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Chiang Rai-White Temple and Golden Triangle Private Tour from Chiang Mai

  • Make the most of your time with a private tour in Northern Thailand
  • Snap photos of the surreal decor in the White Temple
  • Explore the Golden Triangle, a region once infamous for the opium trade
Chiang Rai—White Temple and Golden Triangle Private Tour from Chiang Mai
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Chiang Rai—White Temple and Golden Triangle Private Tour from Chiang Mai
See more of Chiang Rai and Northern Thailand with your own private guide on a full-day tour from Chiang Mai. Cover highlights, including the White Temple (Wat Rong Khun), Mekong River, and the Golden Triangle, where Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos meet. Cruise the Mae Khong River, browse exhibits at the House of Opium Museum, and perhaps stop at a hill tribe village on a tour with options that are tailored to your interests.
What to Expect
Get an early start after hotel pickup in Chiang Mai and travel with your guide by air-conditioned private vehicle to Chiang Rai.

Break up the 3-hour drive with a stop at Mae Kajan hot springs for coffee and the chance to soak your feet in thermal waters. Continue to Chiang Rai, where you go to the White Temple, an original work of art designed by Thai artist Chalermchai Kositpipat.

Next, head to the Golden Triangle and have lunch (included) at a renowned riverside restaurant that overlooks the Mekong River. After eating, get photo ops at the Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar meeting point, before boarding a boat that glides down the Mekong to the Myanmar border and a Laos market on Don Sao Island.

You’ll also learn more about the Golden Triangle’s history in the opium trade at the Opium House Museum. Opt to visit a hill tribe village (own expense) on the return drive to your hotel in Chiang Mai.
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1 - 5 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago
Well worth seeing

Booked a private car and driver, to see the white temple and the Golden triangle. Both well worth visiting, especially the artist gallery at the white temple, as this guy is the constructor of the White Temple| It was a four hour journey from Chiang...More

Thank aueljm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent !

I would like to thank your company and especially B for a fabulous tour yesterday marred only when I lost my phone and bank cards in the Laos market. B went out of his way to track down who found it and I am glad...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 15 June 2018
Nice Day Trip

What a great tour. Yes, it is a long day and a lot of driving and a trip that you will only do once. Pu and Pon made small pit stops and treated us to local snacks and fruits. The lunch that was included was...More

1  Thank Edward T
Reviewed 20 April 2018
Golden triangle Tour

Great day trip when including the Karon village, white temple and hot springs. To see the golden triangle first hand was fantastic.

Thank Glenn H
Reviewed 2 April 2018
Excellent tour and service by Pon and Chris!

We just completed an excellent private tour of almost 12 hours with Pon and Chris, in a very comfortable van, equipped with cold water, snacks, and cold moist towels. We got picked up at our hotel in Chiang Mai, then went to the hot springs,...More

3  Thank CuervoCanuck
ponchiangmai, Owner at Pon Chiang Mai Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you very much to write your heart out! We're really glad to make your trip a good experience. memorable, fun and safe and moreover, we're happy you like it that reminds us not stop better services for our valued customers. Hope our trips will...More

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