|Chiang Rai Airport Shuttles|
|Chiang Rai was originally founded in 1262 and was later to become the capital of the Mengrai dynasty. It was discovered centuries later that it had the Emerald Buddha buried beneath its surface.|
For your travel from the airport there are Tuk Tuks which are 3-wheeled motorized bicycle type motorcycles are very cheap. To spot them look for brightly colored vehicles they are usually painted in various colors. A ride is usually no more than a $1 to $3 (40 to 100 baht).
Songathaew: are usually cheaper than Tuk Tuks they’ll cost you about 46 cents USD (15 baht). Songathaew re Thailands version of the city bus so crowd in with all the other travelers to get to your destination.
Taxis service from the airport to the city center will cost about $4 USD (120 baht).
Rental Cars: Before operating a vehicle in Thailand you will want to make sure you know the operating laws that are strictly enforced by the Department of Land.
Things to do
Wat Rong Khun is a temple famed for its beautifully built architecture. It houses a work by Chalarmchai Kositpipat, that reflects his rendition of heaven, hell and nirvana.
At the Elephant Nature Park you can feed the elephants and enjoy a veggie lunch for yourself. You won’t be able to ride an elephant but you can spend the day hanging with them.About Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai International Airport
Mae Fah Luang–Chiang Rai International Airport abbreviated CEI is located 6 miles (10 km) from the city centre. Approximately 800,000 passengers go through the airport each year even though it only has a single passenger terminal that handles both international and domestic arrivals and departures. The airport has a Dairy Queen and a Black Canyon Coffee.
There are many places to visit in Chiang Rai such as the Doi Tung Royal Villa which is where the mother of the King of Thailand also known as the Princess Mother’s final residence or the Doi Tung Zoo which feature various types of animals including a large display of various birds from around the world.
During the evening you can if you are interested in local culture you can visit the downtown Chiang Rai street market which is filled with products from locals and features over forty restaurants to choose from. On the weekend you can drop by the Saturday Night Walking Street where locals display crafts, a variety of dance and food.
If you are looking for a way to get from the airport to your destination we can help. Whether you are looking for a private van for your family trip, a shared shuttle or a private town car for your business trip we’ll help you schedule it.
Hotels near CEI
Chiang Rai Restaurants