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Chiang Rai & Golden Triangle

Duration
2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 683

This is where Thailand, Myanmar and Laos converge. Apart from beautiful spectacular landscapes, it is home to ancient settlements, Buddhist shrines, ethnic villages and exotic hill tribes.


Chiang Rai is the northernmost province of Thailand about 785 kilometres/490 miles north of Bangkok. The province, which is located within the renowned Golden Triangle area where Myanmar, Laos and Thailand converge, is also known as the gateway to these countries. Chiang Rai is a paradise endowed with abundant natural tourist attractions and antiquities; the province itself is evidence of past civilizations. Attractions range from magnificent mountain scenery, ruins of ancient settlements, historic sites, Buddhist shrines and ethnic villages as the province is also home to several hilltribes who maintain fascinating lifestyles.

Travel overland from Chiang Mai by private car to Chiang Rai with an optional stop at an elephant camp at Chiang Dao. Continue to a remote hilltribe village and visit the Chiang Dao Cave with its 12kilometres/7 miles of stalactite formations. After lunch, travel on the Mae Kok River to Chiang Rai for overnight.

The next morning, visit the famous Golden Triangle. Visit hilltribe villages with their colourfully clothed people. Continue through beautiful countryside with spectacular views to the border town of Mae Sai for lunch returning by road to Chiang Mai in the evening. 

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Duration
2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 683

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Day 1

Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

Pick up from Hotel in Chiang Mai Town.

Leave for Chiang Rai by road, crossing mountains and passing scenic valleys. First stop is "Wiang Pa Pao", famous for it Hot Springs. Then continue to visit Wat Rong Khun is popularly known as the White Temple. This contemporary Buddhist and Hindu temple has been workmen to complete the project 90 years till its finish. Contemporary Buddhist and Hindu temple has been evolving for the last decade and is the vision of Thai Chalermchai Kositpipat. He estimates it will take his skilled workmen to complete the project 90 years till is finish Construction began in 1997 and is ongoing. Lunch will be provide at local restaurant. Then visit to the Black House Museum, their art gallery contains of the Thai National Visual Art Artist Mr.Thawan Duchanee's works from. On the area of more than 100 rai, there are 25 northern-style building where installs of the local arts from the past to present. Most of the buildings are in black and decorated by woodcut, antler, elephant bones, etc. It also consists of various black colored buildings constructed in the style a Thai temple. Transfer to hotel for check-in. Overnight in Chiang Rai.

Meal Plan Lunch and Dinner
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Katiliya Mountain Resort and Spa

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    Katiliya Mountain Resort and Spa


    Nestled within the mist-shrouded hills of northern Thailand, Katiliya Mountain Resort & Spa brings contemporary luxury to a land steeped in lore. Located in the countryside between Chiang Rai, Mae Sai and Doi Mae Salong, this all-suite resort presides over a spellbinding landscape of lush ...

    Nestled within the mist-shrouded hills of northern Thailand, Katiliya Mountain Resort & Spa brings contemporary luxury to a land steeped in lore. Located in the countryside between Chiang Rai, Mae Sai and Doi Mae Salong, this all-suite resort presides over a spellbinding landscape of lush green valleys, mountain lakes and endless forest-covered hills. Facilities include a large outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, library room and spa.

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Day 2

Golden Triangle to Chiang Rai Airport

Breakfast at Hotel.

This morning visit Mae Chan where Yao and Akha Hill tribe villages are situated. Then continue to the Golden Triangle (its sights and scenes present images of a traditional way of life unknown in the western world) followed by boat ride on the Mekong River to see activities along the border of Laos. Stop at Don Sao Island on to visit the local market selling local handicrafts. After lunch at a local restaurant in Golden Triangle area, we drive to Mae Sai which is geographically the most northern town of Thailand on the border to Burma. The two countries are connected by a bridge over the Mae Sai River, which allows lively cross border traffic between the Thais and Burmese. Transfer to Chiang Rai Airportfor departure flight. (Evening flight)

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 1 night accommodation
  • Guided touring and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Private vehicle overland travel as per itinerary
  • Departure airport transfer
  • Meals as specified

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not specifically indicated
  • Optional excursions
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Item of a personal nature
  • Gratuities

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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