Wat Tham Chiang Dao Temple, Chiang Dao

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  • Very Nice place. There are 2 options over there. You can get a guide and explore the 4 caves that are dark. The guide has a lamp and this is really needed. This costs you about 200 bath (and there is ...  more »
  • The place is nice and clean but it's nothing special compare to other average caves. You can go inside and see interesting parts of the cave. Defiantly won't go to Chiang Dao only for the caves but as...  more »
  • In the caves offer guided tours for the price of 2. Take the more expensive-100 Baht + guide pay separately, we have 100 paid. This excursion goes 20 minutes, then offer themselves to go on point bridge deep into the cave.
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  • Nice little cavecomplex but it the mood was ruined by how everything seem to be oriented to just suck money from your pockets. Donate to this, put money here, you need to buy this and so on. And even exploring some places needed a "guide" so if you wanted to go there you had to pay. I can't bring it down to much for it. Fonationg is of course optional and if you don't want to you don't have to and the place is beautiful
  • Admission fee is 20 bath. BUT in order to walk around the cave you gotta pay 200 bath more for the tour guide per group, not over 5 people. I gave this 3 star since I found that fish pound is quite attractive.
  • This is the most easiest way to access a cave from Chiangmai. Only one-hour trip distance. The cave is also easy to get inside. You can bring your kids to experience and learn the nature. Enjoy!
  • Decent place, but a bit ironic. Women have to cover their shoulders and knees to enter bc it's a sacred place, but then you walk into the cave and there's garbage everywhere, a generator right next to a Buddha statue where people pray, and wires draped over another Buddha statue. Doesn't seem very sacred in there, but hey... The cave was nice. Don't pay the extra 200baht for the guided tour. Just walk down the stairs (discreetly) with a light and see for yourself.
  • Big cave with large, spacy halls and long pathes. There are a lot of stalactites and stalagnates (pillars), some of them looks like seal, lotus, lion etc. Also there is a temple inside, so you can find buddas in the cave. The most beautiful view - few buddas illuminated by ray of sun light which is coming trough the hole in the rock (right after the entrance to the cave). Entrance fee - 40 B. Not possible to visit by yourself. Guides (from local people, very limited in English) cost 200 B per small group. Tips are expected.
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