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The Pla Buek Catfish Breeding and Conservation Fair

The Pla Buek Catfish Breeding and Conservation Fair

The Pla Buek Catfish Breeding and Conservation Fair is held at the Hat Krai village in Chiang Khong district from May 18-30. The annual event is a great opportunity to learn all about the various catfish that can be foun...

Communities & Old Markets Chiang Khong,
Chiang Rai

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Elephant Polo Tournament

Elephant Polo Tournament

Annually, Anantara Golden Triangle Resort holds King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament on the grounds of the resort. The competition is participated in by 10 teams from different countries. There are also elephant parades, ...

Communities & Old Markets Chiang Saen,
Chiang Rai

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Phra That Pha Ngao

Phra That Pha Ngao

Phra That Pha Ngao has a bell-shaped chedi atop large boulders. Make sure to visit several ancient Chiang Saen-style Buddha statues enshrined in the nearby viharn (chapel). Enjoy the spectacular view of the Mekong River,...

Palaces & Historical Sites Chiang Saen,
Chiang Rai

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Hall of Opium Golden Triangle Park

Hall of Opium Golden Triangle Park

Hall of Opium Golden Triangle Park and Musuem is an invitation to the mysterious world of opium. Inside the park, exhibits will tell the history of opium trade and 5,000 years ago from its natural properties to its uses....

Parks & Zoos Chiang Saen,
Chiang Rai

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Chiang Saen Lake

Chiang Saen Lake

The Chiang Saen Lake is located 5km south of Chiang Saen in the Chiang Rai province. Drive along Highway No. 1016 (Chiang Saen-Mae Chan route), take a left turn and you will find Chiang Saen Lake.The lake is a large natu...

Rivers, Waterfalls & Reservoirs Chiang Saen,
Chiang Rai

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Wat Phra That Chom Kitti

Wat Phra That Chom Kitti

Wat Phra That Chom Kitti Temple is located on an hilltop and has a pagoda containing a Buddha relic. Wat Phra That Chom Kitti is known for its crooked chedi, which contains a fragmented piece of the Buddha relic, which ...

Temples & Other Religious Sites Chiang Saen,
Chiang Rai

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Wat Phra That Chedi Luang

Wat Phra That Chedi Luang

Wat Phra That Chedi Luang Temple is located next to Chiang Saen National Museum and is an ancient 88-metre high, bell-shaped, Lanna style principal chedi. The base of Chedi is 24 metre in circumference and it was constr...

Temples & Other Religious Sites Chiang Saen,
Chiang Rai

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The Golden Triangle

The Golden Triangle

The Golden Triangle in Chiang Rai is a place well worth seeing if you are in Chiang Rai province. This famed border location where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet on the Mekong River was once supposed to be the centre of...

Palaces & Historical Sites Chiang Saen,
Chiang Rai

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Wat Phra Chao Lan Thong

Wat Phra Chao Lan Thong

Wat Phra Chao Lan Thong is located within the city walls of Chiang Saen and was built by Prince Thong Ngua, a son of King Tilokkarat. A fairly large Buddha statue with a lap width of two metres and height of over three ...

Temples & Other Religious Sites Chiang Saen,
Chiang Rai

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Phra That Doi Pu Khao

Phra That Doi Pu Khao

Situated just before the Golden Triangle, this pagoda is believed to have been built by a king of Wiang Hirannakhon Ngoen Yang in the 8th century. The hilltop on which the pagoda is located offers a wonderful view of the...

Mountains & Wilderness Chiang Saen,
Chiang Rai

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