Chiang Rai, found farther north of Chiang Mai, is home to artistic architectural masterpieces that are worth the detour. Here, you can see the bizarre White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) and the Black Houses (Baan Dam). Chiang Rai is also a must-visit stopover if you plan to cross the North Thailand-Laos border, on your way to Luang Prabang.

Chiang Rai is around 1.5 hours north of Bangkok by plane. Its airport mostly serves flights from Bangkok. Most tourists arrive from Chiang Mai, which is approximately 3 hours away by land.

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