Chiang Rai : White Temple, Blue Temple, and Wat Huay Pla Kang
- Location: Chiang Rai Province
- The tour begins and ends in Chiang Mai
- Highlights: White Temple, Blue Temple, Wat Huay Pla Kang
- Free pick-up/drop-off within 3 km of the city center.
- English-speaking local tour guide.
- Group Tour
- Free cancellation - 24 hours in advance
- • Adults : ฿450
- • Children (age 2-6) : ฿200
The White Temple, Blue Temple and Wat Huay Pla Kang in Chiang Rai offer a unique and impressive glimpse into the cultural and artistic wonders of northern Thailand. From the modern masterpiece of White Temple to the tranquil serenity of the Blue Temple to the majestic presence of the Goddess of Mercy at Wat Huay Pla Kang, each of these temples showcases the rich heritage and creativity that permeates the region. Let the beauty and spirituality of these remarkable sites sweep you away as you explore Chiang Rai.
- 7 AM to 7:30 AM :Meet in your hotel lobby
- 9 AM : Take a well-deserved break at at Mae Kachan hot spring (approx. 20 minutes)
- 11 AM : Arrive at th White Temple (Wat Rong Khun)(approx. 45 minutes)
- 12 PM: Eat lunch
- 1:30 PM : Visit the enchanting Blue Temple ( Wat Rong Sear Tean ) approx. 30 minutes)
- 2:30 PM : Explore the captivating Wat Huay Pla Kang (approx. 45 minutes)
- 3:30 PM : Depart Chiang Rai
- 7:30 PM : Return to your accommodation
Please Note : Your guide will make sure that you spend as much time as possible at each activity. However, the schedule may vary depending on the weather and traffic.
Wat Rong Khun ( The White Temple)
Our first stop takes us to Wat Rong Khun, better known as the White Temple. As you approach this architectural marvel, you’ll be mesmerized by its immaculate white exterior and intricate carvings that symbolize the path to enlightenment. As you enter the temple, you’ll be mesmerized by the contemporary artwork that combines traditional Buddhist motifs with modern pop culture references. The mirrored walls and ornate details create an otherworldly atmosphere and make the White Temple a true masterpiece.
Wat Rong Suea Ten ( The Blue Temple)
Be enchanted as we head to the Blue Temple, Wat Rong Suea Ten. This relatively new temple complex in Chiang Rai is captivating with its bright blue exterior adorned with shimmering gold accents. Upon entering, you’re greeted by an imposing white Buddha statue that exudes tranquility. The walls are decorated with ornate murals depicting mythical creatures and celestial scenes, adding to the temple’s ethereal charm. The Blue Temple is an oasis of serenity, offering a peaceful escape from the bustling city.
Wat Huay Pla Kang : The Goddess of Mercy
Our final destination is Wat Huay Pla Kang, a temple that pays homage to the revered Goddess of Mercy, Guanyin. The 70 meter tall statue of Guanyin is a feast for the eyes. As you climb the spiral staircase inside the statue, you’ll be rewarded with a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. Inside the temple you’ll find ornate statues, colorful murals, and peaceful prayer halls that create a tranquil atmosphere conducive to thought and contemplation.
- A free pick-up and drop-off service is included within 3 kilometers of the city center
- If you’re out of town, contact us to arrange a meeting point
- Transportation via minibus with air conditioning and a driver
- English-speaking tour guide
- All entrance fees
- Thai lunch
- One small bottle of water
- Travel accident insurance
What To Bring
- Chaussures confortables
- Chapeau et lunettes de soleil
- Crème solaire et insectifuge
- Appareil photo (facultatif)
- If you have any dietary restrictions or allergies, please inform your tour guide. We can serve vegetarian food upon request.
- This is a small group tour, approximately 12 persons.
- Tour operated by our Tour Operator Partner.
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