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  • Happy City Golf Chiang Rai

    Happy City Golf

    This is the newest golf course in Chiang Rai and was was opened in September 2011. It has totally 29 holes, 3 x 9 holes plus 2 extra holes. Happy City Golf course has a very good design, there is a lot of water and fairways and greens are in perfect conditions "The first 10 holes are the Lakeside...
  • Mae Kok Golf Course

    This is an old 9-hole golf course from the 80's and they added another 9 holes just a couple of years ago. The first 9 holes, the old 9 holes, are very flat, not many bunkers and the greens are a little bit slow. The new 9 holes have a much more interesting design and are more challenging. Mae...
  • Temple in the Jungle

    Temple in the Jungle

    The name of the temple is "Phrathat Doi Ha Chedee" or "The temple on the mountain with five stupas" and you can find it on rd 1174 about 18 km south of Chiang Khong. It is a very special temple with two huge Buddhas, 108 Buddha figures in natural size plus many other things. The first temple here...
  • Elephant Camp Chiang Rai

    Elephant Camp

     If you want to see the biggest land living animal in Asia you can go up to the Elephant Camp around 25 km west of Chiang Rai City.  It is on the river so you can choose to go by boat. 100 years ago there were more than 300 000 wild elephants in Thailand and there were around 100,000...
  • Khun Korn Waterfall Chiang Rai

    Khun Korn Waterfall

    Khun Korn waterfall is the highest waterfall in Chiang Rai province, 70 meter high. It is only 25 km from town on the "Old Road" to Chiang Mai. From the parking area up to the waterfall is a walk for around 1.5 km, It is not very easy but not very hard and it is a beautiful walk with high trees and...
  • Walking Street Market Chiang Rai

    Walking Street Market

     Four o'clock every Saturday starts the Walking Street Market. It is a market on Thanalai Rd that at that time is closed for traffic. Here you can find handicraft, local food and snacks, local art and much, much more. It is like Night Bazaar but 10 times bigger.  Close to the Old Prison,...
  • Bicycle in Chiang Rai

    On bicycle in Chiang Rai

    There are a lot of small roads in- and outside the city that is perfect for a bicycle. You can go to the Elephant Camp, many waterfalls, Hot springs and more. More info will follow where to go. Here you can rent a bicycle: Fat Free Bike Shop (Chiang Rai Branch) 542/2 Baanpa Pragarn Road T. Wiang...
  • Biggest Buddha Museum in the world

     It is actually "The World's Largest Collection of Buddha images & Amulets privately owned". You can find it just outside Mae Chan on the road to Chiang Saen. About 7 km after turning right in Mae Chan towards Chiang Saen you see this on your left side. Here you can find all types of...
  • Wat Wiang Klang Chiang Rai

    Temples in Chiang Rai

    In almost every village you can find a temple and in Chiang Rai City there are probably more than 50 temples.   There are many very important temples in Chiang Rai and probably the most important is Wat Phra Kaeo.  That is where they found the Emerald Buddha that now is in Royal Palace in...
  • OubKham Museum in Chiang Rai

    Culture

    There are many artists in Thailand that comes from Chiang Rai. Many of them have come back to Chiang Rai after they have been famous. And they have created White Temple, Black Vfillage (Baan Dam), Doy Ding Dang etc etc.