Just over 160 kilometers to the north of Chiang Mai is the city of Chiang Rai. Originally designated as the capital of the 'Lanna Kingdom', this was subsequently transferred to Chiang Mai, and the city's status declined. Nowadays golfers traveling to Chiang Rai can enjoy 3 internal standard golf courses. Santiburi Chiang Rai in particular is one of the best courses in all Thailand, while the other two are enjoyable as well. For golfing holidays away from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok, Chiang Rai provides the ideal setting for great golf and relaxation. Try one of our Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai golf packages with private river boat travel between both northern Thailand golf destinations. Chiang Rai is also great if you like to combine golf and spa or just want a taste of authentic Thai culture. Golf tours in Chiang Rai, offer a completely authentic Thai golf adventure.