Places to see in Chiang Rai

Places to see in Chiang Rai Province includes everything from Waterfall, Elephant Camp, Hilltribes, Beautiful Gardens, Fantastic Views

 
Blue Temple Wat Rong Suea Ten in Chiang Rai

Blue Temple in Chiang Rai

The Blue Temple or in Thai, Wat Rong Suea Ten, is a quite new temple in Chiang Rai. It is created by the same artist, Chalermchai Kositpipat, that created and designed the White Temple. It has only been opened since 2016. The blue color represent Dharma, the Buddha virtue codes of moral.  ...
Phu Chee Fah Chiang Rai

Phu Chee Fah, Phu Sang and Gate of Siam

Phu Chee Fah is probably the most visited mountain top in Thailand together with Doi Suthep south of Chiang Mai. One year more than 50 000 people visited Phu Chi Fa during one week around New Year. But that is the extreme. If you go there before Christmas or after the first two weeks into January...
White Temple Chiang Rai

White Temple in Chiang Rai

The White Temple is probably the most visited place in Chiang Rai and if you search on "Chiang Rai" with Google and choose images, probably more than 60% of the images representing Chiang Rai is of the White Temple. It is created by Chalermchai Kositpipat, a very famous Thai artist and designer...
Doi Mae Salong Chiang Rai

Doi Mae Salong or Santikhiri

  The history of Doi Mae Salong is a little bit wild: After the Communists took over the mainland of China in 1949 a division of Nationalist Chinese army fled through Yunnan Province to northeast Burma. There they were both fighting the Chinese communists and the Burmese army. In 1961,...
Doi Tung Mae Fa Luang Garden Chiang Rai

Doi Tung Royal Villa and Mae Fah Luang garden

 The Doi Tung Project including Royal villa and Mae Fah Luang Garden was started by the mother of the present Thai king. Her name was HRH Princess Srinagarindra, the Princess Mother and his name is Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX. Doi Tung is so much more than the Royal Villa and the Mae Fah Luang...
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...