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A little about
Chiang Rai
and the surroundings

​Chiang Rai is a province located in the northern part of Thailand, and it's also the name of its provincial capital city. It is one of the lesser-known destinations in Thailand but offers a unique and captivating experience for travelers seeking a more off-the-beaten-path adventure.

1. Chiang Rai City: The city itself is relatively small and less crowded compared to other major tourist hubs in Thailand. It has a laid-back atmosphere with a blend of modern and traditional elements. One of the most iconic landmarks in the city is the White Temple (Wat Rong Khun), a stunning contemporary temple known for its all-white exterior adorned with intricate designs and sculptures.

2. Golden Triangle: Chiang Rai is famous for being the gateway to the Golden Triangle, an area where the borders of Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos converge. The Golden Triangle was historically known for its opium production, but today it's a popular tourist destination offering boat trips along the Mekong River, where you can witness the meeting point of the three countries.

3. Hill Tribes: Chiang Rai and its surroundings are home to several hill tribes, including the Akha, Karen, and Hmong people. These ethnic communities have preserved their unique cultures, traditions, and colorful attire. Some tours allow visitors to experience the hill tribe villages and learn about their ways of life. More info klick here

4. Doi Tung: This mountain located in the northern part of Chiang Rai is known for the Doi Tung Royal Villa and the Mae Fah Luang Garden. The villa was once the residence of the late Princess Mother of Thailand, and the garden is a beautiful display of flowers and plants from the region and around the world.