A Short Getaway to Northern Thailand

Chiangmai, Golden Triangle
5 nights private tour from $3,100 per person

Indulge in this quick getaway to Northern Thailand and experience the best of cultural Chiangmai and the tranquil surrounds of the Chiangrai, nestled in the heart of the Golden Triangle. Get up close and personal with the lovely rescued elephants and be a mahout for a day, travel along the Mekong river in a traditional long-tailed boat with views of Myanmar and Laos or simply relax and rejuvenate amongst the peaceful nature.

A Short Getaway to Northern Thailand
At a glance
  • All inclusive services at Anantara Golden Triangle which makes for a stress free holiday

  • Explore Chiangmai in a different way via the exciting Segway!

  • Get up close and personal with the elephants in Anantara Golden Triangle Tented Camp

Journey highlights
  • All inclusive services at Anantara Golden Triangle which makes for a stress free holiday

  • Explore Chiangmai in a different way via the exciting Segway!

  • Get up close and personal with the elephants in Anantara Golden Triangle Tented Camp

Our tailor made journeys include:
  • Your dedicated Travel Consultant who will take care of arrangements
  • Private international airport transfers in destination
  • Your own private, English-speaking local guides
  • Unique experiences, hand-picked by our Journeys team
  • Entrance to must-see local sites
  • Dedicated 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • Complimentary access to My Scott Dunn – industry-leading travel app providing pre-departure information and in-journey support

When to visit

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The best time to visit Chiang Rai is between October and April. The monsoon season traditionally begins in May and lasts through to October, with July to September usually being the time of heaviest rain. The hottest month is April, when temperatures can hit the 40s. The cooler months of November to January will be a good time to travel if you don't like the heat, with the average day temperature slightly below 30°C.


Price Guide: (per person based on double occupancy and excludes international flights)

Departing Price from*
  • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
  • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
  • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
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October $3,100 $800 plan your trip
November $3,600 $900 plan your trip
December $3,600 $900 plan your trip
January $3,600 $900 plan your trip
February $3,600 $900 plan your trip
March $3,600 $900 plan your trip
April $3,600 $900 plan your trip
May $3,100 $800 plan your trip
June $3,100 $800 plan your trip
July $3,100 $800 plan your trip
August $3,100 $800 plan your trip
September $3,100 $800 plan your trip
  • October
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $3,100
    Deposit from*
    $800
  • November
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $3,600
    Deposit from*
    $900
  • December
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $3,600
    Deposit from*
    $900
  • January
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $3,600
    Deposit from*
    $900
  • February
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $3,600
    Deposit from*
    $900
  • March
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $3,600
    Deposit from*
    $900
  • April
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $3,600
    Deposit from*
    $900
  • May
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $3,100
    Deposit from*
    $800
  • June
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $3,100
    Deposit from*
    $800
  • July
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $3,100
    Deposit from*
    $800
  • August
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $3,100
    Deposit from*
    $800
  • September
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $3,100
    Deposit from*
    $800
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Itinerary

Fly into Chiangmai
Day 1-3

Chiang Mai

Arrive into Chiangmai and transfer to your hotel for a two night stay exploring the best of Chiangmai. Discover the culturally rich and enchanting city of Chiangmai in a different way as you zip around in a Segway. Transfer privately to the starting point of the tour before you will join in a tour and head to the main attractions including the temples Wat Phra Singh, Wat Pan Tao as well the Tapae Gate and Three Kings Gate.

The next day, have an early start to witness the daily alms collection as the robed monks shuffle silently down the streets and collect the offerings from the local residents. Afterwards enjoy the spiritual trail of the city and visit the tranquil temple Wat Umong, which features a network of underground tunnels. This evening, enjoy a traditional Northern Thai cuisine, the Khantoke, accompanied by folk dance and show throughout.

Accommodation: Anantara Chiang Mai Resort ( 2 nights )
Day 3-6

Golden Triangle

Transfer by private car to Golden Triangle lying at the border of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos and overlooking the Mekong River. Spend three nights in this peaceful retreat and trek alongside rescued elephants or indulge in a cooking class to learn from the best masters on Northern Thai cuisine. Travel down the Mekong river on a traditional long-tail boat as you watch the local villagers going about their lives along the river banks. Or simply rest and rejuvenate with a spa treatment to refresh the senses in a well-known spa of your resort.

Accommodation: Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort ( 3 nights )
Fly out from Chiangrai
We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you.
Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your holiday.

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When to visit

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Best time to visit
Good time to visit
Average time to visit

The best time to visit Chiang Rai is between October and April. The monsoon season traditionally begins in May and lasts through to October, with July to September usually being the time of heaviest rain. The hottest month is April, when temperatures can hit the 40s. The cooler months of November to January will be a good time to travel if you don't like the heat, with the average day temperature slightly below 30°C.

A Short Getaway to Northern Thailand
A Short Getaway to Northern Thailand

We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itineraryis a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your holiday.

Plan your trip

Why Scott Dunn?

At Scott Dunn, we live and breathe travel. An insatiable appetite to discover the world runs through everything we do. We relish the planning and revel in the detail. We know it’s the smallest touches that make the biggest difference, and we stop at nothing to make every trip not only exceptional but totally unique.

  • Every itinerary is crafted from scratch, based around exactly what’s important to you
  • Packed full of unique experiences, hand-picked by our journeys team
  • Expert local guides enrich your experience in every destination
  • Your own dedicated Travel Specialist who will take care of every detail of your trip
  • We have a 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • We offer flexibility and financial protection to give you total peace of mind

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