Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle

Summary

Tucked away in the bamboo jungle of Chiang Rai, this luxury tented resort offers and unforgettable experience. With Laos to the East and Myanmar to the North, this is indeed the third side to the Golden Triangle. Accommodation is in huge, comfortable tents each with air conditioning, a copper bath tub where guests can soak away the exertions of the day, and outdoor showers on the spacious decks. A choice of jungle and river activities in the surrounding area is on offer.

Highlights

  • Elephant trekking
  • Longtail boat cruise
  • Jungle hikes and bird watching excursions

Location

Chiang Rai, Thailand

How to get there

First fly to Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok a journey of approximately 11 hours before flying onwards to Chiang Rai, taking around 1 hour 25 minutes. Upon arrival transfer by road to the hotel, taking around 1 hour 15 minutes.

Best time to go

October to February is the best time to visit when the weather is dry and the temperature is at an average of 24°C. Rainy season is from May to September.

Our thoughts

This is the perfect pit-stop for adventure seekers. Camp out in a luxury tent (when it's Four Seasons you know you are in safe hands), and get up close and personal with some elephants for a highlight of your holiday.


  • Bar
  • Wine cellar
  • Jungle gym
  • Pool

Nong Yao Restaurant - The Nong Yao Restaurant offers Thai, Laotian, Burmese and Western cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The setting is a rustic affair with hurricane lamps dotted around, along with a double fire place to make it cosy. Breakfast and lunch are served with a local flare; local hill-tribe artifacts sit on the tables while local stoneware lines the walls. Dinner is much more Four Seasons-esque with white linen tables and bespoke fittings.

Burma Bar - An open-air thatched-roof lounge within sight of the Elephant Camp and overlooking Burma and the Ruak River, Burma Bar is the perfect place for a pre-dinner cocktail or post dinner night cap.

There are 15 tents, five which are Deluxe and 10 of which are Superior. Located in the heart of the jungle and resting within the camp or on along a hill side, they showcase views of Ruak River, Burma, the mountains of Laos; or the jungle and Golden Triangle. All tents come equipped with a king sized bed as well as a bath, outdoor rain shower and living room area. In the Deluxe tents you'll find a custom-made private wooden hot tub on the outdoor deck.

  • Elephant trekking
  • Train as a mahout
  • Bird watching
  • Cookery lessons

Due to the unique nature of Four Seasons Tented Camp, only guests aged 12 and above are permitted. Children under 12 are welcome if part of a group that has reserved the entire camp.


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