Chiang Khong | Chiang Rai, Thailand



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It is a small, peaceful district on the bank of the Mekong River opposite Houayxay District of Lao PDR.

It is about 115 kilometres from the provincial seat, or approximately 55 kilometres to the east of Chiang Saen on Highway No. 1129.

Chiang Khong is noted as the place where Pla Buek or the giant catfish, is cultivated.

The Chiang Khong Fishery Station is able to inseminate and breed Pla Buek, the largest fresh water fish in the world and fingerlings there have been release in several rivers.

Sightseeing trips by boat are available to view the scenary and the lifestyles along the Mekong River.

Have a nice day in Chiang Khong!

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