Chiang Rai Province GuideChiang Rai Province is a region in Northern Thailand. Populations have dwelled in Chiang Rai since the 7th century and it became the center of the Lanna Thai Kingdom during the 13th century. HotelsFind hotels in Chiang Rai, Mae Fa Luang, Chiang Rai, Chiang Saen and more.
Popular in Chiang Rai ProvinceChiang RaiChiang Rai is the capital of Chiang Rai Province, Northern Thailand. The town has a population of around 62,000 and is the main commercial centre serving the Golden Triangle border region of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. Mae SalongMae Salong, also known as Doi Mae Salong and officially called Santikhiri, is a village in Chiang Rai Province, Northern Thailand. Chiang SaenChiang Saen is a city in Chiang Rai Province, just south of the Golden Triangle. Once one of the major cities of the Lanna kingdom, it was originally called Wiang Hiran Nakhon Ngoen Yang and served as the capital before King Mengrai established Chiang Rai in 1262.
In Chiang Rai ProvinceChiang KhongChiang Khong is a town in Chiang Rai Province, Northern Thailand. It is mainly visited as a jumping-off point en route to the ferry crossing to Laos. Golden TriangleThe Golden Triangle is in Chiang Rai Province, in the far north of Thailand. The English name comes from the meeting of Laos, Myanmar and Thailand here, but to the locals it's Sop Ruak, since this is where the Mekong meets the Ruak River. Mae SaiMae Sai is the northernmost city of Thailand. It is mainly a stepping stone for visits to Myanmar and has few attractions of its own. Phu Chi FaPhu Chi Fa Forest Park is in Chiang Rai Province of Thailand. In an area of outstanding natural beauty, this peak is a word-of-mouth secret with minimal crowds or touristic tackiness. Five days in the Golden TriangleFive days in the Golden Triangle is a five-day tour of the Golden Triangle region where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet. Doi TungDoi Tung is a mountain in the northern part of Chiang Rai Province, at the northernmost tip of Thailand.