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Chiang Rai Day Trip from Chiang Mai City

Take a day trip to Chiang Rai and see the modern architectural marvel of Wat Rong Khun (White Temple). Explore the ancient royal city of Chiang Saen and take a long-tail boat ride on the Khong River. Your full-day itinerary includes a restaurant lunch plus round-trip hotel transport from Chiang Mai. Numbers are limited to a maximum of nine people to ensure a small-group experience with your professional guide.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Inthanon Small-Group Day Trip from Chiang Mai with Lunch

Visit Doi Inthanon National Park, home to Thailand's highest mountain, on this day trip from Chiang Mai. You'll stop for photo ops at the peak, check out Angkha Nature Trail to enjoy the area's lush landscape, visit the Twin Stupas and a Hmong market, see a rice terrace, visit Vachiratharn Waterfall, and more. Lunch, entrance fees, and hotel transport are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Long Neck Hill Tribe and Sticky Waterfall

Take this tour for a unique experience of Chiang Mai - although hundreds of thousands of people visit Northern Thailand each year, relatively few take the time to get to know the culture of Thailand's hill tribes. On this tour visit a village inhabited by Karen people, one of Thailand’s seven ethnic hill tribes, and enjoy a glimpse into their daily life.
  • Duration: 7 to 10 hours
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  • Duration: 7 to 10 hours
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Private Tour: A Glimpse of Myanmar and the Golden Triangle Trip from Chiang Rai

This private excursion to the Golden Triangle lets you cross the Thai border into Myanmar for a glimpse of local Burmese culture in the town of Tachileik, where you’ll see a replica of Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda. Enjoy a 'tuk tuk' ride, eat a local lunch, and visit a hill tribe village and bustling market before returning to northern Thailand to view the Hall of Opium. Round-trip hotel transport by private vehicle is included on this full-day tour from Chiang Rai.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Full-Day Guided Tour of Chiang Rai Temples from Chiang Mai

Explore Chiang Rai temples and art on a full-day tour from Chiang Mai to Wat Rong Khun, Wat Rong Sear Tean, and Baan Dam Museum. Combining three destinations is a great way to make the most of your travel time while discovering Chiang Mai’s distinctive architecture, and the tour includes door-to-door transport, all entrance fees, and lunch for a convenient, inclusive day.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private Chiang Mai Temple Tour with Doi Suthep and Wat Umong

Visit several cultural and religious sites around Chiang Mai on this 8- to 9-hour tour that includes lunch at a local restaurant. You'll see Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, one of the most sacred temples in the area, as well as Wat Umong, Wat Suan Dok, and Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain).
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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White Temple - Golden Triangle - Cruise

Venture into Thailand’s far north and discover the Golden Triangle—the meeting point of Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos—on this full-day tour from Chiang Mai. Marvel at the magnificent White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) in Chiang Rai, visit a Kayan hill-tribe village, and see the Golden Triangle, then take a long-tail boat cruise along the Mae Khong River to Don Sao Market in Laos.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Hill Tribe Village Tour and River Cruise including Lunch from Chiang Mai

Encounter northern Thailand’s extraordinary cultures on a full-day river cruise to the hill tribe villages in the ancient Mon kingdom. Visit a community of Hmong-speakers as you drive the scenic roads to Thaton, dine at a village restaurant and travel the Mae Kok River to Baan Mai. Explore villages that are home to Akha, Palong and Karen peoples, whose diverse costumes, languages and traditions are among Thailand’s most vivid cultural heritage. Climb to the hilltop temple of Wat Thaton, and gaze at panoramic views of the densely forested mountain landscape.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private Tour: Mae Kampong Village from Chiang Mai

Spend an afternoon in and around Ban Mae Kampong, a high-altitude village in the mountains north of Chiang Mai that’s known for its tea production. A knowledgable guide accompanies you on this day-long private tour, which includes a Thai massage and a trek to a nearby waterfall. You’ll also help prepare a culinary feast at a village home alongside locals. Includes air-conditioned transportation to and from your Chiang Mai hotel.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Doi Suthep Temple and Mhong Village

Visit the significant Temple of Chiangmai and Mhong tribe at their villlage at the high of 1,200 above sea level.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Whitewater Rafting Adventure in Chiang Mai

Tackle some of Thailand’s best whitewater rapids on a full-day rafting adventure from Chiang Mai. Expert guides ensure your safety as you cruise through the jungle along class III and IV rapids, and an included lunch and other amenities make for a worry-free day in the wilds of Northern Thailand.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Small-Group Doi Inthanon National Park and Kiew Mae Pan Trail from Chiang Mai

Visit Doi Inthanon National Park for the day on a small-group tour from Chiang Mai. See Wachirathan waterfall, visit a hill tribe village, and explore the Kew Mae Pan Nature Trail. You'll come across lush forest, giant rhododendrons, waterfalls and streams, and sweeping mountain views on this tour, which includes lunch, guide, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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One Day Best of Chiang Rai (Track of the Opium route at Golden Triangle)

Experience the Chiang Rai province in just a day on this tour from Chiang Mai. You’ll visit the Golden Triangle, where three countries meet, the fascinating Hall of Opium, the magnificent White Temple, and Pa Sak Ancient Temple in Chiang Saen. You’ll also take a boat ride on the Mekong River across to Don Sao Island in Laos. Hear commentary from your art-historian guide, and enjoy included breakfast and lunch.
  • Duration: 12 to 14 hours
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USD117.15
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  • Duration: 12 to 14 hours
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Popular Tour Half Day Doi Suthep Temple & Hmong Tribe Village

