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Discover the Cultural and Spiritual Heart of Northern Thailand at the Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai Resorts of Four Seasons

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Discover the Cultural and Spiritual Heart of Northern Thailand at the Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai Resorts of Four Seasons

Northern Thailand at the Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai Resorts of Four Seasons

Mumbai, May 2023

With summer in full flow, the Four Seasons resorts in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai offer vacationers a fantastic opportunity to experience the majesty, spirituality, and rich cultural heritage of northern Thailand.

Nestled among verdant rice paddies, Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai is a haven of well-being, ideal for unwinding, replenishing, and discovering personal fulfilment through custom-tailored experiences.

Enjoy the resort's Lana-style architecture while investing in your physical rejuvenation, mental equilibrium, spiritual renewal, social harmony, and true sustenance through a combination of immersive experiences tailored to your personal preferences.

Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle is just a four-hour drive away, bordering Myanmar and Laos, and offers visitors the experience of deluxe glamping. Guests can explore spectacular mountain trails or bamboo jungles and relax in an open-air spa deep in the forest, where expert therapists help you relax with the healing properties of mountain herbs and local spices, all while enjoying the resort's signature hospitality and all-inclusive experiences. Embrace the northern region of Thailand, which is replete with famous temples, at a leisurely pace.

Each temple has its own significance, providing visitors with a view of the Land's distinctive spiritual traditions and cultural heritage.

"While Chiang Mai is known as the cultural capital of Thailand, the Chiang Rai region is home to equally stunning temples and distinctive architecture,explains Smriti Khandelwal, Senior Director of Marketing for Four Seasons Resorts Thailand.

Spend a day investigating the famous temples of Chiang Mai. Wat Phra that Doi Suthep is the most sacrosanct temple in Chiang Mai and is home to a revered relic of Lord Buddha. Wat Chedi Luang, built in the 14th century and situated in the centre of the city, once housed the Emerald Buddha and holds great historical significance in the region.

The primary attraction of this temple is its approximately 60-meter-tall stupa, which is an impressive sight to behold. Explore the fusion of Lanna and Burmese styles of architecture visible in the beautiful golden pagodas and vast courtyards of Wat Phra Singh, located within the old city walls, or appreciate the exquisite craftsmanship of Wat Phan Tao, a temple whose main structure is entirely made of teak wood and demonstrates traditional Lanna style architecture.

A curated experience designed by Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle allows guests to explore the vivacious culture of Chiang Rai through its most arresting landmarks. As part of the Colours of Chiang Rai destination experience, the Camp's guide takes guests to various colourful and historically significant locations with enlightening stories.

Red At this Chinese temple, Wat Huay Pla Kung (also known as the "9-tier temple"), a dragon-flanked staircase leads to a nine-story golden pagoda, while a colossal white statue of the Buddha bestows blessings from the centre of a carved Guan Yin image.Blue Wat Rong Sua Ten, also known as the Blue Temple, is an intricate blue-and-gold masterpiece that is largely unknown to travellers.

Black Tour the Black House (Baan Dam Museum), a cluster of 40 black "houses" displaying a private collection of provocative art from the late Chiang Rai-born national artist Thawan Duchanee, who left an indelible mark on Thai art.

Wat Rong Khun, also known as the White Temple, has a heaven-like, all-white exterior and intricate carvings, as well as its own incredible history, and is a highlight of any trip to Chiang Rai.Choose from Two Unforgettable Four Seasons Destinations: Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle and Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai for a Unique Thai Cultural Vacation.


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