Explore the ancient city of Wiang Kum Kam on a day trip from Chiang Mai. On a horse-drawn carriage ride, discover the city's ancient temple ruins. Then visit historic Wat Chiang Man temple and learn about Chiang Mai's heritage at the Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre.
Begin your journey with a hotel pick-up, then enjoy a comfortable ride to the recently restored lost city of Wiang Kum Kam, abandoned more than 700 years ago.
Upon arrival at its entrance, hop aboard a horse-drawn carriage and explore the ancient complex. Pass by historic temples of Wat Phraya Meng Rai, Wat Kan Thom and Koo Paa Dom. Marvel at the architectural grandeur of the five-tiered Wat Chedi Liam, showing a strong Mon Haripunchai influence.
Next, visit the historic Wat Chiang Man temple, the first temple built in Chiang Mai. Admire the its astounding architecture, art, devotional Buddha statues and sculptures. Go inside the main wihan (monastery) and see relics and artefacts from the extinct Lanna Kingdom.