Fraud Blocker Chiang Rai : White Temple, Chiang Saen, Opium Museum and Golden Triangle and Boat Ride - Bon Voyage Thailand
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  • close up of buddha statue at white temple (wat rong khun) in chiang rai
  • various views of wat chedi luang
  • pagoda ruins at wat chedi luang
  • golden buddha statue in chiang rai
  • mekong river in chiang rai
  • Boat Trip Along the Mekong River

Chiang Rai : White Temple, Chiang Saen, Opium Museum and Golden Triangle and Boat Ride

  • Location: Chiang Rai Province
  • The tour begins and ends in Chiang Mai.
  • Highlights: White Temple, Wat Chedi Luang, Golden Triangle, Opium House, Boat Trip along Mekong River
  • Free pick-up/drop-off within 3 km of the city center.
  • English-speaking local tour guide.
  • Small Group Tour
  • Free cancellation - 24 hours in advance
฿2,200 / adult
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  • • Adults : ฿500
  • • Children (age 2-9) : ฿200
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Discover Chiang Rai, a fascinating region north of Chiang Mai, on an impressive full-day tour. Explore the iconic White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) with its mesmerizing beauty and intricate craftsmanship. Take a step back in time at the ancient city of Chiang Sean, where history comes alive amid ancient ruins and the majestic Wat Chedi Luang. Learn about the opium trade at the Opium Museum and enjoy panoramic views of Laos and Myanmar at the Golden Triangle. Glide along the Mekong River on a tranquil boat ride and immerse yourself in the silence of nature. Discover with us the magic of Chiang Rai, where every moment is full of awe and discovery.

  • 7:00 AM – 7:15 AM: Meet in hotel lobby
  • Short break at Mae Khachan Hot Spring
  • Visit the breathtaking Wat Rong Khun (White Temple)
  • Explore the historical Ancient City of Chiang Sean on the Golden Triangle
  • Pass through Wat Chedi Luang in traditional Chiang Saen style
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Visit the Private Opium Museum and learn about the opium trade
  • Enjoy a panoramic view of Laos and Myanmar at the Golden Triangle
  • Take a long-tailed boat ride along the Mekong River
  • 8:30 PM: Return to your accommodation

Your guide will make sure that you spend as much time as possible at each activity. However, the schedule may vary depending on the weather and traffic.

What we’ll do

About the Chiang Rai Golden Triangle Tour

Start your day with an early morning pickup and embark on a scenic drive through the breathtaking hills of northern Thailand that will take you to the charming city of Chiang Rai. Along the way, indulge in coffee and snacks at a charming hot spring. Then prepare yourself for the awe-inspiring beauty of one of Thailand’s most famous and fascinating architectural wonders – the famous White Temple.

close up of buddha statue at white temple (wat rong khun) in chiang rai

The tour continues towards the Golden Triangle of Chiang Rai, a famous region characterized by the confluence of the Mekong and Krok rivers, forming a tri-point where the borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos meet. This historically significant area was once notorious for its involvement in the opium trade, which adds another layer to its fascinating past.

mekong river in chiang rai

Next, visit Wat Chedi Luang, a remarkable temple built in the traditional style of Chiang Saen. Located in the historic old town of Chiang Saen, this temple showcases the rich cultural heritage of the region. As one of the oldest cities in the region, Chiang Saen offers a glimpse into ancient times and allows you to explore the historical significance of this fascinating destination.

house of opium museum

After lunch, visit the House of Opium tells the story of how hill tribes from southern China introduced opium to the Golden Triangle through trade and consumption. Exhibits include tools, scales and maps of the route drug traffickers took from southern China to Thailand. Models of hill tribe people smoking opium in thatched buildings are on display.

The tour ended with a boat ride on the Mekong River to the point where the 3 countries and their 2 rivers meet. The Mekong River is the mother river of Southeast Asia.

What's Included
  • A free pick-up and drop-off service is included within 3 kilometers of the city center
    • If you’re out of town, contact us to arrange a meeting point
  • Transportation via minibus with air conditioning and a driver
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Thai lunch
  • One small bottle of water
  • Travel accident insurance

What To Bring

  • Passport
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Camera (Optional)

Additional Informations

  • If you have any dietary restrictions or allergies, please inform your tour guide. We can serve vegetarian food upon request.
  • This is a small group tour, approximately 9 persons.
  • Tour operated by our Tour Operator Partner.

Cancellation Policy

Learn more about our Free cancellation - 24 hours in advance.

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