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This is triangle where three countries meet.From Thailand side infrastructure is much more developed.Travel companies organise tours where they you via cars & boat rides to give flavour of life in these border points.
Worth a visit!
Walk into any travel shop in Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai and full day trips to the Golden Triangle are front and center, usually including three or four “attractions” to sweeten the deal. I thought it would be kind of cool to be at the...More
The boat trip on Mae Kong river is okay. You can see a golden buddha and stop at the Laos side of the river. There you have a market, a KFC (!) and that's it.
We booked a tour at a tourist office to go...More
There is a viewpoint on top of a hill (we got driven up there) with cool views of Laos and Cambodia separated by the Mekong river. There are visible casinos with boats used to transport people to the casino. We didn't take a boat ride...More
The location is a perfect place to see that people are separated by rivers, mountains and man mdae lines.
Having a bird's eye view of Laos , Myanmar's and Thailand lanscape its evudent that human race should not be separated by language, culture, food etc.....More
I'm not knocking the location, or its geographical and historical importance, or the views of the river, but the Golden Triangle "Park" is just a package tour commercialised opportunity for a selfie with one of the myriad of signboards set up for this very purpose....More