Things to do in Chiang Rai

Come visit Chiang Rai! Expedia makes it easy to book Chiang Rai tours and find the best attractions. We have a broad selection of things to do in Chiang Rai for you to browse through and learn about all the most popular activities. It’s easy to find all the must-see Chiang Rai sights by looking though our list of all the most popular Chiang Rai attractions.

Whether you travel to Chiang Rai in the spring, summer, fall or winter, Expedia makes it simple to find endless Chiang Rai vacation ideas for any season. You can explore local things to do and popular tourism spots in Chiang Rai, then book a flight, rental car and hotel all with ease.

3-Day Golden Triangle Cycling Tour by SpiceRoads
Embark on a 3-day cycling tour through northern Thailand’s lush countryside. Ride around small villages and see temples, rice mills, whiskey distilleries, and more. Converse with locals from traditional hill tribes and enjoy luxurious, if rustic, accommodations, on this once-in-a-lifetime... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 days

Free cancellation

$397
per adult

City Culture & Temples Tour by Tour East Thailand
Explore the culture and heritage of Chiang Rai on this half-day tour. Visit the beautiful Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong, and Wat Rong Khun temples, monuments displaying intricate Thai architecture. Look through the bustling marketplace of... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$48
per adult

City Night Tour with Cabaret Show, Dinner & Trishaw Ride by Tour East Thailand
Explore the beautiful city of Chiang Rai by night with an endearing trishaw ride to the monument of King Mangrai. Explore the dazzling night bazaar, enjoy a delicious dinner, and watch traditional live performances on this tour of the city... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$54
per adult

Countryside, Hot Spring, Rainforest & Village Full-Day Tour by Tour East Thailand
Explore Chiang Rai's beautiful terrain, from its indigenous Akha hill tribe village to its beautiful rainforest on this full-day tour. Trek to a 130-foot (40-m) waterfall, ride an elephant through the countryside, warm yourself in a hot spring, and enjoy... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$90
per adult

Doi Mae Salong Mountain & Village Tour by Tour East Thailand
Explore the idyllic Santikhiri village in the beautiful mountainside on this day trip from Chiang Rai. Visit the hill tribe villages of indigenous Thai people, learn about their unique way of living, and stop by the local tea and coffee... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$57
per adult

Doi Tung & Royal Villa Half-Day Tour by Tour East Thailand
Explore Doi Tung, a mountain in the Thai highlands that offers remarkable views of Thailand and Myanmar from its summit. Along this mountain, find the amazing botanical garden of Mae Fah Luang, the Royal Villa, and the grand holy temple... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$61
per adult

Elephant Trek & Hill-Tribe Villages Full-Day Tour by Tour East Thailand
Enjoy a thrilling boat ride along the Kok River, uncover historic hill-tribe villages, and trek through hills on an elephant on this full-day tour. After dining on a local meal, complete your day with a refreshing swim at a nearby... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$100
per adult

Golden Triangle River Cruise & Ancient City Tour by Tour East Thailand
Cruise the Mekong River for a spectacular view of three nations converging in a single place. Witness life among the Hmong Kew Karn hill tribe and the magnificence of the Mekong giant catfish as well as the grandeur of the... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$122
per adult

Golden Triangle, Ancient City & Temple Tour with Cruise by Tour East Thailand
Travel through beautiful terrain, visit the Golden Triangle, cruise the Mekong River, and reach the ruins of Chiang Saen on this day trip from Chiang Rai. Witness the convergence of 3 nations and soak in the area's rich history at... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$83
per adult

Hall of Opium Tour by Tour East Thailand
Discover the history of opium, a plant that has influenced Thailand for more than 5,000 years, on this fascinating museum tour. Learn about the Golden Triangle's history, development, and its recent changes, and witness a thorough presentation of the plant's... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$60
per adult

Hill Tribe Village & Ancient City Tour by Tour East Thailand
Soak in the rustic atmosphere of ruined cities, hill tribes, and the magnificent natural landscape on this day tour from Chiang Rai. Learn the unique heritage of the native Akha and Yao tribes, marvel at the spectacular Golden Triangle, and... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$99
per adult

Indigenous Mountain Hill Tribe Tour by Tour East Thailand
Explore the many hill tribes native to the northern-most district of Thailand. Chiang Rai hosts 7 broad hill tribes with varying ethnicities and customs. Spend your day absorbing the rich heritage of the hill tribes, as they openly share their... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$68
per adult

Mountain & Padong Long-Necked Hill Tribe Tour by Tour East Thailand
Immerse yourself in the highland village cultures of Doi Mae Salong Mountain in the northernmost province of Thailand. Visit the homes of indigenous Thai people in the Yao, Akha, and Padong villages, and see tea and coffee produced in a... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$119
per adult

Myanmar Border-Crossing & Mae Khong River Cruise Tour by Tour East Thailand
Immerse yourself in the beautiful landscape of Mae Sai, the northernmost district of Thailand. Cross the border to Myanmar to discover a completely different culture, ride a rickshaw to explore the town of Tachileik, and enjoy a scenic cruise along... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$131
per adult

River Cruise, Elephant Ride, Hill-Tribe Villages & Hot Springs Tour by Tour East Thailand
Spend a relaxing day absorbing the natural wealth of Chiang Rai. Discover indigenous tribes, explore the lush jungle on an elephant ride, relax in a hot spring, and take a scenic cruise along the Kok River. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$77
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between between Chiang Rai International Airport and Chiang Rai hotel aboard a shuttle. Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

20 minutes

Free cancellation

$13
per adult

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