Chiang Rai One Day Tour & Wat Rong Khun from Chiang Mai (Private Tour)

Chiang Rai is the most northern province of Thailand far from Bangkok approx. 800 kilometres. In 1262, the city was founded by King Mengrai who moved the capital of his Lanna Kingdom from Chiang Saen to Chiang Rai. It was the capital just the short period of time before moving to Chiang Mai because of the threats of invasion. Today, Chiang Rai is the new gateway to Laos and Myanmar as the northern border of the province is the connecting point between these two countries. The Mae Kok River with 130 kilometres which is flowing from Chiang Mai is the major river separated the rugged mountainous topography of the region. You will experience the abundance of flora and fauna of the mountains and jungles, and enjoy the natural of the landscape when flowing along the river. Another highlight in Chiang Rai is Wat Rong Khun where as known as White Temple, is unconventional, contemporary and privately owned by the famous artist in Thailand. It exhibits arts in a style of Buddhist temple.


  • Admire the beauty of the famous White Temple in Chiang Rai
  • Learn about Northern Thailand's culture


  • Pick up and drop off from hotel in Chiang Mai old city and night bazaar area only
  • English speaking guide
  • Insurance
  • Lunch Set Menu
  • White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) entrance fee


  • Personal expenses such as tips, alcoholic beverage, etc
  • Other services not mentioned on this programme
  • Optional boat trip on Mekong River
  • Laos embarkation fee
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Things to know

How to use

  • You must book at least 24 hours prior to arrival
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher directly to the driver or tour guide when pick-up at the hotel.
  • The person who books and receives the confirmation voucher must present a valid photo ID/passport along with the voucher number
  • The voucher is valid only on specified date and time of the tour

Important Information

  • This tour operates everyday
  • Time/Duration: Start time 07.00 am - 21.00 pm.
  • Dress code: Short pants, T-shirt, Flip-flop and small backpack
  • Not to bring: All value items such as ring, Earring, Watch, Passport, bracelet, Wallet, Mobile, Camera. Should bring only 1,000 THB for your snack, Beer and tips
  • Please note that the itinerary and timing are approximate and may be modified without notice to fit the tide and local weather conditions

Transfer Service

  • Transfer service operates according to pre-assigned and route only. Please let us know your hotel name during your booking process. We will confirm you the pick up time by email
  • Extra charge will be applied for transfer in some Chiang Mai area (To be advised)
  • Please plan to meet your tour guide at your hotel lobby at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled pick-up time
  • Late arrivals: If you arrive more than 10 minutes late or after we have moved from your hotel, you may be considered a no-shows


  • Child between ages 3 -7 years old will be charged as child price
  • In any case of your booking isn't matched with reality when you show upfront (such as child's age, child's height, the quantity of people and etc), you are responsible to pay the additional charge upfront the show/tour. reserves the right to non-refund if the booking is mistaken reserved by guest
  • Minimum 2 pax per booking (based on 2 adults)

Recent Reviews

8 Review(s)

  • Pham
  • Sun,Oct 14, 2018

This is amazing temple, I love it. Chiang rai has many interesting places to visit and Wat Rong Khun is one of them. Creative art and architecture and full of cultural charm.

  • Tyson
  • Tue,Oct 09, 2018

Amazing artwork, beautiful and yet definitely worth a visit. The Chiang Rai One Day and Wat Rong Khun is so creative and full with culture. If you enjoy time with arts and design you will love it here.

  • Amaravathi
  • Fri,Jul 06, 2018

You shouldn't miss it. Wat Rong Khun, also known as the White Temple. Very beautiful and allot of arts . It was quite crowded but you must to see . You have to bring passport with you on the tour because tour have visit Golden Triangle. This is the frontier between Laos, Myanmar and Thailand but pay extra .

  • Xuan
  • Wed,Jul 04, 2018

We visited this temple on a rainy day. Still its beauty does not seem to be bothered by the rain.Must visit, no matter what season you travel here.The designer is a genius indeed.

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