16:00 Meet me at the foothill of Doi Suthep mountain. You'll leave a road and take a trail to a sacred journey! You’ll walk 40 mins in the same trail where monks and Buddhists did decades ago suitable for beginner hiker and we do provide hike stick for those who need. Finally, At 600m, You'll reach “Wat Pha Lat” a beautiful hidden temple in the middle of the forest. It’s a time to enjoying the peacefulness and a beauty serene of the city in the evening. I'll show you around an ancient sculpture, statues and you’ll learn about Buddhism stories from my knowledge and my own experience as a monk. Next, You'll take up in the car to a spot for taking a night view photo of Chiang Mai in the twilight. Don’t worry about walking back after the dark, as I’ll arrange transportation to bring us down. At around 19:30 you’ll be at the foothill and I can drop you at Chiang Mai University, Maya or Nimmana Road or call a Grab taxi to send you to your place.
When I was young, I study at Bangkok Christian College and I have to ask myself which religion am I follow. Finally, I decided to become a monk for periods of time. I also love hiking and visit the Himalayas like Sri Lanka, Nepal, India including places of pilgrimage that expanded my view of Buddhism. I hike this trail many times in the early morning and creat this one base from an guest who looking for an alternative schedule. It's for everyone who looking for light outdoorsy activity in the city area and would like to know more about Buddhism and history behind the trail. Let’s walk together! Feel free to message me if you have any questions. I also a Superhost, You're welcome to stay with us or join other experiences by click on my profile pic or here: www.airbnb.com/hiddenspace
Bottled of water and a soft drink
At the end of the experience, I'll provide transportation to bring you down to CMU, Maya or Nimmana Rd.
walking sticks ( Trekking Poles )
We’ll most likely hike up to Doi Suthep mountain. We'll visit Wat Pha Lat temple and enjoy the spectacular views of Chiang Mai up there.
Appropriate dress: You can wear a sports dress but in some part, we will walk pass a temple area. Please prepare a dress that covers your shoulders and knees(Female). However, a scarf worn around the shoulders is also acceptable.
Getting to the meeting point, the easiest way is to use Grab App or I can arrange a pickup car with an extra fee. After finish a hike, At the drop-off point, I'm welcome to give you a WiFi signal or call a Grab car to send you to your place.
Evening hike to a Hidden Sacred Temple