Chiang Rai (Province)

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  • From Chiang Mai: White Temple & Golden Triangle Day Trip

    1. From Chiang Mai: White Temple & Golden Triangle Day Trip

    After a 07:00 AM pick-up in central Chiang Mai, depart for Chiang Rai, stopping for a short break at Mae Kachan hot springs. Visit Wat Rong Khun, the White Temple, before continuing to the Golden Triangle area. Visit Wat Phra That Chedi Luang in Chiang Saen Ancient City and see the Thailand, Laos and Myanmar borders from the Golden Triangle viewpoint. Stop for lunch before visiting the private Opium Museum, where you’ll learn the story of the opium trade and its significance. Enjoy a long-tail boat trip on the mighty Mekong River. On the way back to Chiang Mai take a break to stretch your legs in Mae Suay or Wiang Pa Pao district and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea. The estimated arrival time in Chiang Mai city is 8:30 PM. The arrival time in Chiang Mai City depends on the traffic conditions, amount of passengers, and any other unforeseen circumstances.

    This tour is a long day but excellent! Well paced. Saw many amazing sights. Good amount of detail

  • Chiang Mai: Private Airport Transfer to or from Chiang Rai

    2. Chiang Mai: Private Airport Transfer to or from Chiang Rai

    Start or end your trip to Chiang Rai with as little stress possible. Pre-book your Chiang Rai hotel transfer to or from Chiang Mai International Airport or your hotel in Chiang Mai, and benefit from the services of a ground transportation provider with a large fleet of vehicles to suit your needs. Enjoy a meet and greet service upon arrival at the airport, with 90 minutes of grace time in the event of any delays. Relax in the knowledge that all incoming flights are tracked to adjust meeting times if needed, and avoid unexpected extra fees. Sit back and relax as a fully licensed driver navigates the unfamiliar roads, with all vehicles equipped with GPS to ensure a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • From Chiang Mai: Chiang Rai Famous Temples Small Group Tour

    3. From Chiang Mai: Chiang Rai Famous Temples Small Group Tour

    Visit Chiang Mai’s sister city, Chiang Rai, on a 12-hour journey to visit 3 very different temples. Quirky, charming, and creative are words that could describe Chiang Rai. At the very least, this city is quite different from Chiang Mai, so join this trip to experience something quite new. Select the private option to have this experience with your friends and family only. Before you begin your tour, you’ll break up the long drive at the Mae Khachan Hot Springs to relax, dip your feet into steaming mineral water, have a snack, or walk around the gardens. Your first stop is the main attraction of the day: the White Temple. If you were expecting ancient ruins, then you might be surprised to find a modern architectural masterpiece designed and built by a local artist, Chaloemchai Khositphiphat. People say he spent over $40 million of his own money to create this unconventional art exhibit...

    It’s not our first time we booked a tour with Get Your Guide. Once in Nice and now in Chiang Mai. Everything was prompt and nicely organised, our guide Corn was very engaging and friendly and very well prepared :)

  • Chiang Rai: White Temple & Black House Small Group Tour

    4. Chiang Rai: White Temple & Black House Small Group Tour

    Following early morning pick-up from your hotel in Chiang Mai, drive towards Chiang Rai and stop at the hot springs and "White Temple" of Wat Rong Khun. Learn more about its unconventional design and construction, and admire the new temple of Wat Rong Sua Ten. Enjoy a lunch of authentic food from Thailand before visiting the Black House Museum (Baan Si Dum) to see an interesting collection of artifacts by the Thai artist, Thawan Duchanee. Go for a walk in the family-friendly Singha Park and marvel at the tea plantations before returning to Chiang Mai for hotel drop off at around 7:00 PM.

    Our guide, Moon, was very friendly and knowledgeable. Our group was small, 6 people including the guide, so we were able to go through the tour pretty quick while seeing everything. Our tour also started pretty early, about an hour earlier than others, but that made the difference in the crowd size. We went to a buffet for lunch that was mediocre.

