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1 Day Private Long Tail Boat ride on the Mae Kok River Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai Thailand Tour

  • Long tail boat Ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Long tail boat Ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Lahu Hill Tribe Home during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Lahu Hill Tribe Home during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Novice Monks at the Hot Springs during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Novice Monks at the Hot Springs during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • View of fields and mountains during the tour on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand View of fields and mountains during the tour on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Akha Hill Tribe harvesting Garlic Akha Hill Tribe harvesting Garlic on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Shan Chinese village in the mountains during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Shan Chinese village in the mountains during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Akha hill tribe village during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Akha hill tribe village during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Village rice mill during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Village rice mill during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • View from Wat Thaton Temple during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand View from Wat Thaton Temple during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Long tail boat on the Mae Kok River from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Long tail boat on the Mae Kok River from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Lahu mountain villagee during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Lahu mountain village during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Crystal Pagoda at Wat Thaton Templee during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Crystal Pagoda at Wat Thaton Templee during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • White Temple Wat Rong Khun Chiang Rai Thailand White Temple Wat Rong Khun Chiang Rai Thailand White Temple Wat Rong Khun Chiang Rai Thailand
  • Rice fieldse during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Rice fieldse during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Yao hill tribe home during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Yao hill tribe hom during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • White Temple Wat Rong Khun Chiang Rai Thailand White Temple Wat Rong Khun Chiang Rai Thailand White Temple Wat Rong Khun Chiang Rai Thailand
  • Lahu hill tribe village store during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Lahu hill tribe village store during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Pigs in a Lahu village during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Pigs in a Lahu village during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Shan Buddhist Temple during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Shan Buddhist Temple during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Water buffalo in the river during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Water buffalo in the river during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • View from Wat Thaton Temple during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand View from Wat Thaton Temple during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
  • Monks getting alms  during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand Monks getting alms during long tail boat ride on the Mae Kok river from Thaton in Chiang Mai to Chiangrai Thailand
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One of the most enjoyable things to do while visiting Northern Thailand is to take a "Long-Tail" boat ride

On this 1 day tour you will visit a primitive hill tribe village, beautiful Wat Thaton Temple, Long tailed boat ride through mountain canyons and vist the White Temple Wat Rong Khun in Chiang Rai.


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Shan hill tribe village and the Mae Kok River in Thaton Chiang Mai Thailand We will greet you at your hotel at 6:30 AM and travel to the small town of Thaton on the Thai - Myanmar (Burmese) border.

We then visit Wat Thaton Temple located on the mountain top with a spectular view of the surrounding mountains, Fang valley and the Mae Kok river snaking through the valley below. We will also go inside the beautiful Pagoda at the temple then go to a view point looking at the river flowing out of the mountain canyons in Myanmar (Burma).

Lahu village children
From here we go behind the temple by vehicle to a primitive Lahu hill tribe village. This is one of the villages we at All Thailand Experiences help with blankets, clothes, medicines and daily supplies when needed. If you would like to help you can.

The villagers are farmers and very poor. Many do not speak Thai and none of them speak English. They are our friends and very shy so do not like tour operators bring visitors to see them however they welcome us like family as we help them and respect their culture. There are a few culture and custom rules we must follow and your guide will explain them to you.

Novices at hot springs Thaton Chiang Mai ThailandFrom the Lahu village we travel along roads with orange and lychee groves, Akha, Karen, Lisu and Lahu villagers working in their fields to a beautiful temple hot springs for a delicious Thai lunch
Novice monks at the Hot Springs Temple where we have lunch

We then travel through hill tribe villages to meet our private long tail boat for the 2 hour journey through mountain canyons to Chiang Rai. There is a rest room half way along the journey should you need to stop. We might see hil tribe working on vertical sloped mountainsides, elephants bathing in the river and locals fishing in the river.


Sunrise at Wat Thaton Temple

The private van and driver will meet us in Chiang Rai and then on to the White Temple Wat Rong Khun. The White Temple, Wat Rong Khun, was designed by famous Thai visual artist Chalermchai Kositpipat. Return to Chiang mai and your hotel.

End tour, this is a private tour.

Photos of the White Temple, Wat Rong Khun in Chiang Rai

White Temple Wat Rong Khun Chiang Rai Thailand Dragon at White Temple Wat Rong Khun Chiang Rai Thailand

Hands at White Temple Wat Rong Khun Chiang Rai Thailand Building at White Temple Wat Rong Khun Chiang Rai Thailand

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