Chiang Rai

Holidays in Chiang Rai from UK

Chiang Rai is a perfect destination for those who like adventure. Trekking in the jungle, traveling by boat or taking an excursion on elephant back. Holidays to Chiang Rai can happily be combined with some other exciting destinations.

Chiang Rai is located further north than Chiang Mai and is the gateway to the “Golden Triangle” (the point where Thailand, Laos and Mynamar combine). A quiet little town with clear air and exciting excursion possibilities. From here you are close to Doi Tung, Thailand’s most sacred mountain and home to the queen mother’s summer palace and botanical garden. The adventurous can also take a boat on the Mekong River to Laos.

Book a holiday to Chiang Rai

Kuoni has four hotels in Chiang Rai and they offer packages with scheduled flights from the UK. The Kuoni website is well worth a look for special offers as is Virgin Holidays who offer a choice of 3 hotels in Chiang Rai. If you prefer to speak to an experienced travel consultant about deals available to Thailand as well as multi-centre trips please fill in the enquiry form on the right hand side and you will be contacted shortly.

Chiang Rai’s beautiful surroundings

Even outside of Chiang Rai, there is much to do and see. Kok River flows through the city, and short journey west there is a great beach, Hat Chiang Rai, where you can swim and eat lunch in one of the small outdoor restaurants. At closer quarters, just a short walk from the city centre, lies the temple Wat Doi Khao Quai Talk, where you can get a great view over Chiang Rai’s lush surroundings. Also not to be missed is Mae FahLuang Royal Gardens, a lush park area which is very popular among the local population.

Spa treatments and elephant tours

The only thing you can’t do in Chiang Rai is get bored. You can visit Myanmar, take a ride on elephant back, jungle trekking, or relax in a local spa? There is so much to see and do in Chiang Rai that the only problem is finding the time. These tour and excursion companies should be able to help you get the most out of your holiday with a prebookable experience to remember :

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