Free tour

Free Walking Tour : Lanna morning cultural discovery

Duration: 3h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Chanchira
Registered on October 08, 2023

Greetings, I'm Chanchira, but you're welcome to call me 'NOIDEAW.' With over two decades of experience as a freelance local tour guide in the captivating city of Chiang Mai, I've decided to embark on an exciting new journey with FreeWalk. Why, you may wonder? It's because I'm on a quest for fresh experiences that will challenge me to grow, allowing me to share the fascinating stories of my beloved hometown with renewed vigor. I'm not just your guide; I'm your storyteller, cultural companion, and eager friend on this remarkable journey. Chiang Mai isn't just a destination; it's a canvas for creating remarkable experiences, and together, we will paint a tapestry of unforgettable memories. So, whether you're an inquisitive traveler or a fearless explorer, I am eagerly looking forward to the shared moments we will create amidst the beauty of Chiang Mai. Join me, and let's craft stories that will be cherished for a lifetime!

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Chiang Mai, a place where the locals' warmth embraces you and where a unique vibe of tranquility lingers, is more than just a city. It's a haven of serenity where moments turn into lasting memories. Picture strolling through the pages of history, savoring the flavors of our local cuisine, and becoming one with the heartbeat of this ancient city.

9:00 AM - Three Kings' Monument
Meeting point at the Three Kings' Monument.
Begin your journey by exploring the rich history of the Lanna Kingdom. Learn about the legacy of the three kings who ruled the region.
9:45 AM - Chedi Luang Temple
5-10 minute walk from the Three Kings' Monument.
Discover the spirituality of Thailand by visiting Chedi Luang Temple. Marvel at its majestic pagoda and intricate carvings.
10:30 AM - Tha Phae Gate
A 10-minute walk from Chedi Luang Temple.
Take some memorable photos at Tha Phae Gate, a historical landmark in Chiang Mai. Learn about its significance in the city's history.
11:00 AM - Wat Bupparam
10-15 minute walk from Tha Phae Gate.
Explore Wat Bupparam Temple, known for its serene atmosphere and intricate architecture. Learn about the role of Buddhism in Thai culture.
11:45 AM - Warorot Market
A 10-minute walk from Wat Bupparam.

Immerse yourself in local life by visiting Warorot Market. Sample delicious street food, shop for unique souvenirs, and see how locals go about their daily routines.
12:15 AM - Chansom Bridge
A 5-minute walk from Warorot Market.
Stroll across Chansom Bridge, a picturesque spot offering beautiful views of the Ping River.
12:30 AM - Ket Karam Temple

Finish your journey at Ket Karam Temple.
Conclude your day with a visit to Ket Karam Temple. Take in the tranquility of this lesser-known temple and say goodbye to this enriching cultural exploration.
This schedule provides a well-rounded experience, combining history, spirituality, local culture, and picturesque
sights for your Chiang Mai adventure

Please be informed that this tour is specifically designed for food enthusiasts. Kindly ensure that you bring a sufficient amount of cash, approximately a couple of hundred baht, for various expenses such as temple fees, purchasing fruits, and enjoying food and beverages throughout the trip.

Useful information:
- Chedi Luang temple entrance fee: 50 THB/person
- Bupparam Temple entrance fee : 50 THB/person
- Toilet fee/donation: 5 THB/person/time
- Preparing hat or umbrella for the sunlight(umbrella recommend cuz the weather is pretty hot in the daytime)
- Preparing pullover or umbrella for raining(umbrella recommend) in August-October
- Bringing some water
- Women should dress properly in the temple; No showing shoulder’s skins and belly(T-shirt or scarf covering is fine), covered knees pants or skirts
- Make sure about ability of walking(half a mile or less on each spot)
- Tipping is greatly appreciated. Your tour guide works hard to provide you with an informative and enjoyable experience, and they rely on tips to make a living. A typical amount for a free walking tour is 10-50 EUR(380-1940 THB) per person, depending on the length and quality of the tour. If you enjoyed the tour, please consider leaving a tip appropriately to show your appreciation.

Thank you for your attention to this matter.
Get ready for an extraordinary journey through the heart and soul of Chiang Mai. Join us for an unforgettable experience!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    QXRP+3WX, Prapokkloa Rd, Tambon Si Ph...
    QXRP+3WX, Prapokkloa Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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    I'll be waiting in the corner shade of Three Kings Monument with a signboard; Guruwalk Lanna Morning Cultural Discovery.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Wat Chedi Luang

    50 THB/person fee

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Tha Phae Gate
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Wat Buppharam

    50 THB/person fee

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Warorot Market (Kad Luang)
  • 5
    Outside visit
    wat ket karam
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Chansom Memorial Bridge (Khua Khaek)

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Nicola 31 Mar 2024

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Only the two of us but that made the whole experience so much more enjoyable and tailored to our interests. Chanchira is an excellent guide with detailed knowledge of Chiang Mai, its history, buildings and culture. Highly recommended,
Analía 02 Feb 2024

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
Chanchira tiene mucho conocimiento. Fue muy solidaria y amable, ya que me descompuse en el tour por una baja de presión y se solidarizó conmigo. Lamento no haber podido finalizarlo pero me sentía muy mal. Gracias por tu ayuda!! Muy bueno tu recorrido!
Philippa 01 Feb 2024

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
NOIDEAW Was so informative about the temples and the culture. Learnt so many new and interesting things. She was kind and friendly willing to answer any questions. Would recommend to anyone new to Chiang mai and would like a tour around.
Kate 16 Dec 2023

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Travelled in group - Dec 2023
San was a wonderful guide! He was so knowledgeable about the city and history. He was considerate and answered all our questions like a star! 3 hours was not enough with our lovely San! Can’t recommend him enough!
Sandra 22 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Noideaw was our tour guide and she made it really good. We had a very good day with her and she explained us a lot of things about the city and thai people daily life. She also helped us with some activities we wanted to do later. Very nice experience!! We leant a lot with her.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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