  • Chiang Rai: Small Group Sightseeing Tour

    5. Chiang Rai: Small Group Sightseeing Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel in Chiang Rai around 9:30 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, and then discover the Blue Temple, with its impressive murals.  Finally, make a visit to the "Long neck tribe". Admire the local villagers' unique outfits and handmade crafts. Then journey back to your hotel in Chiang Rai, where you will arrive around 4:00 PM.

  • From Chiang Mai: Chiang Rai Highlights Spanish Guided Tour

    6. From Chiang Mai: Chiang Rai Highlights Spanish Guided Tour

    Start off your full-day tour to Chiang Rai with pickup from your hotel in Chiang Mai between 06:15 and 06:45 AM. See the countryside on a long but comfortable drive with your Spanish-speaking guide. Stop at the hot springs halfway between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. The water is warm enough that you will witness locals boiling their breakfast eggs in the geothermal water.  Then, visit the iconic White Temple, an impressive temple known worldwide for its unique sculptures and carvings. Capture the beauty of this photogenic point designed by Thailand's famous artist, Chaloemchai. Next, head off to the Big Buddha, an impressive statue and temple at the top of a small hill. If there is no special celebration that day, you can go up inside the Buddha's head and take in the views. Have a lunch break and dig in to a delicious Thai meal. Move on to the next highlight, a visit to the Black Hou...

  • Chiang Rai: Full-Day Customizable Private Tour

    7. Chiang Rai: Full-Day Customizable Private Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel and meet your passionate tour guide who will impart tidbits of history and culture on a full-day exploration of Chiang Rai. Enjoy a private tour that allows you to choose the sights and activities you want to experience, without wasting time on those you’d rather skip. Although Chiang Rai is usually overlooked in favor of its sister city Chiang Mai, dig a little deeper and discover a charming town rich in arts and culture. Originally the capital of the Mengrai Dynasty, the city was founded in the late 1200s and retains many of its Lanna influences in architecture, language, and cuisine. Simply indicate the attractions you want to see so that your guide has several options to craft the best schedule for you based on geography and diversity. If you don’t know where to start, a visit to the famous White and Blue Temples is strongly recommended. These are...

    My guide (Mr Parnatee) was fantastic! He knew so much at every stop, and was very attentive to all of my questions and requests for the tour. I had an amazing time in Chiang Rai, and I strongly recommend this trip to anyone wanting a one day trip.

  • Chiang Rai: Blue Temple amd Black House Private Bike Tour

    8. Chiang Rai: Blue Temple amd Black House Private Bike Tour

    Start with pickup from your accommodation and go to collect your bicycle, Complete a short safety briefing, then cycle over to the famous Wat Rong Suea Ten, otherwise known as the Blue Temple. Explore the temple, one of the most Instagrammable spots in Chiang Rai known for its bright blue hue and captivating carvings. Move on to Wat Huay Pla Kung, famous for its massive white statue of Guanyin, the goddess of mercy and compassion, as well as its 9-storey pagoda. Stand in awe of the statue and the two white dragons flanking it. Marvel at the Chinese-Lanna fusion architecture and design. Next cycle through breathtaking landscapes on your way to the next stop, past hills and mountains, local villages, pineapple plantations, rivers, and hot springs. You’ll also pass by one of the top universities in Chiang Rai, the Chiang Rai Rajabhat University, before having lunch at a local restaurant. ...

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Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 736 reviews

My guide (Mr Parnatee) was fantastic! He knew so much at every stop, and was very attentive to all of my questions and requests for the tour. I had an amazing time in Chiang Rai, and I strongly recommend this trip to anyone wanting a one day trip.

It’s not our first time we booked a tour with Get Your Guide. Once in Nice and now in Chiang Mai. Everything was prompt and nicely organised, our guide Corn was very engaging and friendly and very well prepared :)

It was a great and excellent trip. Niran has a deep knowledge of the region and was really kind and friendly. I highly recommend the trip! Many thanks! I am looking forward to see you again.

Real nice trip. Beautiful temples, great guide and good driver, which you'll be happy about seeing as it is a long trip.

Very nice tour... puma is very nice... It's really worth it just the white temple itself