Chiang Mai & the Golden Triangle

Upgraded, Chiang Mai to Chiang Mai

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Visit the fascinating city of Chiang Mai, a thriving metropolis with many points of interest to visitors and a less hectic alternative to the capital. Explore ancient temples and delve into Thai culture and traditions in lush, mountainous scenery. Visit indigenous hilltribe communities for a glimpse into traditional life, and then venture by boat to the threshold of three different countries—the Golden Triangle—where the borders of Thailand, Burma (Myanmar) and Laos meet.

What’s included

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Khantoke dinner and show
  • Visit Wat Doi Suthep
  • Mae Kampong Village visit
  • Trip to the Laos and Burma borders
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


  • Delight in chiang mai with a khantoke dinner
  • Seek enlightenment at the temple of doi suthep
  • Marvel at the mysteries of chiang rai
  • Explore local hilltribe villages


Day 1 Chiang Mai (1D) If you arrive early, you will have time to relax and explore Chiang Mai. In the evening, enjoy dinner northern Khantok style, a must do when you reach northern Thailand. Khantok in the northern dialect means a wooden tray used for carrying dishes, round in shape and made of teak wood. Additional Notes: Arrive in Chiang Mai airport by mid afternoon (before 4pm). Included Activities: Meet and Greet Hotel Welcome Meeting Khantoke Dinner and Show Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 2 Chiang Mai (1B) Many visitors come here to attend cooking courses, massage classes, or yoga lessons. It is also a mecca of handicraft production, with a long history of silverwork, woodcarving, pottery-making, and weaving. The fun doesn't end when the sun goes down, as the night bazaar opens. The bazaar is a series of covered markets, shops, and stalls that offer the best selection of handicrafts in Thailand. Included Activities: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Temple Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
Day 3 Chiang Mai/Chiang Rai (1B, 1L) You will be picked up from your hotel and travel through the Thai countryside to Chiang Rai. Included Activities: Mae Kampong Village Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (4.50-5.00 hours, 274km)
Day 4 Chiang Rai/Chiang Mai (1B, 1L) Along the way we stop make stops at a colourful market, Fish Cave, and Monkey Cave. We also visit another local hilltribe before heading back to Chiang Mai. Included Activities: Golden Triangle Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s))
Day 5 Chiang Mai (1B) Depart at any time. Departure transfer included. Additional Notes: Hotel check-out is 12:00pm. Transport: Private Vehicle