Greater MaeKhong Sub-Region
From ChiangRai we can go to China,Laos,and Burma easily can be in circle better smooth for your clients as below.(ChiangRai
is center of GMS)
1. ChiangRai to LuangPhraBang (LAOS)
1.1 ChiangRai to ChiangKhong boarder Thai -Laos cruise to LuangPhrabang along MaeKhong River -Vanvieng- Vientien-
Nongkai boarder Thai-Laos.
1.2 ChiangRai to Chiangkhong boarder Thai-Laos-go to LuangPhrabang by car
2. ChiangRai to Southern China (Yunnan)
2.1 By Land pass through Myanmar
ChiangRai-Maesai (Boarder Thai-Myanmar)-ThachiLekKyaing Tong-Mongla(Boarder Myanmar-China)-Xixuangbanna
(Jinghong) from here we can go to Kunming and everywhere in China and also we can come back to ChiangRai by MaeKhong river
2.2 By Cruises we have 2 kinds of boat
2.2.1 Speed boat (40/60 Seaters)
2.2.2 MaeKhong Prince Cruise(with cabin) 40 seaters.
2.3 ChiangRai to ChiangKhong bosrder Thai-Laos-go to Jinghong(China) by car
2.4 By Air from ChiangMai directly to Jinghong
We are Authorized of Thai Airways or Bangkok Airways
3. ChiangRai to Myanmar
3.1 ChiangRai-to boarder at MaeSai-Thachilek
(Myanmar) -Kyaing-Heho(Inle) -Bagan-Mandalay-Yangon-Bangkok
3.2 Bangkok(or from your country )-Yangon-Bagan-Mandalay-Heho -Thachilek-to boarder at Maesai-ChiangRai
1. LuangPhraBang -PakOu 3 Days -2 Nights
Day 1 Arrival LuangPhraBang
Upon arrival at the airport,transfer to the hotel. LuangPhraBang is the best -preserves traditional city in Southeast
Asia. The natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in
Laos. After a short rest,we will visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun This Wat,south of Mount Phousi is a replica
of an older Wat,which had been erected in the same place in 1513. Even though the replica has been built
only in 1898,it does exude the atmosphere of a monastery of the middle ages. The Wat houses numerous religious
Art treasures. And the shrine of Wat Ahan,Wat Mai ; we can climb up to the top of Phousi Mount for an enjoyable
exploration of the sacred. Mount Phousi is right in middle of LuangPraBang. On top of the mountain is Wat
Chom Si,built in 1804. You have to climb 328 steps up Mount Phousi,but if you're fit enough,the beautiful view from
the top is worth the effort. In the 18th century, a number of other Wats were on the mountain,gilded stupa as well as
beautiful sunset view of the city and the MaeKhongRiver. From there,we explore Street Night Bazaar,where you can find
the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hilltribe people surrounding LuangPraBang. Overnight in LuangPraBang.
Day 2 : LuangPhraBang -PakOu-Khouangsi
This morning you may want to walk up early and participate in the daily early morning ritual of saffron-clad monks with
their black Alms-giving bowls being given offerings from the local people,including the ubiquitous sticky rice.
AM : After breakfast,transfer to boat pier,We can board a cruise upstream on the MeKongRiver,which
also gives us a taste of the tranquil countryside and interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves. These caves
in the rocky walls of the snadstone mountains at the confluence of the Ou River and the MeKong, some 25 kilometers upriver
from LuangPhraBang,are the most important attraction out of town. The caves are inhabited by thousands of Buddha statues,some
allegedly more than 300 years old. Monks used to live in the caves,too. When Laos was still a monarchy,the caves were
visited every year by the King. A small royal is near the caves,creammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues
of various sharpes and sizes. Along the way,e will stop at Ban Xang Hai to visit the rice wine distillation.
PM : Continue travelling to the beautiful Khouangsi Water fall,The waterfall is about kilometers from LuangPraBang,on
a Mekong tributary. In the surrounding area live number of hill tribes,where you can splash around in the pols or walk
along the forest paths,return to LuangPraBang by late afternoon and continue to Ban Phanom,a well known weaving village.
