Get a taste of Burmese culture with a private tour from Chiang Rai across the border to Tachileik, Myanmar (Burma). Stop for glittering temples, local food and a bustling market before returning to northern Thailand to visit the Golden Triangle. Your expert guide explains the history of this region and its former role as a global supplier of opium.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Golden Triangle, Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai ProvinceThis is place where the borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos meet. It is also where the Mekong River flows from China and forms the border of Laos and ThailandDuration: 1 hourStop At: House of Opium, Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai ProvinceThis museum tells the history of the cultivation and use of opium in Asia.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Enrobed Elephant Temple, Tachileik, Shan StatePretty Buddhist temple in Tachilek, Shan State, MyanmarDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Tachileik Shwedagon Pagoda, Tachileik, Shan StateThis is smaller copy of the original Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Tachileik Market, Tachileik, Shan StateThis is an interesting market just across the border in Tachilek, Shan State, MyanmarDuration: 30 minutes