Doi Suthep

The stunning Doi Suthep mountain overlooks Chiang Mai, and the most prominent attraction is Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (Doi Suthep Temple). If you only have time to visit one attraction in Chiang Mai, this is it!

Doi Suthep Temple Chiang Mai

The official name of this temple is Wat Prathat Doi Suthep. This is the most sacred and beautiful temple in Northern Thailand. On clear days there are spectacular views of Chiang Mai city and beyond.

Doi Suthep Group Tour [Half Day]


per person

(includes transport, licensed English-speaking tour guide, and attraction tickets as listed)

This is a half day group tour, available mornings only. Share your guide and van with other travelers

  • Pickup from Hotel between 8am and 8:30am
  • Doi Suthep Temple (entry and cable car included)
  • Doi Pui Hmong Village (garden entry included)
  • Return to hotel

Doi Suthep Temple

If you have the time and energy, walking up the temple steps is a great cardio workout. A more popular option is to take the cable-car to the top and walk back down.

You may like to time your visit to coincide with the monks chanting at sunset.

It is required to cover knees and shoulders at this temple by custom and law – sarongs are available for rent at the temple.

Nearby Attractions

Doi Suthep Temple

Visit the most beautiful and famous temple in Chiang Mai.

Doi Pui Hmong Village

Bhubing Palace

Wat Pha Lat

Doi Suthep Temple Tours

If you would like to take a private tour with us, there are additional attractions you can include in your itinerary.

Monk Alms Collection

Monks collect alms each morning near the base of Doi Suthep mountain. The best time to see this is at 7am – consider adding this to your itinerary on the first day if you arrive on an early flight!

Monks collecting morning alms at Doi Suthep