Traveling from Chiang Rai to Pai may require the booking of a private minivan. Minivans like this can fit up to nine passengers in the cabin (which is well air conditioned). There's an ample luggage allowance. Even though there's no bathroom on board, the minivan's driver can make rest stops.
You can get from Chiang Rai to Pai with ease by booking a private car. This option is actually not very pricey. Up to three passengers can fit in the car. Every sedan comes equipped with air conditioning, and drivers can make rest stops on request.
Looking to head out of Chiang Mai, Thailand for the day? We count down the six best day trips from Chiang Mai.
Want to discover another authentic Lanna town? Then Chiang Rai in Thailand’s north is for you. Here’s what the trip from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai is like.
Keen to discover Thailand’s famed Rose of the North but unsure how to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai? We’ve got a first-hand route review of this trip.