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Chiang Rai Day Trip from Chiang Mai City

From US$59.50
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 
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Chiang Rai Day Trip from Chiang Mai City
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Chiang Rai Day Trip from Chiang Mai City
From US$59.54
Overview
No visit to Chiang Mai is complete without seeing Wat Rong Khun, better known as the White Temple. Travel to the landmark with ease on a hassle-free day trip from Chiang Mai, ideal for first-time visitors with limited time. In just one day, tick off the 7th-century Chiang Saen and the Golden Triangle, and take a boat ride on the Khong River. Enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in an air-conditioned minivan, and receive personalized attention from your guide in a small group limited to nine people.
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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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile
Long day, but worth it!

Wow, this was a long day! Drove 3.5 hours to Chiang Rai. Plenty of stops on the way, at some hot springs too which was cool. The temple was amazing though. Truly stunning. You won't find many pictures of the inside, I won't spoil the...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 11 May 2018
A long day, but enjoyable.

A nicely put together day trip to Chiang Rai and Laos. We had John as our tour guide - a bubbly, friendly man who was very knowledgeable, passionate and a real joker. He was very fun to be around and made the trip more enjoyable....More

3  Thank pmiddling1
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile
Tiring but worthwhile

Guide was very prestative and enriched the trip with historical view of the town. They took us and left us at the hotel near Three King monument, we were offered water and fruits during the trip, we had lunch and stopped at a coffee shop...More

3  Thank Vitor O
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile
Day trip to Chiang Rai & Laos

Had a fantastic day trip to Chiang Rai & Laos, tour guide - M was amazing! spot on with everything (including timing, which meant we got to everything before it got overly busy with other tours) which made myself & my wife’s day, excellent !...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile
A lot of driving

My family took this tour departing from Chiang Mai. It was a 3 hour drive to the White Temple and then another 1.5 hrs to the Golden Triangle. With stops along the way to eat, stretch and shop, it ended up being a 12 hour...More

1  Thank FriskyFriggs
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Susan C
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We did the group tour to Chiang Rai and honestly, you could do the temple all on your own without a guide. Round trip transportation there should be easy to coordinate with any of the companies in that area. If I were you... More
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