Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and the Gardens of Buphing Palace

A baby monk statue at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

A baby monk statue at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

A “must do” half day trip from Chiang Mai’s old city is to go up Mount (Doi) Suthep and see the temple and palace, and perhaps some of the national park, that lies up the mountain. I kept putting off this trip waiting for the “perfect moment” and then ended up going on nearly my last day in town! I did end up having a lovely day, especially touring the very impressive gardens at the palace.

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