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Chiang Rai overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Chiang Rai at top landmarks like Wat Rong Khun and Wat Pra Singh. Make time to enjoy other local sights such as Wat Phra Kaew. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Chiang Rai.

Where to stay in Chiang Rai

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Chiang Rai has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Chiang Rai with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Chiang Rai hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Chiang Rai hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Chiang Rai

Fly in to Chiang Rai (CEI-Chiang Rai Intl.), 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from downtown Chiang Rai. Houayxay (HOE) is the next closest major airport, 46.2 mi (74.4 km) away.

What to see around Chiang Rai

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Oub Kham Museum
  • • Black House Gallery
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Wat Rong Khun
  • • Wat Pra Singh
  • • Wat Phra Kaew
  • • Chiang Rai Clock Tower
  • • Wat Mung Muang
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Khun Korn Waterfall
  • • Pongphrabath Waterfall
  • • Huay Kaew Waterfall
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • King Meng Rai the Great Monument
  • • Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong
  • • Central Plaza Chiangrai
  • • Wat Huai Pla Kung Temple

When to visit Chiang Rai

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 95°F day, 54°F night
  • • April-June: 96°F day, 66°F night
  • • July-September: 89°F day, 71°F night
  • • October-December: 87°F day, 53°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 1.85 inches
  • • April-June: 20.51 inches
  • • July-September: 38.82 inches
  • • October-December: 7.56 inches