Doi Suthep is the mountain nearby Chiang Mai. The elevation is host of the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, and this is what his post is about. The temple is at the top and from there you can enjoy a nice view over Chiang Mai.
How to get to Doi Suthep
Song Thaew (red pickup)
There is few spots where song thaew are waiting to transport you to Doi Suthep. The only drawback, the red pickup only depart when it’s full. However you can hire the car for yourself or a group and go right away.
The price is shown on a sign and it varies from 40 to 60 Bahts one way, and 400 to 600 Bahts for a private ride round trip.
Car, Motorbike and bicycle
Go to Huay Kaew road direction west and follow the road signs indications. Going on a bicycle should be attempt by serious cyclist only