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Reviewed 3 days ago

As the location of the temple is along the way to Doi Suthep but not so many tourists know that turn to be a peaceful temple with the wonderful view of Chiangmai and waterfall around you. One of the most peaceful temple with great environment....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tanya_Tonyon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Monk's Trail hike was one of our favorite experiences in Chiang Mai. The second half of the hike from Pha Lat to Doi Suthep is steep, but boy is it worth it! In general, navigating this route was easier than I anticipated based on blogs...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jillian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We get to know this place by our taxi driver, this is the best Wat ever after we visited few Wat in Chiang Mai! It located in the jungle, surrounded by a small waterfall, amazing sculptures around. The best things make Wat Pha Lat difference...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank hongyan_0903
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great location in the heart mountain nature. Be prepared to climb up 300 steps. Temple is breath taking.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank iayzit2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nestled away from Highway 1004, the temple grounds are very natural and shady. A number of shrines are situated before you reach a small river with a very high waterfall. There is sufficient parking at the bottom of the road leading to the temple. There...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Robert R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was made all the better by walking the monks trail to get to it, up hill through the Thai jungle. The start of the monks trail can be found on google maps and the route is well marked. The temple itself was more impressive...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PhilR75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple was part of our Doi Suthep, Snake Farm, Orchid Farm, and Karen tribe tour. Our tour guide Mai, was great, we hiked down the hill and found the temple. Our guide gave us a little history and then let us to explore the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank darron2885
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not one of the major temples on the tourist list. This very peaceful retreat needs to stay the way it is. Good hike on the monks trail up from Chiang Mai but enjoyable and tranquil when you arrive.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ColinM2025
Reviewed 15 August 2019 via mobile

The moment u enter dis temple, u feel the Hollywood movie - Indiana Jones come alive....As if the huge figurines r talking to u... This should b a must visit for all those, who love History, Mythology r Archaeology...R even simple fantasy lovers...I booked a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank bengaluru_travelista
Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

This wat is easily done in combination with the more famous Doi Suthep and is just down the mountain toward town from it. The setting is wonderful (jungle / small steam running thru the temple complex) and it won’t be crowded like Doi Suthep. Be...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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TanujM34
21 August 2018|
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Response from I9643LXrachelw |
Yes, there's another trail right up the road from Wat Pha La. It's steeper and a bit more complicated than the Monk's trail. Take lots of water. There's a few blog posts if you Google Monk's trail.
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Clicklisa
9 February 2017|
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Response from Dolores186338 | Reviewed this property |
The grounds look down to the East and towards Chiang Mai so the direction that the sun rises. The sun sets behind Doi suthep mountain, which is behind the temple grounds. Both times of day are gorgeous, depending if you want... More
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Response from Robert R | Reviewed this property |
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