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Thailand Northern Discovery

4/Days  Flexible & Private Tour
 Chiang MaiChiang Rai
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$498 $433
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Unlike the bustling metropolis Bangkok, the northern towns of Thailand, Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai are the lesser known destinations, yet allure many explorers and culture lovers into some humbling and genuine excursions. The two neighbouring cities are teeming with dreamlike landscapes, historical monuments, and wonderful wildlife that bring you close to the grace of Thailand and its people. On this 4-day Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai itinerary, you’ll have the chance to visit the Golden Triangle border where Thailand meets with Laos and Myanmar, meet gentle Asian elephants and visit hill tribe villages in the far north. The journey also takes you to the famous White Temple and Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep. Join our trip and find out the unique charm of northern Thailand.


  Enjoy a Khantoke dinner with charming dance performace by local hill tribal villager

  Have fun with adorable elephants in the Mae Tang Elephant Camp

  Take an adventurous bamboo rafting along Maetang River

  Explore the spectacular White Temple (Wat Rongkhun)

  Catch a glimpse of the Golden Triangle borders among Thailand, Laos and Myanmar

  Head down the Khong River on a long-tail boat trip

  Visit Maesai village on the Thailand & Myanmar border as well as other hill tribe villages

  Take in the views from Wat Doi Suthep, the most sacred temple in Chiang Mai

Tour Summary

By Day Transfer Destinations Activities Meals
Day 1 Chiang Mai Arrive at Chiang Mai airport, Transfer to hotel, Enjoy Khantoke... D
Day 2 Chiang Mai Visit Elephant Camp, Enjoy elephant ride through the jungle, Enjoy... B, L
Day 3 Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai Visit White Temple, Enjoy a long tail boat ride on Khong River, Visit... B, L
Day 4 Chiang Mai Visit some highlights in the city, Drive to Chiang Mai airport for... B
  • Transfer:
  • Activities:

    Arrive at Chiang Mai airport, Transfer to hotel, Enjoy Khantoke Dinner

Upon arrival in Chiang Mai, meet our tour guide and driver then transfer to hotel for check in.

Late afternoon, you will enjoy the super northern Thai dinner with charming Fon-lep (Finger dance), Fon- tein (Candle dance) , Ramwong (Candle dance) . After Khantoke dinner, enjoy yourself again by watching shows which are performed by the hill tribes Akha, Yao, Meo, Lisu and Karen.

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

Enjoy Traditional Khantoke Dinner and Cultural Show

When in Chiang Mai, don’t miss the opportunity to immerse your self in the Traditional Khantoke Dinner. A dinner accompanied by a “traditional cultural show” sounds a perfect combination. You will taste homemade family style dishes on large platters eaten sitting down on floor mats at low tables while enjoy traditional cultural show, including dance and music performances by several Chiang Mai hill tribes. Dive into the history, diverse background and beauty of the region in the relaxing and fun atmosphere.

  • Meals:


  • Transfer:
  • Activities:

    Visit Elephant Camp, Enjoy elephant ride through the jungle, Enjoy bamboo rafting along Maetang River, Visit Orchid & Butterfly Farm

After breakfast at hotel, our tour guide and driver will come and pick you up for the trip today. 
Visit the Mae Tang Elephant Camp. See elephant at work. Take a memorable elephant riding 45 minutes
through the jungle, visit the Lisu village. Then take the ox-cart riding back to the camp. Lunch is provided. In the afternoon do adventurous bamboo rafting for 1 hour along Maetang River. The rest of the day is to visit the Orchid & Butterfly farm on the way back to Chiang Mai.

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

Elephant Camp in Chiang Mai

The most popular thing to do in Chiang Mai is to visit one of the elephant sanctuaries. So a full day trip to an elephant camp will be an interesting experience when in Chiang Mai. Each camp has different activities with the elephants and you can choose the one that meet your interest. Learn more about the elephants, take a memorable elephant riding through the jungle or trek in a short time in the forest, enjoy a bamboo rafting along the river… All will bring you a day with full of joy and memory.  

  • Meals:

    Breakfast, Lunch

  • Transfer:
  • Activities:

    Visit White Temple, Enjoy a long tail boat ride on Khong River, Visit the Long Neck Village

After breakfast at hotel, our tour guide and driver will come to your hotel and pick you up then drive to Chiang Rai.
Drive to visit the hot spring on the way to Chiang Rai. Continue driving for 1.5 hours to White Temple (Wat Rongkhun). Then carry on to the three country borders meet which called "Golden Triangle" take long tail boat on Khong River. After lunch, drive to Maesai, the Thailand & Myanmar border city. Finally, visit the Akha, Yao and Long Neck hill tribe villages on the way back to Chiang Mai.
Overnight in Chiang Mai. 

Unique White Temple in Chiang Rai

Wat Rong Khun, better known as “the White Temple” is one of the most recognizable temples in Thailand. Designed by Chalermchai Kositpipat, a famous Thai visual artist, the temple is filled with Buddhist symbolisms, from its layout, architecture, all the way to the ornate reliefs and mirror decorations. Wat Rong Khun is a unique temple that stands out through the white color and the use of pieces of glass in the plaster, sparkling in the sun. The white color signifies the purity of the Buddha, while the glass symbolizes the Buddha’s wisdom and the Dhamma, the Buddhist teachings.The temple opens daily from 8am until 6pm.Dress respectfully, take off shoes before entering a temple building are things to keep in mind when visiting any temple in Thailand.  

  • Meals:

    Breakfast, Lunch

  • Transfer:
  • Activities:

    Visit some highlights in the city, Drive to Chiang Mai airport for your next flight

After check out, the guide and driver will take you to visit Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, the most sacred temple containing a holy relic of the Lord Buddha. The temple compound offers an ethylating view of Chiang Mai city and surrounding countryside. A visit to Meo village will be made after that.

Then transfer to Airport for your next flight.

End of services!

Doi Suthep Temple - The most sacred temples in Chiang Mai

Located at 15 kilometers from the city of Chiang Mai and situated at an elevation of 1,073 meters, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is one of northern Thailand's most sacred temples. From the temple, impressive views of downtown Chiang Mai can be seen. This 14th century temple is filled with beautiful Buddhist shrines and auspicious relics; it is a beautiful example of northern Thai architecture. Visitors must climb 306 steps to reach the temple’s entrance but the views are well worth it! An easier, alternative route is available via a cable car ride to the top of the staircase for who don’t have much time. 

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3 Breakfasts 2 Lunches 1 Dinner
Hotel (3 nights),
Car, Elephant,
Included Services
  •   Accommodation with daily breakfast
  •   Private transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  •   Domestic airport & government taxes
  •   Local English-speaking guides
  •   Meals as mentioned in itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N/A: Not Available)
  •   Water on coach
  •   Entrance fees, performances, boat trips & excursions


  •   International flights to/from Thailand
  •   Domestic flights
  •   Travel insurance
  •   Visa stamp fees
  •   Early check-in & late check-out surcharge
  •   Personal expenses
  •   Meals not mentioned
  •   Drinks not mentioned
  •   Tips & gratuities for guides and drivers

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