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Tour Overview

Experience the essence of Northern Thailand in our 4-day Chiang Mai & Golden Triangle Tour. Begin in Chiang Mai, Day 1 brings you to a hill tribe village and the enchanting Doi Suthep temple. Day 2 ventures to Chiang Rai for the mesmerizing White Temple and the historic Golden Triangle. Day 3 is an elephant sanctuary day, forging bonds with these gentle giants. Concluding on Day 4, you'll have free time to explore before departure. Immerse yourself in culture, history, and natural beauty on this unforgettable journey.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Hmong Cultural Immersion: Delve into the rich traditions of the Hmong people at Doi Pui Mong Hill Tribe Village, discovering their unique customs, attire, and way of life.
  • Majestic Temple Views: Ascend Doi Suthep to witness Chiang Mai's panoramic beauty from Wat Phra That, a tranquil and awe-inspiring spiritual haven.
  • Enchanting White Temple: Explore the surreal Wat Rong Khun in Chiang Rai, a masterpiece of art and spirituality, filled with intricate details and symbolism.
  • Elephant Bonding: At Baan Chang Elephant Park, form lasting connections as you feed, observe, and stroll alongside these gentle giants.
  • Golden Triangle Insight: Immerse yourself in history at the Golden Triangle, where Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos converge, as you learn about its opulent past.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Your journey begins as you touch down at Chiang Mai International Airport, where the warm, tropical air welcomes you to Northern Thailand. Upon arrival, you'll be greeted by your friendly guide and driver, who will be holding a sign with your name. They will assist you with your luggage and accompany you to your private vehicle. A short drive will take you to your selected hotel in Chiang Mai, where you'll check in and have a chance to freshen up.

    The next stop is Doi Pui Mong Hill Tribe Village, a picturesque hillside village inhabited by the Hmong people. Here, you'll have the opportunity to learn about their unique culture, traditional clothing, and way of life.

    Thailand Chiang Mai Hmong Hill Tribe Village
    Doi Pui Mong Hill Tribe Village, a picturesque hillside village inhabited by the Hmong people

    As the day winds down, you'll ascend to the mountain to visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, a revered temple perched atop a hill with stunning panoramic views of Chiang Mai city. You can explore the temple grounds, learn about its history, and enjoy the serene atmosphere.

    After your spiritual and cultural exploration, you'll return to your hotel, where you can unwind and reflect on your first day in Chiang Mai.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Chiang Mai

    Chiang Mai Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
    Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

  2. After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, it's time to embark on a scenic road trip to Chiang Rai, a journey that will take you through the breathtaking landscapes of Northern Thailand. Keep your camera ready as you pass by lush rice paddy fields and majestic mountains.

    Upon arriving in Chiang Rai, you'll be captivated by the White Temple (Wat Rong Khun), an architectural masterpiece with its intricate design and sparkling facade. Your guide will provide insights into the symbolism behind this unique temple.

    Thailand Chiang Rai White Temple
    White Temple

    Satisfy your hunger with a delicious Thai lunch at a local restaurant.

    The Golden Triangle, once notorious for its opium trade, is your next destination. Here, your knowledgeable guide will narrate the history of the region, and you'll have a chance to take in the scenic views where Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos converge.

    As the afternoon sun starts to set, you'll begin the return journey to Chiang Mai. Arriving back in Chiang Mai, you'll return to your hotel for a comfortable night's rest, reminiscing about the day's adventures and the intriguing history you've learned.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Chiang Mai

    Thailand Chiang Rai Golden Triangle
    Golden Triangle

  3. Today, you'll enjoy breakfast at your leisure at the hotel before embarking on an extraordinary adventure. The Baan Chang Elephant Park offers a unique opportunity to connect with these gentle giants. Your day will be filled with memorable encounters, including observing their natural behaviors, feeding them, and even taking a leisurely walk alongside them.

    Thailand Chiang Mai Baan Chang Elephant Park
    Bathing Elephants

    As the sun sets, you'll return to your hotel, undoubtedly filled with awe and admiration for these incredible creatures. Take some time to relax and reflect on your heartwarming day spent with the elephants.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Chiang Mai

  4. Enjoy a leisurely morning in Chiang Mai. You can take a stroll around the city, visit local markets, or indulge in some last-minute souvenir shopping. Ensure you check out from your hotel by the designated time.

    Morning Market in Chiang Mai
    Stroll around local markets in Chiang Mai

    Your driver will pick you up from your hotel, allowing you to relax and reminisce about your unforgettable journey. You'll be transferred to Chiang Mai International Airport, where you'll catch your onward flight, concluding your enchanting visit to Northern Thailand.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price Per Person

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.

Price Includes

  • 3 nights' accommodation;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guide services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day;
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.

Price Excludes

  • International air tickets (Could be assisted).
  • Visa handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver, bell boy, etc.
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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