Chiang Rai Province
is the most northern part of Thailand with borders to Myanmar and Laos at the Golden Triangle. It is important place for the trading by the Mekong river that offers some beautiful sceneries in this area. Another destinations are mostly in the fantastic mountain ranges of Chiang Rai province. Here is the home of many ethnic tribes that are mostly imigrants from China and Laos. Most of them still keep their traditional lifestyles and finance their living by agriculture like tea and coffee farming.
Wat Rong khun- white temple Chiang rai
Golden Triangle view point
Maesai-tam luang cave
Doi Tung botanical garden
Wat Rong Seur Ten- the Blue Temple Chiang Rai
Chian Saen - temple from the 14th century
Chiang Mai Province
Chiang Mai city was once the capital of Lanna Kingdom that existed besides the first Thai Kingdom of Sukhothai in the 13th century. The province is mainly mountainous and offers fantastic sceneries, waterfalls, rivers and hill tribe villages. Activities are availaible in wide range from river rafting, climbing, homestay, trekking and more. Some of the best elephant conservation centers are located in this province.
Chiang Mai-Wat Sri Suphan the Silver Temple
Doi-Inthanon Kew Mae Pan trek
Doi Angkhang-Mist valley
Chiang Dao Elephant conservation center
Chiang Dao cave
Mae Kampong community
Mae Hong Son Province
Mae Hong Son province is mostly mountainous with cold temperature in winter season. It is well known for its beautiful and rich nature and the mist all over the year. Amongst this beautiful nature there are many villages of tribal communities, mostly with chinese roots, waiting to get discovered. Mae Hong Son is just becoming popular and is still more like a secret tip for foreign tourist.
Mae Hong Son town
Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu
Ban Rak Thai
Ban Nam Piang Din Long Neck Village
Pai- Sai Ngam hot spring