16 days in Chiang Rai Province Itinerary

16 days in Chiang Rai Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Chiang Rai Province visit planner

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Chiang Rai
— 9 nights
Drive
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Mae Chan
— 1 night
Drive
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Mae Sai
— 1 night
Drive
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Thoeng
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mae Suai
— 2 nights
Drive

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Chiang Rai

— 9 nights
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Chiang Rai is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Wat Rong Khun, get great views at Sop Ruak - the center of the Golden Triangle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), and make a trip to Clock Tower Chiang Rai.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Chiang Rai sightseeing planning website.

November in Chiang Rai sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mae Chan.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Mae Chan

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Wat Tam Pa Ar-Cha Thong and then go for a walk through Choui Fong Tea Plantation.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mae Chan online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Chiang Rai to Mae Chan takes an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Mae Chan can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mae Sai.

Things to do in Mae Chan

Shopping
Highlights from your trip

Mae Sai

— 1 night
Mae Sai, is home to the district headquarters of Mae Sai District in the top of Chiang Rai province, Thailand. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): examine the collection at Hall of Inspiration, step into the grandiose world of Doi Tung Royal Villa, then take in nature's colorful creations at Mae Fah Luang Garden, then don't miss a visit to The Thai - Burmese Border Gate, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra That Doi Wao.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mae Sai trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Mae Chan to Mae Sai in an hour. In November in Mae Sai, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thoeng.

Things to do in Mae Sai

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Thoeng

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Wat Phrachao Nang Din, then make a trip to Wat Nantaram, and then don't miss a visit to Wat Phra That Sop Waen. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Doi Pha Mon Agricultural Center and then delve into the lush surroundings at Phu Chi Fa Forest Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Thoeng itinerary builder app.

Getting from Mae Sai to Thoeng by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Thoeng are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mae Suai.

Things to do in Thoeng

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Mae Suai

— 2 nights
On the 1st (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Sang Kaew Phothiyan and then take in the awesome beauty at Doi Chang.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mae Suai trip builder website.

Getting from Thoeng to Mae Suai by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Mae Suai can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Mae Suai

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Chiang Rai Province travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites
Chiang Rai Province, the northernmost province of Thailand, features rolling hills through agricultural areas where hill tribes can be found growing coconuts, pineapples, coffee, and bananas. Visitors can trace the histories of these tribes through the region's cultural villages as well as ethnographic museums. Buddhist temples dot the changing topography of the region, providing a spiritual center to the rural industry and geographic vastness of the province.