Private Tour: Hill Tribes and the Golden Triangle Tour from Chiang Rai
"Drive on to the Golden Triangle area where the borders of Thailand Burma and Laos convene Visit the Opium Museum. Continue to the old city of Chiang Saen dating back to A.D.1260 and set on the steep banks of the Mekhong river opposite to Laos. Witness some magnificent ancient ruins and temples. Return to your hotel."
Private Tour: A Glimpse of Myanmar and the Golden Triangle Trip from Chiang Rai
"Your experienced guide picks you up from your Chiang Rai hotel by private car and takes you to the Thai-Myanmar border. Once you cross into Tachileik Myanmar zip around in a tuk tuk – a three-wheeled unenclosed taxi –to see several temples and glimpses of Burmese life. At your first stop the Temple of the Enrobed Elephant marvel at the intricate gold-trimmed building as your guide explains the architectural details. Next you’ll see the Maha Muni pagoda a fine example of typical Burmese temple architecture. Continue to Tachileik’s replica of the Shwedagon Pagoda – a famous gilded stupa in Yangon Myanmar. The temple grounds showcase sculptures of mythical creatures
"The Golden Triangle used to be infamous as one of the largest producers of opium. Various Thai organizations led by the Royal Project and Doi Tung Development Project have spent decades battling this trade. As part of this campaign the Hall of Opium was built to educate people about the dangers of the drug through an entertaining exhibition which traces opium’s history from its first use 5000 years ago to current issues of drug abuse and addiction. Many publications regards this as one of the best museums in Thailand.This is a half day tour with a pick up from your hotel at 8am and drop off between 12-12.30pm""""Visit Hall of Opium which is constructed on over 40 acres of land at a site near The Golden Triangle. The site incorporates an exhibition area and information centre of the Hall of Opium within the landscape of the Golden Triangle Park. The Hall of Opium combines a museum o
It is quite a pleasnt wat to leave Thailand and enter Laos by taking a small boat across the river. The trip takes less than two minutes and immigration is open from 8 am to 6 pm, so don't be late as...
I was intending to travel from Chiang Rai to Chiang Khong by bus, and it was a relatively painless experience. I caught a local bus which took about two and a half hours and cost 80 baht. Local buses...