Chiang Rai Explorer [3D2N]

The Chiang Rai Explorer tour itinerary is the most relaxed option for seeing the attractions Chiang Rai & the Golden Triangle. You will see all the popular attractions without feeling rushed.

You will stay in a Chiang Rai city hotel for both nights as your base for exploring the northernmost province of Thailand.

Chiang Rai Explorer [3D2N Private Tour]

2 pax = ฿10,400 per person = ฿20,800 total

3 pax = ฿7,600 per person = ฿22,800 total

4 pax = ฿7,000 per person = ฿28,000 total

5+ pax = ฿6,000 per person

7+ pax = ฿4,800 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

Day 3 – 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.

Mae Khachan Hot Springs

Mae Khachan Hot Springs is in Wiang Pa Pao, Chiang Rai. The thermal waters can be experienced at a number of locations in this district, but for the onward traveler this means right next to …

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White Temple

White Temple (Wat Rong Khun)  In recent years, White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) has become the most popular attraction within the city of Chiang Rai. The white temple is the highlight of a larger complex …

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Blue Temple

Located just north of the Kok river within the city of Chiang Rai, the Blue Temple (Wat Rong Seua Ten) is well worth a visit. There is currently no entry fee, but this may change …

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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

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before driving north for the day.

Black House (Baan Dam)

The Black House is a temple-styled art gallery – it showcases the work of another renowned Chiang Rai artist Thawan Duchanee(he actually lived within this compound for several decades). Nearby Attractions Black House Tours We have …

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Doi Tung

Doi Tung is a prominent peak in Chiang Rai province. Home to Shan, Lahu, and Akha communities, this area was previously dominated by opium farming. The opium trade enriched the trade bosses, but caused widespread …

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Golden Triangle

The golden triangle is a large geographic region including parts of Myanmar, Laos, and Northern Thailand. This region has infamy as one of the largest sources of opium production in the world, especially during the …

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Mekong River Cruise (Golden Triangle)

Taking a boat trip is one of the most popular activities when visiting the Golden Triangle. For solo travelers or small groups, the most cost effective way to get out on the water is in …

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House of Opium Museum

The House of Opium is the most popular opium museum at the Golden Triangle, in northern Chiang Rai. Completely renovated in early 2022, this mainstay of golden triangle day tours is more compelling than ever. …

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From the Golden Triangle, we return to Chiang Rai. You have the evening free to further explore the city or take a break at your hotel.

Day 3 – Return to Chiang Mai

Wat Huay Pla Kang

Wat Huay Pla Kang is a Chinese styled (Mahayana Buddhist) temple in the northern outskirts of Chiang Rai city. The compound is dominated by a statue of Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy and an …

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Singha Park

Singha Park Chiang Rai Singha Park Chiang Rai consists of over 12 square km of tea fields, lakes, fruit trees and flower beds. There is a central viewpoint for the tea fields. Singha Park hosts …

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Wat Saeng Kaew Phothiyan

Wat Saeng Kaew Phothiyan is one of the most beautiful temples in Northern Thailand. While not heavily visited by foreigners, it is very well known throughout Thailand. The temple is located one hour south-west of …

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Continue back to Chiang Mai.

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