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