Chiang Rai is the northernmost metropolis in Thailand. It is the capital city of the region. The city has ancient origins as it was established in the 13th century. The area enjoys a tropical climate and a rainy season that spans from July through October.
About Chiang Rai Airport
Chiang Rai Airport also known as Mae Fah Luang Airport serves the northern region of Thailand. It is located just 5 miles from the city center of Chiang Rai. This airport serves around 1.7 million passengers each year. At the airport, you will find many conveniences and amenities such as duty-free shopping, restaurants, and entertainment.
If you have some flexibility, you will be able to find out the best month to plan your vacation. Using Skyscanner's unique cheapest month search we discovered that October is the cheapest month to fly to Chiang Rai, Thailand.
What airlines fly out of Chiang Rai Airport?
Most major airlines utilize Chiang Rai Airport here is a list of the most common regional and economy carriers that use this airport.
Are there many hotels near Chiang Rai Airport?
There are many hotels conveniently located near the airport in Chiang Rai. Using Skyscanner's new mobile app, we found the following deals:
- Le Patta Hotel 4- Stars $95 per night.
- Nak Nakara Hotel 4- Stars $63 per night.
- Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort 5- Stars $117 per night.
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Cheapest Flights From the US to Chiang Rai Airport
Here are a few of the cheap flights we found from popular US cities to Chiang Rai Airport. Skyscanner makes it easy to find the lowest airfare to Chiang Rai from your area, as well.
- Cheapest Flights to Chaing Rai from Los Angeles - $684
- Cheapest Flights to Chiang Rai Airport from New York - $701
- Cheapest Flights to Chiang Rai Airport from San Francisco - $708
- Cheapest Flights to Chiang Rai Airport from Chicago - $712
How much does it cost to see Chiang Rai on a budget?
How much money will you need to budget for your trip to Chiang Rai? Thirty dollars is the average daily amount spent in Chiang Rai. The average price of food for one day is under $8. Some of the most beautiful sights you'll find in Chiang Rai are the temples and local art museums. The Baan dam Museum is also known as the Black Temple includes nearly 40 black houses made of wood, glass, brick, concrete, and terracotta in unique styles and designs. Each building contains collections of paintings and art including many silver and gold crafts from all over the world. There is also the White Temple also called Wat Rong Khun. This modern temple was built in 1998. It is home to large mural paintings of Buddha. The beautiful white buildings and halls are decorated with thousands of glittering mirrors. You will find prayer halls, galleries, and several reception pavilions.