Doi Chang Explorer [3D2N]

The Doi Chang Explorer tour itinerary is our top recommendation for seeing Chiang Rai province in three days. Your route takes in all the highlights that most visitors see in Chiang Rai & the Golden Triangle.

As a bonus, you stay for one night in Doi Chang Coffee Village: something most travelers will not experience.

Doi Chang Explorer [3D2N Private Tour]

฿9,950 (2 pax)     ฿7,200 (3 pax)

฿6,200 (4 pax)     ฿5,250 (5+ pax)

฿4,200 (7+ pax)

per person

(lunch is included each day, but other meals & accommodation not included)

This is a multi-day private tour with your own licensed, English-speaking guide and transport.

Day 1 – Chiang Rai City & Surrounds

Day 2 – Golden Triangle & Doi Chang

Day 3 – Coffee Farm Tour & Return to Chiang Mai

  • Coffee Farm Tour (local tour guide included)
  • Lunch in Doi Chang (included)
  • Visit Wat Saeng Kaew Phothiyan and return to Chiang Mai

Day 1 – Chiang Rai City & Surrounds

Leaving from your Chiang Mai hotel by 8:30am puts you in front of all the vans and tour bus traffic going to Chiang Rai.

Bathing Feet at Mae Khachan Hot Springs (Wiang Pa Pao)

On the way to Chiang Rai, take a roadside rest break at Mae Khachan Hot Springs.

White Temple Chiang Rai (Wat Rong Khun)

Arriving in the southern suburbs of Chiang Rai city, we stop at the famous White Temple.

Take a break for lunch. A set-menu or buffet meal is included in the tour package. Let your guide know if you would prefer to use the lunch budget towards an a-la-carte restaurant of your choosing.

Singha Park Chiang Rai

Continue to Singha Park and explore the tea fields by tram. Bicycle hire is also available at additional cost.

Blue Temple, Chiang Rai

The next stop is at the Blue Temple.

Check in to your hotel late afternoon. In the evening, go out for dinner in the city & explore Chiang Rai Night Bazaar. There is an hourly light show at the Chiang Rai Clock Tower too.

Day 2 – Golden Triangle & Doi Chang

In the morning, we head north towards the border region.

Choui Fong Tea Plantation

Visit Choui Fong Tea Plantation for some scenic views of the tea fields.

Golden Triangle

At the Golden Triangle, you have the option of taking a boat ride across the Mekong River to visit Don Sao Island, a market on the Laos side of the river.

If you prefer, you can spend some time at the Hall of Opium museum.

Take a break for lunch. A set-menu or buffet meal is included in the tour package. Let your guide know if you would prefer to use the lunch budget towards an a-la-carte restaurant of your choosing.

Akha View Restaurant, Doi Chang

In the afternoon, drive up into the mountain region of Doi Chang.

You will stay the night in a simple but clean bungalow.Try some local Akha food for dinner.

Day 3 – Coffee Farm Tour & Return to Chiang Mai

In the morning, wake up to the fresh mountain air and visit Temple Park with a local guide. You will also tour a macadamia processing plant and a coffee plantation / factory.

Flying Restaurant, Doi Chang

Have lunch in Doi Chang, then continue back to Chiang Mai.

Wat Saeng Kaew Phothiyan

On the way back to Chiang Mai, you will have time to stop at Wat Saeng Kaew Phothiyan.

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