Icon of Chiang Mai with its large gold-plated chedi, visible from the city on a clear day, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is 18 km from town, sitting at a 1,073 m elevation on the slopes of Mount Doi Suthep.
The temple is a sacred site to many Thai people. From the temple impressive views of Chiang Mai can be seen and it remains a popular destination of foreign visitors.
Adventure in Thailand offers a different view from the traveler: sometimes wild, with wide-open beaches, blue waters and white sand, lakes, islands, high mountains, wildlife, temples, monuments and a hands-on experience of the real Thailand. Get to know the gentle people and the wonderful Land of Smiles.