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Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai & Golden Triangle
Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai & Golden Triangle
  2 days / 1 night
  Chiang Mai - Thaton - Chiang Rai


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This Northern Thailand tour provides an insight into the fascinating mountain area. It leads from the former Lan Na capital Chiang Mai to the Golden Triangle and ends in Chiang Rai. In addition to the various attractions you get knowledge of Thailand’s hill tribes. From Chiang Rai you can easily transfer to the border of Laos and enjoy with us a cruise on the Mekong River to Luang Prabang.

Location Information
DAY 1 Chiang Mai – Thaton

Pick up at the hotel in Chiang Mai and drive to the elephant camp. During an interesting show the elephants perform some forestry tasks. Enjoy an elephant trek through the forest. After drive on the scenic road to Chiang Dao district. Lunch at a local restaurant. Explore the Chiang Dao cave. The stalactite-laden chambers are large and impressive. Continue along the mountain road towards Thaton. This region is called “Little Tuscany” because of its wine yards and wine productions. Visit the picturesque Wat Thaton with its giant Buddha statue. Enjoy the fantastic view from the mountain temple over Thaton. Drive to the hotel for check in.

DAY 2 Thaton – Chiang Rai

After breakfast in the hotel visit a remote Lahu hill tribe village. Drive along winding roads to Doi Tung Mountain. Visit the beautiful Mae Fah Luang Garden. Continue northwards to the former Royal City of Chiang Saen. Boat trip along the mighty Mekong River towards the Golden Triangle. Stop at the Laotian river island. Lunch at a local restaurant overlooking the impressive sandbanks in the Mekong. Explore the Golden Triangle where the borders of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet. Visit the interesting Opium Museum. Afterwards transfer to your hotel in Chiang Rai.

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Destination Hotel Rating Category Nights
Thaton Maekok River Village Resort Superior Room 1
Services Included

Air-conditioned car /van and driver

English speaking guide (French and German speaking guides available upon request)

Rates include all entrance fees as per program

Accommodation as listed on twin sharing basis

Daily breakfast in the hotel (B)

Other meals as per itinerary (L/D)

Services Excluded

Personal expenses



Children under 12 years sharing room with 2 adults with extra bed 70% of adult rate.

Children under 12 years sharing room with 2 adults without extra bed 50% of adult rate.

Valid only if child travels with two paying adults.



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