Visitors have the opportunity to buy local cloth,return to the city by late evening for observing the sunset at Wat Siphouthabath.
Overnight in LuangPraBang.
Day 3 : LuangPraBang -Departure
The National Museum at the former Royal Palace,which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness
of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign,and the Central market are not to
be missed. After visiting these sights in the morning,you will have free time for your own exploration of the town and strolling
around the shopping area. The tour ends after your transfer to the airport for departure. Or go to jetty go to
ChiangKhong-ChiangRai by cruise along Maekhong river.
2. Vientien-LuangPraBang 4 Days-3Nights
Day1 : Nongkhai-Vientiane-VangVieng
Early morning,meet at Nongkhai Train staion or hotel and transfer to Friendship Bridge,and fastinating capital of Laos.
Vientiane-VangVieng. The journeys northwards begin as depart the town and travel through the spectacular countryside
towards the mountain region. We reach our final destination,Vang Vieng which is nestled on a bend of the Nam Song River. The
small and tranguil village of VangVieng is rapidly developed with the advent of tourist,but the beautiful scenery with
a mixture of quitewater and limestone outcrops unchanged for century. In the foreground,as you stand there,are people
from outlying villages arriving and departuring in motorised ox carts that trundle through the wide,shallow river. Lunch
at Vang Vieng. Vang Vieng-City Tour. Overnight at Vang Vieng.
Day 2 : VangVieng-LuangPraBang
Upon leaving Van Vient,the roads begin to deteriorate; however the stunning mountain scenery makes for aninteresting
journey. We wind our way through Kasi and Phoukhoune to LuangPraBang. This town with its gleaming temple roofs,fading
colonial architecture and stunning mountain backdrop has been claimed by UNESCO to be "The best preserved traditional city
in South East Asia". There is little traffic on LuangPraBang roads and monks in orange robes scurry in all directions
carrying umbrellas to shade themselves from the Sun,LuangPrabang city tour. Overnight in LuangPrabang.
Day 3 : LuangPrabang
This morning you may want to wake up early and participate in the daily early morning ritual of saffron-clad monks with
their black Alms-giving bowls being given offering from the local people,including the ubiquitous sticky rice. The National
Museum at the former Royal Palace,which displays a lovely collection of the arti facts reflecting the richness of Lao culture
dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign LuangPraBang-Pakou-caves. After breakfast.
Transfer to boat pier,We then board a cruise upstream on the MaeKhong River,which also gives us a tast of the tranquil countryside
and an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves,These caves in the rocky walls of the sandstone mountains at the
most important attraction out of town. The caves are inhabited by thousands of Buddha staues,some allegedly more than
300 years old. Monks used to live in the caves,too. When Laos was still a monarchy ,the cave were visited every
year by the king. A small royal Wat is near the caves,crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha
statues of various shapes and sizes. A long the way,we stop at Ban Xang Hai to visit the rice wine distllation. Upon
disembarking,continue driving to the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall The waterfall is about 30 kilometers from LuangPrabang,on
a MaeKhong tributary. Inthe surrounding area live a number of hill tribes,where you can splash around
in the pools or walk along the forest paths,return to LuangPraBang by late afternoon and continue to Ban Phanom,a well konwn
weaving village,return to the city by late evening for observeing the sunset at Wat Siphouthabath. In the evening,Welcome
Baci Ceremony and traditional dance show performance. Overnight in LuangPraBang.
Day4 : LuangPraBang-Vientiane -NongKhai
Breakfast,in early morning,travel back to Vientien on the same road,stop for lunch in Vang Vieng. VienTiane city
Tour. Arrival Vientiane late afternoon and transfer to Nong Khai via Friendship bridge.
3. Vientiane -VangVieng-LuangPraBang 4 Days-3 Nights
Day1 : Nongkhai-Vientiane-Vang Vieng
Early morning as the above,the lastday
Day 4 : LuangPraBANG-Bangkok
Breakfast,LuangPrabang city tour,and free leisure time until transfer to the airport. Or go to jetty go to Chiangkhong-ChiangRai
by cruise along Maekhong river.