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Things To Do In Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai is a diverse and cultural destination with many great sights and activities for you to enjoy during your stay. Things to do in Chiang Rai range from elephant trekking to learning the culinary art of Thai cooking and below we have highlighted some of the best things to do.

A boat trip along the Mae Kok River is a great way to see the local way of life and a stop off at one of the hilltribes is a great insight into the traditions and culture of the people. An elephant ride into the jungle is the perfect way to make you way through the tropical vegetation and a refreshing dip at one of the beautiful waterfalls or natural springs is the perfect ending to the adventure.

A visit to the Golden Triangle is one of the best things to do in Chiang Rai, here at the borders of Thailand, Burma and Laos you can cycle through the beautiful countryside and visit an Opium museum. The many beautiful temples in Chiang Rai are a must for those that love to explore new cultures and the beautiful intricate design of these religious sites is simply stunning.

A Thai cooking class is a great way to take home a new skill and the shopping in Chiang Rai offers a great choice of luxury items and locals crafts as a souvenir of your visit. Other great activities include golf, rafting, and kayaking as well as a variety of festivals throughout the year where you can enjoy this colourful parades.

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Things To Do In Chiang Rai

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