Chiang Khong is a fast-growing town in Chiang Rai Province, Northern Thailand.

Chiang Khong is set on the far northern Thai border, straight across the swirling waters of the Mekong River from the Lao town of Huay Xai.

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Chiang Khong, There are waterfalls, pleasing river scenery, remote wats, great bicycle potential and a ridiculously cheap nightclub.

The Chiang Khong Fishery Station is able to inseminate and breed this largest fresh-water fish. Fingerlings bred here have been released in several rivers.

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Chiang Khong has a lot of the special attractives where you should not miss

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Chiang Khong is far from Chiang Rai, you should take a trip to explore the famous sights in Chiang Khong

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A peaceful life of Loy Krathong in Chiang Khong

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Chiang Khong is belonged to Chiang Rai province in the northern Thailand. If you want to go to Laos by a ferry is this is the place you must be passed on your trip.

Chiang Khong is a small and quiet town, there is Friday market every week and has a lot of the temples, pagodas as well as the handicraft village in Chiang Khong. The best time for the tourist to travel Chiang Khong is around from October to January or at the time the catfish festival is took place on 18th April every year once the catfish is caught in the Mekong River. It is very fun and interested for you to take part in this traditional festival.

If you go to Chiang Khong from Chiang Mai, you could catch a mini bus or ” green bus”, or if you go from Chiang Rai is you could catch the local bus to head to Chiang Khong. There are a lot of buses from the big city of the northern Thailand run to  Chiang Khong everyday, the bus is available all day and all night from the northern Bangkok (Moh Chit) arrive to Chiang Khong everyday. There is also a bus which is run all night from 19pm and arrival to Chiang Khong at 8am of the next day, the daily bus is departed at 7am and arrival to Chiang Khong at 8pm.

The best choice for the tourist explore full sights in Chiang Khong is by bike or rent a motorbike to ride around the local villages and along the banks of Mekong River. The special features in Chiang Khong is multiform about the culture of Laos, Thailand and ethnic groups, there are a lot of the traditional festivals at here, and the local people in Chiang Khong use their own calendar.

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