Phra That Doi Phra Chan Temple, Lampang, Published in Drive on the Northern Route Chiang Rai – Phayao – Nan – Phrae – Lampang, Osotho Magazine, issued:January, 2018
Chiang Rai Province is located in the northernmost of Thailand. It is a mountainous region with rivers and jungles, so there is a lot of beautiful nature surrounding the area.
⭐ KEY TIPS:
- Get briefed at the Population Development Association’s Hill-tribe Education Center prior to organizing or setting out on a trek to visit hill tribe villages.
⭐ HOW TO REACH:
✈️By Air: Air Asia, Nok Air, Thai Lion Air, Bangkok Airways, and Thai Smile Airways fly straight from Bangkok to Chiang Rai with almost 20 flights a day.
🚆By Train:There is no direct train to Chiang Rai. Visitors must take a train to Lampang (9 hrs. from Bangkok) or Chiang Mai (11 hrs.) and then take a bus to Chiang Rai. (2 hrs. from Lampang and 1.30 hrs. from Chiang Mai) For more details, call the State Railway of Thailand, 1690 (hotline), 0 2223 7010, or 0 2223 7020.
🚌By Bus: There are air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned Bangkok – Chiang Rai buses running from the Mo Chit Bus Terminal (Northern Line) every day. For more information, call 1490 or visit www.transport.co.th For Chiang Rai Bus Terminal, call 0 5371 1369 or 0 5375 4097. – Online ticket booking is also available on www.busticket.in.th www.thaiticketmajor.com and www.thairoute.com
Private bus service options include Nakhon Chai Air (call 0 2790 0009 or visit www.nakhonchaiair.com for online booking), Sombat Tour (call 0 2936 2495-9, 0 5371 4971, 0 5371 5884 or visit www.sombattour.com for online booking), Siam First Tour (call 0 2936 2953, 0 5371 9064, or 0 5371 4386), and Choke Rungtawee Tour (call 0 2936 4276 or 0 5371 4045)
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