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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
From THB3,100.00
 
Doi Tung Hill Tribes and Mae Sai Market Tour from Chiang Rai
"Your full-day private or group tour of this northern part of Thailand begins in the morning with a visit to Doi Tung. The site is a major environmental and socio-economic development project that was initiated by Her Royal Highness Srinakarindra the Princess Mother mother of His Majesty the King of Thailand. Your tour includes admission to the Doi Tung Royal Villa. The late Princess Mother chose to build this home in the north of Thailand where she could enjoy periods of rest and also work on her Doi Tung r making a stop in the market town of Mae Sai on the Thailand-Myanmar border. The market is well known for its variety of products from Myanmar China and Laos."
From THB4,875.00
 
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."
From THB3,025.00

More Things to Do in Mae Sai

A LITTLE ABOUT THE AKHA

While in Mae Sai you may get the chance to see some of the Akha wandering through the town, although this is becoming less common. Many of the people wearing tribal dress are just doing so to earn...
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davidjo
Jan 22, 2016

THE BRIDGE NOW and THE BRIDGE in 1993

As you can see by the photos the sign on the bridge has been changed but is still blue. There is a large customs/immigration building just at the beginning of the bridge that was not there in '93....
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davidjo
Jul 02, 2014

CROSS THE BRIDGE to MYANMAR

Last year we crossed the bridge and spent a day in Tachileik, the Burmese town across the river. There is another huge market on the other side, selling the same items as in Mae Sai, but if you take...
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davidjo
Apr 05, 2012

Tachileik Market

Tachileik, on the Myanmar side of the border, is a typical border town that exists purely on the trade, some say, dodgy trade, between Thailand and Myanmar. There's a large market here which I went...
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Willettsworld
Dec 19, 2009

Wat Tham Pla/Monkey Cave Temple

Wat Tham Pla means fish tail and this temple is found about 13km (8 miles) south of Mae Sai. The temple is also known as the Monkey Cave Temple after the macaques that live here. They are not usually...
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Willettsworld
Dec 19, 2009

Golden Triangle Tour

Unlike Chiang Mai where there's dozens of tour agents offering tours, it became apparent to me when I walked around Chiang Rai that tour agents were a bit thin on the ground. I only found a few and...
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Willettsworld
Dec 19, 2009
 
 
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The Fish and monkey caves

Close to Mae Sai (about 10km outside) is the Fish and Monkey Cave.You have to turn off the main road. (Coming from Mae Sai to the right).This is not such a touristy place.They have a Wat close to a...
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Myndo
Apr 09, 2006

The most northern village of Thailand

Mae Sai's "celebrity" comes from being the most northern City in Thailand. It is located atthe border to Burma and a big gate in the form of a house gards the border, or better you have to walk...
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Myndo
Apr 09, 2006

Tea plantation at Doi Mae Salong

The area of Doi Mae Salong is inhabited by many ex-chinese refugees. So maybe it is not so astounding that you can find here a real big Tea plantation.A tea plant needs to be about 40 years old, until...
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Myndo
Mar 06, 2006

The Northernmost Point of Thailand

Mae Sai is a frontier town bordering Myanmar. A short drive from the Golden Triangle, my tour guide made a stop at this town. A prominent sign marks the northernmost point in Thailand. A bridge over a...
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aukahkay
Feb 14, 2006

Cross the Border to Burma - Immigration point

For Thai,you don't need visa and passport for crossing the Border,but you need to have a permission paper from the Mae Sai District office. And you can stay in Burma for 15 days. For foriegner,you...
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pattayaraj
Dec 26, 2005

Crossing the border from Mae Sai into Myanmar

Completely on a whim, we decided to cross the border into Tachileik, Myanmar. We obtained the required $5 day pass at the customs checkpoint, and traversed the Nam Ruak River. Once on the Myanmar...
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iNorv9
Dec 23, 2005

Relax in Laos for the afternoon

The motorbike ride out to Sop Ruak from Mae Sai was a lot of fun, but tiring, so by the time we crossed the Mekong for our visit to Don Sao, Laos I was ready for a cold Beer Lao. It reminded me of my...
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BorderHopper
Jun 08, 2005

Visit Don Sao Lao Island in Laos

If your using Mae Sai as a base to explore the Golden Triangle region you should take a trip out to the Mekong River. We drove about an hour through beautiful countryside to get from Mae Sai to the...
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BorderHopper
Jun 08, 2005

Top Hotels in Mae Sai

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774 Moo 1, Shailomjoy Rd., Mae Sai, 57130, Thailand
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6 Moo 7, Phlyothin, Chiang Rai, Mae Sai, 57130, Thailand
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306 Phaholyothin, , Chaiang Rai, Mae Sai, 57130, Thailand
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116 Moo 1, Viangpangkham, Chiang Rai, Mae Sai, Thailand
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11 Moo 5, PhlyothinRoad, Wiangphangkham, Mae Sai, 57130, Thailand
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121 Moo 5, Ban Pamuaed Soi 12, 13 Wiangpangkham, Mae Sai, 57130, Thailand
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"Mae Sai & The Golden Triangle"
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Myndo

"Mae Saen: more than just the city at the border"
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"Mae Sai - Northern most point of Thailand"
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"Mae Sai"
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"MYANMAR FOR THE DAY"
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