Chiang Rai is a melting pot of architectural diversity in terms of ornately decorated Buddhist sites. On this tour, learn the history and top landmarks of one of Thailand's overlooked cities yet worth the extra mile. Complete with round trip transfers on your way to each destination, discover Chiang Rai Province through its rich culture kept in the White and Blue Temples (Wat Rong Khun and Wat Rong Sear Tean, respectively), its notable design a significant shift from the traditional Thai golden temples. Venture further into the sleepy town's prominent architecture in the form of wooden artistry at the Baan Dam Museum (The Black House). Built by nationally renowned artist Thawan Duchanee, a visit to The Black House property is guaranteed an extraordinary experience – witness a sprawling series of sculptures, displays, and installations of both orthodox and unorthodox Buddhist persuasions exhibited in the museum-slash-modern-home. Rush fast to the final destination in Singha Park and be in touch with Chiang Rai's natural wonders. This small, delightful sleepy town is worth the extra mile with its relaxed vibe, great-value accommodation and splendid local food.
Ride through the scenic Chiang Rai countryside and discover the laid back lives of the locals in this beautiful mountainous province. Whether you choose a half day or full day tour, you'll start off your cycling adventure at the rural villages. Ride by bountiful rice fields and pass vast fruit orchards together with your English speaking guide, until you find yourself at White Temple, one of the most beautiful temples in the country. Marvel at the intricate design of this contemporary and unconventional structure - an exhibit patterned to look like traditional Buddhist temples - before taking your lunch at a local restaurant nearby.