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Chiang Rai Day Trip Small-Group from Chiang Mai City with Golden Triangle

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Overview
This small-group (all inclusive) day trip to Chiang Rai Province will take you to a variety of attractions such as the modern architecture of the White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) and the ancient city ruins of Chiang Saen (Wat Chedi Luang). Ride a long-tail boat on the Khong River and see the Golden Triangle from a viewpoint. Lunch (Thai Set) is included in addition to round-trip hotel transport from Chiang Mai.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Touring Center
Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Mae Khachan Hot Spring
    Stop: 15 minutes -
  • 2
    Wat Rong Khun
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Golden Triangle
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 4
    Wat Phra That Chedi Luang
    Stop: 30 minutes -
    See details
  • 5
    House of Opium
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • A hassle-free day trip to Wat Rong Khun from Chiang Mai 
  • Travel to the Golden Triangle, Khong River, and White Temple with ease
  • Stay cool during round-trip transport by air-conditioned coach bus 
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to nine
What to Expect
This guided tour begins with pickup from your Chiang Mai hotel. Board an air-conditioned minivan destined for the Chiang Rai province. During the journey, make a short stop at the Mae Khachan Hot Spring (Wiang Po Po). Continue to Wat Rung Khun aka the White Temple. Your next stop is Chiang Saen, a river town replete with ancient temple ruins. Here, you get the chance to break for a buffet lunch. Absorb views of the Golden Triangle, the name given to where the borders of Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar intersect, and relax during a boat ride on the Khong River. After a short stop at the Hall of Opium, return to your Chiang Mai hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Touring Center, 14 Floor 1st Ratchadamnoen Rd., Soi 5, Muang,, เทศบาลนครเชียงใหม่ อำเภอเมืองเชียงใหม่ เชียงใหม่ 50200, Thailand

Traveler pickup is offered
We provide the pick up service from all hotels in central Chiang Mai. (hotels located within 5 kilometers of the Touring Center's Office only). For hotel outside the service area, there will be additional charge, please feel free contact our Reservations Team.
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Duration
13h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional English Speaking Guide
  • Thai set lunch or international buffet
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Boat Trip along Khong River
  • Visit House of Opium
  • All admission fees and activities
  • Travelling accident insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Rong Khun
  • Entry/Admission - Golden Triangle
  • Entry/Admission - House of Opium
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Pick up/Drop off Surcharge for hotel outside city centre(THB500/way; 6-15Km & THB1,000/way; 16-30Km)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Infant rates (children under 2 years) apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • The duration of hotel pickups is approximately 30 minutes; the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Passport is required to enter Laos
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • The trip duration can reach maximum of 14 hours depending on the traffic along the way and the road conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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My wife, and I (elderly couple 76 & 66) took a small group tour to Chiang Rai on 23rd Jan and were completely put off by arrogance and unhelpfulness of our guide, May. She was accompanied by a friend whom she introduced as a trainee. May came to pick us up from Empress Hotel,
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Fantastic experience whit a very prepare person. Was me and my sister and we spend a very beautiful day around all the site. Our guide take us everywhere and explain everything in a very pleasant way,we are grate to her to show us how beautiful her country is!!! Really highly
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Thank you Ratana for a wonderful day trip to Chiang Rai. A really nice trip for us and thank you for the safe driving and interesting tour of the white and blue temples. Enjoyed talking with you and learning the many wonderful things about Northern Thailand.
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Our tour guide Tui was very good. He was informative and keen to share his knowledge. The tour makes for a very long day but it is worth it. Some interesting sights and a tasty lunch included.
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Great arrangement and enjoy the trip ... tour guard is good... a must go place when you visit to Chiang Mai...
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By: Touring Center
612 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
sjs43
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
167
How one bad tour guide can ruin the reputation of the entire agency
My wife, and I (elderly couple 76 & 66) took a small group tour to Chiang Rai on 23rd Jan and were completely put
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358jimd
Ann Arbor
52
Well planned trip to Doi Inthanon
This trip is just as advertised (nothing strenuous, multiple stops hitting the highlights) and everything ran on
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ClaudiaTapparelli
Bangkok, Thailand
368
Amazing literally AMAZING
Fantastic experience whit a very prepare person. Was me and my sister and we spend a very beautiful day around all
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Patrick V
Manosque, France
14243
Have remained on my hunger
2 chiang Mai highlights in one day. the temple was OK, but I was really disappointed about the Hmong village. I
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Patrick V
Manosque, France
14243
To be recommended when you want to get out of the city for a day.
Quite long time in the minivan, but with a fantastic lot of co visitors and Mae, our guide. Not only a beautiful
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valeriei810
Liverpool, United Kingdom
94
Excellent and worthwhile trip
Brilliant day trip and well worth going, albeit long time on the tour bus. The pagodas, the waterfalls and the
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John_61195436221
Chiang Mai, Thailand
71
Excursions in Ciangmai
I recieved a lots of things from them such as very good vans and facilities,good services and experince guides.
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Quirkedkirk
10
Fantastic time, with a great guide!
We had an awesome time on this trip, our guide, Mr. Nong, led a great tour. He was very informative, and also very
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Khaled_R
Ariana, Tunisia
41
« Trek with Ek » in Doi Inthanon
My wife and I had a full day trip to Doi Inthanon, with the exceptional « Ek » that was guiding us. Ek was full of
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763craigo
2417
Nice day out and a great tour guide
Our tour guide Kik was fantastic. She was really friendly, had perfect English, and took loads of photos for us.
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AdrianH1212
Houston, Texas
390119
Enjoyable and Informative
Thank you Ratana for a wonderful day trip to Chiang Rai. A really nice trip for us and thank you for the safe
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Merritt B
Toronto, Canada
17938
Long but interesting day
Our tour guide Tui was very good. He was informative and keen to share his knowledge. The tour makes for a very
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Tony8911
Penang Island, Malaysia
212
Great Trip
Great arrangement and enjoy the trip ... tour guard is good... a must go place when you visit to Chiang Mai...
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H4920YCmichaelak
10
White Temples were amazing!!
Our tour guide Pookie was great. Very nice and informative. I wish we got a lot more time (we only had 50 minutes)
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nicksY7950NN
Greater London, United Kingdom
6917
Good to get an idea
Booked this as wanted to have a tour and a good idea of sights around Chiang Mai but didn’t want to spend a whole
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Key Details
  • Duration: 13h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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