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Chiang Rai : White Temple, Black House and Blue Temple + Golden Triangle

฿1,400 /adult


Take a full day tour through Chiang Rai’s beautiful countryside and visit three must-see sites. Begin with the White Temple (Wat Rong Khun), which is one of the most recognizable temples in all of Thailand due to its intricate all-white exterior. Next on the tour is the dark, mysterious Black House (Baan Dam). End the day with a visit to the beautiful overlook point known as the Golden Triangle where visitors can see three different countries at one time.

  • Meet in your hotel lobby
    • 7 AM to 7:15 AM : the area of the old city center and Night Bazaar
    • 7:20 AM to 7:35 AM : within 3 km outside the old city
  • 9 AM : Halfway through the drive, take a short break at a hot sulfur spring (approx. 20 minutes)
  • 11 AM : Explore the White Temple in Chiang Rai (approx. 45 minutes)
  • 12 PM : Have lunch at the White Temple’s Thai restaurant
  • 1:15 PM : Walk through the many buildings of the Black House compound (approx. 45 minutes)
  • *Optional tour – Long Neck Karen Hill Tribe village (approx. 40 minutes)
  • 3:30 PM : Visit the Golden Triangle viewpoint overlooking the borders of Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar (approx. 30 minutes)
  • *Optional Tour – River boat tour of the Mekong River (approx. 30- to 45-minute )
  • 5:30 PM : Visit the Blue Temple (approx. 30 minutes)
  • 6 PM : Depart from Chiang Rai, stop at a gas station along the way
  • 9 –  9:30 PM : Return to your accommodation

Please Note : For additional information about the optional riverboat tour, read the ‘Additional Information’ section below.

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 White Temple, Black House, And Golden Triangle Tour

Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Chiang Mai and then take you on a morning drive through northern Thailand. Halfway to Chiang Rai, make a quick stop for coffee at a local natural hot spring. The water is so hot there that it can boil eggs!

After stretching your legs, the tour’s first major stop is the breathtakingly beautiful White Temple. It has nine entirely white buildings that are adorned with small mirrors that glint and shine in the sunlight. The grounds are home to an all-white koi fish pond and the self-proclaimed ‘most beautiful bathrooms in the world’, too.

white temple (wat rong khun) in chiang rai

After exploring the various buildings and artwork of the White Temple, enjoy lunch at its Thai restaurant. Afterward, continue to the Black House just a few kilometers away.

Locally known as Baan Dam, the Black House is strikingly different from the White Temple. This series of buildings is bizarre looking and decorated with heavy wood and dark metal. Inside are exhibits displaying animal skins and skeletons and there is also a dungeon with torture-like devices. Throughout the property you can find remnants of animals such as crocodiles, bears, and elephants, too. The Black House is fascinating but may be a bit disturbing for some.

black house (baan dam) in chiang rai

This Tour Includes
  • 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
  • Comfortable 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.
  • Additional tours are also available for this tour. Enjoy a 30- to 45-minute boat ride on the Mekong River for an additional 300 baht per person. Please talk to your tour guide to arrange this additional excursion.
  • This is a small group tour, approximately 12 persons.
  • Tour operated by our Tour Operator Partner.

Cancellation Policy

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

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