Chiang Khong
in Changwat Chiang Rai, Thailand

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
20.261 and 100.405 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 20° 15' 40" and E 100° 24' 16"
Currency and Currency Code:
Baht - THB
Spoken languages:
Thai, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:28 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Bangkok
UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:38 am and 6:52 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.365 and -75.162 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
San Juan de Marcona
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Current travel safety evaluation for Thailand in South-Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 2,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Thailand.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Thailand. Last Update: 2022-05-26 08:19:34

Delve into Chiang Khong

Chiang Khong in Changwat Chiang Rai with it's 14,505 habitants is a city located in Thailand about 450 mi (or 724 km) north of Bangkok, the country's capital town.

Current time in Chiang Khong is now 01:28 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Bangkok with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Chiang Khong, of which one is a larger airport. The closest is airport we know is Ban Huoeisay Airport in Laos in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km). The closest airport in Thailand is Chiang Rai International Airport in a distance of 40 mi (or 3 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ban Houayxay, Wiang Kaen, Chiang Saen, Doi Luang and Wiang Chiang Rung. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 92 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 46%
Air Pressure 1002 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 28% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Saturday, 28th of May 2022

34°C (93 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 29th of May 2022

35°C (96 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Monday, 30th of May 2022

36°C (96 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

ibis Styles Chiang Khong Riverfront

0,6 mi
666 Moo 8 Tambon Viang Chiang Khong District
57140 Chiang Rai

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

2 Days Slowboat, Huai Xai, Pak Beng, Luang

Published: May 24, 2012
Length: 51:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Michele D'Incà

Amazing two days trip descanting the Mekong River.

Houei Xai, Laos

Published: June 12, 2009
Length: 25:17 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: wacharinov

Houei Xai Capital of Bokeo province and the northern gateway to Laos, Huay Xai is the most popular entrypoint to Laos from northern Thailand. The border crossing is officially known as the...

Monkey Business The Gibbon's Experience Abetik's photos around Houy Xei, Lao Peoples Dem Rep

Published: December 09, 2010
Length: 32:59 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Abetik's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the...

Cross border Chiang Kong Laos

Published: October 02, 2012
Length: 19:10 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Michele D'Incà

Chiang Khong Laos Thailand Border.

ЛАОС: Круиз по реке Меконг

Published: February 28, 2012
Length: 22:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AleksanDr D.

Отзыв о реке Меконг (ФОТО) смотрим здесь - ... из ТАЙЛАНДА в ЛАОС ... и далее по Меконгу.

Cross the Mekong River from Houei Xai in Lao

Published: April 29, 2010
Length: 18:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: kiyoshi yoshii

タイのメコン川沿いを走りラオスに潜入 Thailand Raos border

Published: January 19, 2009
Length: 09:32 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: hajiyosi001


Chiang Khong (Thailand) Houxai (Laos)

Published: November 15, 2011
Length: 19:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Erhard Halter

Chiang Khong (Thailand) Houxai (Laos) Fährbetrieb über den Mekong Personen und Maschinen.

From Thailand to Laos

Published: August 03, 2012
Length: 34:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: bankradontv1

Über den Mekong, von Chiang Khong nach Huay Xai ( Laos ). Am besten früh Morgens, ab etwa 8 Uhr, da der Ansturm noch nicht so groß ist. Auch wegen der Immigration in Laos. Wenige Leute ...

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Published: November 10, 2012
Length: 19:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Érick e Thayane na Austrália

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Ban Huoeisay Airport

Ban Huoeisay Airport is an airport in Ban Houayxay, Laos. Alternative spellings are Ban Houayxay Airport, Ban Houei Sai Airport and Ban Huay Xai Airport.

Located at 20.2578, 100.437 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Laos

Fourth Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge

The Fourth Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge is a proposed bridge over the Mekong River to link the Chiang Rai Province of Thailand and Ban Houayxay in Laos. Currently, the parliamentTemplate:Which? has already approved and accepted this project.

Located at 20.2833, 100.417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
International bridges, Bridges in Thailand, Bridges in Laos, Laos–Thailand border crossings, Bridges over the Mekong River, Proposed bridges

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Muang Jieng Khohng, Xieng Khong, Nai Wiang, Chieng Kaung, Ban Nai Wiang, Chieng Kong, Ban Hwei Sai, Amphoe Chiang Khong, Jieng Khohng, Amphoe Chiang Khaung, Amphoe Jieng Khohng, Chiang Khong, Чиангкхонг, เชียงของ