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Private Travel betwen CM and CR..??

north shields
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Private Travel betwen CM and CR..??

Hi,

As anyone any advice \ experience \ recommendations on private travel between the 2 as opposed to the bus..??

Thanks!

perth
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1. Re: Private Travel betwen CM and CR..??

Hi

Private transfers is easy faster. You can stop to a look around on route, travel on your pace and of course more expensive.

Bus comfortable cheap but take longer.

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2. Re: Private Travel betwen CM and CR..??

We used Mr Joy for our transfer, but we also included a stop at the White Temple and a trip up to the Golden Triangle as well.

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3. Re: Private Travel betwen CM and CR..??

There is a list of guides in the FAQ on the top right of the page. You can email a couple for a quote. You could either use a Chiang Mai guide to take you up and back - or if you are flying out of Chiang Rai - you could use a Chiang Rai guide to come down and pick you up...

You could also consider getting a guide to take you up there - and then getting the bus back. The bus leaves from the station right in the middle of town and it is very easy.

We find it is far more comfortable to go by VIP bus than a private transfer. The seats on the bus are huge - they recline right back and have a leg rest that comes up so you can lie down. Screens in seat backs now and big glass windows. It is a more comfortable ride and only 300B. Also the bus has a toilet on board so it doesn't stop - it is therefore faster - about 3 hours direct.

We have got a guide from Chiang Rai to come down and collect us - then used his services up in Chiang Rai - and then caught the bus back. It is a good compromise.

Caroline.

Edited: 30 May 2014, 02:32
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4. Re: Private Travel betwen CM and CR..??

Hi Caroline

How often does the bus travel from CM to CR and visa versa? Thanks in advance.

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5. Re: Private Travel betwen CM and CR..??

The Green bus company run a number of different bus services throughout the day. The one I was talking about above is the Green VIP bus. I think it runs either four or five times s day. There is an FAQ on this on the top right of this page, getting from CM to CR. There are some links there to bus timetables.

Caroline.

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