Thailand has been a tourist magnet for a prolonged period of time among tourists. The country has various activities and attractions to keep the exploring travellers happy. There are varying activities to engage in such as shopping, exploring the Thai heritage and culture, indulging in Thai food as well as dipping in the pristine waters. Predominantly a Buddhist country Thailand has a rich cultural heritage to boast of. Apart from holidaying in Bangkok or one of the exotic Thai islands a place worth checking out while out here is, Chiang Rai. According to the Chiang Rai Travel Guide there are various interesting activities and places of interest that one could explore while here. When accommodation in this region is considered there are various types available, however one that has managed to win the praise of many has been Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort. Set up in a unique setting of an elephant camp the hotel is a luxurious escape for the travelers of Chiang Rai.
One of the key landmarks in the Chiang Rai region is the Kok River which is a wide shallow slow moving river flowing through the Thai-Burmese border. There are various activities that take place along the river such as low cost rafting tours. There are also kayaking tours organized which allow visitors to get an insight into the lifestyle of the tribes living along the borders. There are long tail boat tours that operate for a stretch of four hours and some even allows an overnight jungle trekking experience.
There are also mountain trekking and tribal village tours that travellers can engage in while in Chiang Rai province. There are activities such as cycling which again gives travelers an opportunity to catch a glimpse of the lifestyle of the people of Chiang Rai.
Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.