While Doi Mae Salong and The Golden Triangle are ideal for embarking on overnight treks and home-stays at hill-tribe villages, you don’t really need to go far to experience the area’s adventures. The Mae Kok River is one launching point for a journey to visit hidden waterfalls, hot springs, caves and hill-tribe villages near the city area. You can charter a long-tail boat and customise your own itinerary to include as many attractions as you desire. Then, there are other activities, such as wellness spa experiences or cycling.


Monkey cave If you are not scared of the dark and enjoy a walk into the unknown, then try Chiang Rai’s Wat Tham Pla (‘Fish Cave Temple’, but also called ‘Monkey Temple’). Burrowed into a huge rock face about 13km south of Mae Sai, this cave sits on a steep hill behind the main temple … Continue reading Cave