You'll cycle a total of 850km on this epic journey down the coast of Thailand, one of Asia's most intriguing countries. From vibrant scenery to crystal blue seas, this trip is a feast on the eye, and when sampling local cuisine such as seafood and curries, it will be a treat on your taste buds too! Pass Buddhist temples and friendly locals, along with beautiful landscapes as you cycle through a true gem of Asia.
Departure Dates: 28 January 2018 – 6 February 2018 25 February 2018 – 6 March 2018 11 March 2018 – 20 March 2018 22 July 2018 – 31 July 2018 12 August 2018 – 21 August 2018 16 September 2018 – 25 September 2018 21 October 2018 – 30 October 2018
Meet at the hotel in Bangkok and catch the transfer to Petchaburi. Leaving the vibrant Bangkok ensures your first ride will be in a more peaceful environment, a beautiful beach leading you to Cha...Show More-am and Hua Hin.
Today's cycling is approximately 67km with an elevation gain of 194m.
DAY 2Hua Hin - Prachuap Khiri Khan
It's time to head to Hua Hin and Sam Roi National Park, famed for its incredible limestone peaks, which you will cycle under. Immerse yourself in the serenity of this National Park and take in it...Show Mores beauty. The afternoon cycle takes you along the beach to Prachuap, where you can enjoy a delicious locally sourced seafood dinner.
Today's cycling is approximately 116km with an elevation gain of 486m.
DAY 3Prachuap Khiri Khan - Ban Krut
Another day and another stunning beach, for the first part of the ride at least. You'll abandon the popular tourist areas for tranquil white sand beaches with crystal turquoise sea and spend...Show More the night in a rustic boutique hotel.
Today's cycling is approximately 78km with an elevation gain of 300m.
DAY 4Ban Krut
After an intense few days you deserve some relaxation time. Whether you spend it on the beach, in the hotel salt pools or exploring the surrounding villages is entirely up to you.
DAY 5Ban Krut - Chumpon
Today's coastal ride explores quiet roads with the backdrop of rugged mountains. You'll cycle through Thailand's narrowest area, close to the border with Myanmar, ending slightly north of Chumpon...Show More.
Today's cycling is approximately 118km with an elevation gain of 693m.
DAY 6Chumpon - Ranong
At 44km wide, the Isthumus of Kra is Thailand's narrowest point and separates the Adaman Sea from the Gulf of Thailand. From here, prepare for some exciting and tropical cycling, including a spir...Show Morealing road through a jungle and a trip to the Pun Ya Ban Waterfall. The day will end in the spa town of Ranong, where you can ease your muscles in a hot spring mineral pool.
Today's cycling is approximately 139km with an elevation gain of 1,142m.
DAY 7Ranong - Khuraburi
Today's cycling takes you through endless valleys and twisting roads, with infrequent hills and descents to keep it unpredictable. You'll encounter many children and locals wanting to catch a gli...Show Morempse of 'farang' (foreigners). Enjoy some down time tonight in our hotel tucked in a valley and enclosed by rain forest.
Today's cycling is approximately 125km with an elevation gain of 1,052m.
DAY 8Khuraburi - Khao Lak
Moving further south, the picture postcard valleys and rubber plantations en route to Khao Lak will give you the feeling of calm and tranquillity. The areas you'll cycle through today were some o...Show Moref the worst affected during the catastrophic 2004 tsunami and it's phenomenal how fast they have managed to reconstruct the damage.
Today's cycling is approximately 89km with an elevation gain of 509m.
DAY 9Khao Lak - Phuket
Your final day cycling and there are a few final hills left to complete! After that, it's flat land all the way to the stunning island of Phuket. The largest Thai island, connected to the mainlan...Show Mored by a bridge it's renowned for being a 'tropical paradise' and is sure to live up to the (high) expectations.
Today's cycling is approximately 118km with an elevation gain of 654m.
The white sand beaches and crystal blue seas make Phuket the perfect place for rest and relaxation after a hard week's cycling. It will be time to day goodbye to your fellow cyclists af...Show Moreter an incredible trip.
Our ride from the the hustle and bustle of Bangkok to the beaches takes you along 850km of tropical shoreline. Large towns give way to small fishing villages and quiet beach life. Enjoy the warm sunshine in your back and eat fresh local cusiine every day on this epic ride to the beaches.
Central Thailand has a tropical climate with fairly high humidity and there are three seasons. From March to June it is hot and dry, with temperatures between 27 and 40C. The rainy season is from July to October, but temperatures are slightly lower, because of the effect of the rain. During this time it will not rain continuously, but in sharp bursts, and the sun can come out quickly. The cooler season is from October to February, with average temperatures between 20 and 30C.
You will be met and collected at Suvarnabhumi Airport, just outside Bangkok before being whisked away to the hotel in the city. On the final day of the holiday, you can join the transfer from the hotel to Phuket International Airport, or make separate arrangements to stay in Asia.
Your trip will include all meals. Fresh, local cuisine will be served for breakfast and lunch and bottled mineral water as well as local fruits and refreshments are provided on all cycling days. Please let our cycling experience team know if you have any dietary requirements that we need to be aware of.
The holiday is guided by English speaking, knowledgeable, friendly guides. Your ride will be followed by a support van equipped with plenty of refreshments as well as a comprehensive first-aid kit. Alternatively, if you would like to do this tour privately, this can be arranged, just ask our cycling experts.
You will have a well trained and knowledgeable guide who will carry a comprehensive first-aid kit. In the unlikely case of any medical emergency that requires a hospital, there is ground transportation on hand to provide assistance and a local speaking support team.
The bike you will hire will give you a comfortable ride as you cruise through south east Asia and it is equipped with water bottle holders and an area to keep a small day bag. We can uograde you to a full carbon raod bike too if you prefer. If you would like to bring your own bike instead, please let our cycling experience team know.
The air conditioned support van will be equipped with essentials such as bottled mineral water and local fruit and snacks during each day's ride. The guide will have a travel set of bike tools for emergency repairs and the support van will be equipped with spare parts and other tools.
We consider travel insurance to be essential. Accordingly, it is a condition of making a booking through us that you have suitable insurance cover for the booking you have made and any activities which you expect to take part in. This insurance as a minimum should cover cancellation, baggage loss, accidents and health issues while you are away. We also recommend that you take your policy details with you when you travel. Please ask our cycling experience team if you would like us to arrange travel insurance for you.