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

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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.
  • 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
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 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
  • 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 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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Reviewed today via mobile

I have a chance to see something which I do not think that ordinary man will do it " That is the white temple" . Continue having a very dilicious Thai food in a local restaurant. The point of the famous golden triangle, boat trip...More

Thank Voyager61195436221
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a great trip. I have a very good time and nice pictures. Nui is a excellent guide. Full of funny and informative stories. Tks so much for a great experience.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mai H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved it! Excellent communication in the days leading up to the tour. Our guide contacted us beforehand to confirm pick up locations and times. The van was very comfortable, clean, and well air conditioned which made for a very comfortable journey all day. Our...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank RaoulJulio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great way to see a lot of northern Thailand in one day. It's a lot of driving, and the stops are relatively short (45 min-1 hr at the White Temple & for the golden triangle boat trip, 20-30 min for the hot...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ginger H
Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

Our trip was with Ming Tours, the organisation was good but... this is an extremely long day! Although the driver and guide were very good they weren’t really allowed any rest for the entire trip, we were collect at 7.15 am and didn’t get back...More

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7 September 2019|
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Response from denveryo | Reviewed this property |
Our driver made it in 3 hours and our guide made it fun and educational. We didn't have the time to spend the night so we saw what we wanted and were very pleased with our day trip. It's a long day but we loved it.
29 August 2019|
Response from ทัวร์ริ่ง เ |
Sorry for the delayed reply. We could pick up and drop off you at hotel with the price THB2,000.- The time duration will be 14-15 hours due to there is a road maintenance along the way to Chiang Rai that we couldn't assume... More
26 August 2019|
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Response from Kat652015 | Reviewed this property |
We booked a tour with Ming Travel that included the White Temple, Blue Temple and a boat trip to Laos, it is an extremely long day with mostly travelling and little time at the temples
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