Activities in Chiang Rai

What can you do more than play golf in Chiang Rai? Here are some ideas about what you can find and do here.

Chang Puak Camp, Chiang Rai

Elephant Show

There is a new "Elephant Camp" outside Chiang Rai. It justed started in beginning of 2016.  They have Elephant Riding, an Elephant Show, Crocodile Show, ATV Adventure (4-wheels MC trips) and some hilltribes. If you go south on Super Highway 1 and where you turn right to go to White Temple,...
English-language Buddhist meeting Chiang Rai

English-language Buddhist meeting

There is a group meeting every week in Chiang Rai for meditation and discussions about Buddha and his teachings.  In the group is also a monk, Phra Kru Suthee,  that speaks very good English.  Here are the notes from one meeting: 'Eight persons attended the English-language...
Central Plaza Chiang Rai

Shopping at Central Plaza

 Central Paza in Chiang Rai opened in March 2010,and is the biggest shoppingmall in Chiang Rai, You can find all banks here, Robinson have 2 floors. You have 2 good bookshops, 5 camera shops, more than 20 shops for phones and electronics, 20 shops for fashion, 4 shops for eyewears and...
Cherntawan International Meditation Center, Chiang Rai

Cherntawan International Meditation Center, Chiang Rai

 Cherntawan Meditation Center is very popular and hundreds , sometimes thousands, of people come every week for visiting or to attain different meditation courses. The meditation center is located at a big dam in Huay Sak, 15 km southeast of Chiang Rai. The monk,Vudhijaya Vajiramedhi, has...
Walking Street Market Chiang Rai

Walking Street Market

 Four o'clock every Saturday starts the Walking Street Market. It is a market on Thanalai Rd that at that time is closed for traffic. Here you can find handicraft, local food and snacks, local art and much, much more. It is like Night Bazaar but 10 times bigger.  Close to the Old Prison,...
Bicycle in Chiang Rai

On bicycle in Chiang Rai

There are a lot of small roads in- and outside the city that is perfect for a bicycle. You can go to the Elephant Camp, many waterfalls, Hot springs and more. More info will follow where to go. Here you can rent a bicycle: Fat Free Bike Shop (Chiang Rai Branch) 542/2 Baanpa Pragarn Road T. Wiang...