Pick up & Mae kajan Hot Springs
You will be picked up at 7:30 AM from your hotel or guesthouse. We will drive you through the scenic road towards Chiang Rai, where our first stop is the Mae Kajan hot springs. The hot springs are completely natural and will allow you to relax for the long day ahead. You may even cook whole eggs in the hot water while enjoying some fresh brewed coffee.
Wat Rong Khun, aka White Temple
After spending some time at the hot springs, we’ll drive through the beautiful flora of Chiang Rai towards the White Temple, known natively as Wat Rong Khun. This is both a landmark and an artistic piece currently in progress by one of Thailand’s premier artists. You’ll be given an in-depth tour of the temple by our licensed guide, who will also be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Karen Long Neck Tribe & Lunch
Once the tour is over, we’ll drive to the Karen Long Neck village (private tour only) for a visit. Then, you will enjoy a buffet-style lunch at a restaurant that allows a view of the Golden Triangle. This is a renowned spot on the Mekong River where Thailand, Laos, and Burma all meet together.
Mekong River Boat Ride
After we rest for lunch, we will proceed on a boat trip on the Mekong River. We will stop at a small market in Laos on the way, where you’ll be given some free time to explore. You can find souvenirs to show your family, or even send postcards directly from Laos. We recommend you try the local Beerlao while you’re here. The group tour takes you to the House of Opium (not the private tour).
Mae Sai, border town with Burma
Our final destination will be Mae Sai (private tour only), a town bordering Burma. You’ll have some leisure time to explore the town, particularly its vibrant market. You can experience a truly authentic local activity by perusing through the different vendors there. When it’s time to head back, we will make sure everyone in your party is accounted for before driving back to your Chiang Mai hotel by around 8 PM (join in) or a bit later for the private tour..
- Transportation (air con van or car)
- All listed activities
- Buffet Lunch
- Registered English speaking guide
- Personal expenses
- Tips to Guides, Drivers etc..
- Meals not listed in the inclusions
- Optional activities