T1012: Karen Long Neck and Chiang Rai Tour
Price From : 1250 Baht
Experience all the highlights of Chiang Rai province in a day as well as the fascinating Padaung (Karen Long Neck), The days highlights include, The Golden Triangle, the magnificent Wat Rong Khun (White Temple) , and taking a boat ride on the Mekong across to the Laos Island of Don Sao.
Combine a visit to the fascinating Karen Long Neck People (Padaung) as well as visiting Chiang Rai Province and The Golden Triangle meeting point of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. After pick up from your Chiang Mai hotel your first stop will be Maekhajan hot springs a good spot to take a morning cup of coffee before heading up towards the stunning Wat Rong Khun often named The White Temple due do its dazzling white colour inlaid with mirrored glass. After Chiang Saen you will continue up to the Golden Triangle where you will have the option of a boat trip across the Mekong River to the Laos side. The tour will proceed to Mae Sai the Thai border town with Myanmar this is a good spot for some shopping, local dry foodstuffs and Chinese imports and counterfeit goods are all in abundance here. You will also get a glimpse of Myanmar itself with it only being situated a mere ten meters away across the river. On the return leg to Chiang Mai we will stop at an Akha/Meo hill tribe village as well as the Karen Long Neck village.
Note: You will be required to show your original passport if you want to take the boat ride on the Mekong to the Laos side. Please bring this with you if you want to take this option.
- Pick up from Chiang Mai hotel at 07:30
- Visit Mae Kha Jan hot springs
- Wat Rong Khun (White Temple)
- Visit Golden Triangle
- Pre book option - Boat trip on the Mekong*
- Visit border market at Mae Sai
- Visit Yao hill tribe village
- Visit Akha hill tribe village
- Karen Long Neck Village
- Back to Chiang Mai hotel around 21:00
*Pre book option - please choose this option on the booking form
Deposit to secure booking
Balance to pay on the tour
|Adult (and child above 130cm)||1250 Baht||400 Baht||850 Baht|
Child (below 130cm tall)
|650 Baht||225 Baht||425 Baht|
This tour includes:
- Licensed English speaking guide
- All listed activities
- Comfortable air-con minibus
- Pick up and drop off at your hotel
- Karen Long Neck fee
This tour excludes:
- Pre book option - Boat trip on Mekong River (300 Baht/person)
- Laos embarkation fee 30 baht/persons
Guaranteed daily group departuresThis tour is guaranteed to depart daily if there is a minimum of two persons booked. If you are a solo traveller then please feel free to make a booking. In the rare event no others are booked on this tour then we will notify you two days before the tour offering you a full refund or alternative programme.
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This tour is operated by a specialist operator and not operated by Travel Hub
We only use modern and comfortable air conditioned transport. Transport will be by 9 -13 seat minibus
Modern Toyota Commuter minibus - 9 or 13 passenger seat format
|You will join a group of up to 13 other persons. Maximum group size will be 13 persons|
A passport is now required if you want to take the Mekong boat trip to the Laos island of Don Xao (before a passport was not required) Please bring your passport if you want to do this option. Please also note that no exit or entry visas will be stamped in your passport and if you do cross onto the island of Don Xao your Thai visa will be unaffected.
A Tourist Authority of Thailand licensed and English speaking guide will be provided. We provide separate drivers and you guide will not be driving the vehicle
This is a Full day tour and we will provide lunch.
On this tour no accommodation is included. Please contact us if you would like us to arrange pre or post tour accommodation or require any assistance with hotel bookings in Chiang Mai
We provide accident insurance for this tour to cover medical bills up to a maximum amount of 100,000 baht.
Free pick up and drop off is included to and from any Chiang Mai city hotel. Pick up from out of town resorts is not available.
You are touring in a hot climate wear comfortable cool attire. Shorts and t shirt or similar clothing are good for this tour. Rain is possible at any time of the year but more likely during the rainy season months of May to October - bring a light weight rain coat during these months. There are only short brief walks on this tour and sandal type footwear is OK.
On this tour you will be visiting Buddhist temples. Respectful dress is always appreciated. For dress we suggest the following:
Please wear a shirt which covers the shoulders and reaches the waist (a t shirt will be fine!) For leg ware at least knee length shorts or skirt should be worn.