Chiang Rai, Thailand

Lanjia Lodge Golden Triangle Experience

3 Days | Cultural Activities, Community Visit and Eco Lodge

Guests will visit the Hmong and Lahu hill tribe villages. You will also have a chance to learn to make Hmong batik, plant trees at a reforestation site and sample local tea at a tea plantation. The trail of your nature walk will give you a full view of the valleys and mountain ranges with stunning nature. Watch Hmong dance at night and overnight stay at Lanjia Lodge.

Right for You?

Duration

3 Days / 2 Nights

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion and Active Adventure

Languages

English and Thai

Physical Activity

Moderate activity

Location

Small Towns/Villages

Connect

Wifi: None
Cell: Available

Lanjia Lodge

Locally Owned Social Enterprise
Starts at:

$325/person

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Speaks: English and Thai

Highlights

  • 2 nights at the beautiful Lanjia Lodge
  • watch traditional Hmong performances
  • cruise down the Mekong in a traditional long tail boat
  • Visit the Thai-Burma border and visit Takhilek Market (extra cost)

Details

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

Group

2 travelers minimum

Arrive at Lanjia Lodge around 4 pm. Herbal juice will be served while you are checking in at the lodge. Then, watch a presentation about the Hmong and Lahu tribes, the Golden triangle area and the giant catfish (locally known as Pla Buek) – the world’s biggest fresh water fish found in the Mekong River. Learn about activities that affect the Mekong River and people whose lives depend on the river. Dinner and watch traditional Hmong performances. Overnight at Lanjia Lodge.

After breakfast, depart for the Thailand-Burma border at Mae Sai District (at your own expense, you can cross the border to Burma to visit Takhilek Market). Then drive along the border via Baan Pha Mee to visit Wat Prathat Doi Tung, Doi Chang Mub arboretum garden and Doi Tung Palace. Lunch served at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, drive to the Golden Triangle to visit the Hall of Opium. Board a long-tail boat for a cruise on the Mekong River down to a fisherman village of Baan Had Bai. Then return to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Lanjia lodge.

After breakfast, relax at your leisure until the check-out time.

What's Included

Lodging

2 Nights Eco Lodge

Guide

Bilingual guide

Room

Private Room and Private Bathroom

Food

All meals included

Transport

Private car and Tuk tuk

Traveler Reviews

If you've been here, please tell us about it!  

This is an authentic community based lodge situated farthest away from the busy tourist circuit of Thailand. It is an unique introduction to Northern Thailand's intricate hill tribe culture. The cabins are rustic, eco-friendly, hand-built, traditional and well decorated. The staff of the lodge are the locals from the Hmong/Lahu tribe. They are very polite and attentive. The view from...

silverlining2011, TripAdvisor

Lanjai Lodge was a true highlight of our trip. Besides the magnificent views, terrific food and the people, it is great to literally be in a village and see how the people live their day to day lives. Great addition to our trip. The fact that there was no wifi, forced our family to spend more time together. We read,...

Gordon H, TripAdvisor

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Lanjia Lodge

Locally Owned Social Enterprise

Lanjia Lodge is managed as a partnership between Asian Oasis (a travel company focused on sustainable tourism, offering a collection of unique travel experiences in northern Thailand) and the proud Hmong and Lahu villagers who take care of all visitors and all activities at the lodge during your stay. All visitors are taken on personal tours of the villages where they can freely intermingle and even meet the local shamans.

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Getting There

Transport options

Local transport, Get picked up (extra $) and Drive
Lanjia Lodge is about a 90 minute drive from Chiang Rai Airport and a 4 1/2 hour drive from Chiang Mai.