Northern Thailand Temple and Tribe Tour Chiang Rai, White Temple , Blue Temple , Golden Triangle, Hilltribes and Long Neck Village.

CNX008

Type of the trip : Private Tour (Minimum two persons to start the trip)

This price does not include VAT

 

The Highlight of the trip

Program duration from: 7.00 am. – 8.00 pm.

Embark on a breathtaking journey to the northernmost tip of Thailand and witness the dazzling beauty of the Rong Khoon Temple and Blue Temple. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Golden Triangle, the former hub of the opium trade. Take in the stunning views from Khun Nam Nang Non-viewpoint or Doi Nang Non, also known as the Sleeping Lady Mountain, where the miraculous rescue of the 13 boys from the Thai youth football team occurred. Delve into the culture of the Yao and Akha hill tribes and marvel at the greatly elongated necks of the Lady Long Neck tribe.

Itinerary and Activity

Depart from Chiang Mai Early in the morning, go along road no.118. See the beautiful scenery of the rice fields beside the road and start the drive into the mountainous area. Before reaching Chiang Rai City, stop at the hot spring, see the natural hot spring and stress your legs before continuing the road again.

 

Soon before Chiang Rai City, stop at Rong Khoon” or “White Temple“, which stands glittering against the sun. You’ll amaze by the beautiful Thai and temporary art by Mr Chalermchai Kositpipat, one of the greatest artists in Thailand who wanted to present art which can relate to the Buddhist in his idea. Not only the magnificent view from outside but also inside the main building where you can see the beautiful painting on the walls which he wanted to present what he has seen in his lifetime which you’ll be amazed. Take a walk around the temple area for photos. If you wish to have a painting for a souvenir, please get in touch with the temple’s souvenir. After that, visit “Blue Temple”, with fuses modern art with Buddhism.

 

Continue on the road again to the Golden Triangle, where the three countries meet. See Thailand, Laos and Myanmar, which divide into two rivers: Ruak River ( For Thailand and Myanmar) and Mae Khong River between Myanmar – Laos and Thailand – Laos. Lunch in the local restaurant, then heading to the visit to the hill tribe villages. On the way, we could see Khun Nam Nang Non or Doi Nang Non, the sleeping lady mountain where the prominent news survivors of the 13 boys from the Thai youth football team were rescued from the main street and then visited the hill tribes called “Yao” who came from Yuan Nan, the southern part of China, with lovely decorated red scarves on the original costumes and the colourful embroidery pants. Visit the “Akha” from Tibet and Myanmar with the silver hats on the lady’s head. On the trip, you are going to visit the Long Neck Tribe, who immigrated from the Khaya State of Myanmar, with brass rings decorated around the ladies’ neck as well as their legs to present as the most beautiful ladies in the village. They were then heading back to Chiang Mai safe and sound.

Itinerary

Tour Duration: 07:00 am – 8:00 pm

7.00 am. Pick up from your hotel in Chiang Mai City.
8.30 am. Arrive at Chiang Rai Hot Spring.
9.00 am. I am leaving the hot spring to the White Temple.
10.30 am. We are heading to the Golden Triangle, where the three countries meet. See the big Buddha image at the Golden Triangle. Here, you could go on  a boat trip on the Mae Khong River to Laos ( 1 hr for this trip, an optional tour; pay on the spot.)
12.00 am. Lunch in the local restaurant.
1.30 pm. Leaving the restaurant and continuing the trip to the hill tribes village of Yao and Akha
2.40 pm. On the way to the hill tribes village, you could see the viewpoint “Khun Nam Nang Norn” or “Doi Nang Norn “, the sleeping lady mountain2.40 pm.
3.30 pm. Arrive in the hill tribes village of Yao and Akha tribes and the Long Neck village.
4.30 pm. Leaving the hill tribes and returning to Chiang Mai.
8:00 pm More or less depending on the traffic, arrive in Chiang Mai

Program Includes

  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the program.
  • Long neck Village.
  • Private Transportation. (Toyota van commuter with a/c or similar )
  • Lunch
  • Drinking water and Refreshing towels.
  • An English-speaking guide.
  • Free Accident Insurance. (Names, Nationalities, and Passport numbers are needed.)

Program Excludes

  • Boat ride on Mae Khong River.
  • Entrance fee for crossing into Tha Kheelek in Myanmar.
  • Other expenses on the trip.
  • Optional tours, which should be mentioned in the plan.
  • All airline tickets.
  • Hotel accommodations.
  • Shopping for a souvenir.

 

What will you see on this trip?

  1. You will visit the hot spring at Mae Khachan Village.
  2. You will see the most famous White Temple and Blue Temple, with beautiful white glittering in the sunlight and the contemporary art on the mural painting inside the mall hall.
  3. You will see the Golden Triangle, where the three countries meet.
  4. You will visit the Hill tribes called “Yao” from China and “Akha” from Tibet.
  5. You will visit the Long Neck Tribe with the Brass rings decorated on the ladies’ necks.

 

Weather tips

November – February.

During the Winter in Thailand, which runs from November to February, the temperature ranges from 5-12 degrees Celsius / 41-54 degrees Fahrenheit. It is essential to come prepared with appropriate clothing to stay warm. This period is considered the best time for travelling in Thailand due to the lovely and cool weather. The landscape is covered with blooming flowers and lush vegetation, which makes the biodiversity of birds and wildlife plentiful.

March-May

From March to May, it is summertime, with temperatures ranging from 28 to 33 degrees Celsius (82 to 91 degrees Fahrenheit). The hottest time of the year is in April when temperatures reach as high as 43 degrees Celsius (109 degrees Fahrenheit), and it is recommended to bring light and thin clothing, as well as a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen lotion.

June – October

This is the rainy season, with temperatures ranging between 18 – 25 degrees Celsius / 64 -77 degrees Fahrenheit. An umbrella or raincoat is recommended, and sandals or waterproof shoes are the best footwear options during these months.

Notice

  • This activity is not recommended for pregnant women, children under one year of age, and individuals who suffer from any medical or physical disability.
  • To ensure seat availability, bookings must be made at least Two days before the tour date, before 8:30 pm during office hours. Only fully paid bookings will receive a confirmation with an attached voucher
  • Please do not bring any unnecessary belongings or high-value items on the trip, as the company cannot take responsibility for any loss or damage.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that cancellations made less than two days before the trip will not be refunded, including no-shows and last-minute cancellations. This policy helps us maintain our competitive prices, as seats cannot be resold. Thank you for understanding.

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