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Full Day Chiang Rai Golden Triangle Tour
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Tour Overview: Long journey tour from Chiangmai by road along picturesque scenic routes pass the beautiful Northern mountain and valleys via the Hot spring at Maekachan District and Chiangrai to visit Yao and Ahka hilltribe villages, explore..
Destination: Chiangrai
Package Type: Destination
End City: Chiangmai
Tour Type: Private/Join in
Duration: One Day
Tour Grade: EASY--
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Tour : FULL DAY CHIANGRAI & GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR

Daily : 07.00 – 19.30

07h00 Start from the hotel in Chiang Mai driving along a wildly route via Doi Saket through scenic hills, valleys and villages.
08h15 A short break is made at Mae Khachan Hot Spring.
08h45 Proceed to Chiang Rai province.
11h00 Visit Akha & Yao hill tribe villages in Mae Chan area. View around taking pictures of tribal villages & people who still dress up in their traditional costume as well as purchasing some cheap crafts from them. As the Akha especially is still a very poor people then, extra money is normally asked if you’re taking their picture anyway if you’re still happy to do that please negotiate with them before.
12h00 Continue to the ancient town of Chiang Saen, the capital of the kingdom until 13th century before King Meng Rai, the founder of Lanna Kingdom moved the capital to Chiang Rai. At that time the Myanmese also arrived and started to occupy the area, Chiang Saen was then totally destroyed and became an abandoned city for many decades.
12h40 Visit Wat Chedi Luang, almost 800 years old temple also one of the most important temples in Chiang Saen that was also destroyed and left abandoned.
13h00 Further drive along the Mekong’s River Bank to The World Renowned, Golden Triangle, the mystery land in the past related to the Drug Trade and War.
13h15 Buffet lunch at the restaurant.
14h15 Drive up a small hill to a scenic point at Wat Pu Kao for a picturesque view over the Mekong River and the meeting point of 3 different countries; Thailand – Laos – Myanmar.
14h45 Then, take a short walk from the temple down to the Opium Museum where questions and curiosity about the Opium are replied.
15h15 Go on travelling to Mae Sai, a bustling market at the border town with Myanmar and the northern most point of Thailand.
15h45 Shop around for some precious stones particularly Jade from Myanmar as well as Chinese Goods that are shipped along the Mekong River down to Thailand. Head back to Chiang Mai.
20h45 Arrive and transfer to the hotel.
 
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  Tour price in Thai baht /per person 

  Please note : Join Tour minimum 2 Pax.

  Approximately Join group pick up at: 07.15-07.45 AM

 

 

 

 
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TOUR INCLUDED

1. Transportation : Van
2. English speaking Guide
3. Admission fees as mentioned
4.Lunch
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Tour Name: Full Day Chiang Rai Golden Triangle Tour
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Start City: Chiangmai
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