Doi Suthep The original founding of the temple remains a legend and there are a few varied versions. The temple is said to have been founded in 1383 when the first stupa was built. Over time, the temple has expanded, and been made to look more extravagant with many more holy shrines added. A road to the temple was first built in 1935. Hmong Tribe Village  In the village is the small house arranged as museum displaying hill tribe cloths, plantation tools, kitcheners and opium producing equipments. Upon the hill above the village is an attractive garden abundant with beautiful flowers planting. Along the walk way through the village is plenty of handicraft shop with variety of hill tribe products including cloths, hats, caps, bags, belts, and accessories.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Beautiful Temples of Chiang Rai

White temple Wat Rong Khun Take a day trip to Chiang Rai and see the modern architectural marvel of Wat Rong Khun (White Temple). Blue temple Wat Rong Suea Ten Wat Rong Sear Tean this is probably the most unique and colourful temple you seen in Thailand. Black House Museum or Baan Si Dum In the area of Black house have dwellings architecture and a variety of creative design in a total of more than 40 units by Acharn (Teacher) Thawan Duchanee.Hot Spring Because of both the folklore and the claimed medical value of these springs have, they are popular tourist destinations, and locations for rehabilitation clinics for those with disabilities.
  • Duration: 15 hours
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  • Duration: 15 hours
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One Day White Temple, Black House, Golden Triangle

Historically the Golden Triangle has been an area well-known for the growing of opium, and the name comes from a US State Department memo on the practice.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Wiang Kum Kan and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Private Tour

Discover a 13th-century Lanna capital and a magnificent Buddhist temple on a full-day, private tour from Chiang Mai to Wiang Kum Kan and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Enjoy the flexibility of a personal driver/guide as you visit excavated ruins and chedi in a small village, then get perfect views of the countryside from a Buddhist temple set high on a hill. This 8-hour, private tour from Chiang Mai includes hotel pickup and drop-off, lunch, entrance fees, and guided visits at each site.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Live Like a Local: Rice Farmer for a Day from Chiang Mai

Learn what it’s like to work as a rice farmer in the fields outside of Chiang Mai. As part of this day-long interactive experience, you’ll don a traditional Thai farming get-up and help harvest or plant rice along with local farmers. This hands-on private excursion includes round-trip transport from Chiang Mai to Thailand’s Phrao district, along with a well-earned Thai lunch and the expertise of a knowledgable guide. You’ll also stop by a farmer’s home in Baan Thungdang to enjoy tea and learn about rice varitals, then pay a visit to Baan Patang to see how rice is milled and stored.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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Chiang Mai - City Temples and Handicraft Village

The temples surrounding Chiang Rai’s Golden Triangle are dazzling yet dispersed. Zip between attractions in air-conditioned comfort on a private tour from Chiang Mai, the ideal choice for first-time visitors with limited time in Thailand. While receiving the undivided attention of a private guide, you’ll visit the world-famous White Temple, stop at a hot spring, interact with locals at a handicraft market, and cruise on the Mae Khong River.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full Day Doi Angkhang Royal Projects from Chiang Mai

Learn how the philosophy of the late King Rama IX has transformed lives in Thailand’s cool highlands on this guided door-to-door day trip to mountainous Doi Ang Khang. Discover how locals have shifted from trafficking narcotics to sustainable agriculture as you explore plantations and projects. Soak up spectacular scenery, meet representatives of peoples including the Black Lahu, originally from Tibet, and savor a local lunch.
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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Opium Trail Trek Including Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and Hmong Village Tour

Take a privately guided walk on an old opium trail in Northern Thailand, where you’re accompanied by a local Hmong guide between mountain villages. You’ll visit the Hmong communities of Doi Pui and Ban Mae Sa Mai, and learn about the people and plants of Doi Suthep-Pui National Park, whose slopes once supported a prolific opium trade. Your full-day private tour includes a stop at Phra That Doi Suthep Temple, the FORRU tree nursery and a Hmong museum, plus a picnic lunch and round-trip hotel transport by minibus.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Full-Day Photography Tour in Chiang Mai

Take a photography tour with a private guide on a full-day excursion from Chiang Mai. Discover the natural beauty and cultural highlights of northern Thailand as you travel into the lush countryside. Your guide takes you to spectacular landscapes and helps you to approach locals such as hill tribe villagers in a respectful manner. Your tour is customized to your level of photography expertise and interests.
  • Duration: 7 to 9 hours
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  • Duration: 7 to 9 hours
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Full Day Undiscovered Chae Son and Wat Phar Phu Daeng

Get off the beaten path in northern Thailand to explore the protected treasures of Chae Son National Park, located just a short drive from Chiang Mai but often overlooked by travelers. Hike through an unspoiled mountain landscape dotted with waterfalls, caves, and hot springs tucked in the quiet reaches of Lampang Province. Then, challenge yourself with a steep climb to the Wat Phar Phu Dang temple, perched high on a mountaintop with rewarding views of lush valleys untouched by civilization.
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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Half Day Araksa Tea Garden

Immerse yourself in the tea culture of Thailand on this half-day tour of the Araksa Tea Plantation. Learn about the Assam tea traditions while taking in the mountainous landscape of Mae Tang. Tea, snack, entrance fees, and round-trip transportation from Chiang Mai included.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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