Ancient cities tour of Wiang Kum Kam and Wat Chiang Man
Excursions & day trips

Ancient cities tour of Wiang Kum Kam and Wat Chiang Man

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Everyday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the lost city of Wiang Kum Kam
  • Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage through the ancient city
  • Visit the historic Wat Chiang Man temple
What to expect

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.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • Services tax
    • Guided tour of Wiang Kum Kam's ancient, ruined temples, 3 Kings Monument, and Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Center
    • Admission fees
    • Horse-drawn carriage ride
    • Roundtrip transportation to and from your Chiang Mai hotel
    • Commentary in English
    What's not included
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Food, drinks or snacks
    Reduced price
    • Children aged (2-11): reduced
    • Infants aged (0-1): free
    Where
    Meeting point:

    Meet your tour guide at the agreed upon location. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking.

    What to remember
    • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
    • Wheelchair accessible and Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available on request
    • Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Center are closed on Mondays, however, this tour will still operate on that day
    • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place. Single traveler may book this product, but is subject to availability
    • Surcharge of 500-baht each way for transfers from/to Four Seasons Resort and Veranda Resort
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    When
    • Daily at 8.30am and 1.30pm
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    Provider
    I Asia (Thailand)
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the experience begins.

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