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Northern Thailand

The Kingdom of a million rice fields 'Lan-na'

Northern Thailand is well situated because of its location in the foothills of the Himalayas,. It is home to many fertile valleys and numerous beautiful streams.

Northern Thailand Information, Arrival Northern Thailand

The nation once known as ‘Lan-na’ has stunning mountain jungle landscapes that you’ll never forget. The Golden Triangle borders on Burma to the north-west/west, with Laos in the north-east/east and Siam in the central south.

The first major unrest was brought about the by the accession of King Mengrai, but today he’s a popular historical figure. The Thai people founded both Chiang Rai and Phrao in 1262 and 1284 respectively. In the year of 1292 King Mengrai used these towns to prepare for a crusade against the Mon, whose kingdom of Hariphunchai he later annexed. In the year 1296 the king established Chiang Mai as the capital of his Kingdom.

The next couple of centuries were a period of unrest. The lords of Burma often conquered land only to lose it later to the kings of Siam.

Arrival Northern Thailand, Northern Thailand entry

At the beginning of the 20th century the ‘land of a million rice fields’ or ‘Lan-Na’ was finally integrated into Siam (the northern part of Thailand). 

Northern Thailand today consists of the following provinces; Lampang, Lampuhn, Chiang mai, Chiang Rai and and Mae Hong son.

The idyllic mountains, rivers and temples radiate a spiritual air. The villages have their own unique identity and the beautiful local houses we can overnight in offer us a wonderful opportunity to experience the historically world famous Lan Na region of Thailand.

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Our unique, once in a lifetime, tailor made round trips offer you the chance to take in the well known tourist sights as well as discovering the real Thailand.

Our goal is to make sure that when you go back home, you’ll be more than satisfied with the time you have spent with us.

A 8-14 day round trip with your own vehicle and driver as part of a small group is a great way to get to know the country and its people.

If you initially prefer a one or multi day tour to get an impression, no problem since the tours begin at our farm.

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