Chiang Rai is 785 kilometres north of Bangkok, in the midst of the mountains and hills of Chiang Rai Province. Overlooked by many travellers - who favour nearby Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai has retained a rustic charm and a laid back atmosphere. It's cheaper and cooler than Chiang Mai and Bangkok.
From the Chiang Rai Travel Guide
the river from Chiang Khong - a 3 min boat ride in a tiny boat loaded with 6 backpackers and 6 backpacks so that it was reminiscent of the bamboo rafting in Chiang Mai ie barely above the surface. Huay Xia is notable for two ...
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How Bazaar Our day in Chiang Rai was spent walking around the city, keeping in the shade as best we could and in some ways keeping out of the wats (temples). One of the attractions we found ...
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