Thailand’s Golden Triangle and Village Life

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From $110.40

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Thailand, Thailand

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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The Golden Triangle’s interest may have changed, as visitors now want to explore the convergence of three countries along the Mekong. Combined with Chiang Saen’s historical charm and hill tribe settlements, a beautiful half-day touring is guaranteed.

• Gaze over three countries, making up the Golden Triangle
• Learn about the stories of trade, corruption and opium
• Sail from Chiang Saen to the actual Golden Triangle
• Meet the hospitable ethnic minorities of the north
• Transfers from and to your Chiang Rai hotel are included

What's Included

A half-day tour with a professional English-speaking guide.

All applicable taxes and service charges

All entrance and donation fees for visits as mentioned in the description.

One way boat trip from Chiang Saen to the Golden Triangle

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with professional driver.

What's Not Included

Any airline tickets, visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point

Hotel accommodation in the destination of commencement.

Personal expenses such as meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees and optional tours, unless otherwise stated

Supplements for transfers for customers arriving or departing from any airport or resorts located outside the general pick-up and drop-off locations

Tours, inclusions of any kind and other services that are not outlined in the tour description

Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 80

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • It is of the greatest importance to follow the guide’s instructions during this event in paying respect to the local customs.
  • Natural elements of any kind have a destructive effect on electronic equipment. It is the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held
  • Please note pickup and drop-off services may not be confirmed for customers staying at private residences, apartment complexes, or other non-registered tourism accommodations. Customers may be asked to meet at a nearby hotel for pick-up and drop off.
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • This excursion includes obstacles of various kinds that may not make this excursion suitable for wheelchair users.
  • This tour includes driving over uneven paths, surfaces and off-road bumpy roads, unsuitable for pregnant women, people with neck and back problems and those with limited mobility.
  • Transfers are only operated within the downtown Chiang Rai areas and restricted to main hotels only. Regions outside the central business district such as Fang, Thaton, Chiang Saen, Chiang Khong, Mae Sai, any surrounding mountain resort outside the Chiang
  • We always will make efforts to confirm the exact pick-up time upon reservation. For any operational issues in which are not able to confirm the exact pick-up time in advance, we reserve the right to inform you the day before the departure of the tour.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guests are advised that some walking is required during this excursion; we always ensure that we take the most comfortable ways from the entrance of the sight to the sight itself.
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • It is the responsibility of the customer to provide us with the correct hotel information, should pick-up and drop-off services be included in the package. Any changes in accommodation outside 24 hours will be handled accordingly: changes within 24 hours
  • Please ensure that you bring sunglasses, a hat /cap and sunblock with a high SPF factor when traveling with us on this tour – even when it is cloudy, the sunrays still have an immense power.
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • The obstacles comprise of unpaved roads, small boats and cruise embarkation and disembarkation and insufficient facilities to provide a comfortable sightseeing tour.
  • This includes approaching the monks, taking photographs and obeying the unwritten rules and regulations of this deeply-spiritual encounter.
  • This tour is operated on full private basis with English-speaking guide. Other languages are on request / subject to availability and supplementary charges may apply.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Your English-speaking guide and driver will be waiting at your hotel before heading out toward Chiang Saen. Before reaching this charming town along the Mekong, we make a stop at one of the last White Hmong settlements still present in this part of the country.

Baan Kiew Karn is a small settlement on top of a mountain where generation-long cherished traditions remain a part of life.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Chiang Saen
Besides meeting a local hill tribe, you will thoroughly enjoy the scenic countryside that leads to Chiang Saen, formerly known as Wiang Hiran Nakhon Ngoen Yang when it served as the capital of the Lanna Kingdom.

It is here where we embark into a long tail boat for an upstream sailing trip towards the actual Golden Triangle area. With Laos on starboard and Thailand on the port side, you will be sailing on the border between both nations! You will disembark right before where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar converge.

• Admission Ticket Free

Wat Pra That Pukhao
Once the playing grounds of drug lords and smugglers, nowadays the atmosphere is quite different: from local vendors selling souvenirs and handicraft, visitors will be guided up to the Wat Pra That Phu Kao, the famous viewpoint overlooking the three nations with the Mekong River playing a central role. Ample time will be given to shop around for souvenirs or locally-produced knick-knacks as a reminder to your visit to the Thailand side of the Golden Triangle.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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