Please meet Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai's quieter neighbor. This land of delightful natural beauties is the northernmost province of Thailand located some 487 miles (785 kilometers from Bangkok). It is a fascinating city hosting some of Thailand's oldest civilizations and homing some of the most splendid natural treasures - captivating mountains, vast river valleys, unique caves, picturesque waterfalls and hot springs. Nature is not all Chiang Rai is favored with - it is a place of rich culture and historical wonders, as well as of a good selection of hotels. The city has a relaxed and laid-back holiday atmosphere, being a peaceful spot where there are still ancient hill-tribes settlements and locals enjoy traditional rural lifestyles. The increased number of travelers coming to indulge in the splendid nature and native culture of Chiang Rai has recently made the city a booming tourist destination and a famous escape for foreign voyagers.
Beside its calm and peaceful appeal, Chiang Rai is today one of Thailand's top tourist destinations catering for all preferences and keeping all visitors pleasantly entertained. There are several luxury hotels in Chiang Rai from which Anantara Resort Golden Triangle is one of the most sparking resorts and is encompassed by beautiful rugged hills and lush tropical jungles. The luxurious premises provide a genuine refreshing chill in spacious elegant suites and a full bunch of dashing facilities. Four Seasons Tented Camp Hotel is another exotic holiday destination in Chiang Rai set amidst bamboo jungles. The lordly resort is accessible only by boat and ensures one-of-a-kind holiday experience in Chiang Rai providing utmost privacy, unique luxury and unforgettable Golden Triangle excursions and jungle trekking.
The accommodations in Chiang Rai are ranging from sumptuous five-star resorts to budget guesthouses and convenient home stays. Amongst the good rated budget hotels in Chiang Rai can be mentioned Baan Khun Yom Hotel - one of the most reasonably priced accommodations in the city. The lovely hotel offers friendly and peaceful atmosphere and warmly welcomes guests to its comfortable Thai-style rooms, tasty restaurant, cozy lobby and convenient conference facilities. Palm Garden Hotel is another boutique lodging located just 10-minutes drive from Chiang Rai Airport and impressing with its Karaoke Bar and restaurant serving a wide variety of international cuisine. Golden Triangle Inn is a pleasant hotel located within a walking distance to the main sights of attraction in Chiang Rai. The inexpensive inn provides comfortable and friendly atmosphere, warm and attentive services and hotel facilities ensuring a relaxing stay such as a restaurant, cafe, lobby and wonderful garden areas.
Everything in Chiang Rai is gorgeous - the enchanting villages, such as Chiang Khong and Chiang Saem, with their unique character, the beautiful natural parks including Namtok Khun Kon Forest Park, the imposing historical monuments such as Phra That Pha Ngao and the refined museums - Oub Kham Museum and Chiang Saem National Museum. While holiday in Chiang Rai, tourists should visiting the White Temple, Rai Mae Fah Luang - a famous cultural center, and the Golden Triangle, which is one of the most popular attractions in the region, being an ex-hub of opium production and the spot where Laos, Burma and Thailand come together. Because of its mountainous terrain and higher elevations, Chiang Rai has cooler weather than the rest of Thailand. The climate, however, is still mild, pleasant, and perfect for sightseeing tours.
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