Chiang Rai

(3600 Ft Above Sea Level)

Thailand ( Asia )
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Chiang Rai is categorised as Hillside Hamlet

Clock Tower at Chiang Rai
Sadue Mueang, Omphalos of the City

Reasons to Visit
  • Chiang Rai is a hillside getaway (3600 ft asl) located about 200 kms northeast of Chiang Mai and accessible via a short flight from Bangkok.
  • Chiang Rai is just 62 kms south of Mae Sai, the Burmese border and 60 kms southwest of Chiang Saen, Laos border and 90 kms north of Phayao town.
  • The Golden Triangle, the tripoint of the Thailand, Laos and Myanmar borders is 55 km northeast of the city.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Chiang Rai

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Destination Ideas

  • Chiang Rai - A Laidback hillside Getaway

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    Ahka And Yao Hill Tribes is situated at a short drive from Chiang Rai to Mae Chan uphill along narrow mountain roads leads to Akha and Yao hill tribe villages. The Akha are tibetan tribe and one of the poorest. The Yao, originated in China, are heavily influenced by Chinese traditions. A visit to Ahka and Yao hill tribes is a popular tourist excursion option.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Cultural Centre
    Set high amid magnificent mountain scenery, the village of Mae Salong is a combination of pack horses, hill tribes (Akha, Lisum, Mien, Hmong) and southern Chinese style houses conjures up images of a small town or village in Yunnan Province in China. There are many fruit wines and liquors on sales at the market and the local illicit corn whisky is much in demand with tourists.
    Border Market, Weekly Haats and Flee Markets
    Mae Sai is the northernmost point in Thailand situated on the border with Burma where the shops and street stalls are full of Chinese and Burmese handicrafts and antique.
    Border Market
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    Boomerang Adventure Park (3 kms) is Shaped like a boomerang the park has 20+ rock climbing routes for all skill levels. It also has zip lines and Asia's largest swing. Guests can also walk to a Buddha Cave and a natural cavern where hikers can walk around and come out on the north side of the scenic hill.
    Kok River visit with Elephant Trek is a Thrilling boat ride along the Mae Kok River alongwith a visit to a traditional Karen hill tribe village. Guests take an elephant trek through the surrounding countryside before boarding the boat for a short visit to the local hot springs. Guests also explore tribal villages around the area.
    Walking, Village Visit

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Airport in Chiang Rai
  • Chiang Rai International Airport ( CEI ) , Chiang Rai
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