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Self-drive Tour North Thailand
Self-drive Tour North Thailand

Trip Overview

Start : Chiang Mai
Finish : Chiang Mai
Recommended Duration : 5 days / 4 nights
Distance : 858 Km. (531 Miles)

Full of green valleys, slow streams and rolling hills coupled with hot springs and rustic mountain-top villages, this northern exploration trip ensures relaxing drives and serene sights. Small local markets offer hill tribe product and cozy restaurants along the Mekong river that present meals you should not soon forget. Activities range from visits to Royal botanical gardens to border markets with interesting and cheap articles from gemstones to handicrafts. Ideal for winter months of December to January, this exploratory trip to the northern-most tip of Thailand is a once-in-a-life-time experience for the romantics. Beautiful mountain views add to the excitement as you pass small charming villages en route.

  Travel Time
Travel Distance
Day 1 Chiang Mai - Chiang Dao, The Mae Sa Valley 2 hr. 31 min. 173/107
Day 2 Chiang Mai - Doi Mae Salong 1 hr. 17 min. 81/50
Day 3 Mae Salong - Golden Triangle (Baan Sop Ruak) 3 hr. 47 min. 238/147
Day 4 Chiang Saen - Chiang Khong 1 hr. 25 min. 80/50
Day 5 Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai 4 hr. 2 min. 286/177
  Total for Driving Routes 13 hr. 2 min. 858/531