Myanmar Temples & Golden Triangle Private Tour from Chiang Rai

Cultural & Theme Tours in Tachileik
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Tour description

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

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Tuk tuk ride
  • Professional guide
  • Day pass into Myanmar
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - House of Opium

What's not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities


  • All entrance fees included
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Lunch included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver