Early morning departure from Chiang Mai in the northern direction and enjoy a first stop at the hot springs of Ban Pong Nam Ron. Proceed to the provincial capital Chiang Rai and on wards to the Golden Triangle, where Laos, Burma and Thailand meet and that was notorious for illegal drug- trafficking for decades. You will visit the hill tribe villages of the Akha and the Yao. Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant. Continue to visit Mae Sai, the northern most town of Thailand, before returning to Chiang Mai in the late afternoon.