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Golden Triangle, Thailand

Tel: +66 53 784 084
goldentriangle@anantara.com

 For Thailand reservations please contact:

+66 2 365 9110 or reserveanantara@anantara.com 
(English, Chinese and Thai only)

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Area Excursions

Each day, Anantara features a range of organised and do-it-yourself area excursions that let you see beyond the boundaries of the hotel.

Hall of Opium Museum

Hall of Opium Museum

This multi-million dollar museum provides an in-depth look at the infamous history of the Golden Triangle’s previous role in world opium trade. The museum focuses on opium, opiates, narcotics and the drug eradication measures carried out by Thailand’s late Princess Mother through intriguing interactive displays.

Longtail Boat Trips

Longtail Boat Trips

Set out on a serene river adventure for an utterly unique perspective of where the three countries that make up the famous Golden Triangle meet at the confluence of the Ruak & Mekhong Rivers.

Golden Triangle Discovery Excursion

Golden Triangle Discovery Excursion

Uncover the mysteries of the fabled Golden Triangle. Bring your passport and an adventurous spirit to explore the unique character and traditions of Thailand and Myanmar, with the option of adding on an experience in Laos. Spend a day enjoying a tour of rich cultural discovery, complete with your very own car and driver, plus an experienced guide to ease immigration, provide language assistance and help you to purchase souvenirs at the best local prices.

Three Modes of Transport Journey

Three Modes of Transport Journey
Incorporating an elephant trek through Anantara’s own forests, a longtail boat trip up the Mekong to the Laos island of Don Sao, and a journey by local traditional truck through countryside rice paddies and colourful farmland, the Three Modes of Transport Journey is one of the finest ways to see and experience the best of Chiang Rai and the Golden Triangle.

Golden Triangle and Sop Ruak

Golden Triangle and Sop Ruak

On the Thai riverside near the point where the Ruak and Mekong rivers meet, a giant golden Buddha, elephant statues and shrines to the royal family mark the Golden Triangle.

Phra That Pu Khao

Phra That Pu Khao

On the hill just before the Golden Triangle, this 8th century temple features remains of antiquities and crumbled chedis.

Wat Pa Sak

Wat Pa Sak

Near Chiang Saen’s historic main gateway, these seven ruins of 14th century monuments depict Hariphunchai and Sukhothai styles, with a possible Bagan influence.

Wat Phra That Pha Ngao

Wat Phra That Pha Ngao

Three kilometres south in Sop Kham village, this Buddhist temple complex contains a large prayer hall built to cover a partially excavated Chiang Saen–era Buddha statue. There is also a golden teak manuscript depository and a hilltop pagoda with Mekong River views.

Wat Chedi Luang

Wat Chedi Luang

The ruins of this Buddhist temple feature an 18 metre octagonal chedi in the classic Chiang Saen or Lanna style, built sometime between the 12th and 14th centuries.

Choui FongTea Plantation

Choui FongTea Plantation

A high quality tea manufacturer for half a century, this mountain plantation covers 1,000 rai, and has a restaurant that uses tea in its ingredients. 

Doi Mae Salong

Doi Mae Salong

One of the highest peaks in Chiang Rai, Doi Mae Salong attracts visitors for its panoramic views and scenic trekking, Chinese heritage village and hill tribe communities, as well as tea, coffee and fruit tree plantations.

Mae Sai

Mae Sai

On the border of Myanmar, this eclectic, bustling shopping haven is a great place to haggle over souvenirs. 

Wat Rong Khun (White Temple)

Wat Rong Khun (White Temple)

This strikingly beautiful and haunting white temple is the mastermind of the famous artist Ajarn Chalermchai Kositpipat.

Singha Park (Boon Rawd Brewery Farm)

Singha Park (Boon Rawd Brewery Farm)

Set in a valley that is a perfect location for a tea plantation, Boon Rawd’s passion is to create great tea for everyone. 

Baandam Museum (Black House)

Baandam Museum (Black House)

Spread across more than 100 rai, 25 northern-style buildings are installed with works from local artists, past and present. 

Mae Fah Luang Art & Cultural Park

Mae Fah Luang Art & Cultural Park

Important architectural buildings include Ho Kham - a teak building exhibiting ancient wood-carved candle holders, and Phra Phrato – where an ancient wooden Buddha image of the Lanna period is housed.

Doi Chang Coffee Plantation

Doi Chang Coffee Plantation

Sitting on a mountainous hillside, the high altitude and fertile soil here provides ideal conditions for growing and cultivating Arabica coffee, and the Doi Chang Coffee plantation produces some of the world’s finest.

Hill Tribes

Hill Tribes

Northern Thailand is home to Karen, Lahu, Hmong, Lisu, Akha, Mien and Padaung hill tribes. Each ethnic minority has its own distinct cultural customs, language, dress and beliefs. Dwelling up in the mountains, their traditional way of life continues to thrive.

Doi Tung

Doi Tung

Visit the Doi Tung Cottage Industry of traditional weaving, paper making, pottery and coffee. Tour the area’s interesting sites, such as the Doi Tung Palace, Mae Fa Luang Garden, the Akha and Muser tribal villages, the Phra That Doi Tung Holy Relic on a mountaintop and the beautiful royal residence Phra Tamnak Doi Tung.

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Golden Triangle Discovery Package

Golden Triangle Discovery Package

Discover the ultimate destination experience at our luxury Chiang Rai hotel, inclusive of meals, in-room mini bar and internet, an Opium Museum visit and a host of activities to choose from. learn more

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Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

229 Moo 1, Chiang Saen
Chiang Rai 57150
Thailand
Tel:       +66 53 784 084
Fax:      +66 53 784 090
Email: goldentriangle@anantara.com

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