Program Tour No.4 Doi Mae Salong, Mae Sai, Mekong River Cruise, Golden Triangle & Chiang Saen
This program tour is covered for most of Chiang Rai’s tourist attraction. The first place to visit is the Black House, a collection of 46 Thai-style houses built by Master Thawan Datchanee,Thai National Artist. It’s unseen place that you must see. Then we will continue to Doi Mae Salong to see a plenty and beautiful 101 tea plantation among the mountains. This place, you will learn about the recent history of this area by visiting the Koumintang village of Santi Khiri at Mae Salong mountain. Komintang Village is an inhabited by 7 tribes such as Yunnan Chinese, Yao, Akha, Lisu Lahu, Thai Yai and Thai Lue that living in the same area. Nowadays, the building houses become modern and dressing also. For Lunch time, you can enjoy with Yunnanese cuisine which is prepared by the descendants of the Komintang soldiers who settled in this area several decades ago. Then, we will take you to Mae Sai district, which is near the Burma border and you can take a short walk and buy some cheap products or some souvenirs that is imported from China and Myanmar.
After that about half an hour’s drive from Mae Sai towards the east that is called ” sop Ruak ” it means there are two main rivers meeting up together between Thailand ,Burma and Laos. Then we will take you to Mekong River cruise to see the beautiful scenery of 3 countries. We will learn more about the history of opium by visiting the House of Opium Museum. After that about Ten kilometers , we will drive to the south part which is called ” Chiang Sean ” to see the great wall along the ancient city of Chiang Saen. It is believed that have been established more than 1,000 years ago. The city was along an important “highway” that was the Mekong River and it was one of the most important cites of the Lanna Kingdom