Chiang Saen
in Changwat Chiang Rai, Thailand

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
20.275 and 100.087 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 20° 16' 30" and E 100° 5' 12"
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:
5:39 am and 6:53 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 Saen

Chiang Saen in Changwat Chiang Rai with it's 10,807 habitants is a city located in Thailand about 451 mi (or 726 km) north of Bangkok, the country's capital town.

Current time in Chiang Saen 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 Saen, of which one is a larger airport. The closest is airport we know is Tachileik Airport in Myanmar in a distance of 17 mi (or 28 km). The closest airport in Thailand is Chiang Rai International Airport in a distance of 26 mi (or 28 km), North-West. 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: Doi Luang, Wiang Chiang Rung, Mae Sai, Mae Chan and Mae Fa Luang. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 52%
Air Pressure 1002 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 28th of May 2022

34°C (93 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Light rain, calm, broken clouds.

Sunday, 29th of May 2022

35°C (94 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, calm, few clouds.

Monday, 30th of May 2022

34°C (93 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Light rain, calm, few clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Four Seasons Tented Camp

0,3 mi
Golden Triangle Po Box Chiang Saen 18
57150 Chiang Saen

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


5,4 mi
57150 Chiang Saen

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Serene at Chiang Rai

5,0 mi
569 Moo 1, Golden Triangle
57150 Chiang Saen

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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

A visit to Chiang Saen - Temples and other sights

Published: April 04, 2013
Length: 19:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: imgjp

A visit to the town and several of its temples. January 2012.

Thailand チェンセン サーキット フェラ、ランボ、モトバイ他

Published: January 26, 2013
Length: 47:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: idenki56

Chiang Saen Thailand Circuit Ferat, Rimbaud, motorbike, etc.

Mekong Laos Golden Triangle

Published: January 12, 2008
Length: 21:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: sdjimbob

This was the closest I got to Laos, about 20 feet away.

Golden Triangle - Thailand, Myanmar & Laos

Published: March 01, 2008
Length: 43:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: andrenok

After our visit to Doi Tung we went to Mae Sai at the Myanmar border, which is Thailand's most northern point. From there we went to the Golden Triangle in Sop Ruak, where we took a boat trip...

En el Vertice del Triangulo de Oro - Tailandia

Published: September 08, 2009
Length: 46:47 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Kali Group La zona denominada Triángulo de Oro de Tailandia está repleta de pequeñas aldeas silenciosas, y rios caudalosos, en una escena salvaje, casi como...

Golden Triangle @ the north of Thailand

Published: May 25, 2010
Length: 21:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: aerostars

The Golden Triangle (สามเหลี่ยมทองคำ Saam Liam Thong Kham) is in Chiang Rai Province, in the far north of Thailand. The English name comes from the meeting of...

Thailand's Golden Triangle

Published: April 10, 2013
Length: 13:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: imgjp

The Golden Triangle is the point where the borders of Thailand, Laos and Burma all meet.

Frontiera terrestre Thailandia - Laos - Myanmar

Published: August 10, 2018
Length: 10:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Raffaele Giordano/500 giorni in giro per il M

FRONTIERA TERRESTRE Golden Triangle Ban Sob Ruak - Thailandia Khouan - Laos Questa giornata ha dell'incredibile ! Mi sveglio e con calma ...

Будда Темпл в Лаосе

Published: September 20, 2018
Length: 58:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Путешествия вокруг Света с Любовью

ชมพระอาทิตย์ขึ้น ริมแม่น้ำโขง อำเภอเชียงแสน จังหวัดเชียงราย

Published: October 16, 2018
Length: 30:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Food and Journey by Pim

ชอบบรรยากาศที่นี่จัง ไว้วันหน้าจะมาอีกแน่นอนค่ะ.

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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.

Mekong River massacre

The Mekong River massacre occurred in the morning of 5 October 2011, when two Chinese cargo ships were attacked on a stretch of the Mekong River in the lawless Golden Triangle area of Southeast Asia. All 13 crew members on the two ships were killed and dumped in the river. It is the deadliest attack on Chinese nationals abroad in modern times.

Located at 20.28, 100.09 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mass murder in 2011, 2011 in Thailand, 2011 in Burma, Mekong River, Chiang Rai Province, 2011 in China, People murdered by organized crime, Piracy, Murder in Thailand, Murder in Burma

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Chang Saen, Muang Jieng Sen, Chiang Saen Luang, Jiēngsēn, Chieng Sen, Ging Chieng Sean, Ging Chiensen, Keng Sen, Chiang Saen, Chiang Saen Office, Amphoe Chiang Saen, Чиангсэн, เชียงแสน