Hightlight: White Temple, Hot Spring, Chiang Saen, Golden Triangle, Mae Sai, Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Pu Kao and ethnic hilltribe villages
Tour Code: CNXOPT-10
Departure: Every Day
Destination: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Duration: Full Day
07:00 - Start from the hotel in Chiang Mai driving along a wildly route via Doi Saket through scenic hills, valleys and villages.
08:15 - A short break is made at Mae Khachan Hot Spring and continue to visit the famous White Temple
08:45 - Proceed to Chiang Rai province.
11:00 - Visit Akha & Yao hill tribe villages in Mae Chan area. View around taking pictures of tribal villages & people who still dress up in their traditional costume as well as purchasing some cheap crafts from them. As the Akha especially is still a very poor people then, extra money is normally asked if you’re taking their picture anyway if you’re still happy to do that please negotiate with them before.
12:00 - Continue to the ancient town of Chiang Saen, the capital of the kingdom until 13th century before King Meng Rai, the founder of Lanna Kingdom moved the capital to Chiang Rai. At that time the Myanmese also arrived and started to occupy the area, Chiang Saen was then totally destroyed and became an abandoned city for many decades.
12:40 - Visit Wat Chedi Luang, almost 800 years old temple also one of the most important temples in Chiang Saen that was also destroyed and left abandoned.
13:00 - Further drive along the Mekong’s River Bank to The World Renowned, Golden Triangle, the mystery land in the past related to the Drug Trade and War.
13:15 - Buffet lunch at the restaurant.
14:15 - Drive up a small hill to a scenic point at Wat Pu Kao for a picturesque view over the Mekong River and the meeting point of 3 different countries; Thailand – Laos – Myanmar.
14:45 - Then, take a short walk from the temple down to the Opium Museum where questions and curiosity about the Opium are replied.
15:15 - Go on travelling to Mae Sai, a bustling market at the border town with Myanmar and the northern most point of Thailand.
15:45 - Shop around for some precious stones particularly Jade from Myanmar as well as Chinese Goods that are shipped along the Mekong River down to Thailand.
16:45 - Head back to Chiang Mai.
20:45 - Arrive and transfer to the hotel.
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General Terms and Conditions
|Minimum 2 Adult(s)||Adult Price||Child Price|
|Price per pax||1,450||1,100|
|No. of Pax||Adult Price||Child Price|