Discover the incredible Golden Triangle - the spot where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar (Burma) collide - with this full-day tour that even brings you across the border into Laos. Depart early in the morning from Chiang Rai, taking in the beautiful landscape. After a short drive, cross the Friendship Bridge into Laos, a beautiful, landlocked country known for its colonial history, mountainous scenery and Buddhist culture. Enjoy a visit to a traditional hill tribe and lunch at a local restaurant, soaking in the local way of life. In the afternoon, return to Thailand to check out the viewpoint of the junction of the Mekong and Ruak Rivers, the three-way border mark. Then, visit nearby Chiang Saen, a small town right by the Golden Triangle known for its numerous ancient temples and ruins. Soak in the unique culture of this border town and explore temples and the Chiang Saen National Museum, then travel further along the Mekong River. Afterwards, heading back to your hotel in Chiang Mai.