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GoldenTriangle - Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai Tour Package by Explorient

A Private Tour of Northern Thailand – Golden Triangle, Chiang Rai, Myanmar Crossing Chiang Mai

6 Days / 5 Nights – Tour Code (CCX)

Land Only – Departs Daily

This tour features two of Northern Thailand’s most popular spots offering a heavy dose of the Kingdom’s exotic culture, scenic beauty and uncommon adventures.

Chiang Rai is well known for its crisp mountain scenery, outdoors recreation and timeless hilltribes. Here, we embark on a culturally-inspiring boat trip along the Mae Kok to one of the region’s many hilltribe villages to observe their primitive way of life. Tour the famous Golden Triangle on the mighty Mekong and cross the border into Myanmar to catch a rare glimpse of Burmese life. Then, travel south to the deep rooted heritage city of Chiang Mai, a town of unsurpassed charm that welcomes you with its alluring temples, warm friendly people and an atmosphere instantly transcends your body & mind from the very moment you arrive.

Haggle your way to incredible bargains at the bustling Night Bazaar lined with playful vendors, colorful stalls and sidewalk eateries; embark on an elephant safari exploring the jungle on an elephant’s back and on a bamboo raft, fly through one of the planet’s oldest rainforests atop a zip-line, take home Thailand’s culinary secrets in a fun-filled cooking lesson, or simply relax and indulge in one of the world’s most luxurious spas for which Thailand is so famous. Whatever your wish for the perfect mountain retreat, this tour promises memories of a lifetime.

Special discounted airfares are available for this tour — contact us for details.


TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Hotel Breakfasts Daily
  • Lunches as specified per itinerary (food only)
  • Private ground transportation between Chiang Rai & Chiang Mai
  • Extensive sightseeing per itinerary including an activity of your choice in Chiang Mai
  • Private Tour: Sightseeing & Transfers by private car, driver and Professional Guides (except where otherwise noted on Day 5)

 

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1. Arrive Chiang Rai
Upon arrival in Chiang Rai, transfer to Le Meridien Chiang Rai. This afternoon take a boat trip along the Mae Kok River through the unspoiled countryside to visit a local hilltribe village.

Day 2. Chiang Rai (Golden Triangle / Myanmar Border Crossing)
Today’s full day tour features to famous Golden Triangle that borders Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. Enjoy a boat ride along the Mighty Mekong to get a close up look at where the three countries meet. Then, cross into a Myanmar border town to catch a glimpse the Burmese life. Visit local temples and enjoy a stroll through its bustling market before crossing back to Thailand. Return to your resort in the afternoon. Includes lunch at a local restaurant. (B,L)

Day 3. Chiang Rai / Chiang Mai
Depart for Chiang Mai by road (approx. 3 hours). En-route, visit the unique Wat Rong Khun (White Temple), a beautifully crafted contemporary, yet unconventional Buddhist and Hindu Temple unlike any other in Thailand. Check in at your resort in Chiang Mai and enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 4. Chiang Mai (Elephant Safari)
A full day tour visiting Chiang Dao Elephant Camp to see the elephants at work with an elephant ride and bamboo river rafting. Visit a local Orchid Nursery before returning to Chiang Mai. Lunch at a local restaurant. (B,L)

Day 5. Chiang Mai (Cooking Lesson / White Rafting / Zip-line Adventure)
Today, embark on an active or culinary adventure of your choice. Options include: White water rafting, Flight-of-Gibbon Tree Top Adventure, and Cooking Lesson at Pantawan Cooking School. (B,L) ***Note: excursions today are operated on join basis with other participants***

Day 6. Depart Chiang Mai
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight onward. (B)


PRICE CHART

2017 Price Chart (Prices valid through December 19th, 2017)

Hotel

Twin Sharing Single Supplement
LS HS LS HS
As listed Above 1,345 1,445 475 575
 Supplement for one passenger traveling alone: $500


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prices are per person, based on double occupancy
  • LS = Low Season: May – October
  • HS = High Season: November – April
  • Price includes all entrance fees, hotel taxes & service charges
  • Price excludes airfares, personal expenses, beverages during included lunches, gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Holiday surcharge and/or gala dinners apply between Dec. 24 – Jan. 05. Contact us for details.
  • All hotels and land services are subject to availability at time of reservation

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