Chiang Rai Information and Travel Tips to Plan your Vacation

Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai is the most northern province of Thailand with some of the most beautiful natural landscapes. It is situated close to the Golden Triangle—where Thailand meets with Laos and Myanmar. Chiang Rai is the perfect base to explore this magnificent region.

Chiang Rai

Chiang Saen

Chiang Saen is a small town and old capital of the Lanna Kingdom. Resting on the bank of Mekong, the little mystic village offers various archeological wonders. The main attraction of this small village is its watery scene of the Mekong and the local commercial activities along the river. Chiang Saen has what looks like an endless number of rice fields that is quite a sight. Other attractions include Wat Pa Sak, Wat Phra Thom Kitti, and the National Museum.

Princess Mother Hall and Doi Mae Salong

The view from this temple is amazing and in Mae Salong is a museum where you will learn of the Kuo Min Tang s plight after being exiled from China and forced out of Burma.

Gate of Siam

At the Gate of Siam, you can stand atop the mountain bordering Thailand and Laos and look out to see the beauty Laos and the Mekong River.

The Golden Triangle

Want to be in three different places at once? The Golden Triangle is your answer. Located at the border where Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar (Burma) meet, the Golden Triangle is situated in a small town named Sop Ruak at the junction of Sop Ruak and Mekong River. The merging rivers and lush green hills form breathtaking views of the Golden Triangle.

Mekong River & Hill Tribes

The Mekong River is a major water transportation route for Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. It passes through the dwellings of many native hill tribes, each with its own distinct language and custom, including the Karen Long Necked Tribe and Big Earrings Hill Tribe.

Mae Sai

Mae Sai, the most northern town of Thailand, is known for its pristine mountain scenery and native hill tribes. Bordering Burma, there are plenty of Burmese goods to shop for in this small town. Visitors can also obtain a one-day visa and visit Burma s border town of Tachilek.

Based on your interest, we suggest the following tour packages which will provide you with the greatest enjoyment

Tantalizing Thailand 10 Days 8 Nights[RAX]

  • Tour Code: RAX          Date: 06/14/2018 ~ 12/06/2018       Price From: $1600 Land Only
Visiting: BANGKOK(4 nts) - CHIANG RAI(1 nt) - CHIANG MAI(3 nts)