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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I booked a tour that included this temple and while the temple was in a pretty spot, it wasn’t very interesting. There were a lot of monks wandering around as this is a very sacred place to them. There is a pretty waterfall too.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank katielady35
Reviewed 5 days ago

Also known as the "Hidden Temple," the place is serene and gets fewer tourists than Doi Suthep, which is farther up the mountain. You can hike to get to Wat Pha Lat (the Hidden Temple), or you can have your driver include it in a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hansblix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking to get out of the city and do something a little different, this place is definitely worth it. We walked the monk's trail, which isn't overwhelming but still offers nice nature and isn't too long (about 45 mins). It's great to emerge...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank corrine138
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove by moped to the bottom of the monks trail and took the 50 minutes slow climb up to the temple. Totally blown away by this beautiful place, nature at it’s best with waterfall, jungle, lots to appreciate. It also felt spiritual due to the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank holidayaddictSurrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasant 45 minute walk along the Monks Trail brings you out to this lovely Wat next to a waterfall on a hill overlooking Chiang Mai. We took a Grab taxi to get to the start of the trail and a red songthau back to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank hilaryjb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the Monks Trail to get to this temple. It took us 40 minutes and you need a good pair of trainers or boots - also a bottle of water. Because of the hike it is quiet and you can move around freely. The temple...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank davidwilliambarnes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you can reach this relaxing place either by car / moto or by foot - 45 min in the woods very nice and calm place

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ilinca29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked the Monk's Trail from behind Chiang Mai zoo. Not too difficult a walk - 30-45mins depending on pace. Almost entirely uphill, but think most would be able to complete it with no problems. The temple grounds were very peaceful. Set in amongst the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jediggers
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Perhaps a bit harder to get to and picks up using red nudes.This wat is more interesting then last the rest of them in Chaing Mai.Scenic nature setting,with trickling mountain stream.Enjoyed walking around.Worth the visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank zalnikor
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Wat Pha Lat is a very unique temple. You could go hiking for 30 mins on the Monk’s trail to mount Suthep and when you hear the waterfall, you know you just arrive Wat Pha Lat. Few travelers come so that you could enjoy a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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August 20, 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.
February 9, 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
April 2, 2016|
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Response from Robert R | Reviewed this property |
I responded already but I thought I should mention that rabies is a terminal disease and dogs with rabies die within a few days. The disease causes mental deterioration and dogs with rabies are beyond any "pack" behavior... More