Chiang Rai Experience
Duration: 3 nights independent tour
Price from: £419pp
Day 1 Bangkok/Chiang Rai: Departure from Bangkok for a 1 hour 30 minute flight to Chiang Rai, which is situated within the renowned Golden Triangle area where Myanmar, Laos and Thailand converge. Chiang Rai and the surrounding area is home to magnificent mountain scenery, many natural attractions and several hill tribes who maintain fascinating lifestyles. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to perhaps relax by the pool or simply sit back and admire the stunning natural scenery.
Day 2 Chiang Rai: Today, a half day visit is included to the Elephant Valley Sanctuary where you’ll learn all about these majestic animals and also have the opportunity to feed them. You’ll also enjoy lunch at the sanctuary with views of the elephants.
Day 3 Chiang Rai: Travel by minibus via Mae Chan to visit Akha and Yao hilltribe villages, then continue to visit the Padong Hilltribe Village, (Long-necked Karen), who migrated from Southern Burma. Learn how they survive by hunting and farming around the village before visiting the small shops which sell handicrafts.
Day 4 Chiang Rai/Bangkok: Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Bangkok.
Departures: Daily from Bangkok.
Accommodation: 4*plus The Riverie by Katathani.
Meals: Breakfast. Lunch also included on day 2.
Tour price: The price shown is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes domestic flights as indicated, 3 nights accommodation, sightseeing as outlined and transfers.