Hostels and Cheap Places to stay in Chiang Khong, Thailand

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"…When i asked to swap rooms to another dorm she put me in a single room and said she would charge me the same amount as the dorm because of the mould there. This room was worse than the dorm before … More
"…We also can reserve the following tickets for the guests : - Slow Boat to Luang-Prabang - Cruise to Luang-Prabang - Bus to Luang-Prabang - Bus to Chiang Mai - Bus to Luang-Namtha We also … More

Namkhong Riverside

Free Breakfast
"Namkhong Riverside Chiang Khong hotel is situated on riverside of the Mae Khong River that flows through central Chiang Khong, Chiang Rai, Thailand's Northernmost province. Located in Chiang khong … More

Hostels and Cheap Places to stay in Chiang Khong, Thailand

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Get to know Chiang Khong (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Chiang Khong.

Chiang Khong, Thailand, is a small town located at the northern tip of Thailand, where it borders with the beautiful neighboring country of Laos. Many tourists and backpackers who visit Chiang Khong do so on the in the process of completing the ever popular Thai Visa run, where you exit the country for a couple days, visit a Thai embassy in Laos (in this case), and then return into Thailand for the amount of time for which your visa was granted, typically ranging from thirty days to one year.

Whether the visa run is your intention when stopping off in Chiang Khong, or you're visiting the town for any other reason, it is strongly advised you book your Chiang Khong, Thailand hostel in advance. In the town, finding a room (or bed) in a Chiang Khong, Thailand hostel is not a guarantee if you wander into town looking for one the day of, as the choices are not too plentiful. If you do not require a Chiang Khong, Thailand hostel specifically, you should be able to find accommodation at one of their hotels, guest houses or homestays, all of which offer a comfortable and secure visit. The nightlife in the area does not present you with too many options, however there are several pubs and restaurants that have affordable prices for food and drink.

For backpackers visiting the area for a few days (or longer), there are a number of tourist and local activities you can experience and enjoy. First, the best way to explore the area on your own terms is by renting a bicycle or motorbike so you don't have to rely on tuk tuks and taxi services. Once you have decided upon your preferred method of transportation in the area, some of the most popular (and fun) activities to do in Chiang Khong are visiting The Hub Bicycle Museum, which enshrines Alan Bates, the world record holder for the fastest trip around the world by bicycle; the Giant Catfish Museum; or the famous weaving village at Ban Hat Bai. You can also explore and swim the vast and incredible Mekong River, adventure out to some waterfalls, and of course stop by the local markets if you have time.

Written by local enthusiast for Chiang Khong hostels

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Other Nearby Cities

Ban Houayxay (2 Km / 1 mi.)
Chiang Rai (71 Km / 44 mi.)
Phayao (131 Km / 81 mi.)
Pua (132 Km / 82 mi.)
Nan (169 Km / 105 mi.)
Chiang Dao (181 Km / 112 mi.)
Luang Prabang (185 Km / 115 mi.)

Travel Tips for Chiang Khong - from the Community

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