Chiang Rai is the largest city in the further North of Thailand. Founded and set up as the capital city by king Mangrai in 1262, the city has since evolved. Ac ity with endless natural beauty and is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle! Chiang Rai tours are perfect way to explore the city.

Even though not a fully fledged touristy city the city however has some great places to stay. One such noteworthy place is the Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort. The main feature of this resort that attracts most tourist is the elephant camp within the resort premises. Many activities have been designed centering them around, some include driving elephants and even the yoga that is offered.

Excursions in Chiang Rai ideally should include a stroll around the city center where you find the flashy clock towers and the night bazaar (market).The Wat Rong Khun is one of the key attractions to check out if you are in this part of the country. One of the key pieces or architecture found in this region even though damaged by the 2014 earth quake the surroundings are still worth exploring.

Many tourist also pay a visit to the Akha hill tribes, they a little village where tourist get to see the life of the authentic Thai hill tribe. The Golden triangle is a “must include” in any excursion , The golden triangle is significant as the three countries , Thailand , Myanmar and Laos come together. The Ruak river splits the three countries.

The Boomerang adventure park is also worth having a look at , its a Boomerang shaped park has some incredible limestone hills at the northern end where visitors can engage in rock climbing.

The Lanna Food is also worth giving a try while in this region as this type of food is difficult to track down elsewhere.

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