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Chiang Mai Package:

CGMD107 2 Day Chiang Rai and the Top North



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3,100 - 12,000


Give Chiang Rai province the time is deserves with a two day package trip which will get you around all the main attractions and some of the less visited areas too!


Day 1
Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai City
This two day trip to Chiang Rai will start when we collect you from your Chiang Mai hotel and we will head north towards Chiang Dao. The first stop of the day will be at Chiang Dao Cave. These deep and extensive caves contain a small Buddhist shrine and you can take the option of a deep cavern lamp lit tour which will take you deeper into the caves. We will continue on from Chiang Dao towards the small riverside town of Tha Ton. At Tha Ton we will visit the multi tiered Tha Thon Temple, some great views can be had from the upper tiers across to Burma and down the Kok River to Chiang Rai. We will then pay a visit to the Karen Long Neck village, recently moved to Thailand as refugees, some Karen Long Neck groups now reside in Thailand and you will be able to see one of the few groups here. Lunch will be taken on the Kok River then you will board a long tail boat and you will make the final part of the days journey to the city of Chiang Rai on the Kok River. On route to Chiang Rai the boat will stop at a Karen village on the riverbank. At the end of the day you will be transferred to your Chiang Rai hotel.

Chiang Rai

Day 2
Chiang Rai - Golden Triangle - Chiang Mai
On the second day of this two day Chiang Rai tour we will start the day by driving north towards the Golden Triangle. On route we will be stopping at Baan Dam, Baan Dam is a collection of temple like buildings housing an eclectic range of artifacts collected and produced by local artist Thawan Duchanee. The Golden Triangle is the meeting point of 3 countries (Thailand, Burma and Laos) these countries meet at a confluence on the Mekong River and here you can take in the view of all three countries at one time. The Golden Triangle was once the hotbed of illegal opium production in all three countries and there is a small opium museum where you can learn about the opium trade in this area. At the Golden Triangle you will have the option to board a long tail boat where you will cross the Mekong River to the Laos side where you can visit a small Laos tourist market. Following the Golden Triangle we will make a 30 minute drive to the Thai/Myanmar border town of Mae Sai here you can visit the busy border market and take the option of crossing into Burma to visit the market on the Burmese side. Following Mae Sai we will make our way back to Chiang Mai. On route you can take the option to stop by at Doi Tung Gardens. The final stops of the day before transfer back to your Chiang Mai hotel will be the stunning Wat Rong Khun (White Temple) and Mae Kha Jan Hot springs.


Day 1 - Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai City
• Pick up at Chiang Mai Hotel 08:00
• Visit Chiang Dao Cave
• Deep cavern tour of cave
• Visit Thaton Temple
• Lunch
• Visit Karen Long Neck
• Boat trip on Mae Kok River
• Stop at Karen Village
• Transfer to Chiang Rai hotel

Chiang Rai

Day 2 - Chiang Rai - Golden Triangle - Chiang Mai
• Pick up at Chiang Rai hotel
• Baan Dam
• Visit Golden Triangle
Option - Long tail boat to Laos
• Small opium museum
• Visit Mae Sai border market
Option - Cross into Burma
• Lunch
Option - Doi Tung
• Visit Wat Rong Khun (White Temple)
• Mae Kha Jan Hot springs
• Transfer to Chiang Mai Hotel 18:00 -19:00


Child Discounts

Child below 130cm tall

300 baht discount for each child

Infant (24 months and below)


This tour includes:
• Licensed English speaking tour guide
• Private transport by air con minibus/car
• Careful driver
• All listed activities
• All entrance fees
• Pick up and drop off at your hotel

This tour excludes:
• Hotel accommodation (see below)
• Option - Boat trip on Mekong - 300-500 baht/person (depending on boat)
• Option - Visa fee for Burma 500 baht/person
• Option - Doi Tung 70 baht per person and 500 baht for minibus


Private tour: Departures on any date to suit your own schedule & no minimum requirement of persons
Private Tour
This tour is a private tour. We will run this tour exclusively for yourself and your group of family or friends
This tour is operated by Curious Gecko. Curious Gecko is Blugecko's own tour operation subsidiary. Blugecko is the parent company of Curious Gecko


No hotel accommodation is included in the price of this package. You are free to make your own hotel arrangements or if you prefer we can offer one of our contracted hotels, and included the booking in your package.

Chiang Rai



This tour is conducted as a privately escorted tour only you will be supplied with your own tour guide and private vehicle . Sorry there are no group departures for this programme.

For 1-2 persons transport will be a modern comfortable air-conditioned car or minibus
For 3-13 persons transport will be a modern comfortable air-conditioned minibus

This tour includes transfer to and from your Chiang Mai hotel. Please be ready and waiting in the lobby of your hotel before the pick up time specified on your booking confirmation. Please specify your hotel and its address on the booking form. If you do not have a hotel booked we can still process your booking but please inform us of your hotel at least 3 days prior to departure. For private tours we can arrange transfers to and from all hotels (an extra charge will usually be incurred for outlying hotels). If there are any issues with your specified hotel we will inform you before we ask for payment and process your booking.

No accommodation is included in the above package tour. we will assume that you will make your own arrangements. If you require Blugecko to arrange your hotel please let us know and we can provide a full quote.
This tour is conducted with an English speaking guide. The guides will be TAT licensed (Tourist Authority of Thailand)

A limited amount of accident insurance is provided to cover some medical bills in case of an injury but it is advised that you have your own comprehensive accident insurance.

Dress Codes and what to wear

• The Northern Thailand climate is hot all year round. Wear light, cool clothes: Shorts (or long pants if you prefer), T shirt and a sun hat are ideal attire.

• On this tour you will be visiting Buddhist temples, respectful and neat dress is always appreciated at temples, please wear knee length shorts and a shirt which covers your shoulders

• Please be prepared for the occasional shower, luckily in Chiang Mai rainfall is mostly confined to short showers rather than prolonged rainfall. A lightweight easily packable raincoat is an ideal precaution

• No swim wear is required on this tour

Exertion levels are light on this 2 day tour with a few short walks between attractions. There are steps and slopes

Lunches are provided as follows:
Day 1 - Yes
Day 2 - Yes
Vegetarians can be catered for

There is no compulsory tipping. Tipping is at your own discretion and choice, but if you felt that you were served by the guide and driver well during your trip any extra income is gratefully received.