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From Chiang Mai: Chiang Rai and Golden Triangle Day Trip

1. From Chiang Mai: Chiang Rai and Golden Triangle Day Trip

Soak in the waters of the Mae Kajan hot springs and visit the White Temple on this day trip from Chiang Mai. Ride in an air-conditioned coach or van. Savor and authentic Thai lunch, tasty snacks, and fresh fruits. Go to a market on Don Sao Island, the Opium House Museum, and the Long Neck tribe. Depart Chiang Mai and journey towards Chiang Rai, stopping at the hot springs of Mae Kajan to soak your feet in the healing waters. Then, visit the temple of Wat Rong Khun and marvel at is white exterior inlaid with mirrored glass. Enter the "Golden Triangle" to see the city of Chiang Saen. Enjoy lunch at a famous restaurant before climbing aboard a boat for a ride along the Mekong River (optional). Cross into Laos and go to the market at Don Sao Island. Visit the Opium House Museum to learn more about opium and why it was once as expensive as gold.  Get the chance to stop at a hill tribe village en route back to Chiang Mai and meet the people of the Long Neck tribes.

From Chiang Mai: Customize Your Own Private Chiang Rai Tour

2. From Chiang Mai: Customize Your Own Private Chiang Rai Tour

On this private, customizable tour of Chiang Rai from Chiang Mai, you call all the shots and create your own itinerary. Enjoy a private driver that will bring you wherever you want to go in an air-conditioned vehicle and learn about the sights you see with a local guide. Following hotel pickup, head to Chiang Rai to start your personalized itinerary with your driver and guide. Throughout your trip, your personal guide will share their local know-how to help you learn historical details, cultural insight, and other stories about the attractions you visit. While often overlooked, the northern city of Chiang Rai is another cultural gem you should add to your Thailand bucket list. With historic temples, bustling street markets, outdoor parks, and indigenous villages on its resume, there are plenty of activities and things to do in Chiang Rai. At checkout, simply indicate the three to four attractions you want to see, with a few additional sights so that your guide has several options to craft the best schedule for you based on geography and diversity. Choose from the following sights to see on your tour: • White Temple (Wat Rong Khun)• Blue Temple (Wat Rong Suea Ten)• Black House (Baan Dam Museum)• Golden Triangle• Mae Khachan Hot Spring• Wat Phra That Pukhao Temple• Mae Sai border• Hilltribe Museum and Education Center• Khun Korn Waterfall• Pu Kaeng Waterfall

Chiang Rai: 2-Day Private White Temple & Golden Triangle

3. Chiang Rai: 2-Day Private White Temple & Golden Triangle

Departing from Chiang Mai, your first visit will be at a hot springs. Enjoy lunch at the local restaurant. Continue your journey to White Temple (Wat Rong Khun), a dazzling temple built in 1990. Its ornate all-white exterior with embedded pieces of mirror gives it a resplendent appearance which marks it as one of the most beautiful temples. Visit the Black House (Baan Dam), an original contemporary art museum before heading to your hotel in Chiang Rai. Start your second day at Choui Fong Tea Plantation, well-known for its grand view and the highest quality traditional teas cultivated. As the site is located on the hill, you will be able to get great scenery of the land. Continue to Wat Rong Sua Ten (the Blue Temple), which is famous for its magnificent blue interior with a large white Buddha that marks the spirits. The paintings are reminiscent of the style that you can see inside the White Temple. Next, you will visit Doi Tung, the former king mother's botanical garden in the mountain.  Continue to Chiang Sean for a panoramic view of the Golden Triangle, where Laos, Myanmar and Thailand meet the mighty Mekong River. it will be a good combination tour of the nature, culture and traditions as well as the beautiful landscapes (optional boat ride on the mighty Mae Khong River). Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and continue to explore Chiang Rai history at Opium Museum and head back to Chiang Mai by 6:00 PM. 

Chiang Rai: Small Group Sightseeing

4. Chiang Rai: Small Group Sightseeing

Meet at Meeing point Tower clock at 10.00 am or Front gate of white temple at 10.30 am First stop is the Chiang Rai White Temple, a unique and impressive temple known worldwide for its alternative figures and drawings. Then, visit the Big Buddha, an impressive figure at the top of a small hill. Go up inside the Buddha's head and enjoy the views of the surrounding countryside. Next stop is Black House, a group of houses decorated using a lot of different color blacks, Stop for Lunch enjoy Thai food include it and then discover the Blue Temple, with its impressive murals.  Then journey back to Tower clock in Chiang Rai, where you will arrive around 4:00 PM. or if who want to continue to Chiangmai let us know , we can drop you in Chiangmai hotel , but please let us know for space baggage

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Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 88 reviews

We have such a lovely two day trip with Anan as our guide and Mr Oum as our driver! We had a whole mini bus to ourselves so were super comfortable for all the long drives! Despite there being lots of travel time Anan makes sure to stop often, even throwing in snack stops to try local food or extra attractions! All the attractions included in the itinerary were great to see - we particularly loved the white temple and tea plantations! We also got to visit the Long Neck tribe with some spare time! Anan and Mr Oum went above and beyond - couldn’t recommend them enough!

Anan and Peter were wonderful! Anan is a wonderful tour guide and took us around Chiang Rai, The Golden triangle and around. He also played the role of the photographer. He is very kind, has a wonderful personality and sense of humor. Peter also is a wonderful and patient driver who took us all over for 13 hours. He would have had drinks restocked in the car cup holders by the time we were back from sight seeing. I highly recommend Anan and Peters service.

Maggie and Peter where an excellent team. Maggie was very knowledgeable about all points of interest as well as the local culture and landscape. She has a great personality and is very upbeat and proud of her country. We left the tour with new friends!

It really was a wonderful day. We had a very nice guide who took us to all the spots we wanted to see. She was very patient and explained a lot to us about the individual temples. always my pleasure

Day packed with activity! I loved it! I feel like I saw a lot of the countryside and different parts of Northern Thailand - and Laos!