Chiang Khong Travel Guide

Chiang khong Travel Guide

Chiang Khong district is located to Chiang Rai province, in the northern Thailand; on the left hand side is Huay Xai district, Bokeo Province, Laos. The Mekong River is the border for between two countries, for here you can go to Chiang Rai only 130 kilometers, take about 2 hours

Chiang khong is a small town next to the riverside of the Mekong River; the tourist spend an overnight here in Chiang Khong

The land to exchange goods for trade to Laos and tourism, where the tourist can cross the Laos side to take the boat to Luang Prabang
Where the Lao and Thai fisherman can catch the fish (giant catch fish)

Chiang Khong Travel Guide

Chiang Khong Travel Guide

Chiang khong

Chiang khong

Border Crossing by Friendship Bridge
Open on 11th December 2013 a new bridge (Thai – Lao Friendship Bridge No: 4)
Its located south for the town 8 kilometers from the town you can take Song thew cost 60 -100 Baht each
Song thew kasikone service call: +66984349555, +856255483138

Chiang Khong immigration is open daily at 6 am to 10 pm, but the shuttle ready at 7 am Thai bus from the

Ferry cross from Thailand to Laos
Take about 5 minutes to cross to Laos, the cost 40 Baht, child 10 under 10 years old no charge

Ferry cross from Thailand to Laos (2)

Ferry cross from Thailand to Laos (2)

Thing to do in Chiang Khong

The land of Mekong giant catfish (Pra book), scaleless freshwater fish in this ear northern Thailand, large up to 3 meters in length and weighing in more than 300 kg.
In dry season in March and April they can caught big fish by net, because the river is low 2- 3 meters
The fisher man, they buy net from the market, some they made net by themselves
And Fishing boat (sometime two) with engine, they trough the long net 30-50 meters on the Mekong River cross to another side
They caught all the year


Looking Chiang Kong accommodations, they are not many


1. Chiang Khong Teak garden Riverfront

Address: 666 Moo 8 Sai Klang Rd. ตำบล เวียง Amphoe Chiangkhong เชียงราย 57140
Tel: +66 53 792 008

Ibis Styles Chiangkhong Riverfront

2. Namkhong Riverside Hotel

Address: 192 1020, Tambon Sathan, Amphoe Chiang Khong, Chang Wat Chiang Rai 57140
Phone: +66 53 791 801

Namkhong Riverside Hotel

3. Fortune Riverview Hotel
Address: 55-58 หมู่ 12, เวียง, เชียงของ, Chiang Rai 57140
Phone: +66 52 050 089

Fortune Riverview Hotel

Guesthouses in Chiang Khong

1) Baanfai Guesthouse

ที่อยู่: 108 M00.8 Saiklang Road, T.Wiang A.Chiangkhong, อำเภอ เชียงของ CR, ไทย
โทรศัพท์: +66 53 791 394

2. Baan Rimtaling guest house

ที่อยู่: 99/4 Moo 3, T.Vieng, อำเภอ เชียงของ เชียงราย 57140 ไทย
Tel: +66 84 615 5490

3. Rim Nam guesthouse

148/12 Moo 12, T. Vieng, Chiang Khong 57140, Thailand

4. Namkhong Guesthouse & resort

Add: 94/2 Moo 2, Chiang Khong, Chiang Rai 57140, Thailand
Tel: +66 53 791 954

5. Sleeping Well

Add: 10/8 Moo 8, Wiang, Chiang Khong District, Chiang Rai 57140,
Tel: +66 97 280 4040

6. Chiang khong Green River

+66 52 050 853
Soi.19 Ban Sobsom, Wiang Chiangkhong, 57140 Chiang Khong, Thailand