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Chiang Rai Day Trip from Chiang Mai City

  • 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 
Chiang Rai Day Trip from Chiang Mai City
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Chiang Rai Day Trip from Chiang Mai City
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.

Reviews (126)
1 - 5 of 65 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Uncomfortable ride but otherwise worth it

First of, this is a 15 hour day with over half of it riding in a van. We felt hurried through the main attraction, the White Temple, having only an hour to appreciate the vast complex. The ride was VERY bad but I suppose it...More

Thank Danna D
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent tour!

Great tour, highly recommended if you're hoping to see a little more of Thailand outside of Chiang Mai. The white temple is beautiful! Make sure you soak it all in because you can only go through it once and it ends in the exit. I...More

1  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Simon an Vero visit to Chiang Rai

We had a wonderful trip with our guide John, who was very knowledgeable about the area and Thai culture. The White Temple was worth seeing as well the golden triangle. Thanks to John for being an excellent host and organising an unexpected wonderful lunch.

1  Thank simon w
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile
Chiang Rai

We had an amazing time our tour guide john was very pleasant, funny and explained about every location, he also took amazing pictures, also the driver laz drove us safely from one location to the next.

1  Thank Sandra Chiugo O
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile
Fantastic Day Trip!

Our guide, John, and our driver, Wetchian, were amazing! They kept us informed on how long each leg of the journey would be and what was coming next. It is a lot of riding in the van because it is so far to Chiang Rai,...More

4  Thank Katherine O
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Hannu-Daniel G
13 October 2018|
Response from Katherine O | Reviewed this property |
You just need to have your passport on you. You're not going through an official customs type border crossing because you're just crossing the river. They just need to see your passport and you're fine.
Lisa L
11 October 2018|
Response from Sandra Chiugo O | Reviewed this property |
Am not sure i booked directly via TripAdvisor