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Balconies overlooking lush grasslands scattered with elephants. A backdrop of Laos and Myanmar in the background. A luxurious day spa and incredible views from your breakfast table. Welcome to the Anantara’s Golden Triangle offering.
For between 39,000 – 415,000 Baht a night you can rent a villa or the whole 29 acre luxury Pa Sak Tong estate, with space for up to 18 guests.
The Hall of Opium Museum located in the Golden Triangle is a comprehensive history of the regions affinity for opium. From its early use by farmers, through to colonial trading, opium warlords, drug smuggling and the devastating effects of opium on individuals, communities and society, The Hall of Opium Museum is incredibly educating and informative.
For those who find Chiang Mai too busy, Chiang Rai will seem much more relaxing and manageable. A sleepier and more traditional Thai city, Chiang Rai was founded about 30 years before Chiang Mai by the same King, and at the time it was the capital of the Mengrai Kingdom (later known as the Lanna…
Chiang Khong is a border crossing to Laos and a sleepy Thai town adjacent to an even more sleepy river. Many travellers don’t even stop in Chiang Khong as their destinations are on the other side of the Friendship Bridge; Huay Xai, the Mekong River and after a boat ride, the serene Luang Prabang.
On the border of Thailand and Laos is the impressive 1,700 metre peak of Phu Chi Fah.