is the Haripunchai - style chedi built around 1286. It is a square stepped chedi with Buddha images in niches at each level. Continue riding back to the hotel along the old Chiangmai-Lanphun road with big Yang trees along the road, reach to the hotel at noon
Inclusions
Guide, Mountain bikes, helmet, insurance, Admission fees & permits, Drinking water,
Transportation (Vehicle)
Exclusions
Personal expense, riding cloth and gear, Tiping
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