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Golden Triangle, Chiang Saen
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Discover the darker side of Thailand at Golden Triangle, the historic center of the country's opium trade. From the 1960s until the 1990s, this area produced most of the world's opium supply. Cleaned up and free of drug trade, this is now a favorite place for tourists to visit and learn about former opium production and smuggling. Located in the northern section of Thailand, this area is also home to indigenous tribes, archeological ruins, and scenic nature. To get the most out of your time here, consider a guided tour. Our Chiang Saen trip itinerary maker makes visiting Golden Triangle and other Chiang Saen attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Very nice that you can go to! From the Boada that what higher you can look out over the beautiful 3 countries. You can with a little boat on the mekong River for a lightning visit to Loas where you can visit a market with a lot of counterfeit goods. The coffee that you can get is really as it should.
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  • This area is sure worth a trip. The trip on the Mekong River is a relaxing and the shopping trip to Laos experience. Be careful with the purchase of counterfeit bags. The importation into Europe could be expensive.
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  • You can see at the same time the borders of the three countries, and deep emotion. Looks good is not just along the road from the view from the top of the Hill.
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