This is the best way to take the pubic minivan and bus trip from Huay Xai to Chiang Rai only 1:30 – 2 hours.
They are 2 choices to get there:
in the morning by bus: at 8:30 am from the town, at 9 am the bus departure from the bus station.
By minivan: at 8:30 am from the town, at 10:30 am departure from Thai border
and in the evening bus: at at 4 pm from the town, at 4:30 pm the bus departure from the bus station
By minivan: at 4 pm from the town, at 5:30 pm departure from Thai border.
Price for both : 85, 000 kip
Follow the details by bus or by minivan from Huay Xai to Chiang Rai
if you buy the ticket in the town they will give you a sticker to show the van driver at Thai border. We pick you up at 4 pm by TukTuk to drive you to Lao border, then you need to checkout and we buy a shuttle bus ticket for you. When you cross the Thai border turn left and check in at Thai border, you can get a Thai Visa on arrival. Then wait for the van will pick you up at 5:30 pm Thai border to Chiang Rai or Chiang Mai.
This is the best and cheapest way to go to Chiang Rai from Huay Xai, if someone don’t want to stay on the Lao side, you can continue on the same day to Thailand
We will give you a sticker to put on your shirt, it’s easier for the Thai driver to find you at the Thai border
– Pick up from the office
-The Tuktuk to Lao boarder
-The bus from Lao boarder to Thai boarder
$1 or 10,000 kip exit charged from Laos after 4 pm